Laser & Aesthetic Skin Therapy: What’s The Truth?

October 2-3, 2021
Presented in a Live Streaming Program

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Key takeaways to expect:

Sessions led by master clinicians

Learn new laser treatment paradigms and emerging technologies

Highest Rated CME

This program has sold out in previous years due to limited seating, but the new virtual platform provides the opportunity for everyone to attend, as it eliminates the need to travel 

Earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and ECMECs®

Enhance your skills and knowledge while earning CME

Dermatologists, plastic surgeons, facial plastics and ophthalmologists can rely on this program for the latest advances and techniques in laser and aesthetic skin therapy

Designed for

  • Dermatologists
  • Plastic Surgeons
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Otolaryngologists

Learning objective:

  • Identify safe practices of laser surgery therapy and its role in clinical practice.
  • Evaluate potential complications and mistakes when using lasers for aesthetic procedures.
  • Outline appropriate treatment modalities and duration of action required for laser and dermal filler injections that minimize complications and deliver optimal patient outcomes.
  • Assess the risks and benefits involved in performing dermal filler injections.
  • Analyze controversies in the field of laser surgery and aesthetic skin therapy.
  • Summarize new and emerging technologies for laser surgery and aesthetic skin therapy treatment.
Saturday, October 2, 2021
LASER & AESTHETIC BASICS:

7:30 AM
Introduction and Welcome
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
R. Rox Anderson, MD
7:40 AM
Principles of Energy-Based Device-Skin Interactions: Introduction to Energy-Based Devices 
R. Rox Anderson, MD
8:15 AM
Safety First: Keep You and Your Patients Safe in the COVID-19 Era¹
Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
8:30 AM
Overview of Lasers, Light Sources and Energy-Based Devices
E. Victor Ross, MD
9:00 AM
Questions and Discussion
9:15 AM
Break and Rejuvenation Exercises²
9:30 AM
Seeing Red: Lasers and Lights for Rosacea and Telangiectasia
Jeremy B. Green, MD
9:50 AM
Update on Tattoo Removal¹
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
10:10 AM
Splitting Hairs: Laser Hair Reduction
Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS
10:30 AM Questions and Discussion
10:40 AM
Break and Stretch
10:50 AM
Pigmented Lesions and Photoaging: My Approach
E. Victor Ross, MD
11:15 AM
Walk The Line: Treatment of Rhytides
Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
11:40 AM
Clinical Endpoints
Molly Wanner, MD, MBA
11:55 AM
Questions and Discussion
12:00 PM
Lunch Break

FOCUS ON REJUVENATION: NON-ABLATIVE, ABLATIVE AND FRACTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES: WHERE DO WE STAND?

1:00 PM
Non-Ablative and Ablative Fractional Resurfacing: How to Combine Multiple Devices to Achieve the Best Clinical Results
Roy G. Geronemus, MD
1:30 PM
Ablative Resurfacing: Still the Gold Standard?
Brian S. Biesman, MD, FACS
1:50 PM
Tissue Tightening: What’s the Truth?
E. Victor Ross, MD
2:10 PM
Microneedling and RF
Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS
2:25 PM
Questions and Discussion
2:45 PM
Break and Rejuvenation Exercises²

MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF LASER AND LIGHT SOURCES

3:00 PM
Surgical, Laser and Other Treatments of Scars: New Advances Transforming the Way We Treat Scars
Jill S. Waibel, MD
3:20 PM
Research and Treatment: Advances in Hemangiomas and Port-Wine Stains
J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD
3:45 PM
Lasers, Cryolysis and Nanoparticles for Acne: Are Selective Treatments for Acne Possible?
Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD, PhD
3:55 PM
Questions and Disussion
4:10 PM
Break
4:15 PM
Non-Surgical Treatments for Basal Cell Carcinoma: Emerging Treatments for the Most Common Skin Cancer
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
4:25 PM
Incorporating Fractional Drug Delivery into Your Daily Practice
Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc
4:35 PM
Photodynamic Therapy: A European Perspective
Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc
4:45 PM
Questions and Discussion
4:55 PM
Break

TREATING SKIN OF COLOR

5:00 PM
Introduction to Skin of Color
R. Rox Anderson, MD
5:05 PM
Treating Skin of Color: Expert Consult
Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
5:25 PM
Clinical Cases: Treatment of Melasma
Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP
5:35 PM
Treatment of Dyschromia and Pigmented Lesions in Asian Patients: How to Optimize Your Results
Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP
5:50 PM
Questions and Discussion

Note: Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice. To view the most up-to-date agenda, please visit the course website.

¹Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
²Optional Wellness Activity

Sunday, October 3, 2021
7:25 AM
Introduction: Day 2
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD

BODY IS THE NEW FACE

7:30 AM
Body Contouring: Targeting Fat and Muscle
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
7:55 AM
Body Tightening: Energy-Based Devices and Injectables
Jeremy B. Green, MD
8:05 AM
Treatment of Cellulite: What’s The Truth?
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
8:20 AM
Questions and Discussion
8:35 AM
Break

SPECIAL SESSION: CHEMICAL PEELS AND ADVANCED APPLICATIONS OF DEVICE-BASED TREATMENTS

8:45 AM
Chemical Peels: Video Demonstrations
Peter Rullan, MD
9:10 AM
Advances in Hair Restoration: Surgery, Robots, Platelet-Rich Plasma – What’s the Truth?
Marc R. Avram, MD
9:30 AM
Questions and Discussion
9:40 AM
Break and Rejuvenation Exercises²

PRACTICE PEARLS

9:55 AM
#Lasers: Social Media and Marketing Tips
Sandra Lee, MD
10:10 AM
How to Be a Skeptic: Evaluating New Technologies – An Interactive Session
E. Victor Ross, MD, PhD
Kelly Stankiewicz, MD
10:35 AM
Selective Tissue Cooling
Arisa Ortiz, MD, FAAD
10:40 AM
Nanopulse
E. Victor Ross, MD, PhD
10:45 AM
Tissue Microcoring
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
10:50 AM
Robotic Laser Surgery
R. Rox Anderson, MD
10:55 AM
Questions and Discussion
11:10 AM
Break

WORKSHOP ON SOFT TISSUE FILLERS AND BOTULINUM TOXINS

11:20 AM
A Comprehensive Update and New Indications for Botulinum Toxins
Nowell Solish, MD, FRCP
11:40 AM
Indications and Potential Complications for Soft Tissue Augmentation: What You Need To Know¹
Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD
12:20 PM
Lunch Break
1:20 PM
Soft Tissue Fillers: Video Demonstrations
2:00 PM
Questions and Discussion
2:30 PM
Break and Rejuvenation Exercises²

SPECIAL SESSION

2:45 PM
Thread Lifts
Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS
3:00 PM
Approach to Male Aesthetics
André Braz, MD
3:15 PM
Questions and Discussion
3:25 PM
Break and Stretch

COMPLICATIONS

3:30 PM
Law: Complications and the Mistakes We Make¹
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD

CUTTING EDGE

4:00 PM
You Heard It Here First: What You Will Be Using in the Next Five Years
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, FAAD
4:20 PM
Questions and Discussion
4:30 PM
Break and Stretch
4:35 PM
Nutrition, Supplements and Skin Health
Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD, PhD
4:45 PM
New and Innovative Applications for Laser and Light Sources
R. Rox Anderson, MD
Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD
5:10 PM
Questions and Discussion

Note: Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice. To view the most up-to-date agenda, please visit the course website.

¹Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
²Optional Wellness Activity

 

Course Directors

R. Rox Anderson, MD

Professor of Dermatology — Harvard Medical School
Director — Wellman Center for Photomedicine MGH

Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD

Associate Professor of Dermatology — Harvard Medical School
Faculty Director — Dermatology, Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Training at Harvard Medical School
Director — MGH Laser, Cosmetic and Dermatologic Surgery
Affiliate Faculty — Wellman Center for Photomedicine MGH
Past President —American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery

H. Ray Jalian, MD

Associate Course Director

Private Practice — Los Angeles, CA
Visiting Scientist — Wellman Center for Photomedicine MGH

Faculty

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Asst. Professor of Clinical Dermatology (Interim),  Vice-Chair for Diversity and Inclusion — Department of Dermatology Weill Cornell Medical College New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Marc R. Avram, MD

Clinical Professor of Dermatology — Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian College
Private Practice — New York, NY

Brian S. Biesman, MD, FACS

Clinical Asst Professor — Divisions of Ophthalmology, Dermatology, and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Director — Nashville Centre for Laser and Facial Surgery
Past President — American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery

André Braz, MD

Asst Professor of Cosmetology Dermatology Service of the General Polyclinic of Rio de Janeiro
Private Practice — Clinica Andre Braz Servicos Medicos LTDS (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP

Honorary Clinical Professor — Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine at The University of Hong Kong
Honorary Consultant Dermatologist — Queen Mary Hospital (Hong Kong)
Visiting Scientist  Wellman Center for Photomedicine MGH

Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS

Private Practice — Boston Center for Facial Rejuvenation

Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD

Clinical Instructor — David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Private Practice — Los Angeles, CA

Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, FAAD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology — Harvard Medical School
Department of Dermatology — Massachusetts General Hospital

Roy G. Geronemus, MD

Clinical Professor of Dermatology — New York University Medical Center
Director — Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York

Jeremy B. Green, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor — University of Miami Department of Dermatology, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Private Practice — Skin Associates of South Florida/Skin Research Institute

Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc

Professor of Dermatology — University of Copenhagen Denmark, Bispebjerg Hospital
Visiting Scientist — Wellman Center for Photomedicine, MGH

Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD

Founding Medical Director — Connecticut Skin Institute

Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD

Clinical Professor of Dermatology — University of California, Davis
Director — Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Northern California (Sacramento)
Past President — American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery

Sandra Lee, MD

Clinical Associate Professor — University of Southern California
Private Practice — Upland, California

Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology — Harvard Medical School
Department of Dermatology 
Massachusetts General Hospital

J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering — University of California, Irvine
Medical Director — Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic University of California, Irvine

Arisa Ortiz, MD, FAAD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology — University of California, San Diego
Director — Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology, UC San Diego Health

E. Victor Ross, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology — University of California, San Diego
Director — Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology at Scripps Clinic (San Diego)

Peter Rullan, MD

Medical Director — The Dermatology Institute

Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology — Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Research — 
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, MGH

Nowell Solish, MD, FRCP

Assistant Professor — University of Toronto
Co-Director — Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Clinic, Women’s College Hospital

Kelly Stankiewicz, MD

Private Practice — The Dermatology House Park City, Utah

Jill S. Waibel, MD

Assistant Voluntary Professor — University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Subsection Chief of Dermatology — Baptist Hospital of Miami
Medical Director and Owner — Miami Dermatology & Laser Institute
Medical Director  — Miami Cancer Institute’s Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Clinic
Medical Director  — Canyon Ranch

Molly Wanner, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Dermatology — Harvard Medical School
Department of Dermatology — Massachusetts General Hospital

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Laser & Aesthetic Skin Therapy: What’s The Truth?

October 2–3, 2021
Presented in a Live Streaming Program

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