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

October 24-25, 2020
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 24, 2020

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 101: Keeping You and Your Patients Safe¹
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
Red Alert: Lasers, Lights and Topicals 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
Pigmented Lesions and Photoaging: My Approach
E. Victor Ross, MD
10:55 AM
Break and Stretch
11:05 AM
Line It Up: Treatment of Rhytides
Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
11:30 AM
Clinical Endpoints
Molly Wanner, MD, MBA
11:45 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
Oldie But Goodie: Ablative Resurfacing
Brian S. Biesman, MD, FACS
1:50 PM
Tissue Tightening: What’s the Truth?
E. Victor Ross, MD
2:10 PM
Break and Stretch

TREATING SKIN OF COLOR

2:20 PM
Clinical Cases: Treatment of Melasma
Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP
2:40 PM
Treatment of Dyschromia and Pigmented Lesions in Asian Patients: How to Optimize Your Results
Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP
2:40 PM
Treating Skin of Color: Expert Consult
Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
3:25 PM
Break and Rejuvenation Exercises²

MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF LASER AND LIGHT SOURCES

3:40 PM
Surgical, Laser and Other Treatments of Scars: New Advances Transforming the Way We Treat Scars
Jill S. Waibel, MD
Matthias B. Donelan, MD
4:25 PM
Chair Yoga Stretch Break²
4:30 PM
Research and Treatment: Advances in Hemangiomas and Port-Wine Stains
J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD
4:55 PM
Lasers, Cryolysis and Nanoparticles for Acne: Are Selective Treatments for Acne Possible?
Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD, PhD
5:10 PM
Non-Surgical Treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma: Emerging Treatments for the Most Common Skin Cancer
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD

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 25, 2020
7:25 AM
Introduction: Day 2
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
7:30 AM
Incorporating Fractional Drug Delivery Into Your Daily Practice
Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc
7:40 AM
Photodynamic Therapy: A European Perspective
Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc
7:55 AM
Questions and Discussion

BODY IS THE NEW FACE

8:00 AM
Sclerotherapy
Neil Sadick, MD
8:10 AM
Body Tightening: Energy-Based Devices and Injectables
Jeremy B. Green, MD
8:20 AM
Treatment of Cellulite: What’s The Truth?
Jeremy B. Green, MD
8:35 AM
Questions and Discussion
8:40 AM
Body Contouring: Targeting Fat and Muscle
Matthew M. Avram, MD, JD
9:05 AM
Break and Rejuvenation²
9:20 AM
Non-Surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation
Doris Day, MD

PRACTICE PEARLS

9:35 AM
#Lasers: Social Media and Marketing Tips
Doris Day, MD
9:50 AM
How to Be a Skeptic: Evaluating New Technologies: An Interactive Session
E. Victor Ross, MD
Jeremy B. Green, MD
10:10 AM
Break and Stretch

SPECIAL SESSION: CHEMICAL PEELS

10:20 AM
Chemical Peels: Video Demonstrations
Peter Rullan, MD

ADVANCED APPLICATIONS OF DEVICE-BASED TREATMENTS

10:45 AM
Advances in Hair Restoration: Surgery, Robots, Platelet-Rich Plasma: What’s The Truth?
Marc R. Avram, MD
11:10 AM
Microneedling
TBD
11:25 AM
Chair Yoga Stretch Break²
11:30 AM
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
12:00 PM
Lunch Break

WORKSHOP ON SOFT TISSUE FILLERS AND BOTULINUM TOXINS

1:00 PM
A Comprehensive Update and New Indications for Botulinum Toxins
Nowell Solish, MD, FRCP
1:20 PM
Indications and Potential Complications for Soft Tissue Augmentation: What You Need To Know¹
Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD
1:50 PM
Soft Tissue Fillers: Video Demonstrations
2:20 PM
Questions and Discussion
2:40 PM
Break and Rejuvenation Exercises²

SPECIAL SESSION

2:55 PM
Thread Lifts
Arisa Ortiz, MD, FAAD
3:10 PM
Approach to Male Aesthetics
André Braz, MD
3:25 PM
Break and Stretch

COMPLICATIONS

3:35 PM
Law: Complications and the Mistakes We Make¹
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS

CUTTING EDGE

4:05 PM
Oral Supplements for Skin Rejuvenation
Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD, PhD
4:15 PM
New and Innovative Applications for Laser and Light Sources
R. Rox Anderson, MD
Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD
4:40 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

Professor of Dermatology — Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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 Assistant 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

Assistant Professor of CosmetologyDermatology 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

Doris Day, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology — New York University Langone Medical Center
Private Practice — Day Dermatology & Associates (New York, New York)

Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS

Private Practice — Boston Center for Facial Rejuvenation

Matthias B. Donelan, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery — Harvard Medical School
Chief of Staff, Emeritus — Shriners Hospital for Children-Boston
Visiting Surgeon — Massachusetts General Hospital

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

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

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

Neil S. Sadick, MD, FAAD

Clinical Professor of Dermatology — Weill Cornell Medical College
Private Practice — Sadick Dermatology (New York)

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

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 24–25, 2020
Presented in a Live Streaming Program

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