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Ticket required for admission, no tuition fee. Ticket holds seat for only 15 minutes after the official start time.
Friday, August 17
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Nellie Konnikov, MD, FAAD
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Define the action and basic principles of Photodynamic Therapy
- Demonstrate step-by-step utilization of ALA-PDT within a busy Dermatological practice
- Discuss aesthetic advances and management of adverse reactions of ALA-PDT
This session is directed to practitioners planning to include PDT in their practices utilizing ALA-PDT and MAL-PDT. The discussion will focus on a comprehensive approach to the selection of patients, application of aminolevulinic acid, relevance of incubation time, and light sources utilized for PDT. Potential role of ALA-PDT in improving texture and appearance of sun damaged skin and prevention of NMSC will be presented. This interactive session is intended to generate discussion on the role of ALA-PDT and MAL-PDT in dermatologic care of the elderly population with increased risk for NMSC.