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Session Information

CRS C027 - Lasers

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Tuesday, March 05

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room A101/A102

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Arielle N.B. Kauvar, MD, FAAD


  • Richard Rox Anderson, MD, FAAD
  • Christine C. Dierickx, MD
  • Paul M. Friedman, MD, FAAD
  • Jerome M. Garden, MD, FAAD
  • Mitchel Paul Goldman, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Melanie C. Grossman, MD, FAAD
  • Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD, FAAD
  • Thomas E. Rohrer, MD, FAAD
  • Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Christopher B. Zachary, MD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Apply advanced laser techniques for the treatment of pigmented lesions, vascular lesions, unwanted hair, and acne.
  • Recognize and differentiate the advantages and disadvantages of skin resurfacing with non-ablative and ablative fractional devices.
  • Review the current devices for body contouring and fat reduction and recognize future directions in cutaneous laser surgery.

This intermediate-level course is designed for dermatologists with a basic understanding of cutaneous laser surgery. Attendees will learn the most advanced techniques for the treatment of facial photodamage, scars, vascular and pigmented lesions, acne and unwanted hair. An in depth review of ablative and non-ablative fractional skin resurfacing, skin tightening devices, and non-invasive fat reduction and body contouring treatments will provide the audience with the most recent information to enhance clinical outcomes. A presentation on the future of cutaneous laser surgery will provide a glimpse into the direction of evolving technology.


Tuesday, March 05
9:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. Kauvar
9:05 AMLaser Treatment of Vascular Lesions / Dr. Garden
9:20 AMLaser Treatment of Pigmented Lesions & Tattoos / Dr. Rohrer
9:35 AMLaser Hair Removal / Dr. Grossman
9:50 AMLaser and Light Treatment of Acne / Dr. Friedman
10:05 AMComplications of Laser and Device Treatments / Dr. Tanzi
10:20 AMQ & A / All faculty
10:30 AMNon-ablative Fractional Resurfacing / Dr. Dierickx
10:45 AMAblative Fractional Resurfacing / Dr. Kilmer
11:00 AMSkin Tightening / Dr. Zachary
11:15 AMNon-invasive Fat Reduction and Body Contouring / Dr. Goldman
11:30 AMNew Directions in Laser and Device-based Treatments / Dr. Anderson
11:45 AMQ & A / All faculty