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FRM F023 - Aesthetic and Surgical Procedures in Latin America

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 01

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room A204/205

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Ricardo Seiji Shiratsu, MD - Handout


  • Valeria Campos, MD
  • Luiz G. M. Castro, MD
  • Gabriel Teixeira Gontijo, MD
  • Doris M. Hexsel, MD
  • Joaquim J.T. Mesquita Filho, MD
  • Mauricio M. Nascimento, MD - Handout
  • Jorge Ocampo Candiani, MD
  • Luiz Roberto Terzian, MD
  • Reinaldo Tovo, MD - Handout

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

  • Treat different skin types.
  • Recognize indications for microinvasive procedures.
  • Evaluate the pros and cons of laser treatment in Latin populations.

The main purpose of this forum, held by the Brazilian Society of Dermatological Surgery, is to present recent advances in dermatologic surgery, laser technologies and cosmiatry (toxin and fillers), leveraging the knowledge of dermatologists from Brazil and Latin America, who have internationally recognized expertise in this subject. The Latin American experts may offer valuable updates on those topics, regarding the peculiarities of Hispanic and dark-skinned population.


Friday, March 01
1:00 PMDermatologic Surgery: Tips from Latin American dermatologists / Dr. Castro, Dr. Nascimento, Dr. Tovo, Dr. Terzian, Dr. Mesquita Filho, and Dr. Lima
1:31 PMLaser for Hispanic and dark skinned population / Dr. Campos
1:46 PMThe Brazilian approach for celulitis (gynoid lipodystrophy): diagnosis and treatment / Dr. Hexsel
2:07 PMSurgical approach to non-melanoma skin cancer (invasive BCC and SCC) / Dr. Gontijo
2:24 PMNon-surgical approach to non-melanoma skin cancer (superficial basal cell carcinoma, superficial Squamous cell carcinoma, field cancerization) / Dr. Ocampo Candiani
2:40 PMDiscussion and closure / All faculty