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Session Information

CRS C019 - Lasers

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Monday, March 24

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room 108/110/112

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, FAAD - Handout

  • Tina S. Alster, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Mathew M. Avram, MD, FAAD
  • Roy G. Geronemus, MD, FAAD
  • Arielle N.B. Kauvar, MD, FAAD
  • Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Jennifer MacGregor, MD, FAAD
  • Thomas E. Rohrer, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Describe the most current indications and advanced treatment protocols for vascular-, pigment-specific, and fractional lasers
  • Identify the most appropriate patients for non-invasive skin tightening and body contouring procedures
  • Outline an appropriate treatment algorithm for laser scar revision and discuss the newest and most important device-based technology currently in development

This course is designed for dermatologists with a solid foundation of laser-tissue interaction and the theory of selective photothermolysis. The expert faculty will present information for the experienced laser surgeon to improve clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. The most popular devices will be reviewed with an emphasis on advanced treatment algorithms. The course is intended to convey practical pearls and deliver a greater understanding of the most current device-based dermatologic treatments and protocols.


Monday, March 24
9:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. Tanzi
9:05 AMPigment-Specific Laser and Light-Based Treatments / Dr. Kauvar
9:20 AMVascular-Specific Laser and Light-Based Treatments / Dr. Rohrer
9:35 AMLaser Treatment of Scars / Dr. Alster
9:50 AMQ & A / Dr. Alster, Dr. Kauvar, and Dr. Rohrer
10:10 AMNon-ablative Fractional Resurfacing / Dr. Tanzi
10:25 AMAblative Fractional Resurfacing / Dr. Kilmer
10:40 AMQ&A / Dr. Tanzi and Dr. Kilmer
10:55 AMNon-invasive Skin Tightening of the Face and Neck / Dr. MacGregor
11:10 AMNon-surgical Body Contouring / Dr. Avram
11:25 AMThe Immediate Future of Device-Based Dermatology: What Will We All Be Doing in 3-5 Years? / Dr. Geronemus
11:40 AMQ&A / Dr. Avram, Dr. Geronemus, and Dr. MacGregor