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SYM S009 - Practical Procedural Tips from Around the World: A Sneak Preview from the 2015 World Congress of Dermatology

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room 108/110/112

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Jerry Shapiro, MD, FAAD

  • Tina S. Alster, MD, FAAD
  • Tamara Wang Griffiths, MD
  • Harvey Lui, MD, FAAD
  • Seth L. Matarasso, MD, FAAD
  • Sanjeev Mulekar, MD
  • Kyle K. Seo, MD
  • Robert A. Weiss, MD, FAAD

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

  • Discuss the appropriate lasers for vascular and pigmented lesions and to evaluate lasers for hair growth
  • Compare the global perspective on the use of fillers, botulinum toxins and ethnic beauty
  • Describe corrective procedures for medical conditions such as vitiligo and acne scarring.

This symposium is the second in a series of AAD sessions highlighting key topics that will be featured at the 2015 World Congress of Dermatology in Vancouver (www.derm2015.org). This year’s global panel of experts will share practical office-based procedural tips and pearls. Discussions involving laser techniques for rejuvenation, vascular and pigmented disorders, as well as hair growth will be presented. Cosmetic procedures with botulinum toxins and fillers as well as different definitions of beauty according to ethnicity will be discussed from an international perspective. Corrective procedures for medical conditions such as vitiligo and acne scarring will round out the program.


Friday, March 21
2:00 PMIntroduction / Dr. Shapiro and Dr. Lui
2:05 PMBotulinum Toxin Update / Dr. Griffiths
2:25 PMFillers: New Materials and Modes for Injection / Dr. Matarasso
2:45 PMQuestions & Answers / All faculty
2:57 PMLight and Lasers for Hair regrowth: Do They Work? / Dr. Lui
3:17 PMState of the Art Treatments for Veins / Dr. Weiss
3:37 PMAsian Esthetics / Dr. Seo
3:57 PMQuestions & Answers / All faculty
4:09 PMSkin Resurfacing: What I Do / Dr. Alster
4:29 PMVitiligo Procedures / Dr. Mulekar
4:49 PMQuestions & Answers / All faculty