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SYM S035 - What's New and What's True in Lasers

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Monday, March 24

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom 2/3

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Kristen Marie Kelly, MD, FAAD - Handout

  • Richard Rox Anderson, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Mathew M. Avram, MD, FAAD
  • Roy G. Geronemus, MD, FAAD
  • Kathryn Lee Serowka Lane, MD, FAAD
  • Nathan S. Uebelhoer, DO, FAAD
  • Jill S. Waibel, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Describe issues of bias and barriers to optimal use of devices in laser surgery.
  • Identify new devices and techniques for common cutaneous laser uses.
  • Evaluate the utility of traditional and new laser surgery techniques.

What's New and What's True in Lasers will explore evaluation of new devices as well as innovative uses of devices that have been available. Speakers with both clinical and research experience will share their expertise on topics including: tattoo removal, laser assisted delivery, body contouring, fractional resurfacing, scar therapy and treatment of vascular lesions. The topics are traditional laser surgery indications but novel cutting edge approaches will be highlighted and discussion will be encouraged.


Monday, March 24
9:00 AMIntroduction /
9:05 AMPresent and Future Laser Dermatology / Dr. Anderson
9:30 AMDiscussion/Comments / Dr. Anderson
9:35 AMTattoo Removal: Innovation Finally Here! / Dr. Geronemus
9:50 AMDiscussion/Comments / Dr. Geronemus
9:55 AMLaser Assisted Delivery: Using Laser Channels to Disrupt the Cutaneous Barrier / Dr. Waibel
10:10 AMDiscussion/Comments / Dr. Waibel
10:15 AMBody Contouring: Old and New...What's True and What's Not / Dr. Avram
10:30 AMDiscussion/Comments / Dr. Avram
10:35 AMInnovative Uses of Fractional Resurfacing / Serowka
10:50 AMDiscussion/Comments / Serowka
10:55 AMState-of-the-Art Scar Therapy / Dr. Uebelhoer
11:10 AMDiscussion/Comments / Dr. Uebelhoer
11:15 AMLaser Treatment of Vascular Lesions: Newest Techniques for the Oldest Indication / Dr. Kelly
11:30 AMDiscussion/Comments / All faculty