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Fractional Laser & Light Based Technologies
Friday, March 21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tina S. Alster, MD, FAAD - Handout
- Richard Rox Anderson, MD, FAAD - Handout
- Henry H.L. Chan, MD - Handout
- Roy G. Geronemus, MD, FAAD
- Andrei Metelitsa, MD, FAAD
- Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, FAAD - Handout
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- 1. Discuss the current indications, limitations, and potential for fractional laser and light-based devices in dermatology.
- 2. Identify possible side effects and complications of fractionated skin resurfacing procedures and develop strategies to prevent and treat them.
- 3. Develop a working algorithm for the clinical use of fractionated devices, including preoperative assessment, intraoperative treatment protocol, and postoperative follow-up.
This session is appropriate for experienced and potential users of fractional laser and light technologies. Specific treatment protocols will be outlined and tips to optimize clinical outcomes will be shared. The expert faculty will use evidence-based approaches to examine the strengths and weaknesses of current fractional technology. A review of fractionated laser skin resurfacing in varying skin tones and conditions as well as a discussion of future technologic applications will provide the attendee with the latest advancements in the field.
|Friday, March 21|
|1:00 PM||Introduction & Overview / Dr. Alster|
|1:10 PM||Fractionated Lasers in Clinical Practice: Parameters and Pearls / Dr. Geronemus|
|1:25 PM||Laser Scar Revision: Fractionated Technology and Combination Treatment / Dr. Tanzi|
|1:40 PM||Fractionated Skin Resurfacing in Skin of Color: Special Considerations / Dr. Chan|
|1:55 PM||Prevention and Management of Side Effects and Complications / Dr. Metelitsa|
|2:10 PM||The Future of Fractionated Laser and Light Technology / Dr. Anderson|
|2:25 PM||Fractionated Lasers and Lights: An Algorithm for Success / Dr. Alster|
|2:40 PM||Questions and Answers / All faculty|