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U038 - Laser and Device-Based Treatment of Scars

Saturday, February 17; 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Categorize scar types.
  • Assess patient's scarring and prescribe the most appropriate treatment.
  • Identify new devices and techniques for treating scars.


This session will explore the use of lasers and device-based technology to treat different types of scars. Traditional and cutting-edge, novel techniques will be explored for the correction of erythematous, pigmented, hypertrophic and atrophic scars, acne scars, burn scars, surgical scars and complex scars from trauma.


  • Friedman, Paul M., MD: Allergan, Inc – A(H); Sienna Biopharmaceuticals – A(Grants/Research Funding); Solta Medical – A(H); Syneron Candela – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Goldman, Mitchel Paul, MD: Allergan, Inc. – A(Grants/Research Funding), I(Grants/Research Funding); DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc – I(Grants/Research Funding); Galderma USA – C(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Lumenis – C(Fees), I(EQ); Merz Aesthetics – C(Grants/Research Funding), I(Grants/Research Funding); Sienna Biopharmaceuticals – C(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding); SkinMedica, Inc. – C(H); SkinMedica, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Solta Medical – I(Grants/Research Funding); Syneron, Inc. – I(EQ); Valeant Pharmaceuticals International – C(H);
  • Kauvar, Arielle N.B., MD: ArchiMed – I(Grants/Research Funding); Lumenis – C(Fees); Novoxel – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sebcaia, Inc – C(Fees); Syneron, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Waibel, Jill S., MD: Alma Lasers – SP(H); Aquavit Pharmaceuticals – I(SO); Candela Corporation – SP(H); Cutera, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Lumenis – I(H); Lutronics, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Michelson Diagnostics Ltd. – I(EQ); Regenx – C(Grants/Research Funding); Sciton Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sebacia, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Vivosight – I(Grants/Research Funding); Zeltiq Aesthetics – SP(H);
Saturday, February 17
4:30 PM
Dr. Friedman / Fundamentals: Instrumentation, Scar Type and Skin Type
4:42 PM
Dr. Waibel / Device-Based Treatment of Burn Scars
4:54 PM
Dr. Goldman / Device-Based Treatment of Acne Scars
5:06 PM
Dr. Kauvar / Device-Based Treatment of Surgical and Trauma Scars
5:18 PM
All faculty / Faculty Discussion
Event Details
  • Date
    Saturday, February 17
  • Time
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location
    Room 6A
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Arielle N.B. Kauvar, MD, FAAD
  • Jill S. Waibel, MD, FAAD
  • Mitchel Paul Goldman, MD, FAAD
  • Paul M. Friedman, MD, FAAD - Handout