U083 - Unmasking Facial Pigmentation
Monday, February 19; 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- List the differential diagnosis of facial pigmentation.
- Recognize the clinical features that distinguish melasma from other common causes of facial pigmentation.
- Describe new advances in the treatment of facial pigmentation.
As the world becomes more diverse, dermatologists are seeing and treating more patients with pigmentary disorders. This session will review the clinical features of melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, acquired dermal melanosis and other causes of facial pigmentation. Exciting new developments in treatment such as oral tranexamic acid and picosecond laser technology will be discussed. The format will be interactive with time for audience participation.
- Rodrigues, Michelle, MBBS: Cynosure, Inc. – A(NC); La Roche-Posay Laboratorie Pharmaceutique – Speaker/Faculty Education(H);
Monday, February 19
Dr. Rodrigues / Unmasking Facial Pigmentation