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C002 - You're So Vein

Saturday, July 28; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Review the relevant leg anatomy along with the role of imaging and physical examination in identifying pathology to improve treatment outcomes.
  • List the key elements of medical and non-invasive management in venous disease.v
  • Describe the various procedural modalities for the treatment of venous disease including the latest techniques of endovenous non-thermal ablation, sclerotherapy, and laser options.


This course is meant to review core fundamentals and highlight key topics in understanding and treating venous disease including spider veins. The lectures will be targeted to those dermatologists with evolving knowledge of causes and treatments of venous disease.


  • Cartee, Todd, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Friedmann, Daniel Pablo, MD: Aclaris Therapeutics Inc. – SP(H); Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. – A(H); Allergan, Inc. – C(H), I(Fees), Speaker/Faculty Education(H); Galderma Laboratories, LP – I(Fees); Lumenis – I(EQ), I(Grants/Research Funding); Merz Aesthetics – C(H), I(Fees), Speaker/Faculty Education(H); Suneva Medical, Inc. – SP(H); Zeltiq Aesthetics – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Graves, Michael S, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Mishra, Vineet, MD: Cutera, Inc. – I(EQ); Syneron Candela – I(EQ); Theravant Corporation – I(EQ);
  • Weiss, Margaret A., MD: Allergan, Inc – A(H), C(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); BTG PLC – C(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding); Cabochon – I(EQ); Canfield Scientific, Inc. – C(H); Cooltouch – C(EQ), C(H); Cynosure – A(H), SP(H); Cynosure, Inc – I(Grants/Research Funding); Evolus, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Fibrocell Sciences – A(H); Galderma USA – A(H), C(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding); L'Oreal USA Inc. – C(Fees); Merz Aesthetics – C(H), Data Safety Monitoring Board(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding); Revance Therapeutics, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sapheon, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sebacia, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Suneva Medical, Inc. – A(H); Syneron, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Weiss, Robert A., MD: Allergan, Inc – A(H), C(H); Allergan, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Brickell Biotech, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); BTL Industries – I(Grants/Research Funding); Cutanea Life Sciences – I(Grants/Research Funding); Cutera, Inc. – Speaker/Faculty Education(Fees); Evolus, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Fibrocell Sciences – I(Grants/Research Funding); Galderma Laboratories, L.P. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Galderma USA – SP(H); Hologic, Inc. – A(Fees), I(Grants/Research Funding), SP(Fees); Lutronic – I(Grants/Research Funding); Lutronics, Inc. – SP(H); Merz Aesthetics – A(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC – C(H); Revance Therapeutics, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sapheon, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sienna Labs, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); SkinCeauticals LLC – A(Fees); Syneron Candela – A(IP), I(Grants/Research Funding), SP(Fees); ThermiAesthetics – SP(H);
Saturday, July 28
1:00 PM
Dr. Mishra / Welcome and Venous Disease Overview
1:05 PM
Dr. Friedmann / Anatomy and Pathophysiology
1:25 PM
Dr. Mishra / Medical Treatment for Venous
1:35 PM
Dr. Weiss / Sclerotherapy
2:00 PM
Dr. Cartee / Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy
2:15 PM
Dr. Cartee / Phlebectomy
2:35 PM
Dr. Friedmann and Dr. Mishra / Movies
2:45 PM
Dr. Mishra / Light Based Devices and Lasers
2:55 PM
Dr. Weiss / Endovenous Techniques for Saphenous Vein Reflux
3:20 PM
Dr. Graves / Billing and Coding
3:45 PM
All faculty / Panel Discussion
Event Details
  • Date
    Saturday, July 28
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location
    Columbus AB
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Robert A. Weiss, MD, FAAD
  • Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD
  • Daniel Pablo Friedmann, MD, FAAD
  • Margaret A. Weiss, MD, FAAD
  • Michael S Graves, MD, FAAD
  • Todd Cartee, MD, FAAD