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Expert Treatment Approaches - Course

Thursday, April 12 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Room: Wedgwood Ballroom

AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™: 3.75 MAX | CE Contact Hours: 4.20 MAX

ACCME Accreditation Statement / AMA PRA Credit Designation Statement

Presenter Disclosures

Participants This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and others who have experience in treating patients with laser and energy-based devices.

Background Requirements Attendees should have a strong working knowledge of lasers and energy-based devices.

Educational Needs/Expected Learning Objectives Physicians will learn the latest treatments for treating a host of conditions and will also learn to optimize their treatments for enhanced patient outcomes and safety.

Director(s) Kenneth A. Arndt, MD; Nazanin Saedi, MD

Faculty Macrene R. Alexiades, MD, PhD; Jeremy A. Brauer, MD; Anne M. Chapas, MD; Jeffrey S. Dover, MD, FRCPC; Nada Elbuluk, MD; Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc; Omer Ibrahim, MD; Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD; Shilpi Khetarpal, MD; Andrew C. Krakowski, MD; Girish S. Munavalli, MD, MHS; Elizabeth L. Tanzi, MD, FAAD; Nathan S. Uebelhoer, DO; Mara C. Weinstein Velez, MD

8:00 AM - 8:04 AM Introduction and Pre-Test - Kenneth A. Arndt & Nazanin Saedi
8:05 AM - 8:24 AM Use of Lasers and Energy-based Devices in Ethnic Skin - Nada Elbuluk & Mara C. Weinstein Velez
8:25 AM - 8:44 AM Non-invasive Body Contouring: Heat vs. Cold vs. Injections - Anne M. Chapas & Elizabeth L. Tanzi
8:45 AM - 9:04 AM Optimizing Drug Delivery with Lasers: Advantages and Risks - Omer Ibrahim
9:05 AM - 9:14 AM Q&A
9:15 AM - 9:34 AM New Applications of Picosecond Technology - Jeremy A. Brauer & Jeffrey S. Dover
9:35 AM - 9:54 AM Laser Use for Alleviating Striae and Scars - Nazanin Saedi & Nathan S. Uebelhoer
9:55 AM - 10:14 AM Skin Tightening: So Many New Devices, Do They Work? - Omar A. Ibrahimi & Girish S. Munavalli
10:15 AM - 10:24 AM Q&A
10:25 AM - 10:40 AM BREAK
10:41 AM - 10:56 AM How to Approach Feminine Rejuvenation - Macrene R. Alexiades
10:57 AM - 11:12 AM Microneedling +/- PRP: What's All the Hype? - Shilpi Khetarpal
11:13 AM - 11:28 AM PDT Update - Merete Haedersdal
11:29 AM - 11:44 AM Use of Lasers After Oral Retinoid Administration: When Can We Start? - Andrew C. Krakowski
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Q&A, Conclusion and Post-Test - Kenneth A. Arndt & Nazanin Saedi
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice
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The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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