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New Treatments for Tackling Scars - Breakfast

Thursday, April 12 | 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM | Room: Cortez D

AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits: 1.00 MAX | CE Contact Hours: 1.00 MAX

ACCME Accreditation Statement / AMA PRA Credit Designation Statement

Presenter Disclosures

Participants Dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and other practitioners who consult on and treat scars.

Background Requirements There are no specific background requirements (basic laser experience helpful).

Educational Needs/Expected Learning Objectives After attending this session, physicians will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of scars and various techniques that can enhance scar revision; recite the various goals of scar revision and the expected outcomes of available treatments.
  • Demonstrate competence in the evaluation of scars; share clinical pearls, surgical tips and laser parameters for treatment of acne, surgical, burn and traumatic scars.
  • Review advanced surgical and laser techniques for scar reconstruction including laser-assisted drug delivery, Z-plasty, skin replacement and scar contracture release.
  • Explain the indications, algorithms and limitations of laser and light modalities used in the treatment of scars; select and employ the appropriate treatment options.
  • Provide optimal management of patients with various types of disfiguring scars.

Director(s) Jill S. Waibel, MD

Faculty R. Rox Anderson, MD; Roy G. Geronemus, MD

7:00 AM - 7:03 AM Introduction and Pre-Test - Jill S. Waibel
7:04 AM - 7:19 AM  Treatment of Acne Scars by Lasers and Related Technologies - Roy G. Geronemus
7:20 AM - 7:35 AM Laser Treatment of Burn and Trauma Scar Revision - Jill S. Waibel
7:36 AM - 7:51 AM Emerging Technologies for the Future Treatment of Scars - R. Rox Anderson 
7:52 AM - 8:00 AM  Q&A, Conclusion and Post-Test - Jill S. Waibel
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