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Innovative clinicians and scientists from around the world, collaborating to advance patient care.

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See Kim's presentation at the Plenary Session on Friday, April 7.

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Innovative clinicians and scientists from around the world, collaborating to advance patient care.

Join Us!

Welcome to ASLMS 2017, the 37th Annual Conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc.!

ASLMS is in its fourth decade as a world leader in promoting excellence in patient care by advancing biomedical application of lasers and energy-based technologies. If you work with medical lasers and other energy-based devices in a clinical, research, educational or manufacturing capacity and are committed to continuously improving patient care, this conference is for you!

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Early Bird Registration Extended!

Make sure you register on or before March 10, 2017 to get the Early Bird discount!

Students/Residents/Fellows-in-training receive a 50% discount on pre-conference courses - excludes luncheon and breakfast sessions.

Receive a 10% discount if registering 3-9 individuals from the same affiliation and a 15% discount if registering 10 or more! All registration forms must be completed and submitted at the same time.

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annual-conference-program-highlightsNew Workshops and Sessions

Energy-Based Treatments of Onychomycosis

This Masters Luncheon Session will review and highlight the latest pre-clinical and clinical applications of laser devices in nail fungal infection.

Device-Assisted Hair Restoration

Join this Masters Breakfast Session, to learn how to integrate a robot into a hair transplant procedure and understand energy-based devices and injectable factors in the treatment of hair loss.  

New Treatments for Tackling Scars

This Masters Breakfast Session will teach attendees how to properly categorize scars, identify best lasers/devices and timing for treatment, and how to combine treatments to enhance clinical outcome.

Marketing Your Photomedicine Practice: All Creatures Great and Small

This workshop will give the participant a good understanding about how to establish, develop and market photomedicine within their medical or veterinary practice.

Emerging Energy-Based Device Applications in Women’s Health

This workshop will introduce the audience to emerging device therapeutic options for the treatment of common gynecologic conditions.

Energy-Based Treatments and Imaging for Skin Cancer

This workshop is meant for any physician, practitioner, or scientist who wants to gain an understanding of current and future energy-based technology for imaging and treating skin cancer.

Laser and Energy-Based Treatments for Leg Veins

Join this workshop to understand the algorithm for evaluating venous insufficiency, treating small and large vein disease, and managing complications.

Moving from the Lab to the Clinic

This special CME session will address the translation of technologies and concepts from the laboratory to evaluation and implementation in a clinical environment.  The audience will learn about successes, struggles, and unexpected considerations related to this process.

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Laser Treatment for Patients of Color

This workshop will cover appropriate treatment choices when treating patients of color, including appropriate laser selection, laser parameters, pre-and post-treatment care, appropriate patient selection, and management of adverse events.

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Evening Events You Won’t Want to Miss!

Celebration of ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices

The 3rd annual Celebration of ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices will highlight humanitarian efforts in medicine. R. Rox Anderson, MD is the featured speaker. A special Q&A session and an expert panel will follow. There will be plenty of time to enjoy food and beverages while connecting with peers and luminaries. Open to all conference attendees.

Tech Connect

This popular and energized non-CME session on Friday evening features an expert panel discussing their personal procedural and device preferences. Open to all conference attendees.

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Focus on the Future of ASLMS

Resident/Fellow-in-training and Early Career Scientist Opportunities

Activities include a special session, Clinical Pearls to Start Your Career, the Early Career Abstract Session, Exhibit Hall Activities, and an Early Career Reception.

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Building Relationships: Collaborating and Cooperating Societies 


Collaborating societies at ASLMS 2017

European Society for Lasers and Energy Based Devices (ESLD)

Challenging Clinical Cases/Series (with International Panel Discussion) and Abstract Session - Laser and EBD Medicine for Breast Cancer Patients

North American Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy (NAALT)

Abstract Sessions

PanAmerican Photodynamic Association (PAPDT) - PDT

Abstract Sessions with scientific and clinical PDT speakers.

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Cooperating Societies events for 2017

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5th Taiwan Dermatology Aesthetic Conference & Taiwanese Dermatological Association Spring Meeting 2017

Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
May 5-7, 2017






Laser Florence 2017

Location: Florence, Italy
November 9-11, 2017
More Information: Brochure (pdf)

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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