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Program Features

The ASLMS Annual Conference promises to be an outstanding learning and networking opportunity that will allow you to stay on top of all of the latest research findings and most useful clinical pearls! The dramatic surge in research and development in the field will be presented in the form of abstracts, clinical application courses, controversy sessions, and cutting edge sessions. See how the latest ground-breaking research, techniques and tips can be employed in your discipline.


Courses, Workshops & Sessions

Specialty sessions, which deal in detail with specific areas of laser and other energy-based applications, comprise the other major part of the program. Attendees are free to attend the specialty breakout sessions and individual lectures of their choice, to develop individualized programs suiting their particular needs and interests. CME credits and CE contact hours are available. ASLMS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Just for you! Following are program highlights for various areas of interest. Customize your schedule to fit your needs. See the Program-at-a-Glance for details.

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Early Career

  • Fundamentals of Lasers in Health Care (full day)
  • Complications, Legal Issues and Laser Safety
  • Ask Me Anything Sessions in Exhibit Hall
  • Basic Mechanisms of Photobiomodulation
  • Tech Connect non-CME Session
  • Clinical Pearls to Start your Career
  • Early Career Reception
  • Early Career Abstracts and Luminary Pearls

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Science and Research

  • Basic Science and Translational Research Abstract Sessions
  • ESLD Challenging Clinical Cases/Series (with International Panel Discussion) NEW
  • PAPDT - PDT Abstract Sessions
  • Laser Dental Applications
  • Photobiomodulation Abstract Sessions
  • Basic Mechanisms of Photobiomodulation
  • Moving from the Lab to the Clinic NEW
  • Cutting Edge: Laser and Skin
  • NAALT (Physical Medicine and Veterinary Applications)

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Women's Health

  • Emerging Energy-Based Device Applications in Women's Health NEW
  • Women's Health Abstract Sessions
  • Tech Connect (non CME) Session
  • ESLD - Laser and EBD Medicine for Breast Cancer Patients NEW
  • Panel Discussion: ASLMS - New Beginnings Radiation Mark Removal and ESLD - Chronic Radiation Dermatitis Treatment Program

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Practical Matters

  • Nursing/Allied Health Session
  • Optimizing Patient Experience
  • Marketing Your Photomedicine Practice: All Creatures Great and Small NEW
  • Complications, Legal Issues and Laser Safety
  • Tech Connect non-CME Session
  • Laser Safety in the Practice Environment
  • Clinical Pearls to Start your Career

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Cancer Treatment

  • Energy-Based Treatments and Imaging for Skin Cancer NEW
  • Laser-Assisted Drug Delivery
  • PAPDT - PDT Photodynamic Therapy Sessions
  • Photobiomodulation
  • ESLD - Challenging Clinical Cases/Series (with International Panel Discussion) NEW
  • ESLD - Laser and EBD Medicine for Breast Cancer Patients NEW
  • Panel Discussion: ASLMS - New Beginnings Radiation Mark Removal and ESLD - Chronic Radiation Dermatitis Treatment Program

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Dermatologic Conditions

  • Pediatric Laser Focus
  • Energy-Based Treatments of Onychomycosis NEW
  • Fully Ablative and Fractional Resurfacing
  • Laser Treatment for Patients of Color BACK BY REQUEST
  • Device-Assisted Hair Restoration NEW
  • New Treatments for Tackling Scars NEW
  • Energy-Based Treatments and Imaging for Skin Cancer NEW
  • Laser Assisted Drug Delivery
  • Cutaneous Applications Abstract Sessions
  • Tech Connect (non CME) Session
  • Laser and Energy-Based Treatments for Leg Veins NEW
  • Cutting Edge: Laser and Skin

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Aesthetic Medicine

  • Expert Treatment Approaches
  • Neck Rejuvenation
  • Laser Treatment for Patients of Color BACK BY REQUEST
  • Combining Injectables with Lasers, Lights and Energy-Based Devices
  • Device-Based Resurfacing, Rejuvenation and Recontouring
  • State-of-the-Art in Tattoo Treatment
  • Cutaneous Applications Abstract Sessions
  • Tech Connect (non CME) Session
  • Non-Invasive Body Contouring
  • Periorbital Therapies and Rejuvenation

Abstract Sessions

As the world’s preeminent gathering of professionals in the field of lasers and other energy-based technologies, the ASLMS Annual Conference is the ideal venue for clinicians, scientists, students, residents and early career scientists to present research to a global audience. Approximately 250 abstracts are selected for oral presentations each year. Abstracts are also published in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, the internationally renowned journal of ASLMS.

  • Nursing/Allied Health (full day)
  • Basic Science and Translational Research NEW TIME
  • ESLD Challenging Clinical Cases/Series (with International Panel Discussion) NEW
  • PAPDT - PDT
  • Cutaneous Applications
  • Photobiomodulation / NAALT (Physical Medicine and Veterinary Applications)
  • Laser Dental Applications
  • Women's Health EXTENDED TIME
  • Early Career Abstracts and Luminary Pearls
  • ESLD - Laser and EBD Medicine for Breast Cancer Patients NEW

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ePosters

ePosters allow investigators the opportunity to communicate their data in a clear, concise digital format. Twenty ePoster viewing stations will be located in the Exhibit Hall. Viewers can submit a question to the author. CME credits are offered for viewing ePosters.

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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