find a Clinician/Physician

Light Talk Podcasts

light-talk-logo

Exclusively for Members of ASLMS!

The Light Talk podcast series shares innovative ideas from key thought leaders in our industry through a mobile educational platform. Short clips feature members discussing new research studies and applications for energy-based technology, as well as practical topics such as purchasing a laser, attracting new patients, and legal issues.


Podcast Preview

alster-tina-s

Pulse Dye Laser and Scar Treatment: An Overview of Combining Clinical Practice with Research

Tina Alster, MD
Director of Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Washington, D.C.
Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Georgetown University

Recorded on: 4/24/15

Dr. Alster discusses Pulsed Dye Lasers; Scar Revision - laser treatment preferences, research studies, and developments; Scars and combination laser and other device treatment studies (PDL, KTP, Non-Ablative Fractionated, Ablative Fractional, Microneedling). Dr. Alster is interviewed by Utpal Patel, MD, PhD.

Disclosures: Received equipment from Syneron, Sebacia; Recieved consulting fees from Estee Lauder/La Mer, Reckitt Benckiser; Holds ownership interests (e.g. stocks, stock options, etc., not including mutual funds and similar interests) in Home Skinovations.

 

Click here to download the file


Podcasts

  • Tattoo Removal: Providing Effective Treatment and Overcoming Complications
    stankiewicz-kelly-j

    Kelly Stankiewicz, MD
    Practicing Dermatologist at The Dermatology Institute of DuPage Medical Group

    Recorded: April, 2016

    Dr. Stankiewicz reviews new developments surrounding the use of picosecond lasers in combination with PFD patches for effective tattoo removal. She also discusses treatment of cosmetic tattoos and shares personal pearls for overcoming complications including post-treatment ink darkening and tattoo allergic reactions. New research in laser and needs for varied ink color treatment is also explored.

    Disclosures: Travel expenses paid by: Cutera; Received honoraria from: Cutera

     

    ASLMS members

    Please log in to access podcast

    Not a member?

    Learn more about ASLMS membership benefits


  • Laser Tattoo Treatment: It's More Than Just Ink
    hoffmann-klaus

    Klaus Hoffmann, MD, PhD
    RUHR University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

    Recorded on: 7/19/16

    Dr. Hoffmann provides a brief historical review of laser types, research with technology, and research of tattoo ink producers in relation to establishing the best clinical approach with patients who seek tattoo treatment. Discussion includes various lasers, power and wavelength settings based on different ink colors. New technologies have allowed for more effective, patient-affordable treatment with fewer risks. Dr. Hoffmann stresses the use of complete and thorough diagnosis based on multiple factors prior to treatment.

    Disclosures: Received Grant Funding from Cutera, Cynosure; Received equipment from BTL, Lumenis, Cutera, Cynosure, Zeltiq; Received travel expenses from Cutera, Cynosure; Received honoraria from BTL, Lumenis, Cutera, Cynosure, Zeltiq.

     

    ASLMS members

    Please log in to access podcast

    Not a member?

    Learn more about ASLMS membership benefits


  • Nursing/Allied Health – Opportunities within ASLMS
    stoll-maryohagan-marian-dmorrison-andrea

    Mary Stoll, RN
    Director, Clinical Education for Cynosure Inc, in Westford, Massachusetts

    Marian O’Hagan, RN, BSN
    Certified Laser IPL Specialist and Manager, Clinical Training,Cynosure, Inc. Affiliations with Cynosure, Crystal Lake, Illinois

    Andrea Morrison, RN
    Manager, Clinical Education for Cynosure Inc, in Westford, Massachusetts

    Recorded on: 4/24/15

    Andrea Morrison, RN and Marian O’Hagan, RN, Education Chairs for the Nursing/Allied Health Course at the 2015 ASLMS Annual Conference along with Mary Stoll, RN and current ASLMS Board Representative for Nursing/Allied Health share topics explored at the 2015 Nursing/Allied Health course, insight about membership initiatives for Nursing/Allied Health within ASLMS and new opportunities for networking, fellowship, award recognition and information exchange for Nursing/Allied Health professionals within ASLMS. The interview was conducted by Utpal Patel, MD, PhD.

    Disclosures: Mary Stoll, RN - Received salary from Cynosure; Holds ownership interest with Cynosure; Marian O’Hagan, RN - Received salary from Cynosure; Andrea Morrison, RN - Received salary from BTL Industries, Cynosure; Served on advisory board as Officer or Director for BTL Industries.

     

    ASLMS members

    Please log in to access podcast

    Not a member?

    Learn more about ASLMS membership benefits


  • Combining OCT / Two-Photon Luminescence Imaging to Detect Atherosclerotic Plaques
    wang-tanyi

    Tianyi Wang, PhD
    Research Associate, University of Texas, Austin, TX Department of Biomedical Engineering

    Recorded on 4/14/15

    Dr. Wang reviews his 2-year project sponsored by the ASLMS Research Grant from 2013. This research combines the optical coherence tomography and the two-photon luminescence imaging to detect atherosclerotic plaques. Diagnostic methods and catheter developments. Current technique and details of enhancement are reviewed. Dr. Wang is interviewed by Utpal Patel, MD, PhD.

    Disclosures: No disclosures to report.
    Citations: Tianyi Wang, PhD - Research Associate, University of Texas, Austin, TX Department of Biomedical Engineering [1] Wang T, et al, Biomed. Opt. Express 6(5), 1665 (2015) [2] Wang T, et al, Lasers Surg. Med. 47(6), 485 (2015).

     

    ASLMS members

    Please log in to access podcast

    Not a member?

    Learn more about ASLMS membership benefits


  • Pursue Your Passion
    bernstein-eric-f

    Eric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE
    Main Line Center for Laser Surgery, Ardmore, PA

    Recorded on: 4/24/15

    Dr. Eric Bernstein shares personal reflections on the exciting times of laser and light-based practices and research. This podcast reflects on highlights of the Cutaneous Laser Surgery session at the 2015 ASLMS Annual Conference and focuses on generating personal inspiration to strive for excellence. Dr. Bernstein shares tips for young professionals about maintaining a level of fascination with physics, biology, light and lasers, and pursuing this passion every day. Dr. Bernstein is interviewed by Utpal Patel, MD, PhD.

    Disclosures: Received consulting fees from Candela Corporation; Holds ownership interests in Tria Beauty; Received research grant funding from Candela Corporation.

     

    ASLMS members

    Please log in to access podcast

    Not a member?

    Learn more about ASLMS membership benefits


  • Laser Purchase and Clinical Marketing Considerations
    hruza-george-j

    George Hruza, MD, MBA
    Adjunct Professor of Dermatology, St. Louis University
    Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center, Chesterfield, MO

    Recorded on: 4/24/15

    Listeners will gain knowledge of considerations when purchasing a new laser/light-based device as related to practice, patient need, and treatment. Additional information includes cost negotiation, applied use, upgrades, maintenance, alternative devices and purchase contract agreements. Important clinical marketing tips are also addressed. Dr. Hruza is interviewed by Utpal Patel, MD, PhD.

    Disclosures: Received honoraria or gifts from Kythera.

     

    ASLMS members

    Please log in to access podcast

    Not a member?

    Learn more about ASLMS membership benefits


The views expressed and materials presented represent the personal views of individual members and do not represent the opinion of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. ASLMS assumes no responsibility for the content of individual member presentations.
Disclosures were verified as accurate by the speaker within 12 month of the podcast recording.

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.

Connect with ASLMS!