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24 Hours of Lasers and Energy-Based Devices in Cutaneous Applications 2022

From the editors of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine & ASLMS

The premier global 24-hour event, FREE for ASLMS members. Leading experts from around the world present the latest in laser and energy-based device clinical applications for dermatology.

The dates for the 2023 event are February 10-11, 2023. For more details, visit 24 Hours of Lasers and Energy-Based Devices in Cutaneous Applications 2023. 

wong-briam-jf" This event is brought to you by the editors of LSM with a focus on dermatology. Each editor has designed an hour of content that dovetails with his or her particular interest area. This is different from most meetings, as it is a little bit more informal, and attendees can come and go as they please. We’ll span the globe with speakers and run around the clock for an entire day."

Brian Wong, MD, PhD, FACS
editor-in-chief, lasers in surgery and medicine


2022 Editors | Session Directors


Brian Wong, MD, PhD, FACS
Editor-in-Chief, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

  • Macrene R. Alexiades, MD, PhD
  • R. Rox Anderson, MD
  • Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
  • Eric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE
  • Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP
  • Roy G. Geronemus, MD
  • Chee-Leok Goh, MD, MBBS, MRCP(UK)
  • Greg Goodman, MBBS, FACD
  • Merete Hædersal, MD, PhD, DMSc
  • Kristen M. Kelly, MD
  • Taro Kono, MD, PhD
  • Hans-Joachim Laubach, MD
  • Tong Lin, MD
  • Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD
  • Woraphong Manuskiatti, MD
  • Girish S. Munavalli, MD, MHS, FACMS
  • J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD
  • Peter Peng, MD
  • E. Victor Ross, MD
  • Anthony M. Rossi , MD, FAAD
  • Peter Shumaker, MD
  • Yona Tadir, MD
  • Emil A. Tanghetti, MD
  • Jill S. Waibel, MD
  • Jordan V. Wang, MD, MBE, MBA
  • Robert A. Weiss, MD, FAAD
  • Douglas Wu, MD, PhD

2022 Moderators

  • Dana Hutchison, MS | Lead
  • Katelyn Dilley, BS | Co-Lead
  • Ellen Hong, BS| Co-Lead
  • Jean-Phillip Okhovat, MD, MPH | Co-Lead
  • Asher Park, BS | Co-Lead
  • Jocelyn Almanza, BS
  • Rishi Chopra, MD, MS
  • Mansee Desai, MD
  • Rachel Elsanadi, BS
  • Delila Foulad, MD
  • Arielle Gray, MD
  • Emily Guo, MD
  • Amir Hakimi, MD
  • Kelly Hernandez, BS
  • Brian Kazempoor, MD
  • Elizabeth Kream, MD
  • Jessica Labadie, MD
  • Victor Lee, BS
  • Taryn Murray, MD
  • Ashaki Patel, MD
  • Kathleen Spitz, MD, MBA
  • Carmen Xian, PhD

2022 Sessions

Topics, directors and speakers are subject to change.



Hour 1: Rosacea

Date|Time:  January 28 | 7:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
Eric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE | University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Speakers: Emil A. Tanghetti, MD
Moderator:  Ashaki Patel, MD
Sponsor:  Cutera


Hour 2:  New Plasma and Fractional Heating Technologies & Lasers in Pediatric Dermatology

Date|Time:  January 28 | 8:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
E. Victor Ross, MD | Naval Medical Center San Diego | San Diego, California
Speakers:  Gerald N. Goldberg, MD
Jessica Labadie, MD 



Hour 3:  Hot Topics in Laser Applications in South East Asia

Date|Time:  January 28 | 9:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
Chee-Leok (CL) Goh, MD, MBBS, MRCP(UK)
Speakers:  Joyce TE Lim, MD; David Sudarto Oeiria, MD; Wee Beng Peter Ch'ng, MD
Moderator:  Dana M. Hutchison, MSc



Hour 4:  Picosecond Lasers Consensus and Controversies

Date|Time:  January 28 | 10:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
Douglas Wu, MD, PhD | Cosmetic Laser Dermatology | San Diego, California 
Speakers:  Carl K.L. Cheng, MD, FACP; Woraphong Manuskiatti, MD
Moderator:  Amir Hakimi, MD
Sponsor:  Candela



Hour 5:  Controversies in Energy-Based Dermatology Treatment

Date|Time: January 28 | 11:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
Kristen M. Kelly, MD | Beckman Laser Institute, University of California | Irvine, California
Speakers:  E. Victor Ross, MD; Arielle Kauvar, MD; Christopher Zachary, MBBS, FRCP
Moderator:  Dana M. Hutchison, MSc
Sponsor:  Cutera



Hour 6:  Updates on Energy-Based Treatment for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM)

Date|Time: January 29 | 12:00 AM EST
Session Director: 
Yona Tadir, MD | Beckman Laser Institute | University of California | Irvine, California
Speakers: Macrene R. Alexiades, MD, PhD; Adrian Gaspar, MD; Cheryl B. Iglesias, MD; Eric R. Sokol, MD
Moderator:  Kathleen Spitz, MD, MBA


Hour 7:  Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) in a Sun-Damaged Country

Date|Time: January 29 | 1:00 AM EST
Session Director: 
Greg Goodman, MBBS, FACD | Dermatology Institute of Victoria |South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Speakers:  Philip Bekhor, MBBS, FACD; John Sullivan, MB, BS, FACD
Moderator:  Kelly Hernandez, BS


Hours 8: China and Hong Kong (China) - Laser Therapeutics

Date|Time: January 29 | 2:00 AM EST
Session Directors: 
Tong Lin, MD | Hospital for Skin Diseases and Institute of Dermatology, PUMC & CAMS | China 
Speakers:  Henry HL Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP; Zhong Lu, MD; Zhen Zhang, MD
Moderators:  Carmen Xian, PhD
Sponsor:  Lumenis


Hour 9:  Laser Treatment of Scars in Asians

Date | Time:  January 29 | 3:00 AM EST
Session Director: 
Taro Kono, MD, PhD | Tokai University School of Medicine | Kanagawa, Japan
Speakers:  Kazuya Kashiyama, MD, PhD; Rei Ogawa, MD, PhD; Takafumi Ohshiro, MD; Kentaro Oku, MD
Moderators:  Carmen Xian, PhD
Sponsor:  Candela


Hour 10:  Fat and Adipose Tissue

Date | Time:  January 29 | 4:00 AM EST
Session Director: 
Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD | Massachusetts General Hospital Cutaneous Biology Research Center | Boston, Massachusetts
Speakers:  TBD
Moderators:  Asher Park, BS



Hour 11:  Picosecond Laser and Nanosecond Laser / Thailand Research Studies on Lasers and EBD's

Date | Time:  January 29 | 5:00 AM EST
Session Directors:  
Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP; Woraphong Manuskiatti, MD; Peter Peng, MD
Speakers:  Cheng-Che E. Lan, MD, PhD; Yi-Hua Liao, MD, PhD; Thanya Techapichetvanich, MD; Vasanop Vachiramon, MD; Rungsima Wanitphakdeedecha, MD, MA, Msc
Moderators:  Carmen Xian, PhD
Sponsor:  Lumenis


Hour 12:  What’s New – Drugs and Devices for Skin Cancer

Date | Time:  January 29 | 6:00 AM ET
Session Director: 
Merete Hædersdal, Professor, MD, PhD, DMSc | Dept. Of Dermatology, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen University | Copenhagen, Denmark
Speakers:  Gabriella Fredman, MD; Uffe Olesen, MSc, PhD; Rikke Christensen, BSc, MSc; Liora Bik, MD
Moderator:  Jocelyn Almanza, BS
Sponsor:  Lutronic


Hour 13:  Ablative Resurfacing

Date | Time:  January 29 | 7:00 AM EST
Session Director: 
Anthony M. Rossi, MD, FAAD | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center | New York, New York
Speakers:  Andrés Erlendsson, MD, PhD; Omer Ibrahim, MD; Jacqueline Watchmaker, MD
Moderator: Elizabeth Kream, MD
Sponsor:  Lumenis


Hour 14: How to Deal With Acute and Chronic Radiation Injury of the Skin

Date | Time:  January 29 | 8:00 AM EST
Session Director: 
Hans-Joachim Laubach, MD | University Hospital of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland
Speakers:  Jolien Robijns, PhD; Anthony M. Rossi, MD, FAAD
Moderator:  Elizabeth Kream, MD


Hour 15:  An In-depth Evaluation of Fractional Picosecond Technologies: Histological Updates and Global Perspectives

Date | Time:  January 29 | 9:00 AM EST
Session Director: 
Emil A. Tanghetti, MD | Center for Dermatology & Laser Surgery | Sacramento, California
Speakers:  Eric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE; Peter Peng, MD
Moderator:  Ellen Hong, BS


Hour 16:  Energy Devices and Strategies for Reversing Skin Photoaging 

Date | Time:  January 29 | 10:00 AM EST
Session Director: Robert A. Weiss, MD | Johns Hopkins School of Medicine | Baltimore, Maryland
Speakers:  David McDaniel, MD; Jordan V. Wang, MD, MBE, MBA
Moderator:  Rachel Elsanadi, BS
Sponsor:  Lutronic


Hour 17: Tissue Tightening, Microcoring, and Microneedling

Date | Time:  January 29 | 11:00 AM EST
Session Director: 
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD | MGH Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Center | Boston, Massachusetts
Speakers:  Arisa Ortiz, MD; Catherine DiGiorgio, MD; Omar Ibrahimi, MD, PhD
Moderator:  Jean-Phillip Okhovat, MD, MPH



Hour 18:  Vascular Lesions

Date | Time:  January 29 | 12:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD | Beckman Laser Institute | University of California | Irvine, California
Speakers:  Paul M. Friedman, MD; Roy Geronemus, MD; Gerald N. Goldberg, MD
Moderator:  Emily Guo, MD
Sponsor:  Cutera



Hour 19: Acne Scarring

Date | Time:  January 29 | 1:00 PM EST
Session Director:  
Girish S. Munavalli, MD, MHS, FACMS | Dermatology, Laser & Vein Specialists of Carolinas |Charlotte, North Carolina
Speakers:  Payman Kosari, MD; Swapnil Shah, MD; Davin Lim, MBBS, FACD
Moderator:  Katelyn Dilley, BS
Sponsor:  Cutera


Hour 20:  Vaginal and GU Rejuvenation

Date | Time:  January 29 | 2:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
Macrene R. Alexiades, MD, PhD | Dermatology and Laser Surgery | New York, New York
Adrian Gaspar, MD; Cheryl B. Iglesias, MD; Eric R. Sokol, MD; Yona Tadir, MD
Moderator:  Victor Lee, MS
Sponsor:  Joylux


Hour 21: The LSM 2022 Dermatology Special Issue - Roundtable Discussion

Date | Time:  January 29 | 3:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
Peter R. Shumaker, MD | VA San Diego Healthcare System, University of California, San Diego  | San Diego, California
Speakers:  Eric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE; Emil A. Tanghetti, MD
Mansee Desai, MD


Hour 22:  10 Aesthetic Procedures from My Practice with Tips for Success 

Date | Time:  January 29 | 4:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
Jill Waibel, MD | Miami Dermatology & Laser Institute | Miami, Florida
Speakers:  Roy G. Geronemus, MD; Girish S. Munavalli, MD, MHS, FACMS
Arielle Gray, MD
Sponsor:  Lumenis



Hour 23:  What's New and Next? 

Date | Time:  January 29 | 5:00 PM EST
Session Directors: 
Roy G. Geronemus, MD; Jordan Wang, MD, MBE, MBA | Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York |New York, New York
Speakers:  E. Victor Ross, MD; Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
Moderator:  Taryn Murray, MD
Sponsor:  Sofwave


Hour 24: Light and Hair

Date | Time:  January 29 | 6:00 PM EST
Session Director: 
R. Rox Anderson, MD | Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital | Boston, Massachusetts
Speakers:  Christine Dierickx, MD; Ronda Farah, MD
Moderator:  Rishi Chopra, MD, MS
Sponsor:  Canfield Scientific


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