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The LightTalk podcast and video series shares innovative ideas from key thought leaders in our industry. Short clips feature members discussing advancements in the field, 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.

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Paul M. Friedman, md 
Director, Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center, Houston, TX; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX; Clinical Assistant Professor, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX; Laser & Skin Surgery Center of NYC, NY

Recorded: March 2019

Dr. Paul M. Friedman discusses new technology and combination therapy for acne, rosacea, and melasma. He also talks about optimizing patient care and clinical trials he is conducting.

Received consulting fees from: Bausch Health US, Merz North America; Received grant funding from: Candela; Served on Advisory Board for: Allergan, Solta, Candela; Served on a Promotional Speakers Bureau with: SkinCeuticals; Other: Investigator, Candela;



LightTalk Podcasts - 2020 (Non-CME)

Topics in this 2020 Series include:

  • Non-Invasive Fat Removal and Muscle Stimulation Technologies - Robert A. Weiss, MD
  • Anesthetics for Laser and Energy-Based Device Treatments - Arisa E. Ortiz, MD
  • Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Practice in Genitourinary Health and Laser Approaches - Macrene R. Alexiades, MD, PhD

COST: Free for ASLMS Members 


LightTalk Podcasts - 2019 (Non-CME)

Topics in this 2019 Series include:

  • Advancements in Technology and Combination Therapy - Paul Friedman, MD
  • Complications in Treating Skin of Color - Mara Weinstein, MD
  • Laser-Assisted Drug Delivery - Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc 
  • Picosecond Lasers for Rejuvenation - Nazanin Saedi, MD

COST: Free for ASLMS Members 


LightTalk Videos - 2020 (Non-CME)

Interviews in this series include:

  • Women and Science of Energy-Based Devices: A Shining Example (May 2020) - Kristen M. Kelly, MD
  • Treatment Options for Fat Reduction (June 2020) -Thomas E. Rohrer, MD
  • 2020 Best of Session Abstract Winner: Comparison Between Combined Pulsed Dye Laser with Oxymetazoline 1% Cream and Oxymetazoline 1% Cream Alone for Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea: A Randomized Pilot Trial (July 2020) - Pooja Sodha, MD
  • Abstract in Review: Enhanced Clearance with Fewer Treatments of Port Wine Stains with a Novel Large Spot Pulse Dye Laser Versus Previous Generation Pulse Dye Laser (July 2020) - Pooja Sodha, MD
  • Lighting it Up with Dr. Nazarian (September 2020) - Sheila Nazarian, MD, MMM

COST: Free for ASLMS Members



The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. 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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