The following schedule is from the 2022 program. Information on the 2023 course will be posted soon.

Sat. Oct.22

Laser and Aesthetic Basics
7:30 AM 7:40 AM Introduction and Welcome
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
R. Rox Anderson, MD
H. Ray Jalian, MD
7:40 AM 8:15 AM Principles of Energy-Based Device-Skin Interactions: Introduction to Energy-Based Devices
R. Rox Anderson, MD
8:15 AM 8:31 AM Safety 101: Keeping You and Your Patients Safe*
Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
8:31 AM 9:03 AM Overview of Lasers, Light Sources and Energy-Based Devices
E. Victor Ross, MD
9:03 AM 9:20 AM Questions and Discussion
9:20 AM 9:30 AM Break and Stretch
9:30 AM 10:02 AM Update on Tattoo Removal*
Kelly J. Stankiewicz, MD, FAAD
10:02 AM 10:22 AM Splitting Hairs: Update on Laser Hair Reduction
Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD
10:22 AM 10:47 AM Red Alert: Lasers and Lights for Rosacea and Telangiectasia
Arielle Kauvar, MD
10:47 AM 11:00 AM Questions and Discussion
11:00 AM 11:10 AM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises*
11:10 AM 11:36 AM Pigmented Lesions and Photoaging: My Approach
E. Victor Ross, MD
11:36 AM 12:04 PM Line It Up: Treatment of Rhytides
Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
12:04 PM 12:20 PM Clinical Endpoints
Molly Wanner, MD, MBA
12:10 PM 12:35 PM Questions and Discussion
12:35 PM 1:20 PM Lunch Break
Focus on Rejuvenation: Non-Ablative, Ablative and Fractional Technologies: Where Do We Stand?
1:20 PM 1:45 PM Non-Ablative and Ablative Fractional Resurfacing: How to Combine Multiple Devices to Achieve the Best Clinical Results
Roy G. Geronemus, MD
1:45 PM 2:07 PM Ablative Resurfacing: Still the Gold Standard?
Brian S. Biesman, MD, FACS
2:07 PM 2:20 PM Microneedling and RF
Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS 
2:20 PM 2:40 PM Tissue Tightening: What’s the Truth?
Arisa Ortiz, MD, FAAD
2:40 PM 3:00 PM Questions and Discussion
3:00 PM 3:10 PM Break and Stretch
Medical Applications of Laser and Light Sources
3:10 PM 3:32 PM Surgical, Laser and Other Treatments of Scars: New Advances Transforming the Way We Treat Scars*
E. Victor Ross, MD
3:32 PM 3:50 PM Research and Treatment: Advances in Hemangiomas and Port-Wine Stains
J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD
3:50 PM 4:14 PM Lasers and Energy-Based Treatments for Acne: Do Device-Based Treatments for Acne Work?
Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD, PhD
4:14 PM 4:27 PM Incorporating Fractional Drug Delivery into Your Daily Practice
Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc
4:27 PM 4:44 PM Photodynamic Therapy: A European Perspective
Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc
4:44 PM 4:55 PM Questions and Discussion
4:55 PM 5:05 PM Break and Stretch
Treating Skin of Color
5:05 PM 5:26 PM Treating Skin of Color: Expert Consult
Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
5:26 PM 5:35 PM Questions and Discussion
5:35 PM 5:50 PM Clinical Cases: Treatment of Melasma
Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP
5:50 PM 6:00 PM Treatment of Dyschromia and Pigmented Lesions in Asian Patients: How to Optimize Your Results
Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP
CME Credit is Not Available for These Sessions
6:00 PM 6:25 PM Open Discussion – Ask Me Anything: The Merits of Lasers, Light Sources, Energy-Based Devices and Injectibles

Sun. Oct. 23

Body is the New Face
7:30 AM 8:00 AM Body Contouring: Targeting Fat and Muscle
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
8:00 AM 8:11 AM Body Tightening: Energy-Based Devices and Injectables
Jeremy B. Green, MD
8:11 AM 8:26 AM Treatment of Cellulite: What’s the Truth?
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
8:26 AM 8:41 AM Questions and Discussion
8:41 AM 8:55 AM Break and Stretch
Special Sessions: Chemical Peels and Advanced Applications of Device-Based Treatments
8:55 AM 9:21 AM Chemical Peels: Video Demonstrations
Kachiu Lee, MD
9:21 AM 9:42 AM Advances in Hair Restoration: Surgery, Robots, Platelet-Rich Plasma – What’s the Truth?
Marc R. Avram, MD
9:42 AM 9:55 AM Questions and Discussion
9:55 AM 10:05 AM Break and Stretch
Practice Pearls
10:05 AM 10:24 AM #Lasers: Social Media and Marketing Tips
Sandra Lee, MD, FACS, FAAD
10:24 AM 10:50 AM What’s the Fallacy?: Incorrect Dogmas in Aesthetics*
Omar Ibrahimi, MD, PhD
Kelly Stankiewicz, MD, FAAD
10:50 AM 11:00 AM  Questions and Discussion
11:00 AM 11:05 AM 3D Precision Laser for Pigmentation
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
11:05 AM 11:11 AM Robotic Laser Surgery
R. Rox Anderson, MD
11:11 AM 11:16 AM Tissue Microcoring
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
11:16 AM 11:21 AM Treatments Using Nanopulse Technology
Yakir Levin, MD, PhD
11:21 AM 11:30 AM Questions and Discussion
11:30 AM 11:45 AM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises*
Workshop on Soft Tissue Fillers and Botulinum Toxins
11:45 AM 12:04 PM Anatomical Guide for Botulinum Toxin Injection
Sebastian Cotofana, PhD
12:04 PM 12:44 PM Indications and Potential Complications for Soft Tissue Augmentation: What You Need to Know*
Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD
12:44 PM 1:30 PM Lunch Break
1:30 PM 2:06 PM Soft Tissue Fillers: Video Demonstrations
Brian S. Biesman, MD, FACS
Jean Carruthers, MD
Nowell Solish, MD, FRCP
2:06 PM 2:30 PM Questions and Discussion
2:30 PM 2:45 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises
Special Sessions
2:45 PM 3:01 PM Thread Lifts
Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS
3:01 PM 3:13 PM Approach to Male Aesthetics
Jean Carruthers, MD
3:13 PM 3:43 PM Law: Complications and the Mistakes We Make*
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
3:43 PM 3:53 PM Questions and Discussion
3:52 PM 4:05 PM Break and Stretch
Cutting Edge
4:05 PM 4:31 PM New and Innovative Applications for Laser and Light Sources
R. Rox Anderson, MD
Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD
4:31 PM 4:40 PM Questions and Discussion
4:40 PM 4:50 PM Break and Stretch
Open Discussion – CME Credit is Not Available for this Session
4:50 PM 5:30 PM Ask Me Anything: The Merits of Lasers, Light Sources, Energy-Based Devices and Injectibles

* Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
✻ Optional Wellness Activity
Program changes and substitutions may be made without notice.
This agenda was updated on 10/20/2022


Register by September 8, 2023 for discounted pricing!

*This Course Will Be Live-Streamed*

livestreamSpecial pricing is in effect for this program.

This course will be live-streamed and includes real-time audience-response questions, live demonstrations and interactive Q&A sessions allowing you to pose specific questions to our expert faculty via online chat. All presentations and course materials will be available immediately to watch and review at your convenience.

All live-stream sessions are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and ABIM MOC points, as well as other relevant CME credits.