The following schedule is from the 2021 program. Information on the 2022 course will be posted soon.

Sat. Oct. 2

Laser and Aesthetic Basics
7:30 AM 7:40 AM Introduction and Welcome
R. Rox Anderson, MD
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
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 First: Keep You and Your Patients Safe in the COVID-19 Era*
Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
8:31 AM 9:04 AM Overview of Lasers, Light Sources and Energy-Based Devices
E. Victor Ross, MD
9:04 AM 9:20 AM Questions and Discussion*
9:20 AM 9:35 AM Break and Stretch
9:35 AM 9:58 AM Splitting Hairs: Update on Laser Hair Reduction
Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD
9:58 AM 10:18 AM Update on Tattoo Removal*
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
10:18 AM 10:38 AM Seeing Red: Lasers and Lights for Rosacea and Telangiectasia
Jeremy B. Green, MD
10:38 AM 10:50 AM Questions and Discussion*
10:50 AM 11:00 AM Break and Stretch
11:00 AM 11:32 AM Pigmented Lesions and Photoaging: My Approach
E. Victor Ross, MD
11:32 AM 11:58 AM Walk the Line: Treatment of Rhytides
Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
11:58 AM 12:15 PM Clinical Endpoints
Molly Wanner, MD, MBA
12:15 PM 12:30 PM Questions and Discussion
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Lunch Break
Focus on Rejuvenation: Non-Ablative, Ablative and Fractional Technologies: Where Do We Stand?
1:30 PM 1:50 PM Ablative Resurfacing: Still the Gold Standard?
Brian S. Biesman, MD, FACS
1:50 PM 2:10 PM Tissue Tightening: What’s the Truth?
E. Victor Ross, MD
2:10 PM 2:26 PM Microneedling and RF
Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS
2:26 PM 2:50 PM Questions and Discussion
2:50 PM 3:05 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises
Medical Applications of Laser and Light Sources
3:05 PM 3:31 PM Research and Treatment: Advances in Hemangiomas and Port-Wine Stains
J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD
3:31 PM 3:46 PM Lasers, Cryolysis and Nanoparticles for Acne: Are Selective Treatments for Acne Possible?
Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD, PhD
3:46 PM 4:06 PM Surgical, Laser and Other Treatments of Scars: New Advances Transforming the Way We Treat Scars
Jill S. Waibel, MD
4:06 PM 4:25 PM Questions and Discussion
4:25 PM 4:30 PM Break and Stretch
4:30 PM 4:40 PM Non-Surgical Treatments for Basal Cell Carcinoma: Emerging Treatments for the Most Common Skin Cancer
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
4:40 PM 4:53 PM Incorporating Fractional Drug Delivery into Your Daily Practice
Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc
4:53 PM 5:05 PM Photodynamic Therapy: A European Perspective
Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc
5:05 PM 5:15 PM Questions and Discussion
5:15 PM 5:25 PM Break and Stretch
Treating Skin of Color
5:25 PM 5:30 PM Introduction to Skin of Color
R. Rox Anderson, MD
5:30 PM 5:50 PM Treating Skin of Color: Expert Consult*
Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
5:50 PM 6:00 PM Submit Your Questions to the Q&A Chat Board
Lectures Available On-Demand
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are not available for the following sessions.
Clinical Cases: Treatment of Melasma
Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP
Treatment of Dyschromia and Pigmented Lesions in Asian Patients: How to Optimize Your Results
Henry H.L. Chan, MD, PhD, FRCP
Non-Ablative and Ablative Fractional Resurfacing: How to Combine Multiple Devices to Achieve the Best Clinical Results
Roy G. Geronemus, MD

Sun. Oct. 3

7:25 AM 7:30 AM Introduction: Day 2
Body is the New Face
7:30 AM 7:55 AM Body Contouring: Targeting Fat and Muscle
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
7:55 AM 8:10 AM Treatment of Cellulite: What’s the Truth?
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
8:10 AM 8:20 AM Body Tightening: Energy-Based Devices and Injectables
Jeremy B. Green, MD
8:20 AM 8:35 AM Questions and Discussion
8:35 AM 8:45 AM Break and Stretch
Special Sessions: Chemical Peels and Advanced Applications of Device-Based Treatments
8:45 AM 9:10 AM Chemical Peels: Video Demonstrations
Peter Rullan, MD
9:10 AM 9:30 AM Advances in Hair Restoration: Surgery, Robots, Platelet-Rich Plasma – What’s the Truth?
Marc R. Avram, MD
9:30 AM 9:40 AM Questions and Discussion
9:40 AM 9:55 AM Break and Stretch
Practice Pearls
9:55 AM 10:06 AM #Lasers: Social Media and Marketing Tips
Sandra Lee, MD
10:06 AM 10:27 AM How to Be a Skeptic: Evaluating New Technologies – An Interactive Session
E. Victor Ross, MD, PhD
Kelly Stankiewicz, MD
10:27 AM 10:33 AM Selective Tissue Cooling
Arisa Ortiz, MD, FAAD
10:33 AM 10:41 AM Nanopulse
E. Victor Ross, MD, PhD
10:41 AM 10:46 AM Tissue Microcoring
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
10:46 AM 10:52 AM Robotic Laser Surgery
R. Rox Anderson, MD
10:52 AM 11:10 AM Questions and Discussion
11:10 AM 11:20 AM Break and Stretch
Workshop on Soft Tissue Fillers and Botulinum Toxins
11:20 AM 11:42 AM A Comprehensive Update and New Indications for Botulinum Toxins
Nowell Solish, MD, FRCP
11:42 AM 12:22 PM Indications and Potential Complications for Soft Tissue Augmentation: What You Need to Know*
Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD
12:22 PM 1:15 PM Lunch Break
1:15 PM 1:47 PM Soft Tissue Fillers: Video Demonstrations*
1:47 PM 2:20 PM Questions and Discussion*
2:20 PM 2:35 PM Break and Rejuvenation Exercises
Special Session
2:35 PM 2:52 PM Thread Lifts
Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD, MS
2:52 PM 3:10 PM Approach to Male Aesthetics
André Braz, MD
3:10 PM 3:20 PM Questions and Discussion
3:20 PM 3:25 PM Break and Stretch
3:25 PM 3:55 PM Law: Complications and the Mistakes We Make*
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
Cutting Edge
3:55 PM 4:15 PM You Heard It Here First: What You Will Be Using in the Next Five Years
Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD
Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, FAAD
4:15 PM 4:25 PM Questions and Discussion*
4:25 PM 4:30 PM Break and Stretch
4:30 PM 4:48 PM Nutrition, Supplements and Skin Health
Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD, PhD
4:48 PM 5:15 PM New and Innovative Applications for Laser and Light Sources
R. Rox Anderson, MD
Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD
5:15 PM 5:305 PM Questions and Discussion

* Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
✻ Optional Wellness Activity
Program changes and substitutions may be made without notice.
This agenda was updated on 9/28/2021


Register by September 9, 2022 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.