August 24-25, 2018
San Diego, CA

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Friday August 24, 2018
6:45 – 7:35 AM Registration & Breakfast in the Foyer
 
7:30 AM – 7:35 AM Introduction & Course Overview

7:35 AM – 7:55 AM The Basic Science of Lasers & Light Sources
Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD

7:55 AM – 8:10 AM Combining Lasers, Light Sources and Topicals to Optimize Treatments for Rosacea, Telangiectasia and Vascular Lesions
Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD

8:10 AM – 8:30 AM Pigmented Lesions and Sun-Damaged Skin: New Strategies to Optimize Results
Victor Ross, MD

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM State of the Art Tattoo Removal: Picosecond Lasers, Patches, & New Devices on the Horizon
Mathew Avram, MD, JD

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM Laser Hair Removal: Lasers, Light Sources & Nanoparticles
Kristen Kelly, MD

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Analysis of the Laser Plume in Tattoo and Hair Removal: Safety and Innovation​
Yakir Levin, MD, PhD

9:05 AM – 9:20 AM Questions & Answers
 
9:20 AM – 9:40 AM Laser & Light Source Demonstrations

9:40 AM – 10:10 AM Break in Exhibit Hall

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM Rejuvenation of the Neck and Jawline: Maximizing your Approach to Toxins and Injectables
Jean Carruthers, MD


10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Microneedling Techniques To Enhance Your Cosmetic Practice
Jill Waibel, MD


10:45 AM – 11:05 AM Facial Assessment and Using Injectables to Naturally Restore the Face
Jean Carruthers, MD

11:05 AM – 11:20 AM Skin Tightening: Using Your Devices Effectively
Victor Ross, MD


11:20 AM - 11:35 AM Questions & Answers

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM Laser & Light Source Demonstrations

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch with the Faculty

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM Nonablative and Hybrid Fractional Resurfacing: An Approach to Safe and Effective Treatments in All Skin Types
Suzanne Kilmer, MD

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM Targeting Periorbital and Perioral Lines with Traditional Ablative Resurfacing to Maximize Facial Rejuvenation
Joel Cohen, MD

1:40 PM – 2:00 PM Scar Therapy & Laser-assisted Drug Delivery: A Recipe for Successful Scar Improvement
Jill Waibel, MD

2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Mastering the Z-plasty
Brian Jiang, MD


2:05 PM - 2:20 PM Social Media, Marketing and Interacting with Press
Doris Day, MD

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM Buying Devices: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
Christopher Zachary, MBBS, FRCP


2:35 PM – 3:00 PM Questions & Answers

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Laser & Light Source Demonstrations

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Break in Exhibit Hall

3:45 PM – 4:05 PM Advances in Hair Restoration: Surgery, Robots, Platelet Rich Plasma
Marc Avram, MD

4:05 PM – 4:20 PM An Overview of Vaginal Rejuvenation: Is it Worth Adding to Your Practice?
Doris Day, MD

4:20 PM – 4:35 PM How to Incorporate Cosmetics Into Your Practice
Ashish Bhatia, MD

4:35 PM – 5:00 PM Panel Discussion & Q&A – How to Flourish in Cosmetics: Academics & Private Practice
Moderated by Christopher Zachary, MBBS, FRCP

5:00 PM – 5:15 PM Richard E. Fitzpatrick Honorary Lecture
Dieter Manstein, MD, PhD

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Reception in Exhibit Hall

Saturday August 25, 2018
7:00 AM – 7:30 AM Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM Chemical Peels for Rejuvenation: A Lost Art Form with Live Demonstrations
Peter Rullan, MD

8:00 AM – 8:20 AM Incorporating Cosmeceuticals into Your Aesthetic Practice
Arisa Ortiz, MD

8:20 AM – 8:45 AM Botulinum Toxins: An Update and New Indications
Joel Cohen, MD

8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Soft Tissue Fillers: Pan-facial Volumization
Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Filler Complications, Management, and How to Avoid Them
Joel Cohen, MD

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM Questions & Answers

9:50 AM – 10:20 AM Break in Exhibit Hall

10:20 AM – 12:00 PM Toxin, Filler and PRP Live Demonstrations
Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD, Marc Avram, MD & Arisa Ortiz, MD

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:00 PM -2:00 PM Toxin, Filler and PRP Live Demonstrations
Joel Cohen, MD

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Treatments for Non-Invasive Fat Removal and Cellulite
Mathew Avram, MD, JD

2:30 PM – 2:50 Treating Ethnic Skin: A Safe & Effective Approach
Ashish Bhatia, MD

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM Questions & Answers

3:10 PM – 3:40 PM Break in Exhibit Hall

3:40 PM – 3:50 PM Laser Treatment for BCC: How to Incorporate into Practice
Arisa Ortiz, MD

3:50 PM – 4:20 PM How to Avoid Complications: Laser Safety and Legal Considerations
Mathew Avram, MD, JD

4:20 PM - 4:25 PM Injectable Tissue Replacement: A New Method of Reducing the Rate of Tissue Decay
Steve Cohen, MD

4:25 PM - 4:30 PM Laser Adventures and Misadventures from a 35-Year Experience
Gerald Goldberg, MD

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Faculty Confessions – Presenting Their Own Complications Moderated by Christopher Zachary, MBBS, FRCP

5:00 PM – 5:15 PM Questions, Answers & Discussion