August 29-30, 2020
San Diego, CA

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2020 AGENDA


All times listed are in Pacific Standard Time


Saturday August 29, 2020

7:30 AM – 7:40 AM Introduction & Course Overview

7:40 AM – 7:55 AM Basic Science Foundation of Lasers & Light Sources 
Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD

7:55 AM – 8:05 AM Lasers for Rosacea, Telangiectasia and Vascular Lesions: Practical tips to achieve better results in fewer treatments
Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD

8:05 AM – 8:20 AM New Techniques for Treating Pigmented Lesions & Sun-Damaged Skin 
Mathew Avram, MD

8:20 AM – 8:30 AM Questions & Answers 

8:30 AM – 8:40 AM An Update on Combination Treatments for Melasma: Lasers, Topicals, and Oral Medications
Arisa Ortiz, MD

8:40 AM – 8:50 AM New Technologies to Enhance Tattoo Removal 
Vic Ross, MD 

8:50 AM – 9:00 AM Questions & Answers 

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Laser & Light Source Video Demonstrations  
 
9:15 AM – 9:40 AM Visit the Virtual Exhibits  

9:40 AM – 9:55 AM  Nonablative and Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing Techniques for Photorejuvenation, Scars, Texture, and Pores
Mathew Avram, MD, JD

9:55 AM - 10:10 AM Don’t Be Afraid of Fully Ablative Resurfacing: How to Safely and Effectively Incorporate it into Your Practice 
Vic Ross, MD

10:10 AM – 10:25 AM Combining Lasers and Injectables in One Treatment Session to Achieve Maximal Results for Your Patient
Arisa Ortiz, MD

10:25 AM – 10:35 AM Questions & Answers

10:35 AM – 10:45 AM How to Enhance Your Results with Fractional Radiofrequency
Nazanin Saedi, MD 

10:45 AM – 10:55 AM Maximizing Patient Satisfaction with Tissue Tightening Devices
Catherine DiGiorgio, MD

10:55 AM – 11:10 AM An Overview of Microneedling including the Vampire Facial
Ava Shamban, MD

11:10 AM – 11:25 AM Questions & Answers

11:25 AM - 11:35 AM Laser & Light Source Demonstrations

11:35 AM – 12:15 PM Visit the Virtual Exhibits

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM Winning the Scar Wars: Treating Scars and Keloids with Lasers & Laser-Assisted Drug Delivery
Jill Waibel, MD

12:30 PM – 12:40 PM New Advances in Thread Lifts Including PDO, PLGA, and HA-Filled Threads
Nazanin Saedi, MD

12:40 PM – 12:55 PM Prejuvenation: Treatment Strategies to Prevent the Signs of Aging Before They Occur
Ava Shamban, MD

12:55 PM – 1:10 PM Questions and Answers 

1:10 PM – 1:20 PM Male Aesthetics and Marketing to the Male Audience
Grant Stevens, MD

1:20 PM – 1:35 PM It’s Time to Incorporate Hair Restoration into Your Practice: Surgery, Robots, Platelet Rich Plasma & Stem Cells, and Oral Supplements
Marc Avram, MD

1:35 PM – 1:50 PM Questions and Answers  

1:50 PM – 2:15 PM Visit the Virtual Exhibits

2:15 PM – 2:25 PM Laser Endpoints and Laser Safety
Catherine DiGiorgio, MD

2:25 PM - 2:35 PM Laser Hair Removal: Lasers, Light Sources & Nanoparticles
Omar Ibrahimi, MD, PhD


2:35 PM – 2:50 PM Law in Aesthetic Practice: Employment Contracts, Patient Consents, and Malpractice 
Mathew Avram, MD, JD

2:50 PM – 3:20 PM Richard E. Fitzpatrick Honorary Lecture 
Sandra Lee, MD

3:20 PM – 3:50 PM Future Innovations in Dermatology: Emerging Technologies that You Will Be Using in the Next 1-3 Years

3:50 PM Visit the Virtual Exhibits



Sunday August 30, 2020

7.30 AM – 7:55 AM Cutting-Edge Treatments Using Neuromodulators with Video Demonstrations 
Nowell Solish, MD

7:55 AM – 8:20 AM Reshaping the Face with Injectables with Video Demonstrations
Nowell Solish, MD

8:20 AM - 8:35 AM How to Manage Filler Complications: Vascular Compromise, Granulomas, & Delayed Swelling
Joel Cohen, MD 

8:35 AM – 9:00 AM Questions and Answers

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Visit the Virtual Exhibits

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Video Injectable Demonstrations
Joel Cohen, MD, Ava Shamban, MD, Kimberly Butterwick, MD 

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM  Questions and Answers

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Visit the Virtual Exhibits

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Video Demonstration of Advanced Chemical Peels 
Peter Rullan, MD

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Treatments for Non-Invasive Fat Removal, Body Contouring and Muscle Stimulation: What’s New & What Works? 
Mathew Avram, MD, JD

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Controlled Subcision, Energy-Based Devices, and Injectables to Tackle Cellulite 
Mathew Avram, MD, JD

12:00 PM – 12:10 PM Finessing Fat Transfer Techniques
Kimberly Butterwick, MD

12:10 PM – 12:25 PM Questions & Answers 

12:25 PM – 12:45 PM Visit the Virtual Exhibits

12:45 PM – 1:00 PM Safe and Effective Cosmetic Treatments for Skin of Color
Andrew Alexis, MD


1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Nutrition, Supplements and the Skin: What's the Truth?
Doris Day


1:15 PM – 1:30 PM How to Strategically & Successfully Incorporate Cosmeceuticals into Your Practice 
Kimberly Butterwick, MD

1:30 PM – 1:40 PM Subscription Aesthetic Services​
Grant Stevens, MD

1:40 PM - 1:55 PM Questions and Answers

1:55 PM - 2:15 PM Visit the Virtual Exhibits

2:15 PM - 2:25 PM New Treatments and Energy-Based Therapies for Acne
Lawrence Eichenfield, MD

2:25 PM – 2:35 PM Aesthetic Treatments Catered to the Transgender Patient 
Doris Day, MD
 
2:35 PM - 2:45 PM Beyond the Scalpel: Laser Treatment of BCC
Arisa Ortiz, MD

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Best Practices in a Time of Pandemic
Suzanne Kilmer, MD & Omar Ibrahimi, MD, PhD

3:00 PM – 3:20 PM Botched: Cosmetic Complication Confessions 
Moderator: Nowell Solish, MD 
Mathew Avram, MD, JD, Kimberly Butterwick, MD, Joel Cohen, MD, Omar Ibrahimi, MD, PhD, E. Victor Ross, MD, Jill Waibel, MD


3:20 PM – 3:30 PM Questions and Answers

3:30 PM Visit the Virtual Exhibits