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Laser Learning Lab: Opportunities for Hands-on Laser Use Through Case Study Analyses - Session 2 - Course

Thursday, April 12 | 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM | Room: Cortez AB

AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™: 1.75 MAX | CE Contact Hours: 1.90 MAX

ACCME Accreditation Statement / AMA PRA Credit Designation Statement

Presenter Disclosures

Participants Practitioners with laser/light-based devices in their practices or practitioners who are interested in incorporating laser/light-based devices in their practices.

Background Requirements No background requirements needed.

Educational Needs/Expected Learning Objectives Physicians will learn proper laser techniques related to the demonstrated devices, how to recognize ideal patients for laser treatments and basic laser safety principles. 

Topics/Devices Covered:

Vascular LasersMelanie M. Kingsley, Arielle N. Kauvar, Adam J. Wulkan

  • 532/1064nm KTP
  • 515-1200nm IPL
  • Pulsed-dye 595nm
  • LED polarized light

Pigmented Lesions / LHRCatherine M. DiGiorgio, Omar A. Ibrahimi, Yakir Levin, Oge C. Onwudiwe

  • Q-switched Nd:YAG
  • 1064nm 650-microsecond non-ablative laser
  • Dual wavelength Alexandrite Nd:YAG
  • Patient eye shields: internals with suction/offset handle, externals

RejuvenationShraddha Desai, Arisa E. Ortiz, Woraphong Manuskiatti

  • Non-ablative 1927 fractional thulium
  • Modular multi-application laser and light platform with hybrid fractional laser, tunable non-ablative (1470nm) and ablative (2940nm) wavelengths
  • Temperature controlled RF
  • Fractional RF with fully tunable coagulation and ablation

Tattoo Melanie Palm, Heidi Prather, Rachel N. Pritzker

  • Picosecond Nd:YAG 1064nm
  • Picosecond workstation with 755nm core wavelength and focus lens array
  • Nd:YAG 

Director(s) Kachiu C. Lee, MD; Kelly J. Stankiewicz, MD, FAAD

Faculty Shraddha Desai, MD; Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD; Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD; Arielle N. Kauvar, MD; Melanie M. Kingsley, MD; Yakir Levin, MD, PhD; Woraphong Manuskiatti, MD; Oge C. Onwudiwe, MD; Arisa E. Ortiz, MD; Melanie Palm, MD; Heidi Prather, MD; Rachel N. Pritzker, MD; Adam J. Wulkan, MD

Time Activity
3:30 PM - 3:39 PM Introduction, Pre-Test and Safety Review - Kachiu C. Lee & Kelly J. Stankiewicz
3:40 PM - 4:02 PM Rotation #1
4:04 PM - 4:24 PM Rotation #2
4:26 PM - 4:46 PM  Rotation #3
4:48 PM - 5:08 PM  Rotation #4  
5:08 PM - 5:15 PM Q&A, Conclusion and Post-Test - Kachiu C. Lee & Kelly J. Stankiewicz
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice
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The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery 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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