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New Treatments for Tackling Scars - Breakfast

Friday, April 7 | 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM | Room: 29 C/D

AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits: 1.00 MAX | CE Contact Hours: 1.00 MAX

ACCME Accreditation Statement

Presenter Disclosures

Educational Needs Identification of different treatment techniques for scar revision. We will also add a pediatric perspective as it pertains to diagnosing, treating, and rehabilitating this uniquely vulnerable population.

Participants Dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and other practitioners who consult on and treat scars.

Background Requirements There are no specific background requirements (basic laser experience helpful).

Instructional Content/Expected Learning Objectives

  • Properly categorize scars and identify best lasers/devices and timing for treatment.   
  • Outline proper laser treatment parameters and intervals.   
  • Understand how to combine treatments in order to enhance clinical outcome.


Director(s) Andrew C. Krakowski, MD, PhD; Peter R. Shumaker, MD 

Faculty R. Rox Anderson, MD; E. Victor Ross, MD

Time Activity
7:00 AM - 7:04 AM Introduction and Pre-Test
7:05 AM - 7:25 AM A Review of the Literature - Andrew C. Krakowski; Peter R. Shumaker
7:26 AM - 7:41 AM Integrating Scar Treatment into Clinical Practice - E. Victor Ross
7:42 AM - 7:56 AM Beyond the Horizon - R. Rox Anderson
7:57 AM - 8:00 AM Q&A, Conclusion and Post-Test
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice

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