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    What is a dermatologic surgeon?

    Part of a progressive medical subspecialty, ASDS member dermatologists perform medically necessary and cosmetic procedures to improve the health, function and beauty of skin through every stage of life.

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    Performing more than 5 million cosmetic procedures each year, ASDS member dermatologists offer many treatments that are less intense, safer and have quicker recovery times than ever before.

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    Any suspicious new growths or changes should be examined by a dermatologist immediately. ASDS member dermatologists are trained to select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient.

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    From excess fat to wrinkles…

    Offering a range of office-based cosmetic procedures, ASDS member dermatologists can select the appropriate treatment choice to meet your individual goals.

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State-of-the-Art in Minimally Invasive Aesthetics: Global Advances

Vancouver, BC, Canada: June 8, 2015

During the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology, learn how to solve some of your most challenging procedures! Join distinguished ASDS experts as they review the most current innovations and procedures for minimally-invasive and non-invasive cosmetic dermatologic procedures. This course is a must for all those who wish to master experts’ techniques to enhance outcomes safely and effectively!

Solve perplexing patient predicaments:

Augmentation in the young, the old, and the problem patientAblative or non-ablative – what’s your call?How to best turn back time for the chest and handsVolume loss, symmetry, and ptosis – they can all be solvedThe conundrum of permanent fillers – the lips as a case study  

Learn expert techniques for:

Upper forehead: hyperhidrosis, volume loss and wrinklesLower forehead and eyebrows: ptosis, wrinkles and volume lossTemples: volume loss, hiding the prominent temporal artery and vascular anatomyUpper eyelids: ptosis and blepharochalasisLower eyelids: crinkles, laxity, festoons and fat herniationMedial cheeks: augmentation and vascular occlusionLateral cheeks and zygoma: augmentation and retaining ligamentsNose: augmentation, vascular occlusion Jaw line: augmentation, symmetryChin: augmentation, mentalis  

"Here are the stars of the World (Congress)! Come and listen to the best discuss the most important cosmetic advances." - Alastair Carruthers, FRCPC

"Over the past decade, ASDS members have pioneered the major advances in minimally-invasive advanced aesthetic dermatology, which now globally dominate the medical aesthetic marketplace. This session will bring you the best of the best." - Derek H. Jones, MD

Program Directors:

Derek Jones, MD
Alastair Carruthers, FRCPC

Confirmed Faculty (as of 4/1/2015)

Katie Beleznay, MD
Andre Vieira Braz, MD
Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD
Jean D. Carruthers, MD
Lisa K. Chipps, MD, MS
Sue Ellen Cox, MD
David M. Duffy, MD
Sabrina G. Fabi, MD

Richard G. Glogau, MD
Mitchel P. Goldman, MD
Shannon Humphrey, MD
Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
Seth L. Matarasso, MD
Vineet Mishra, MD
Gary D. Monheit, MD
Ronald L. Moy, MD

Rhoda S. Narins, MD
Vic A. Narurkar, MD
Melanie Palm, MD, MBA
Adam M. Rotunda, MD
Ava T. Shamban, MD
Kevin C. Smith, MD
Susan H. Weinkle, MD


Fairmont Pacific Rim
1038 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC Canada V6C 0B9
Secure housing on the World Congress website.


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