• 2016-4-960

    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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    From forehead furrows to frown lines…

    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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    3 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year

    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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Boston, MA: June 7 and 8, 2014

Quickly evolving advances in devices and techniques -- along with expanded publicity -- have increased patient demand and expectations for laser procedures. ASDS members performed 1.68 million laser/light procedures in 2012 according to the ASDS Survey on Dermatologic Procedures

Join ASDS experts during this interactive course to examine new treatment options, embrace emerging technologies such as skin tightening and hair stimulation, learn new techniques to add predictability and safety to procedures and identify and address peri-procedure assessment and possible complications. 

Work alongside ASDS experts as you rotate through six laser stations (non-patient) learning the risks, benefits and most effective applications for:

  • Scar, tattoo and hair removal
  • Vascular and pigment lesions
  • Skin cancer
  • Scars, acne and onychomycosis
  • Energy-based treatment of fat and cellulite
  • Fractional ablative and non-ablative resurfacing
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Treating men and ethnic skin
  • Combination therapies

 Tattoo Removal - Laser Course“It was an outstanding course and great learning opportunity! I enjoyed the course tremendously.”
- Pantea Hashemi, MD, 2013 Laser course participant

“I plan to use the excellent information gathered at this course to guide me in the development of new office procedures and help me select new technology to benefit my patients.”
- Wayne R. Porter, MD, 2013 Laser course participant


Directors: Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD, and Paul M. Friedman, MD
Eric F. Bernstein, MD
Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD
H. Ray Jalian, MD
Laurel Morton, MD
Keyvan Nouri, MD
Arisa E. Ortiz, MD
Nazanin A. Saedi, MD
Faculty Bios 



Seaport Hotel
200 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210
Room rate: $285 singe/double
Reservations: 877-732-7678
Hotel direct: 617-385-5000
Hotel Reservation cut-off: May 23, 2014
Travel information 


 We thank and acknowledge the participating laser and device companies: 

Cutera  Lumenis 
Lutronic  Sciton 
Syneron Candela  


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