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U056 - Laser and Device-based Treatment of Scars

Sunday, March 3; 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Categorize scar types.
  • Assess types of scars and choose the most appropriate therapies.
  • Identify new devices and techniques for treating scars.


This session will explore the use of lasers and device-based technology to treat different types of scars. Traditional and novel, cutting edge techniques will be explored for the treatment of erythematous and pigmented scars, hypertrophic and atrophic scars, acne scars, burn scars, surgical scars and complex trauma scars.


  • Friedman, Paul M., MD: Allergan, Inc – A(H); Sienna Biopharmaceuticals – A(Grants/Research Funding); Solta Medical – A(H); Syneron Candela – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Kauvar, Arielle N.B., MD: ArchiMed – I(Grants/Research Funding); Lumenis – C(Fees); Novoxel – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sebcaia, Inc – C(Fees); Syneron, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Waibel, Jill S., MD: Alma Lasers – SP(H); Aquavit Pharmaceuticals – I(SO); Candela Corporation – SP(H); Cutera, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Lumenis – I(H); Lutronics, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Michelson Diagnostics Ltd. – I(EQ); Regenx – C(Grants/Research Funding); Sciton Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sebacia, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Vivosight – I(Grants/Research Funding); Zeltiq Aesthetics – SP(H);
Sunday, March 3
7:30 AM
Dr. Friedman / Fundamentals: Instrumentation, Scar Type and Skin Type
7:42 AM
Dr. Waibel / Burn Scars
7:54 AM
Dr. Munavalli / Acne Scars
8:06 AM
Dr. Kauvar / Surgical and Trauma Scars
8:18 AM
All faculty / Panel Discussion
Event Details
  • Date
    Sunday, March 3
  • Time
    7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Location
    Room 144A
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Arielle N.B. Kauvar, MD, FAAD
  • Jill S. Waibel, MD, FAAD
  • Paul M. Friedman, MD, FAAD