16 - 18 Aug 2018

Laser Medicine

This course will offer residents in training the unique opportunity to learn the use of Lasers and Energy Based Devices directly interacting with seasoned and world-renowned practitioners. It will be a well-balanced mix of basic science, laser theory, and hands-on practice. Participants will leave the course with a good overview of the current possibilities and practices in dermatological laser practice. 

 

Dr Hans-Joachim Laubach

Course Chair

Where

Geneva, Switzerland

Terms

EADV Resident courses are for dermatology and venereology residents (both EADV members and non EADV members).

Selected candidates will receive free registration and the educational material which was presented during the course. EADV also offers accommodation, catering and a social event during the course.

The selection of candidates is made based on CVs, year of residency and the amount of courses previously attended.

The registration deadline will close at 23h59 (GMT+1) the day before the registration deadline (ex: registration deadline 15 January 2018 – the registrations will close on 14 January 2018 at 23h59).

Programme

Thursday 16 August 2018

  • 13:30 / 14:00 Registration and presentation of faculty and participants
  • 14:00 / 14:45 The basics of ablative laser techniques   -   F. Will
  • 14:45 / 15:30 The basics of fractional photothermolysis   -   H.-J. Laubach
  • 15:30 / 16:00 Break and refreshments + change of location
  • 16:00 / 18:00 Practical sessions, 4 treatment rooms, 30 minutes each
    • 16:00 / 16:30  Understanding ablative techniques on skin samples, coagulation, ablation, tissue dissection - F. Will

    • 16:30 / 17:00  Understanding ablative laser techniques on skin samples, coagulation, ablation, tissue dissection - A. Badawi

    • 17:00 / 17:30  Understanding fractional non-ablative photothermolysis - H.-J. Laubach

    • 17:30 / 18:00  Understanding fractional ablative photothermolysis - H. Cartier

Friday 17 August 2018

  • 08:30 / 09:00 The basics of selective photothermolysis using laser and IPL   -   H.-J. Laubach
  • 09:00 / 09:45 Laser & pigmentary lesions   -   H. Cartier
  • 09:45 / 10:30 Laser & vascular lesions   -   A. Wolkerstorfer
  • 10:30 / 11:00 Break and refreshments + change of location
  • 11:00 / 13:00 Practical sessions, 4 treatment rooms, 30 minutes each
    • 11:00 / 11:30  Understanding selective photothermolysis by hands-on session - q-switched Nd:YAG laser - H. Cartier

    • 11:30 / 12:00  Understanding selective photothermolysis by hands-on session - pulsed dye laser - A. Wolkerstorfer

    • 12:00 / 12:30  Understanding selective photothermolysis by hands-on session long-pulsed Nd:YAG - A. Badawi

    • 12:30 / 13:00   Understanding selective photothermolysis by hands-on session with IPL - F. Will

  • 13:00 / 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 / 14:30 Participants' clinical cases   -   All speakers
  • 14:30 / 15:30 Energy-based devices - RF, US and others   -   A. Badawi
  • 15:30 / 16:00 Laser & aesthetic indications   -   H. Cartier
  • 16:00 / 16:15 Break and refreshments + change of location
  • 16:15 / 16:45 Modern medical indications of laser medicine   -   F. Will
  • 16:45 / 17:45 Case presentations and panel discussions   -   All speakers
  • 18:30 / 21:30 Course dinner with participants

Saturday 18 August 2018

  • 08:30 / 09:15 Laser & scars - not so scary anymore   -   F. Will
  • 09:15 / 10:00 Laser hair removal - the basics & more   -   A. Badawi
  • 10:00 / 10:15 Break and refreshments + change of location
  • 10:15 / 11:25 Practical sessions
    • 10:15 / 10:45   Selective Photothermolysis IPL/Nd:YAG/PDL - F. Will & H. Cartier

    • 10:45 / 11:05   Traditional ablative thermolysis & Fractional photothermolysis - A. Wolkerstorfer & H.-J. Laubach

    • 11:05 / 11:25  Laser safety - A. Badawi

  • 11:25 / 11:30 Change of location
  • 11:30 / 12:15 Aftercare, dangers & legislation   -   A. Wolkerstorfer
  • 12:15 / 13:00 Closing session & Wrap up, Certificates for best case presentations   -   All speakers
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