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
  • 14:45 / 15:30 The basics of ablative and non-ablative fractional photothermolysis
  • 15:30 / 16:00 Break and refreshments
  • 16:00 / 17:00 Understanding ablative techniques on skin samples, coagulation, ablation, tissue dissection by hands-on session
  • 17:00 / 18:00 Understanding fractional photothermolysis by hands-on session
  • 18:00 / 19:00 Participants' clinical cases

Friday 17 August 2018

  • 08:00 / 09:00 The basics of selective photothermolysis
  • 09:00 / 09:45 Laser & pigmentary lesions - to treat or not to treat
  • 09:45 / 10:30 Laser & vascular lesions
  • 10:30 / 11:00 Break and refreshments
  • 11:00 / 12:00 Understanding selective photothermolysis by hands-on session - q-switched Nd:YAG laser
  • 12:00 / 12:30 Understanding selective photothermolysis by hands-on session - pulsed dye laser & Alexandrite long pulsed
  • 12:30 / 13:00 Understanding selective photothermolysis by hands-on session - Nd:YAG/Flash Lamp
  • 13:00 / 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 / 14:30 Participants' clinical cases
  • 14:30 / 15:15 The truth in energy based devices - RF, US and others
  • 15:15 / 16:00 Laser & Aesthetic Indications
  • 16:00 / 16:30 Break and refreshments
  • 16:30 / 17:30 Modern Medical Indications of Laser Medicine
  • 19:00 / 21:00 Course dinner with participants

Saturday 18 August 2018

  • 08:30 / 09:15 Laser & Scars - not so scary anymore
  • 09:15 / 10:00 Laser Hair Removal - the basics & more
  • 10:00 / 10:15 Break and refreshments
  • 10:15 / 10:40 Selective Photothermolysis
  • 10:40 / 11:05 Ablation & Fractional Photothermolysis
  • 11:05 / 11:30 EBD
  • 11:30 / 12:30 Aftercare, Side effects, dangers & legislation
  • 12:30 / 13:00 Closing session & Wrap up, Certificates for best case presentations
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