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Thursday, June 01, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Merz

PFD Patch Improves Laser Tattoo Removal Experience

Using a perfluorodecalin (PDF) patch during tattoo removal treatment may make the process quicker, safer and more tolerable, finds a new study in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (LSM). The study was…

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Monday, May 15, 2017 | American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Names New Officers

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) introduced Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD, as its new President at the Annual Conference in April.  Dr. Avram succeeds Kristen M. Kelly, MD, w…

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

RCM Imaging of Skin Granted Reimbursement Codes by CMS; Wider Adoption Likely

After more than two decades of effort, reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) imaging of skin has been granted reimbursement codes by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A report in L…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

New “Sonoillumination” Waveguide Device Set to Improve Laser Surgery

One of the biggest issues with the lasers used to treat benign vascular birthmarks, port-wine stains and for tattoo removal is making sure the laser light, which is held at a distance from the skin, i…

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Friday, February 17, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Save The Dates: ASLMS to Host 37th Annual Conference In Early April 2017

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) 2017 will take place April 5 -- 9, 2017 in San Diego, Calif. New for 2017 is a special CME Session, Moving from the Lab to the Clinic,…

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Fractional HiFR Helps Fight Signs of Aging on Lower Face/Neck

Fractional high intensity focused radiofrequency (HiFR) is safe and effective in the treatment of mild to moderate laxity of the lower face and neck, new research suggests. The study was selec…

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Friday, April 15, 2016 | Research and Publications, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Study on TRASER for Nasal Spider Veins Scores Top Honors from ASLMS

Houston dermatologist Paul M. Friedman, MD won the Best of Cutaneous Applications Abstract Session Award for his paper on the use of a novel optical device to treat vexing nasal telangiectasias. The a…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Tissue Regeneration Leader Takes Home 2016 Furumoto Award at ASLMS 2016

Praveen Arany, DDS, PhD will receive the 2016 ASLMS Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Young Investigator Award during the Plenary Session at ASLMS 2016, the Annual Conference of the American Society for…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Victoria Kennedy receives ASLMS’ First Leadership, Mentorship & Public Advocacy for Women in Medical Science Award

Victoria Reggie Kennedy will receive the first Leadership, Mentorship & Public Advocacy for Women in Medical Science Award at the annual meeting of  the American Society for Laser Medicine an…

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Thursday, February 25, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Pioneer in Laser Development to Give Keynote at ASLMS 2016

Robert Afzal, PhD, a leading expert in high power fiber laser development, will deliver the keynote address at ASLMS 2016, the Annual Conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surger…

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Friday, October 09, 2015 | Research and Publications, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

A Novel Dual-Wavelength, Nd:YAG, Picosecond-domain Laser Safely and Effectively Removes Multicolor Tattoos

Research conducted by Eric F. Bernstein MD, MSc; Kevin T. Schomacker PhD; Lisa D. Basilavecchio RN; Jessica M. Plugis; and Jayant D. Bhawalkar PhD, published in the September 2015 issue of Lasers in S…

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