7th National Laser & Cosmetic Medicine Conference - 17-18 September 2011 Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre

Program and Themes

Program Themes

  • Intense pulsed light (IPL)
  • Photorejuvenation techniques
  • Botulinum toxin type A
  • Dermal fillers for facial enhancement
  • Demonstration with collagen stimulants
  • Lasers for vascular / pigmented lesions
  • Use of botulinum toxin type A for facial rejuvenation
  • Laser Theory
  • Diagnosis and management of skin cancer
  • Management of complications from botulinum toxin A and filler injections
  • Live workshops in botulinum toxin A and dermal fillers
  • Techniques for skin reconditioning
  • Non-surgical facial enhancement
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Ultrasound Liposuction
  • Medico Legal Aspects
  • Strategies to Optimize Your Cosmetic Practice 

Program Details *

* This is a preliminary program and subject to changes

Saturday 17th September

Time Speaker Topic/Title
Plenary Session One
9.00am Dr Sharron Phillipson Welcoming Introduction
9.15am A/Professor Lee Collins The 50th Anniversary of the Laser. Fundamentals of Laser Physics and Safety Essentials for every Laser Medical Practice
9.55am Dr Gavin Chan Current status of Ablative Versus Non Ablative Facial Rejuvenation
10.20 Q&A      
10.30 Morning Tea  
Plenary Session Two  
11.00 -11.50am Professor Scott Menzies Assessing pigmented lesions and the diagnosis of malignancy  
11.50am Dr David Loh Non-invasive lypolysis using pulsed focused ultrasound for body sculpting
12.15pm Q&A      
12.30pm Lunch  
Plenary Session Three  
1.30pm Dr Adam Rish Paper 1 - Advances in Non-ablative  photorejuvenation with 1064 nm Neodynium-Yag laser    
1.45pm Dr Adam Rish Paper 2 - Techniques and principles of the treatment of permanent tattoo removal
2.00pm Dr William Anseline Maximising treatment outcomes with PDT
2.25pm Dr Adrian Lim Revlite Q-Switch in cosmetic practice
2.50pm Q&A    
3.00pm Afternoon Tea 
3.30pm  Dr Tracey King     Sculptra in facial volume, contour and shape, a combination of science and artistry
4.15pm  Dr Peter Muzikants Facial Rejuvenation & Recontouring with BOTOX® & JUVEDERM®
5.00pm CLOSE 5.00pm Convocation of Fellows of the Australasian College of Aesthetic Medicine 5.15pm – 7.00pm Conference Cocktail reception

  Sunday 18th September

Time Speaker Title of presentation
8.00am – 9.00am ASCM AGM  
Plenary Session Four    
9.00am Dr Jayson Oates   Tatt2away - An alternative to laser?
9.25am Dr Paul Weaver     Laser is Dead!
9.50am  Dr Jayson Oates   Ablative vs nonablative lasers - Where are we?
10.15am Q&A    
10.30 Morning Tea    

Plenary Session Five



11.00am  Dr Malcolm Stuart   Medico-Legal Issues for Cosmetic Practitioners


11.25am  Dr Stephanie Phillips Can office based sedation be safe?    
11.50am  Dr Eddie Roos   Skin Rejuvenation – Same Day Combination Fractional Non-Ablative and Ablative Treatments
12.15pm Q&A    
12.30pm Lunch    
Plenary Session Six
1.30pm Dr Glen Calderhead     The growing role of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in aesthetic surgery
1.45pm Dr Abbas Al-Taiff Mesotherapy. A Management for the Common and the Odd


2.00pm Dr Adam Rish

Hair's Story: the follicle’s progress    

2.15pm Dr Csilla Novak     Rejuvenation using the biological route with platelet rich plasma
2.30pm Dr Philippa McCaffery Fractional ablative microplasma radiofrequency pixel technology for skin rejuvenation
2.45pm Q&A        
3.00pm Afternoon Tea  
3.30 - 6.00pm  - CPR Course 

3.30 - 4.30pm  - Demonstration: Fractional CO2 for Skin Rejuvenation – new low-cost system,

Dr Ralph Bright and Dr Bruce Fox

6.00pm Conference Close  

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