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Controversies, Plastic Surgery Secrets, and Sexy Housewives on the French Riviera


The 5-Continent Congress will be held in Nice, France to discuss today's exciting and ever changing cosmetic industry.

five continent congress logoWell, there will be one sexy housewife anyways...

Aesthetic doctors and providers will be gathering in Nice, France, September 10-12 for the 5-Continent Congress for Lasers and Aesthetic Medicine. Gretchen Rossi from Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" will be following the conference closely and reporting through her website GretchenProject.com. The Gretchen Project is a new website designed to provide real life insight into trying to find a real working solution to maintaining a youthful appearance.

This conference is the first time that doctors have come together from across the globe with the purpose of discussing controversial topics, interaction and physician training for the aesthetic industry. The controversial sessions should be very interesting with doctors from all over the world discussing issues like:

  • Acne Management with Light - does it really work?
  • Hair removal ? do we really reach or need permanence?
  • What is the best Filler?

    Other exciting topics to be covered are:

  • Laser Lipolysis - Does it Add Anything?
  • Are Chemical Peelings Still Useful in 2009
  • Body Sculpting - Is It Real?
  • Cellulite. What Is It? Can It Really Be Treated?
  • Cooling, Heating and Vaccum: What Are Their Roles in Laser Treatments
  • The Role of non-invasive Cosmetic Treatments in a Plastic Surgery Environment

    Sessions will cover everything from cellulite treatments to BOTOX and facial fillers.

    Six of the world's largest aesthetic societies will be in attendance:

  • European Society for Laser Dermatology (ESLD)
  • German Society of Laser Dermatology (Deutsche Dermatologische Lasergesellschaft - DDL)
  • American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS)
  • Afro-Asian Society for Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser (ASCDL)
  • Laser Group of the French Society of Dermatology (Groupe Laser de la Soci?t? Fran?aise de Dermatologie)
  • European Society for Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD)

    Some notable speakers at the conference will be Dr. Michael Gold, Dr. Bruce Katz and Dr. David Goldberg plus dozens more. Top aesthetic medicine and laser companies are sponsoring the event, including Palomar, Syneron, Cynosure, Lumenis, Zeltiq, UltraShape and Solta Medical.

    The conference will be held at the Palais de la M?diterran?e on C?te d?Azur, the French Riviera. Keith Veseleny, American Health and Beauty editor will also be in attendance and reporting from the conference.