Dermatologists Gather in Chicago for ASDS/ASCDAS Meeting


The latest and greatest in technologies and techniques in dermatology and dermatologic surgery will be shared and discussed this weekend during the ASDS and ASCDAS conference in Chicago.

Today is the start of this year's joint meeting of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery (ASCDAS) in Chicago. Physicians from all over the world will be in attendance to discuss the latest issues in dermatology and cosmetics. The conference will run from October 21 through October 24.

ASDS 2010 Chicago

Some of the exciting topics include:
  • Controversies in Cosmetic Dermatology
    Thursday, October 21. 2:00-3:15pm
    Moderated by Dr. Michael Gold and Dr. David Goldberg

    This scientific session aims to teach physicians how to identify whether the fractional laser has reached the appropriate depth and determine if the use of light and lasers to treat acne is effective. Further, they will be reviewing several of the non-invasive fat removal devices currently available are useful and take a look at the current state of facial fillers to see if they're truly optimal.

  • Non-Surgical Body Contouring Devices: Debunking the Myths
    Saturday, October 23. 2:00-3:30pm
    Moderated by Dr. Lori Brightman and Dr. Sue Ellen Cox

    New devices for non-surgical fat reduction like Zeltiq and Zerona have recently gained FDA approval and it's critical that physicians learn to identify who is an appropriate patient and what the proper expectations of these devices are.

  • Keynote Address - Lasers: The Melding of Medical and Surgical Dermatology
    Saturday, October 23. 9:00-10:00am
    Dr. Rox Anderson

    As one of the pioneers of target-selective laser therapy in medicine and a co-inventor of the fractional laser, Dr. Rox Anderson is a highly esteemed physician and informative speaker. In this speech, he will discuss the importance of continuing research and development for the future of dermatology and dermatologic surgery.

  • Body Sculpting
    Saturday, October 23. 11:30am-12:30pm
    Moderated by Dr. Bruce Katz, Dr. Rhoda Narins, and Dr. Victor Ross

    This session will examine several body contouring issues such as the treatment of cellulite and the non-invasive sculpting systems available. Also, surgical options will be explored as the latest information is shared regarding the techniques and technology.

American Health and Beauty Editor Keith Veseleny will be in attendance gathering information and physician interviews to share with our readers. He'll be reporting from the conference and speaking to the experts for the most up to date information on cosmetics and dermatology. If you would like to meet with Keith, please email us at