Emerging Trends, Challenges and Opportunities: Clinical Perspectives for your Aesthetic Practice

Kimpton Hotel Eventi

New York, NY

Saturday, September 24, 2022
9:00am - 4:00pm


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The challenges and trends facing the aesthetic industry today look different than ever before. What patients want now looks different too. Join our panel of renowned industry experts as we discuss their personal experiences and insights and learn how they approach these dynamic times.

Topics of Discussion:

  • Understanding the Aging Face – Cutaneous and Structural Rejuvenation
  • Treating Pigmentation in Skin of Color
  • Global Facial Rejuvenation
  • New Frontiers on Minimally Invasive RF Microneedling
  • The Male Market for Aesthetics: How do we tap into it
  • Social Media Marketing and the Millennial Patient
  • Social Media and the Asian Patient

Featured Presenters

Stacy Chimento, MD

Dr. Chimento is board certified in Dermatology and is highly trained in general medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Chimento completed numerous research studies with the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery and was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Contact Dermatitis Society, and the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.

Douglas Wu, MD, PhD

Dr. Wu is a double Board-Certified Dermatologist in both Canada and the USA with specialty training in Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Wu also holds a PhD in Clinical Immunology from the University of Oxford. He has authored numerous medical articles and textbook chapters, and lectures at major conferences across the globe. As Director of Research at the practice, Dr. Wu supervises between 20-30 ongoing clinical trials at any given time, placing him at the forefront of discovery and innovation in cosmetic dermatology.

Konika Schallen, MD

Medical Director of the Candela Institute for Education | Dr. Schallen has been practicing medicine for over 20 years and aesthetic medicine for 10 years.  In the past several years, she has combined her interests in aesthetic medicine, laser medicine and teaching through her work with the worldwide industry leaders in lasers and devices in over 40 countries, and has served as the company’s Global VP of Clinical Education.  Her clinical aesthetic practice is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Wendy Lewis, Founder & President

Wendy Lewis is the Founder & President of Wendy Lewis & Co Ltd Global Aesthetics Consultancy since 1997, a marketing communications boutique in New York City specializing in beauty, wellness and aesthetics. Their clients include healthcare, skincare, medical devices, dermatologic brands, start-ups, as well as aesthetic practices and medspas.

Lancho Cephivenus, CEO, Chobee Marketing MD

Lancho Cephivenus founded Chobee Marketing MD to redefine the medical aesthetic marketing process in Canada. Within a short 4 year period of time, Chobee has successfully assisting generated Over 100 Million Dollars for all of its clients.

Mona Sadeghpour, MD

Dr. Mona Sadeghpour is a board-certified dermatologist and a fellowship-trained laser and cosmetic dermatologist. She serves as Director of the Center for Skin, Laser, and Cosmetic Surgery and is an Assistant Professor at University of Colorado in Denver. At Yale, she received and completed the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award grant to study the role of immune system in mediating skin cancer. During her fellowship, she was involved in cutting-edge clinical research to bring new treatments to the market including the latest techniques in skin tightening using microneedling and radiofrequency, rosacea treatment, cellulite treatment, and tattoo removal.

Bertha Baum, DO

Dr. Bertha Baum is a board-certified Dermatologist and Cosmetic Surgeon. She practices at Hollywood Dermatology and Cosmetic Specialists in Hollywood, Florida. Her practice there, along with her Spanish language skills, draw a high percentage of Latino/Hispanic patients as well as interest from local Spanish media where she shares her expertise on the latest skin care technology advancements.

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Featured Products

PicoWay®- Intentionally designed picosecond platform for acne scars, wrinkles, pigmentation and tattoo removal.
Frax Pro™ - Advanced diode laser system that delivers highly targeted 1550 nm and 1940 nm wavelengths for dual-depth skin resurfacing.
Profound® - Temperature-controlled RF micro-needling to stimulate new elastin, collagen and hyaluronic acid in a single treatment.
Vbeam® - Treats vascular, pigmented and certain non-pigmented lesions.
Nordlys™ - with SWT IPL® for skin rejuvenation. Also includes Frax 1550™ for textural improvement and Nd:YAG 1064 for vascular lesions.
GentleMax Pro Plus™ - Candela’s latest evolution in the #1 dermatologist-recommended brand for laser hair removal.1 Built on a foundation of over 20 years of clinically proven performance across all skin types, it is designed to exceed your patients’ expectations and your business needs.
Exceed™ - The latest technology device offering enhanced treatment versatility as the first dual-indicated, FDA-cleared medical microneedling system for the treatment of both facial wrinkles and facial acne scar reduction.2,3

1. Proprietary Candela survey conducted by Wizer via Nielsen’s online physicians’ panel, among dermatologists, plastic surgeons and Medspas, 2015.
2. FDA cleared, K180778.
3. FDA cleared, K182407.