Objectives & Outcomes of the Course
Health is the balanced condition of the living organism in which the integral, harmonious performance of the vital functions tends to the preservation of the organism and the normal development of the individual. Other definitions have been proposed, among which a recent definition that correlates health and personal satisfaction. In addition, beauty and aesthetics are among the most important factors to gain personal satisfaction. In this course, we aim to explain how to obtain with the aid of natural, safe and minimally invasive treatments, results through the application of combined techniques and associated laser with other related systems. Minimally invasive procedures that offer reduced downtime are on the rise in aesthetic facial surgery, and it is essential that these newer technologies undergo critical assessment in the hands of well-trained dermatologist doctors.
The combination of different techniques represents a new modality to address skin aging. Specific technical considerations are provided in this course, and vigorous management of patient expectations is recommended.
The aims of this course is to inform physicians who begin in the laser world in the cosmetic medicine field and to update experienced physicians as well. The physics principle and applications of Laser associated with other systems with same purpose will be presented as an introduction of the course and followed by techniques and aesthetic indications such as botulinum toxin, hyperhidrosis, threadslift, fillers and tattoo removal. The combining techniques, order approach, and global indication to the patient will be the focus of study in this course.
Dr. Rafael Serena is MD licensed in Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is the Medical Director of Serena Clinic in Barcelona, Spain. He is an ELA Council Member (European Laser Association), SELMQ Council Member (Sociedad Española de Laser Medico Quirurgico) and member of many professional organizations including the European Society for Laser Aesthetic Surgery and the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons.
Additionally, R. Serena MD authored and co-authored several journal articles, has written his first book “El Arte de Rejuvenecer, nuestro Aliado”, and has produced many national and international medical presentations. He is member of the European Botulinum Toxin Advisory Board and Chairman of the Spanish Botulinum toxin Advisory Board. Since 2012 he became part of the Advisor Board of the University Autonomus of Barcelona (UAB) and Editorial Board Member of Photonics & Lasers in Medicine of De Gruyter editorial.