Part I


Conference Highlights

February 2021

Curious about what takes place at LiVDerm events? Check out our featured highlights to review our highly acclaimed conferences.

Conference Highlight

Medical Dermatology: COVID-19, Telehealth and New Guidelines for 2021

  • COVID-19-safe biologics bimekizumab, deucravacitinib and baricitnib
  • Antibiotics resistance in dermatologic practices
  • Delaying care due to COVID-19 safety concerns
  • Prescription delivery services
  • Challenges to delivering care remotely
  • New AMA coding guidelines effective Jan. 1, 2021
  • Dermatology will see increased reimbursement this year
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Breaking News in Skin Cancer

  • Implications for pregnancy and melanoma
  • Risk factors for melanoma
  • Using gene expression profiling and pigmented lesion assay testing
  • COVID-19 and delayed skin cancer diagnoses
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Treating Inflammatory Diseases

  • Race differences in acne and hyperpigmentation
  • Inflammatory vs. comedogenic acne
  • Lower use of biologics to manage psoriasis among African American patients
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Top Acne Treatments 2021

  • Acne pathogenesis
  • Topical retinoids
  • Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Oral antibiotics
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Let the Oral Therapy Debate Begin

  • Effectiveness of oral antibiotics to treat acne
  • Antibiotics: side effects and resistance
  • Responsible use of antibiotics in tandem with topical treatments
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Rosacea: What is New?

  • Oral-topical dual therapy for Rosacea
  • Topical minocycline recently FDA-approved
  • New slow-release formula of microencapsulated benzoyl peroxide
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Skin of Color Symposium

  • Melasma treatment and prevention
  • Hyperpigmentation treatment and prevention
  • Celebrating dark skin tones and tailoring treatment
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CME Symposium

  • Atopic dermatitis causes and treatment
  • Psoriatic arthritis risk factors, diagnosis and therapy options
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What is New in Excessive Sweating?

  • Hyperhidrosis diagnosis using the Hyperhidrosis Disease Severity Scale
  • Treatment options and contraindications
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Pharmaceutical Breakthroughs and Clinical Trials Update

  • Recent drug-device treatment combinations
  • New topical therapeutics for plaque psoriasis and atopic dermatitis
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Innovations in Diagnosis: Precancer to Skin Cancer, Pathology, and CPC Cases

  • Mechanisms of disease development and progression
  • Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in transplant recipients
  • Actinic keratoses (AK) vs. SCC
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Cutaneous Oncology Screening and Dermoscopy

  • Skin cancer: highly common but treatable
  • Patient self-examination recommendations
  • Physical characteristics of melanoma, basil cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma
  • Noninvasive imaging for skin cancer diagnosis and monitoring
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Melanoma: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation and Genetic Approaches to Prognosis

  • Geographics, genetics and age in melanoma patients
  • Melanoma and its subtypes: risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis
  • Early detection to combat rising rates of melanoma
  • Assessing severity and prognosis
  • Identifying rates of metastasis, recurrence and mortality
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Treatment, Guidelines, Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation for Melanoma & Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

  • Melanoma treatments: targeted and immunotherapies
  • Genetic factors in metastatic melanoma
  • New treatment options for advanced squamous, merkel and basal cell carcinomas
  • Age, sex, race and other risk factors for nonmelanoma skin cancer
  • Characteristics of squamous and basal cell carcinomas
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Clinical Update: CSCC Treatment

  • Assessment and excision guidelines for high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC)
  • FDA-approved PD-1 inhibitors for CSCC treatment
  • Neoadjuvant and adjuvant immunotherapies in clinical trials
  • Imaging and surveillance for early detection of CSCC
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Radiation Therapies and Surgical Innovations

  • Superficial radiation therapy (SRT) uses and benefits
  • Low recurrence of nonmelanoma skin cancers when treated with SRT
  • Benefits of absorbable sutures
  • Castroviejo instruments for surgery around the eye
  • SutureGardĀ® Intraoperative to stretch skin and close wounds
  • JuvenĀ® OTC for wound healing