laser medicine

Avram Elected President of ASLMS

ASLMS Announces New Officers

Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD, was elected president of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) on April 7, 2017. He is the director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Center, faculty director for Laser and Cosmetic Training in the department of dermatology at Harvard Medical School, and associate professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School.

Combination Therapy For Angiofibromas Shows Promise

A combination of vascular laser, ablative fractional laser and topical treatment provided significant improvement in angiofibromas with no adverse events or scarring in a case study presented by Roy G. Geronemus, MD and Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae-Harboe, MD. The manuscript, “Targeted Topical and Combination Laser Surgery for the Treatment of Angiofibromas” was published in the November 2013 issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.