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The First International Congress `Current State in Corrective Dermatology: Lasers and Fillers` Zagreb, October 1-2, 2010

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315 Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2010;18(4):315-316 NEWS AND COMMENTS The First International Congress ‘Current State in Corrective Dermatology: Lasers and Fillers’ Zagreb, October 1-2, 2010 and keloid scars; and laser treatment of leg veins. The role of botulinum toxin in the management of hyperhidrosis instead of intense pulsed light (IPL) and IPL-activated boswellia nanoparticles, and the novel contribution in corneotherapy as well as the methods of rejuvenation were emphasized. Mesotherapy has found application in medi- cine as well as in removing the signs of aging in people up to age 60. Four workshops were held in the frame of the Congress. The workshop en- titled Rejuvenation with Fraction Burane XL Laser proved very successful and Congress participants had an opportunity to acquire direct experience on a model. Second workshop was dedicated to the use of chemical peeling with Glytone products (Asst. Prof. Z. Bukvić-Mokos). Third workshop dealt with mesotherapy by use of Filorga filler (Dr. Philippe Petit, France), while the fourth workshop was so conceived as to teach the participants how to use hyaluronic acid as a skin filler (Sanja Gregurić, MD). This Congress gathered at one place dermato- venereologists, plastic surgeons, ENT specialists, biochemists, and manufacturers of nanoparticles used in Dermaviduals products. The lectures presented in both Lecture Halls were followed by rich discussion on the critical ap- proach in the use of corrective methods in gener- al, and for attenuating the process of skin aging in particular. It was concluded that client inclusion in laser treatment according to indications should be taken into account, with due consideration of con- traindications in case of failure of other methods of treatment available. The choice of corrective treat- ment should be based on individualized approach, professional opinion, and physician’s experience in assessing the client or patient wishes and ex- pectations, especially if

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