5 Continents Congress in Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Martin Kassir had the honor of representing Worldwide Laser Institute at the ALL INDIA INSTITUTE of MEDICAL SCIENCES (AIIMS) in New Delhi, India. Dr. Kassir lectured on ENERGY BASED DEVICES: HOW THEY ALL WORK at AIIMS. As the most prestigious academic institution in Dermatology in India, AIIMS attracts the brightest minds as faculty and residents. Faculty, residents, and well known AIIMS Dermatology Chairman Dr. Vinod K Sharma all attended Dr. Kassir's lecture. Dr. VK Sharma and Dr. Kassir also serve on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Dermatology together. Dr. Kassir lectured on Lasers, Radiofrequency devices, ...

AESTHETICS 2016 in New Delhi, India took place August 19-21 and was a resounding success. For the first time at AESTHETICS DELHI, Dr. Martin Kassir organized a Needling Workshop. This Needling Workshop consisted of lectures by "NEEDLING GUIDE" author and Worldwide Laser Institute Faculty Dr. Lance Setterfield, Dr. Martin Kassir, and 2 former Fellows of Dr. Kassir: Dr. Kanika Sahni and Dr. Anuj Pall.The theory, mechanism, clinical protocols, and various microneedling techniques were covered by the Faculty. Dr. Kanika Sahni presented a published paper on infraorbital darkening and Dr. Anuj Pall presented on Needling and Radiofrequency. Dr. Lance Setterfield covered ...

The S-thetic Circle Conference took place in Dusseldorf, Germany June 17-18. Organized by well known German Dermatological Surgeon Dr. Afschin Fatemi, this conference consisted of live surgeries, cadaver dissection, lectures, and active discussion with faculty. Attendees had interaction with leaders in Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, ENT, and industry during the conference. The cadaver dissection, led by Dr. Afschin Fatemi, was essential in helping the attendees understand anatomy and the fine points of surgery and other procedures. Dr. Martin Kassir attended all the sessions and presented his lecture on LASER COMPLICATIONS as Energy Based Devices were a big part of this conference. ...

Dr. Lance Setterfield conducted a one day microneedling class in Las Vegas, nevada to coincide with the 25th Annual Convention of the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals where he was invited as a guest speaker. SCOPE OF PRACTICE with needling was a prevailing theme. Given that complications with microneedling are on the rise, (complications such as granulomas, allergic reactions, and PIH or post inflammatory hyperpigmentation) Dr. Setterfield discussed how to best avoid complications with proper training, proper technique, and proper patient selection. The correct use of topical products and skin care with needling procedures was reviewed as this could be ...

Dr. Martin Kassir returned to Tehran for a special Congress of Dermatology, Cosmetic, and Laser 2016 which was held in conjunction with an ISD (International Society of Dermatology) Sister Society Meeting. Many ISD members who are world experts in Dermatology and Cosmetics attended this meeting to share their knowledge and expertise, enjoy Persian hospitality, and tour the many historic areas of Iran. Dr. Kassir led a tour of 20 distinguished ISD Members to Golestan Palace and the National Museum of Iran. ISD Members from multiple continents thoroughly enjoyed learning about Persian history from Cyrus the Great and antiquity to modern ...

Dr. Martin Kassir attended the 16th DUBAI DERMA DERMATOLOGY & LASER CONFERENCE in conjunction with with the 5th Continental Congress of Dermatology at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE on April 13th. Dr. Kassir was Chairman of a Session reviewing various forms of Alopecia (hair loss), new therapies for alopecia areata, and hair transplantation for androgenetic alopecia (male pattern hair loss). During the next Session on Non-Surgical anti-aging (cosmetic) treatments. Dr. Martin Kassir presented a lecture titled "MICRONEEDLING WITH INFUSION: 7 YEARS OF CLINICAL RESULTS". During this lecture, Dr. Kassir reviewed the mechanisms of anti-aging, how microneedling addresses ...

Dr. Lance Setterfield conducted a two day microneedling workshop in Holland April 9-10, 2016. This was Dr. Setterfield's 4th invitation to the Derm IQ Knowledge Centre to lecture on Needling. Basics such as anatomy, physiology, and cell to cell communication were discussed on day one. Appropriate patient selection and conditions best treated with needling were extensively reviewed for the attendees. The second day consisted of a hand on section to demonstrate proper techniques of microneedling in great detail. Needling for scarring, pigmentation, and antiaging were reviewed. Dr. Setterfield demonstrated not only how he would approach a patient for needling, but ...

The 7th Seminar For Dermatology, Esthetics, and Laser was held in Tehran, Iran from September 30th to October 2nd, 2015. During this Congress Dr. Martin Kassir conducted a workshop for Laser Hair Removal which included basic and advanced laser physics, practical pearls for dermatologists, and live hands on. This workshop was exclusively for Dermatologists of the Iranian Dermatological Society. After an introduction to basic laser physics, Dr. Martin Kassir reviewed more advanced laser physics as they apply to lasers for hair removal: appropriate wavelengths for melanin absorption, sufficient energy for destruction of the hair follicle, correct pulse widths to match ...

Dr. Martin Kassir just lectured at the 5CC (5 Continents Congress) in Cannes, France. This beautiful location in the Côte d'Azur (South of France) was the setting for a gathering of Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons from every continent to share & exchange views and to learn from one another. Dr. Kassir was Chairman of the ISD (International Society of Dermatology) Sister Society session at the 5CC, during which world experts lectured on cosmetic procedures. Dr. Kassir lectured on LASER COMPLICATIONS, teaching the audience the pitfalls of laser procedures without proper training. Various dermatologists were very interested in LASER TRAINING once ...

On the second day of Dr. Kassir's participation at Aesthetics 2015, he gave lectures on a variety of subjects. The day began with Dr. Kassir's lecture: SKIN CARE: FACT vs FICTION. IN this interesting lecture to the conference delegates, Dr. Martin Kassir methodically showed the process of making skin care and what makes great skin care. What are the actives (active ingredients) in the skin care? At what percent? Does the cream actually penetrate into the skin? What variables help or hinder the cream's penetration into the skin? What are preservatives? Are there better ones? What are the newest actives? ...

Aesthetics 2015 is a conference combining the specialties of Dermatology & Plastic Surgery. The Conference took place from August 28th to August 30th, 2015. Dr. Kassir gave the opening lecture in the full day laser course on August 28th, titled "PEARLS, TIPS, and TRICKS". There followed a lecture and panel discussion on Q-Switched Lasers. Q-Switch Lasers are extremely popular and effective in patients with ethnic skin. Q-Switch Lasers are used to treat tattoos of various colors, pigmented lesions, and congenital lesions such as Nevus of Ota. Dr. Kassir shared some clinical pearls as well during the live hands-on session, explaining ...

The ISA (International Summer Academy) was held in Munich in July, 2015. Under the direction of Professor Tomas Ruczika, there were sessions on General Dermatology, Lasers, Skin Care, and Esthetics. Attended by Dermatologists from all over the globe. Dr. Martin Kassir had the privelege of being the only male dermatologist to present in the Women's Dermatological Society (WDS) Session Chaired by Drs. Dedee Murrel of Australia and Wendy Roberts of the United States. Dr. Kassir's lecture was titled "Maintaining The Best Face", and was a review of all non-invasive procedures to help maintain a youthful appearance. Dr. Kassir reviewed Botox ...

Worldwide Laser Institute held its first ever Needling Course in Dallas, Texas. Needling expert and author Dr. Lance Setterfield was the Faculty for the course. The morning session consisted of an introduction to needling, followed by an advanced needling session and finally a hands on session for the students. After extensive and thorough lectures and didactic sessions about needling, Dr. Setterfield shared his methods for intial consultation with patients. Dr. Martin Kassir then taught the students the benefits of special photography both as a documentation tool and as a way to monitor clinical progress. The students were shown many before ...

Worldwide Laser Institute held a 4 hour course titled "TREATING DYSCHROMIA WITH NEEDLING AND LIGHT" on June 21st in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Lance Setterfield, author of "THE CONCISE GUIDE TO NEEDLING" and Laser Expert & WWLI Director Dr. Martin Kassir, were the faculty for this course. Students from New Hampshire to San Diego attended this course. This particular 4 hour course reviewed skin anatomy, skin phototypes, the basics of needling and light, how needling and light address pigmentary lesions, and possible pitfalls and complications. Laser devices and IPL devices used for hyperpigmentation were covered in this course, as were ...

The World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) took place in Vancouver, Canada. This prestigious gathering of the World's top Dermatologists takes place only every 4 years. Dr. Kassir was invoted to speak in the laser session and delivered two lectures titled "Q-Switch Lasers: How They Really Work" and "Managing and Preventing Laser Complications". 

KUWAIT DERMA UPDATE & LASER CONFERENCE took place in Kuwait from April 20th-22nd, 2015. Medical Dermatology & Lasers were extensively covered during this time. Dr. Martin Kassir had the honor of presenting the opening lecture of the conference, titled "LASER COMPLICATIONS". Dr. Kassir also commented on the other lectures, such as newer Q-Switched Lasers for tattoo removal. Dr. Martin Kassir then visited one of the hospitals where numerous laser procedures are performed, and the local dermatologists presented difficult cases and laser complications to Dr. Kassir. Dr. Kassir then advised the Kuwaiti doctors on how to proceed, which lasers to use, ...

The BMLA (British Medical Laser Association) held its annual meeting in Brighton, United Kingdom APril 15th-April 17th, 2015. This Conference included a gathering of Dermatologists and multiple other specialists and industry personnel to exchange ideas about laser technology, laser procedures, clinical efficacy, and improved patient outcomes. Dr. Martin Kassir represented Worldwide Laser Institue at the BMLA Conference. Dr. Martin Kassir was Chairman of the Session SKIN APPLICATION OF LASERS AND IPL DEVICES. This session had various distinguished laser experts discuss their techniques about various lasers, including lasers for vascular lesions and lasers for tattoo removal. Dr. Martin Kassir also lectured ...

Worldwide Laser Institute conducted its first course in the United Kingdom. The event titled NEEDLING AND LIGHT FOR HYPERPIGMENTATION & SCARS took place at the Cavendish Centre in London for the BACN (British Association of Cosmetic Nurses). This was an extensive 8 hour COMBINATION COURSE reviewing the basics of skin anatomy, skin physiology, an skin typing by Dr. Martin Kassir. The basics of microneedling and its effects on skin were reviewed by Dr. Lance Setterfield, author of the Concise Guide To Dermal Needling. Dr. Martin Kassir subsequently reviewed basic laser physics and light-tissue interactions along with the physiology of the ...

WORLDWIDE LASER INSTITUTE had its first full 5 day coure in Dallas, Texas. Day 5 was devoted to BLS (Basic Life Support). Well known doctor and author Lance Setterfield was first physician to take the course!

The 3rd DASIL (Dermatology And Surgery International League) Congress took place in Sun City, South Africa from September 7th to 10th, 2014. Dr. Martin Kassir was an invited speaker to this Congress on various subjects, including needling. Dr. Kassir gave several lectures including 2 on microneedling. Many experts on microneedling were present at this International Congress. As one of the world's experts on needling, Dr. Martin Kassir presented a lecture on Microneedling with Simultaneous Infusion. In this lecture Dr. Kassir described the mechanisms of microneedling for the skin and different products whose simultaneous infusion may benefit the skin. Dr. Kassir ...

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