Preliminary Program

  • Location: Grand Hotel Union

    Welcome Reception

    Join us on May 26th at the Grand Union Hotel for a welcome reception in the dazzling Grand Union Hall. Adorned in the captivating charm of Art Nouveau elegance, the stage will be set for a delightful social gathering. Mingle with fellow participants and raise a toast to kick-off the Laser & Health Academy Symposium 2024.

    Dress code - casual
  • Location: Cankarjev dom

    8:30 - 17:00 DENTISTRY
      Fotona - the Journey of a Lifetime
    Ilay Maden: My Journey with Fotona
    Damir Šnjarić: How my Game has Changed by Choosing Perfection
      Tooth Vitality Preservation
    Nitish Kamboj: LASERDONTICS: Revolutionizing Conservative Dentistry with LightWalker®
    Tomaž Ivanušič: QSPossibilities
    11:00 - 12:00
    Coffee break

      Managing Oral Biofilms
    Jason Pang: Managing Oral Biofilms: A Biomarker for Laser Treatment
    Kinga Grzech-Lesniak: Periodontal Biofilm Management with Neodymium and Erbium Lasers
    David Stopar: SWEEPS®/SSP-Assisted Photoacoustic Removal of Bacteria from Simulated Dental Pockets
    14:00 - 15:00
    Light lunch

      Mastering SWEEPS Endodontics
    Giovanni Olivi: Unveiling SWEEPS® Technology for Optimized Irrigation with Minimal Preparation
    Roeland De Moor: LAI and Biofilm Interaction: the Difference with Other Irrigant Activation Methods
    Yassine Corbin: No-File Endodontics, a Unicorn Out of Reach?
    Pal Foris: Matured, Necrotized, Infected Teeth’s Regenerative Endodontic Treatment with Er:YAG Laser
    Emerging Trends for Well-Being
    Stefano Benedicenti: Photobiomodulation: from Science to the Clinic

    8:30 - 17:00 GYNECOLOGY
      SMOOTH® and HITS® Technology in Gynecology
    Neža Koron: Overview Lecture: Insights into Fotona Technology
    Barry O’Reilly: VEL Treatment for Stress Urinary Incontinence
    Chi Feng Su: The Advantages of an Intraurethral Approach in Patients with SUI
    Le Mai Tu: Combined Intraurethral and Intravaginal Approach for Treatment of Urinary Incontinence - Results of an RCT
    Peter Okui: TVT/TOT and VEL: How do they Intersect?
    11:00 - 12:00
    Coffee break

      Tina Logar: Combined treatment of Urinary Incontinence using SMOOTH® Technology and HITS®
    Penpun Wattanakrai: HITS® - Results of a Sham-Controlled RCT for SUI Treatment
    Christian Phillips: Managing the Incontinence Patient - FotonaSmooth®, StarFormer®, or a Combination of Both? An Evidence and Clinical Practice-Based Approach
    Enrico Ferrazzi: StarFormer® HITS® and Postpartum Treatment
    Shingo Minagawa: Evaluating the Efficacy of High Intensity Tesla Magnetic Stimulation (HITS®) with StarFormer® in the Treatment of Urinary Incontinence
    Hirokazu Abe: Effects of Laser Therapy on Recurrent Cystitis 
    14:00 - 15:00
    Light lunch

      Ivan Fistonić: My favorite topic: “Predictive Factors for Successful Application of Laser Therapy and Comprehensive Assessment of its Safety”
    Marco Gambacciani: Integrated Treatment for Patients with GSM
    Leticia Lazzaletta: Revitalizing Menopausal Microbiota with Non-Ablative Erbium YAG Laser Treatment
    Aleksandra Novakov Mikić: Can Laser Help Patients with Sjögren’s Syndrome?
    Catherine Eychenne: Analysing the Results of Er:YAG Laser Treatments for Urinary Incontinence and Prolapse using Ultrasound
    Round Table Discussion

    8:30 - 17:00 AESTHETICS
    Facial Aesthetics I
    Ashraf Badawi: Perfecting Rejuvenation with Fotona Dynamis®
    Mark Taylor: The Art of Combinations in Aesthetic Procedures
    Nicolas Rygaloff: How to Achieve the Best Result in Scar Treatments
    Lucas Chia: Choosing Wisely: Fotona Laser Selection for Specific Indications
    Sebastian Velez: Different Approaches to Treating Melasma using the StarWalker®
    Li Jingxiong: SuperV - Advanced Facial Sculpting and Rejuvenation
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Sevinç Elinç Aslan: Rejuvenation Techniques With StarWalker®
    11:00 - 11:45
    Coffee break


    Facial Aesthetics II
    Leonardo Marini: Unlocking Radiance with StarWalker® - from Tatoos and Pigments to Photorejuvenation
    Kingsley Mariadasan: FracRevive™ in Action -  Photorejuvenation Perfection
    Wong Yeut Sun: My Favourite Treatments using StarWalker® PQX
    Gabriel Buendia: AvalancheLase® - Fotona’s Unique Solutions for Hair Removal, Pigments and Rejuvenation
    Ivana Bogataj Tancer: Novel Skin Perfecting Treatments using Fotona Laser Platforms
    Nathalia Wahyudi: Combined use of Dynamis® and StarWalker® for Various Treatments on Asian Skin
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Pham Huu Nghi: Treatment of Facial Venous Malformations. Experience with Long-pulsed
    1064 nm Nd:YAG laser

    14:00 - 15:00
    Light lunch

      Novel and Combined Treatments in Face, Body and Hair I
    Roberto Valdivia Sing: Intense Skin Tightening with New HC6 HoneyComb T-Runner®
    Adrian Gaspar: Fotona’s Next-Gen Body Treatments
    Julio Cezar Velez: L-Runner® and T-Runner® Rejuvenation Combining Laser and Bio-stimulators
    Susanna Marini: Perfecting Skin Tighthening with the Help of T-Runner® and Nx-RunnerTM
    Tian Yanli: New Insights into the Effects of Nd:YAG Laser Piano Mode on Animal Skin and Striated Muscles
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Nataša Teovska Mitrevska: Fractional Erbium-YAG Laser and Platelet-Rich Plasma as Combined Treatment for Acne Scars - Our Experience
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Romina Zadehkabir: Rejuvenation: A Case Series of Modified EyeLase Treatment

    Red Carpet Dinner & Grand 60-Year Celebration
    Be a part of an unforgettable evening at Cankarjev dom, Slovenia’s main cultural and congress center.

    Follow the red carpet and gather in the Gallus Hall for our grand 60-year celebration, featuring an exciting program with live performers to mark the special occasion. And of course, the night will unfold with standing buffet and an after-party to add some extra fun!

    Dress code: Smart casual / coctail

    Join us for an evening of elegance, celebration, and good times!
  • Location: Cankarjev dom

    8:30 - 17:00 DENTISTRY
      Redefining Oral Surgery
    Paolo Vescovi: Advantages of QSP Mode in Bone Surgery
    HongShi Li: Ultrasound-Guided Nd:YAG Laser Intervention for Multifocal Venous Malformation
    Fernando Duarte: Laser Protocols to Place and Save Implants
    Bogdan Crisan: Oral Soft Tissues Management with LightWalker®
    11:00 - 12:00

    Coffee break

      Maki Tanaka: Immediate Implant Placement into an Infected Socket using Modified SWEEPS Technique
    Emerging Trends for Well-Being
    Mihael Vrčkovnik: Photobiomodulation Therapy for Treatment of Olfactory Dysfunction
    Krešimir Simunović: NightLase®: A Challenge and a Blessing, our Update after over 12 Years of Experience 
    14:00 - 15:00
    Light lunch

      Harvey Shiffman: Laser-Assisted Treatment of Tinnitus and Vertigo
    Laser Artistry for Smile and Face
    Rita El Feghali: LightWalker® The Revolutionary Tool in Dental Aesthetics
    Jeanette Rindeskog: Crafting Beautiful Smiles and Faces: A Dental Clinic’s Approach to Facial Aesthetics

    Closing remarks
    Linhlan Nguyen: From Purchase to Proficiency: My Fotona Laser Tale

    8:30 - 17:00 GYNECOLOGY

    Vulvar and Vaginal Procedures I
    Aleksandra Koteniatkina: How to Treat Vulvar Dermatoses with Laser?
    Volker Viereck: Nd:YAG / Er:YAG Dual Laser Treatment of Lichen Sclerosus - Results of RCT
    Adrian Gaspar: My favorite topic - “Advanced treatment method for treatment of recurrent vaginal infections.”
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Katja Miličević: One Size Does Not Fit All: Adapting Protocols to Fit Patients’ Needs
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Suleyman Ahkan: Fotona Vaginal Er:YAG Laser (VEL™) Treatment of Overactive Bladder in a Gonadal Dysgenesis Patient who Underwent Genital Reconstructive Surgery for Introital and Vaginal Stenosis
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Ali Haydar Kantarcı: Rare Indications Successfully Resolved with a Surgical Er:YAG Laser Approach
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Sibel Malkoç: A New Technique: Laser Labiaplasty without Labial Clamping
    Teodora Vasileva: Er:YAG Laser for Colposcopic Surgery
    Tamer Erel: Objective Analysis of the Treatment of Episiotomy Scars

    11:00 - 12:00
    Coffee break

      Vulvar and Vaginal Procedures II & Surgical Procedures
    Jorge Gaviria: My favourite topic - “Tips and pearls: 15 years of Smooth Gynecology Practice”
    Olga Pustotina: The Intrauterine Laser Approach for Restoration of Thin Endometrium - Long-term Follow Up
    Melanie Morin: Can We Treat Vulvodynia with Laser?
    Ebru Alper: An Emerging Treatment Option for a Specific Group of Vulvodynia Patients: The Combined Application of VEL and Nd:YAG Laser
    Olga Pustotina: Laser for Treatment of Hemorrhoids 
    14:00 - 15:00
    Light lunch

      Urology & Male Health & Round Tables
    Zdenko Vižintin: Overview lecture: Insights into Fotona Male Health Program
    Teodora Vasileva: HITS® for Treatment of Male Sexual Disorder
    Round Table Discussion on Male Health
    Round Table Discussion on the Future of Laser Gynecology
    Closing Remarks

    8:30 - 17:00 AESTHETICS
    Clinical Dermatology and Surgery
    Uwe Paasch: Treating Precursors to Skin Cancer with SP Dynamis® and PDT
    Duško Maletić: Fotona in the Hands of Surgeons
    Behzad Taghizadeh: EVLA and Transdermal Treatments in the Vascular Surgery Practice
    Tamara Klarić: My Experiences in use of 1064 nm and 1470 nm Lasers for EVLA
    Hasan El-Fakahany: Dynamis® in my Practice - Versatility from A to Z
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Dilek Basaran: Short Pulse Nd-YAG Treatment for Port-wine Stain
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Luciano Morgado: Use of Fotona Dynamis® and StarWalker® Lasers to Treat Complications from Jet Plasma in the Cervical Region
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Naci Celik: Treatment of Hyaluronic Acid Filler Complication: Nasal Skin Necrosis
    11:00 - 11:45
    Coffee break

      Novel and Combined Treatments in Face, Body and Hair II
    Barry Dekeyser: Advancements in Hair Loss Treatment: From Clinical Practice to Commercial Success
    Doris Day: HaiRestart® - How and When do I Use it in My Practice?
    Jesse Chong: The Benefits of new CoolMist™ Spray Cooling in my Nx Dynamis® Treatments
    Tania Phillips: Recipe for Success - Fractional Ablative Treatments on the Face and the Body
    Jorge Banos: Complete Body Contouring Approach - TightSculting® and StarFormer® Combined
    Omar Suljagić: StarWalker® for Stretch Marks
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Tiana Burmann: Fox Eyes Lift—A New Protocol for Eyebrow Elevation with Fotona Laser
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Azza Halim: TightSculpting® and Carboxytherapy Combo
    14:00 - 15:00
    Light lunch

      Novel and Combined Treatments in Face, Body and Hair III
    Jorge Gaviria: Holistic Non-Invasive Face and Body Rejuvenation
    David Sudarto: Combination of Ablative and Non-Ablative Fractional Multifocal Picosecond Treatment for Acne Scars in Asian Skin
    Adele Bartram Goodall: My Approach to Laser Rejuvenation with Dynamis® and StarWalker®
    Peter Nhat: Combining Er:YAG Resurfacing and Picosecond Nd:YAG in Treating Pigmented Lesions
    Krešimir Simunović: When Tradition meets High Tech: Integration of Photobiomodulation and HITS® Magnetic
    Stimulation into Fotona Treatment Protocols
    Alexander Grant: Permanent Make-up Tattoo Removal
    FREE COMMUNICATIONS: Sandra Medeiros: Photobiomodulation: the Future is Bright!
    Closing Remarks

    Fotona Farewell Party (Klub Cirkus)
    As the LA&HA Symposium 2024 draws to a close, join us for the Fotona Farewell Party. 

    Let's dance the night away!
    Dress code - glitter