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Workshop 2 + 17th Congress: What's New in Stubborn Pigmentary Disorder Management

November 12 - November 14, 2021 (Orlando, Florida)

USD 995

Course Includes:
  • Workshop Syllabus
  • Workshop Certificate
  • Continuing Medical Education Credits
  • Light Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Congress Registration
  • Congress Certificate
Refund Policy

Cancellations must be sent in writing by email to  All eligible refunds will be processed after written request and provided 3-5 business days after approval of the refund.

Note that refunds or credits for cancellation are not provided after October 20, 2021
*Until 45 days before the Event: 20% processing fees on the total registration
*Between 45 to 21 days before the Event: 50% cancellation fees on the amount paid.
*From 21 days (October 20) before the Event date or no show:  No refund.

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
1 Grand Cypress Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32836
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Website

The group rate for AAAM's 17th Congress and Pre-Congress Courses is $195/night single or double, exclusive of taxes & fees, current tax rate is 12.5%. The group rate is available until October 11, 2021, and is based upon availability. Please reserve early to avoid disappointment.  To make your reservations, please go to: AAAM 17th Congress Room Reservation Link 

You may also call +1-800-233-1234 to make your reservations under the group rate. Please reference the group code  "G-AAAA" when making your reservations.

**Please Note:  AAAM does not work with nor affiliated with 3rd party booking companies.  To ensure a reservation under the room block, please use the link on this page or call the hotel directly and reference the group code. To book through a 3rd party site/company is to do so at your own risk.

Workshop Information and Policy:

  1. A copy of your medical license must be received for admittance to the workshop. Please email your medical license to
  2. AAAM Provides Continuing Education Units. For CE purposes, attendees must sign in at AAAM registration each morning before entering the meeting room. CE credits are awarded based upon your hours of attendance; full credits are only awarded for attending the course in its entirety.
  3. To claim your CE credits, complete the workshop evaluation survey delivered to you via email within 3 business days of the workshop. After completing the survey, you may print and save your CME statement. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  4. Your AAAM Certificate will be provided to you at the workshop provided that you registered no later than 20 October. Registrants after that date will receive their AAAM Certificates by postal mail following the workshop. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive your AAAM Certificate. Your AAAM Certificate will not be awarded if you miss any portion of the workshop.
  5. Your AAAM Workshop syllabus will be provided to you at AAAM Registration on-site. A replacement for lost or stolen syllabus is not provided.
  6. Please note that no one, other than the registered delegate is provided admittance to the workshop or food functions. Your AAAM badge must be worn to all events
  7. You have agreed to all AAAM`s Terms and Conditions at time of Registration. View Terms and Conditions
Scientific Agenda
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November 12, 2021
Orlando, Florida

Chair: Desmer Destang, DDS, MSc (St. Lucia)

Speakers:  Suzan Obagi, MD (USA); Michael Felton, MD (USA)





·       To fully understand how to safely manage all skin types

·       How to manage indications and contraindications for skin of      color

·       Learn about specific skincare protocols designed for skin of color

·       Discover how to match treatments for darker skin types

·       Understand the chemistry and use of cosmeceuticals for hyperpigmentation

·       Use of lasers and other devices on darker skin



07:30 - 08:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

08:30 - 08:45

Introduction to the Latest Advances for the Treatment and Management of Skin of Color

08:45 – 10:15

Dermal Aesthetics: Discover how to match treatments specifically for darker Fitzpatrick skin types & the common cosmetic skin indications of Acne, Hyperpigmentation, Melasma, and Skin Tone & Skin Texture.  

Presented by Dr. Suzan Obagi

10:15 -10:45




10:45 -12:00



Dermal Aesthetics continued


12:00 -12:30

 Q & A Session

12:30 -13:30



13:30 -14:45

Cosmeceuticals for Hyperpigmentation:  Understand the chemistry of cosmeceuticals used for hyperpigmentation and how best to match your ingredients to ideally suit skin types and skin concerns. 


Presented by Dr. Desmer Destang

14:45 -15:00

Q & A Session


15:00 -15:15



15:15 -16:45

Devices & Technology:  While many energy-based devices and wavelengths can harm darker skin, newer technologies are proving safer for aesthetic indications on dark skin. Discover state-of-the-art device treatments & protocols capable of safely enhancing darker skin. 

Presented by Dr. Michael Felton

16:45 -17:15

Q & A Session for Panel




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