The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) 32nd Annual Conference will take place at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, Fla from April 18-to 22, 2012.

More than 2,000 people are expected to attend more than 200 scientific presentations and sessions that focus on experimental and translational research, cutaneous laser surgery, photobiomodulation, surgical applications and interstitial laser therapy.

Some Highlights Include:

•New Offerings in Dentistry/Oral and Maxillofacial Optical Diagnostics, Laryngeal and ENT — in conjunction with the Head and Neck Optical •Diagnostics Society (HNODS)
•Breakout Session on Photobiomodulation.
•Outcomes and New Techniques for Facelift and Neck Tightening Procedures
•Use of Adaptive Optics Scanning Imaging of Photoreceptor Loss in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
•Clinical Trials for New Indications for Photodynamic Therapy (PDT). Featuring new methods to improve PDT with Gene Transfection
•Burns and Trauma. Tips and parameters for treatment of traumatic, severe and burn scars to optimize patient results
•Voice Surgery and CO2 Laser in 2012: 30 Years of Practice
•International Experience in Lasers in Dermatology
•Surgical Applications: Interstitial Laser Therapy (ILT)
•Experimental and Translational Research and Medicine
•Medical Technology Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Clinical Success

The five-day conference also features technology, equipment and research exhibits from industry leaders in manufacturing, marketing and sales, professional organizations, academia and publishing. Admission to the exhibit floor is free and will be open Friday, April 20 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 am to 7:30 pm. Online registration for the conference is open at

(Source: American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery)