Dr. Alex attend the first Los Angeles Multispecialty Cosmetic Academy (LAMCA) 2018 from Friday March 23, 2018 through Sunday March 25, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. This conference was organized by Dr. Alex’s friend and colleague Dr. Kian Karimi of Rejuva Aesthetics in Brentwood, CA.
The conference featured many speakers and exhibitor and the focus was on surgical and non-surgical cosmetic rejuvenation. The LAMCA conference was another outstanding educational opportunity to learn about all the latest and greatest treatments in aesthetics. There were a number of world renown speakers from multiple specialties. The pioneer of intense pulsed light dermatologist Dr. Patrick Bitter Jr. discussed the newest applications of technology including treatments for pain, feminine rejuvenation, and male enhancement. Plastic surgeon Dr. Sheila Nazarian spoke about non-surgical skin tightening and feminine rejuvenation. Head and neck surgeon Dr. Steve Weiner of The Aesthetic Clinique in Rosa Beach, FL discussed new microneedling technologies. Dr. Alexander Rivkin of Westside Aesthetics in Los Angeles, CA, inventor of the non-surgical nose job, discussed using fillers in the tear trough and demonstrated fillers for enhancement of the nose. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anil Rajani of Style Aesthetics from Portland, OR discussed using PDO threads to lift the face. Ophthalmologist Dr. Steve Yoelin from Newport Beach, CA discussed and demonstrated advanced filler techniques. Live demonstrations included a variety of laser treatments and injectables.
The exhibits featured a number of companies in the cosmetic field. Dr. Alex had the pleasure of seeing Nai’a Bradshaw from Alastin Skin Care and Ted Reffkin from Monarch lasers. He also enjoyed spending time with colleagues such as Dr. Rachel Reyes-Bergano from Contempo Aesthetics in Pasadena, CA and Beverly Hills Sculptress Shae Kaplan. Dr. Alex learned about the newest hyaluronic acid filler available in the United States called Revanesse Versa as well as a new topical patch we are offering called Occumend which reduced bruises after injectable treatments. Dr. Alex congratulates Dr. Kian Karimi on an outstanding program and looks forward to attending the LAMCA next year.