International Peeling Society Announces Peeling Around the World Course Agenda

Hands-on Workshop and Sessions to be held February 14-15 in San Diego.

Rolling Meadows, IL, December 04, 2017 --( The International Peeling Society (IPS), an organization dedicated to the field of chemical peels, recently announced the agenda for its 2018 Peeling Around the World educational session on AAD Global Education Day.

The event will be held prior to the AAD Annual Meeting on February 15 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in San Diego, California. This 4-hour educational event features stellar faculty from around the world and focuses on the latest innovations and uses of superficial to deep chemical peels for therapeutic and aesthetic indications across all skin types.

“We’re thrilled to offer another interactive, educational training using the highest standards in chemical peel education,” said Prof. Claudia Borelli, President of the International Peeling Society. “This event continues to provide our members with the opportunity to converse with peers in the dermatology industry on highly-concentrated topics pertinent to their careers.”

Case presentations, technique tips and clinical trends highlight the scientific agenda:

--Overview of Superficial, Medium, Deep Peels
--Melasma Panel
--Acne Scars: Chemabrasion; Scarring treatment; Acne Scars in Dark Skin; Isotretinoin
--Sedation and Anesthesia for Medium and Deep Peels
--TCA and Croton Oil/Phenol Peels: JS + TCA; CO2 + TCA; Hetter and Phenol/Croton Oil
--Sedation and Anesthesia for Medium and Deep Peels
--Managing Peel Complications
--Asian and Hispanic skin: Superficial, Medium Deep Peels; Deep Peels/Cardiac including QT Interval, Carbon Mask
--Peels in Men
--Medical Uses for Chemical Peels

“This was by far the most valuable session I attended during the entire 2017 convention,” said Dr. Kachiu Lee. “I am excited for an encore event where I can interact with colleagues and learn more about best peeling practices of care worldwide.”

The world-renowned faculty will include:
--Harold Brody, MD, Moderator (Atlanta, Ga.)
--Isabel Arias, MD (Mexico City, Mexico)
--Richard Bensimon, MD (Portland, Ore.)
--Vivian Bucay, MD (San Antonio, Texas)
--Sahar Ghannam, MD (Kuwait and Canada)
--Dee Anna Glaser, MD (St Louis, Mo.)
--Pearl Grimes, MD (Los Angeles, Calif.)
--Gregory Hetter, MD (Sarasota, Fla.)
--Marina Landau, MD (Tel Aviv, Israel)
--Kachiu Lee, MD (Providence, R.I.)
--Gary Monheit, MD (Birmingham, Ala.)
--Peter Rullan, MD, IPS Vice President (San Diego, Calif.)
--Rashmi Sarkar, MD (New Delhi, India)
--Jaishree Sharad, MD (Mumbai, India)
--Seaver Soon, MD (San Diego, Calif.)
--Rebecca Tung, MD (Chicago, Ill.)
--Carlos Wambier, MD, PhD (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Physicians and residents can register online at Non-member physicians can save $200 on registration and enjoy exclusive benefits by joining IPS at

Additionally, IPS Vice President Peter Rullan, MD, will host the Medium and Deep Chemical Peel Hands-on Workshop from February 14-15. This intensive educational experience is designed for eight to 10 core physicians to observe and peel patients and is exclusively for IPS members.

For questions, contact IPS at or 847-871-4800.

About the International Peeling Society
The International Peeling Society (IPS) was founded in 2012 by an international group of physicians dedicated to the field of chemical peels. The society targets to teach and promote the methods and applications of chemical peels for both medical and esthetic purposes. Among the goals of the society are the development of clinical guidelines for better and safer use of peels, the setting of appropriate quality standards and the initiation and support of basic and clinical research in this field. IPS dedicates itself to maintain the highest possible standards of clinical practice, patient care and medical education pertaining to chemical peeling in aesthetic medicine and surgery. For more information, visit
International Peeling Society
Katie Allodi