Agenda Announced for 2019 Peeling Around the World Course from International Peeling Society

Session to be held February 28, 2019 in Washington, DC

Rolling Meadows, IL, January 05, 2019 --( The International Peeling Society (IPS), an organization dedicated to the field of chemical peels, announced the agenda for its 2019 Peeling Around the World educational session on the American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) Global Education Day.

The event will be held prior to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting on February 28 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. 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.

“Peeling Around the World had such a significant impact on me as an attendee that I volunteered to help direct the course this year,” said Kachiu Lee, MD, 2019 Peeling Around the World Session Co-Director. “I have enjoyed helping put together this agenda and worldwide cast of faculty.”

Case presentations, technique tips and clinical trends highlight the scientific agenda:
--Histologic effects of superficial, medium and deep peels
--Procedural considerations: skin preparation, patient comfort and post-procedure
--Indications and applications techniques of superficial and medium depth chemical peels
--Art of chemical peeling
--Mastering superficial peels
--Lip augmentation
--Complication prevention and management
--Educating patients about chemical peels and marketing
--Composition of phenol-croton oil peels
--Segmental and full face phenol-croton oil chemical peels
--Safety considerations in phenol-croton oil chemical peels
--Peels for men

Past attendees Adrienne Choksi, MD, and Dee Anna Glaser, MD, respectively commented, “Very well rounded and informative program” and “Great Job! Love the meeting time before AAD.”

The world-renowned faculty will include:
--Harold Brody, MD (Atlanta, GA)
--Nada Elbuluk, MD (New York, NY)
--Sahar Ghannam, MD (Toronto, ON, Canada)
--Pearl Grimes, MD (Los Angeles, CA)
--Emily C. Keller, MD (Indianapolis, IN)
--Marina Landau, MD (Tel Aviv, Israel)
--Kachiu Lee, MD (Providence, RI)
--Margaret Mann, MD (Westlake, OH)
--Gary Monheit, MD (Birmingham, AL)
--Rhoda Narins, MD (West Harrison, NY)
--Jeave Reserva, MD (Maywood, IL)
--Farhaad Riyaz, MD (Washingon, DC)
--Jennifer M. Rullan, MD (Chula Vista, CA)
--Peter P. Rullan, MD (Chula Vista, CA)
--Seaver Soon, MD (San Diego, CA)
--Barton Sterling, MD (Spring Lake, NJ)
--Carlos Wambier, MD, PhD (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

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

Additionally, the Medium and Deep Chemical Peel Hands-on Workshop will be February 27-28. This intensive educational experience is designed for 10 to 12 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
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Ashley Alexander