A Novel 650-microsecond Pulsed Nd:YAG 1064nm Laser for Removal of Pigmented Lesions

Yelena Kipervas, DO, Family Care, Bartonsville, PA

Six females with skin types II-IV and an average age of 64.7 were enrolled for treatment of pigmented lesions due to sun damage on the hands as well as some facial areas including cheek, forehead, nose and upper lip. Subjects had hairs in the treatment areas shaved immediately prior to treatment and all makeup and lotions were removed; one subject had microdermabrasion treatment both before and after the two laser sessions. One subject was treated once and all others were treated two times with the laser, with treatment sessions spaced approximately one month apart. In each session, subjects were treated using one pass at fluences of 21-28 J/cm2 on a 6mm spot size, followed by one pass at fluences of 159-223 J/cm2 on a 2mm spot size. No cooling, gel or lotion was used; moisturizing cream was applied after treatment. A 1064nm Nd:YAG laser, NeoTM (Aerolase, Tarrytown, NY) with a 650μsec pulse was used to perform all treatments. All subjects were asked to rate their satisfaction with the procedure after the final treatment, on a scale of Low, Moderate, High or Very High. Also, these were older patients who exhibited chronic joint and muscle pain in their hands and because they all received treatment on the hands, and since the laser used for the pigmented lesion removal is also known to reduce joint and muscle pain, subjects were asked to rate their level of pain both before and after the course of treatments.

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Hyperpigmentation

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Vascular Lesions

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Rosacea / Redness

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Hair Removal

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PFB

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Scars

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Autoimmune Disorders

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Skin Rejuvenation

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Acne

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Staff Accountant / Junior Accountant

Aerolase Corporation, a leading aesthetic laser innovator, seeks a Staff Accountant / Junior Accountant. Having made the Inc. 5000 list as one of the world’s fastest growing private companies as well as annual best-in-class product awards, Aerolase has transformed the market with products that provide uniquely tolerable treatments to the patients and exceptionally high ROI for the practitioners. The company offers competitive and an exciting high-growth company culture.

Staff Accountant / Junior Accountant

• Provide support to the Controller and the management team
• Maintain day-to-day financial accounting functions, including A/P, A/R, expense tracking
• Support the month-end close process, ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements.
• Uploading annual budget and tracking actual to budget variances
• Use of financial reporting software
• Support external auditors and other required outside reporting requirements
• Participation in quarterly inventory reconciliations
• Assist team with projects such as policy creation, system implementation, client support etc.

• Some experience with and strong understanding of the monthly close process and technical accounting
• Detailed oriented, with ability to see the big picture
• Self-starter who can work independently and employ time management skills to meet deadlines.
• Knowledge of MS Excel (V-lookup, formulas, pivot tables).
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting a MUST, good understanding of GAAP
• 1-3 years’ experience in an accounting function (including internship)
• General Ledger/Operational Accounting experience
• Knowledge of Quickbooks or other reporting software a plus (more the better)
• Industry experience a plus

Senior Accountant

Aerolase Corporation, a leading aesthetic laser innovator, seeks a Senior Accountant. Having made the Inc. 5000 list as one of the world’s fastest growing private companies as well as annual best-in-class product awards, Aerolase has transformed the market with products that provide uniquely tolerable treatments to the patients and exceptionally high ROI for the practitioners. The company offers competitive and an exciting high-growth company culture.

Senior Accountant:

• Provide support to the Controller and the management team
• Own day-to-day financial accounting functions, including A/P, A/R, expense tracking
• Assist in establishing and maintaining policies & procedures in accordance with GAAP and Aerolase policy
• Key contributor to the month-end close process, ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements.
• Assist in the preparation of management reports – (cash management, various projections, month end reporting package)
• Involvement with the annual budget process
• Use of financial reporting software
• Support external auditors and other required outside reporting requirements
• Prepare and submit payroll
• Participation in quarterly inventory reconciliation to the perpetual
• Ad hoc projects

• Strong knowledge of the monthly close process and technical accounting

• Detailed oriented, with ability to see the big picture

• Experience in continuous improvement and accounting best practices

• Self-starter who can work independently and employ time management skills to meet deadlines.

• System savvy – ability to learn new financial software

• Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel (V-lookup, formulas, pivot tables).

• Global consolidations experience a plus

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting a MUST, good understanding of GAAP

• 3+ years’ experience working as a staff/senior accountant

• General Ledger/Operational Accounting experience a must

• Extensive knowledge of Quickbooks and other reporting software

• Prior involvement with system implementation

• Prior public accounting experience (any size firm) a plus

• Industry experience a plus

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