Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne and Post-Acne Scars with a 650-Microsecond 1064nm Laser Combined with Low Dose Isotretinoin

Michael H. Gold, Natalia Manturova Evgenievna, Larisa Kruglova Sergeevna, Evgenia Ikonnikova Vladimirovna

Gold M., Evgenievna N., Sergeevna L., Vladimirovna E., “TREATMENT OF MODERATE TO SEVERE ACNE AND POST ACNE SCARS WITH 650 MICROSECOND 1064 nm LASER COMBINED WITH LOW DOSE ISOTRETINOIN,” Lasers Surg Med. 2019 Mar;51(S31):S13-14

Background: Research indicates acne therapy using isotretinoin can lead to a delay in the repair of skin integuments (i.e., skin scar tissue), and therefore the use of laser and phototherapy in patients receiving retinoid therapy is relatively contraindicated. Traditionally it is believed that laser procedures should be postponed for at least 6–8 months after the end of systemic therapy with isotretinoin. However, a more current version of treatment protocols and the transition to lower dosages have made it possible to reduce the likelihood of side effects of the combination therapy, which presents a significant development for the treatment of post-acne scars and the prevention of their occurrence.

Study Design/Materials and Method: The study included 28 female (60.8%) and 18 male (39.2%) patients of skin types I–III, aged 18 to 29 years with moderate to severe acne (up to 20 papulopustular elements) complicated by atrophic scars. In all patients included in the study, genetic analysis revealed the polymorphism of the genes Col1A2, MMP3, ESR1, MMP1 MMP7, which can lead to the appearance of scars of this morphotype. IGA parameters before the start of therapy averaged 1.8…

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Scars

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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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