Founding Members of the OCT Working Group at the 2013 AAD Annual Meeting in Miami. Left to right: Dr. Markowitz, Prof. Reinhold, Dr. Siegel, Dr. Ulrich, Dr. McKenzie, Prof. Welzel, Prof. Jemec, Dr. Strasswimmer

Upcoming Meetings

OCT in Focus Meetings are organised regularly, and provide a place where expert OCT users can meet, exchange ideas and results, and move the understanding of OCT's role in dermatology forward. 

You and members of your team are warmly invited to attend to:

  • Top-up your knowledge – expand your understanding and discover the range of applications for OCT

  • Interact, peer-to-peer – opportunity to discuss those tricky cases with other fellow OCT users

  • Join the OCT community – connect with colleagues who are users of OCT

Please click here to find details of the previous OCT in Focus meetings.

Please see below for details of all the upcoming meetings.

To attend, please contact

OCT in Practice

A workshop for new OCT users

Klinikum Augsburg, Germany

27 - 28 September 2019

The OCT in Practice workshop is designed to give new users or clinicians interested in becoming users of OCT an opportunity to learn more about the application of this technology on a peer-to-peer basis.

Over the course of the two days attendees will gain an understanding of Optical Coherence Tomography and learn about new developments in the field. The hands-on training has been designed to give an overview including pitfalls and to help gain experience in measuring skin conditions as well as interpreting images in order to become more confident when applying OCT in their own practice.

The workshop will take place on Friday 27 September from 16:00 to 18:30 hrs and Saturday 28 September 2019 from 9:00 to 14:00 hrs

Friday 27th September 2019

16:00 - 16:05hrs Julia Welzel: Welcome and Introductions

16:05 - 17:00hrs Jon Holmes: Principles of OCT and OCT technique, D-OCT

17:00 - 17:15hrs Julia Welzel: Indications

17:15 - 17:45hrs Sandra Schuh: Healthy skin at different locations, physiological changes and treatment effects

17:45 - 18:00hrs Julia Welzel: How and when to use OCT? Analysis of usage data

18:00 - 18:15hrs Julia Welzel/Sandra Schuh: Hands-on introduction to practical use (including terminology)

18:30hrs                 Dinner at Gasthaus Settele


Saturday, 28th September 2019

9:00 - 9:30hrs Sandra Schuh: Non-melanoma skin cancer: diagnosis, treatment monitoring, margin mapping

9:30 - 10:00hrs Training, Quiz

10:00 - 10:45hrs Measurements of patients

10:45 - 11:15hrs Sandra Schuh/Cristel Ruini: Case Studies

11:15 - 11:35hrs NN: Successful integration into private practice workflow

11:35 - 12:05hrs Break, refreshments

12:05 - 12:25hrs Nathalie De Carvalho: Melanocytic lesions

12:25 - 12:40hrs Sandra Schuh: Inflammatory skin diseases

12:40 - 12:55hrs Julia Welzel: Wounds, Burns, Laser Treatment

12:55 - 13:10hrs Elke Sattler: Infectious diseases including Onychomycosis

13:10 - 13:25hrs Elke Sattler: Comparison of imaging methods

13:25 - 13:40hrs Jon Holmes: Future developments

13:40hrs                Julia Welzel: Summary & closing remarks

To register plese complete the registration form.