Kosmetische Medizin 2-2009: 26 – 35
ABSTRACTS OF THE 2. ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE GERMAN SOCIETY OF BOTULINUMTOXIN-THERAPY
KEY WORDS: Botulinumtoxin, DGBT
The German Society of Botulinumtoxin-Therapy is the first society to focus on quality control in aesthetic botulinumtoxin therapy. The necessity of the 2006 founded society is reflected in the rising number of aesthetic botulinumtoxin type A treatments in Germany and worldwide. On the occasion of the 2. annual meeting, the results of the past experiences were summarized. The DGBT now has more than 370 members. More than 30 courses for newcomers and for advanced users have been conducted. The demand for certification courses is rising. “The success of the DGBT lies in the global uniqueness of the given concept: A coordinated scientific and hands-on training through doctors for doctors, based on a standardized curriculum”, said Dr. Boris Sommer, president of the DGBT. The lectures of the meeting are presented below.