Jayant Bhawalkar, VP of R&D Syneron Candela discusses the impact of transitioning from photothermal to photoacoustic. How short pulse durations and high peak power affect pigment and collagen remodeling and the new applications of the holographic fractional handpiece. Jayant Bhawalkar, Ph.D. is Vice President of Research at Syneron Candela and is responsible for new technology and innovation within the company. He has held multiple positions within Candela since 2003. He has over 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals, several book chapters, and speaks extensively at conferences.