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We are the only medical specialty board worldwide devoted to advanced education in the biophysics of lasers and light in surgery, medicine and aesthetics to improve understanding and competency. The ABLS® Certification provides a valuable learning experience, promotes treatment efficacy and patient safety, and helps attract new patients.
We are laser-focused on the full spectrum of light education for all practitioners.

NEW: The ABLS Now Offers up to 28 CME Hours – Click EARN CME below to learn more.

Take Our Short Trial Examination

Take Our Short Trial Examination and Test Your Knowledge: The ABLS Board has developed a short Trial Examination to help you assess your current knowledge. Questions are drawn from actual examinations and include laser tissue interaction, biophysics, safety, and either cosmetic or dental laser applications (for those practitioners). Pleae use the applicable link below to take the online Trial Examination. Your results will display automatically when you finish; 80% or better demonstrates solid knowledge. The Trial Exam takes just several minutes.

For regular laser and cosmetics practitioners:

Take the Regular TRIAL EXAM

For dental laser practitioners:

Take the Dental TRIAL EXAM

ABLS Study Guide & Testimonials

Please click on the links below to view a sample of the Study Guide for the Written Examinations and/or testimonials from physicians who have successfully completed the certification process.

Study Guide Sample (PDF)

Sample Cosmetics Study Materials - Physicians (PDF)

Sample Cosmetics Study Materials – non-Physicians (PDF)

Testimonials (PDF)

Join the ABLS List Serve

A unique opportunity to connect with other laser practitioners.
Exchange information on the latest equipment and techniques, and other topics of value to your practice.