Dr. Sonya Abdulla

Dermatologist, Toronto, ON

Dr. Sonya Abdulla is a double board-certified dermatologist in Canada and the US. She completed additional Fellowship training in Dermatologic Laser Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Abdulla has an active medical and cosmetic dermatology practice where she is involved in clinical research and teaching. Her clinical interests include acne, rosacea and psoriasis as well as minimally invasive aesthetic procedures including injectables, energy-based devices and laser surgery. Dr. Abdulla is a strong proponent of evidence-based skin care – her opinion and expertise serve as an invaluable resource for patients, peers and media.

9:55 AM - 10:25 AM

SAT Apr 29

The Dynamic Skin Barrier and Why Formulation Matters


  • Evaluate the skin barrier as a dynamic sophisticated structure.
  • Analyze the research on products, ingredients and technologies that are gentle, effective and support the dynamic skin barrier.
  • Describe criteria to consider when making product, ingredient, regimen recommendations to patients.