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REACHING NEW PEAKS IN FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY WINTER SYMPOSIUM 2024

About the Meeting

Come join us in Beaver Creek!

Start off your year with the perfect balance of social and academic interaction. Enjoy relevant learning in the mornings and late afternoon, led by some of the premier facial plastic, oculoplastic, dermatologic and facial plastic surgeons from around the world and still have plenty of time for skiing and many other activities in Beaver Creek village and the surrounding Vail Valley.

 

Learn in a casual, companionable classroom setting where discussion is encouraged and questions are welcomed. This program is designed to provide attendees with updates in the evaluation and current management in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, including surgical and non-surgical treatment options and practice management principles.

 

2024 Learning objectives, the participant should be able to:

  1. Estimate which patients are better candidates for surgical rejuvenation versus which may benefit from non-invasive approaches.

  2. Compare options for skin rejuvenation through the use of modern lasers and other skin tightening devices, chemical peels, fillers, injectables, and minimally invasive lifting techniques.  Will also explore the use of newer topical agents such as exosomes for skin rejuvenation.

  3. Distinguish various face lifting techniques as they relate to autonomy. Discuss the cosmetic advantages of the different techniques.

  4. Review the basic tenets of rhinoplasty and the most current rhinoplasty techniques, including preservation rhinoplasty to better equip surgeons to select the best course of treatment for their patients. Demonstrate an improved understanding of how to avoid common problems with rhinoplasty.

  5. Discuss the various approaches to upper and lower surgical blepharoplasty, ptosis, and combining these with energy devices for skin tightening. Also, when to add browlift to a blepharoplasty, and the different techniques for brow lifting.

  6. Discuss the use of facial fillers, and how to avoid and treat the complications seen with fillers.

  7. Discuss the use of facial flaps for more advanced reconstructions.

  8. Understand the techniques for rejuvenation of the lips and perioral region region using energy devices and injectables, and surgical rejuvenation of the ears with otoplasty.

  9. Discuss practice management principles.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of advanced providers in facial plastic surgery, plastic surgery, dermatology, oculoplastic surgery, and otolaryngology – head and neck surgery.  This live educational event is designed for a variety of providers, covering both surgical and non-surgical aesthetic and reconstructive topics as well as the management of practices for owners and key employees. 

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. and Facial Plastic Surgery International. The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Designation

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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