Oculoplastic Update: Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery - April 25 2015

This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 8 sections.

Completion of this course is worth the following:

  • 4 ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit Hour(s)

Course Description: 

This conference will provide general ophthalmologists with new clinical information on current treatment of aesthetic oculofacial disorders. Lectures on advanced treatment options including surgical and non-surgical options, as well as, an interactive, panel discussion will be utilized to increase the understanding and application of concepts of oculofacial cosmetic surgery.

Educational Objectives                                  

At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize important anatomical considerations for surgical repair during Blepharoplasty and Face lifting surgery 
  • Apply in practice techniques of non surgical interventions including Botulinum Toxin therapy and Facial Fillers
  • Evaluate complications of eyelid surgery and implement treatment, including retrobulbar hemorrhage management
  • Assess the risk/benefits of both surgical and non surgical options for Oculofacial Rejuvenation
Program Agenda

1. Anatomical Explanation for the Aging Face: Michael P. Rabinowitz, MD

2. Rejuvenation of the Lower Face and Neck: Ryan N. Heffelfinger, MD

3. Radiofrequency vs. CO2 Laser Assisted Upper Lid Blepharoplasty: Edward H. Bedrossian, MD, FACS

4. Lower Lid Blepharoplasty: Jacqueline R. Carrasco, MD, FACS

5. Upper Eyelid Surgery and Who Pays: Untangling the Confusion: Robert B. Penne, MD, FACS

6. Skin Potions, Peels and Botulinum Toxins : Mary A. Stefanyszyn, MD, FACS

7. Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation: Howard D. Krein, MD, PhD

8. Complications of Cosmetic Surgery: Charles Kim, MD

Accreditation Statement: 

The Wills Eye Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Wills Eye Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4.00 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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Course Content

Oculoplastic Update: Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
Anatomical Explanation for the Aging Face
Rejuvenation of the Lower Face and Neck
Radiofrequency vs. CO2 Laser Assisted Upper Lid Blepharoplasty
Lower Lid Blepharoplasty
Upper Eyelid Surgery and Who Pays: Untangling the Confusion
Skin Potions, Peels and Botulinum Toxins
Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation
Complications of Cosmetic Surgery

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