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26th State-of-the-Art in Facial Aesthetics

Jung Hotel,
New Orleans, LA

March 28-31, 2019

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Track 1 – Surgery

Topics and speakers subject to change

Thursday, March 28, 2019


How to Master & Enhance the Rhinoplasty Element of Your Practice

Under the direction of E. Gaylon McCollough, MD

Don’t miss this one-day, results-focused course in aesthetic, reconstructive and functional surgery of the nose.  The format will include lectures, panels, video demonstrations and live cadaver dissections. Attendees will come away with a better understanding of practice-building and surgical techniques required to create more aesthetically-pleasing and functionally-operational noses. Proposed Topics to be discussed are:

  • The Life-Enhancing Effects of Well-Performed Rhinoplasty
  • Dynamic Nasal Anatomy: Causal Structural Offenders and their Correction
  • Consultation Tips for Higher Scheduling Rates
  • Patient Evaluation and Warning Signs
  • Planning the Operation: An Algorithmic Approach
  • Patient Comfort During and After Surgery
  • The “Open” vs. “Closed” Debate: Putting the Controversy in Perspective
  • From “Closed” to “Open”: When and Why?
  • Great-Looking Noses that Breathe Well: The Happy Marriage of Form and Function
  • Skillful Management of the Undesirable Nasal Dorsum
  • Pragmatic Nasal Tip Surgery: From Refinement to Reconstruction
  • Acute and Long-term Management of the Crooked Nose
  • Grafts and Implants in Rhinoplasty: When, What and How?
  • Narrowing the Wide Nose: Bony and Soft Tissue Considerations
  • The Un-Appreciated Effects of Nasal Sutures, Dressings, Packing and Splints… or None at All
  • Complications of Nasal Surgery : Avoidance and Management
  • Revisional Surgery: When, Who and How?

Ancillary Procedures to Rhinoplasty: Aesthetically Balancing DaVinci’s Facial Proportions… At All Ages

TRACK 1 Surgical Procedures: 


The Proper Pre-op Eye Exam

Fat-Sparing Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Simplified Ptosis Repair with Upper Lid Blepharoplasty

Asian blepharoplasty

Tranconjunctival upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty: Lower Eyelid and Midface

Non-invasive canthopexy during lower lid blepharoplasty and cheek lift

Lower Lid Laser Blepharoplasty with Fat Repositioning

Aesthetic Blepharoplasty: The Case for Fat Removal Rather than Fat Repositioning

Midface and Brow

Thoughts on brow aesthetics in the aging face

Perception of Beauty & Emotion in the Upper Face

Periorbital Surgery: Keys to achieving Patient Satisfaction


Frontal Branch Facial Nerve: Anatomy and Avoiding Injury

Browlifts:  Indications, approaches and tips

My Endobrow Technique- Pearls & Pitfalls

Temporal brow lift options

Face and Neck Lift

Lower Branches of the Facial Nerve: Anatomy and Avoiding Injury

SMAS Facelifting Delivers Consistantly Beautiful Results

Does SMAS flap elevation help or hurt Facial Lifting Vectors?

Face and Neck Lift

Great Auricular Nerve: Anatomy and Avoiding Injury

Long Flap Vertical Vector Facelift

Extended SMAS and Platysma Face and Neck Lifting through a Short Scar

Handling the obtuse neck

Condition-Specific Rhytidectomy

Optimizing Outcomes in Facelift Surgery: A 25 Year Evolution

Submentoplasty: What? When? And Why?

Direct Cervicoplasty

Combining deep plane facelift techniques with laser resurfacing

Direct Neck Lifting in Female Patients, When, Why & How

Adjunctive- Fat and Implants

Office based surgery under local anesthetic: convenience versus safety

Facial Implants to Improve the Aging Face

Complications of Fat grafting

Fat Grafting Principles

Facial feminization surgery: current surgical techniques and basics

The next big thing “Nanofat”


Illegal Fillers and Complications

Use of eyelid spacers for lower lid blepharoplasty

Vascular Filler Complications

Neurotoxin Complications

Laser Skin Rejuvenation – Complications and Management

Mycobacteria After Facial Fat Transfer

Doing one’s best to avoid and manage complications in rejuvenation surgery

Eyelids gone South

Multimodal approach to Acne Scarring

Complications of Facelifting


26th State-of-the-Art in Facial Aesthetics

At the Jung Hotel in New Orleans

March 28-31, 2019

Symposium Sponsors

Candace Crowe Design