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Module 20: Blepharoplasty

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Module 20  Blepharoplasty:  Hands-On Cadaver Training and Certification

 

March 8-9, 2017

ASSERT Centre, University College Cork, Ireland

 

Senior Faculty: Malcolm D. Paul M.D.

 

Wednesday

March 8

 

Day 1 Theory

08.00 - 08.30

Registration ASSERT Centre, University College Cork

 

08.30 – 10.30

Introduction to eyelid rejuvenation 

Eyelid and periorbital anatomy 

Aesthetic ideals and measurements 

Indications for blepharoplasty  

Clinical evaluation of the eyelids

  •  History
  • Physical examination
  • Photography
  • Clinical tests
  • Informed consent

 

Instruments, materials, and set-up for blepharoplasty 

 

10.30-11.00

Coffee

 

11.00-12.30

UPPER BLEPHAROPLASTY: STEP-BY-STEP TECHNIQUE

 

  • Marking
  • Anaesthesia
  • Skin incision
  • Skin/muscle excision
  • Management of ROOF and orbital fat
  • Defining the crease
  • Asian and ethnic variations in technique
  • Closure
  • Aftercare and removal of sutures

 

Adjunctive procedures in upper lid blepharoplasty

 

  • Transpalpebral browpexy
  • Lacrimal gland repositioning
  • Glabellar myectomy
  • Botulinum toxin

 

12.30-1.30

Lunch

 

1.30-3.30

LOWER BLEPHAROPLASTY: STEP-BY-STEP TECHNIQUE

 

A.     Transconjunctival approach 

  • Anaesthesia
  • Incision
  • Dissection and delineation of anatomy
  • Fat excision versus septal reset/arcus release

 

B.     Transcutaneous subciliary approach 

  • Marking 
  • Anaesthesia
  • Incision and access to fat compartments
  • Dissection: skin, skin-muscle flap
  • Orbicularis oculi muscle sling for lower lid support
  • Excision and closure

Blepharoplasty in Asians: creating a double crease 

 

Canthal support

 

Canthopexy and canthoplasty: Indications and technique 

 

Adjunctive procedures in lower lid blepharoplasty

 

  •     Periorbital fat grafting
  •     Laser skin resurfacing
  •     Botulinum toxin

 

3.30 – 4.00

Coffee

 

4.00-5.30

Complications of upper lid blepharoplasty: How to avoid them, how to treat them 

 

Complications of lower lid blepharoplasty: How to avoid them, how to treat them 

 

Video demonstration of upper and lower lid blepharoplasty techniques 

 

Discussion 

 

5.30-6.00

MCQ Examination 

 

   

Thursday, March 9

Registration 08.15-08.30

Day 2 Practical

ASSERT Clinical Skills Lab, University College Cork

Note:  All delegates will have comprehensive hands-on training in techniques with high quality fresh cadaver specimens 

 

08.30 – 8.45

Orientation, cadaver laboratory

 

08.45 – 09.45

UPPER BLEPHAROPLASTY DEMONSTRATION

 

Patient positioning and eyelid marking

Incision

Anatomy display and excision of skin, muscle, orbital fat

Lacrimal gland identification, repositioning

Closure

Complementary periorbital fat grafting techniques

 

09.45 – 12.30

Supervised hands-on training for all delegates

 

12.30-1.30

LUNCH

 

1.30 – 2.30

LOWER BLEPHAROPLASTY DEMONSTRATION

 

Transconjunctival access incision

Dissection and anatomy display

Fat excision, repositioning, pedicle graft

Arcus marginalis release

Subciliary incision

Skin and muscle flap

Orbicularis sling

Canthal support techniques

Closure

 

2.30-5.30pm

Supervised hands-on training for all delegates

 

5.30pm

Certification and Award Ceremony

 

 

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