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Module 20: Blepharoplasty

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Module 20 Blepharoplasty: Hands-On Cadaver Training and Certification 

October 11-12


ASSERT Surgical Training Centre 

University College Cork, 

Cork, Ireland 

Senior Faculty: Malcolm D. Paul M.D. 

Wednesday

October 11 

 

Day 1 Theory

08.15 – 08.30

Registration, ASSERT Centre

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
  • Anesthesia
  • Skin incision
  • Skin/muscle excision
  • Management of ROOF and orbital fat
  • Defining the crease
  • 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

  • Anesthesia
  • Incision
  • Disecction
  • Fat Excision versus septal rest

 

B.  Transcutaneous subciliary approach
  • Marking
  • Anesthesia
  • Incision
  • 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 blepharoplasty: How to avoid them, how to treat them

 

Video demonstration of upper and lower lid blepharoplasty techniques

 

Discussion

5.30 – 6.15 

MCQ Examination

6.15

End of Day 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

October 12 

 

Day 2 Practical

 

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

08.30 – 08.45

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 – 3.30 

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 – 5.30 

Supervised hands-on training for all delegates

 

6.00 

Certification and Award Ceremony

 

 

Course Venue Details:

Cork

Status: Open

Date: 11 Oct 2017 to 12 Oct 2017

Course fee: member { €3300.00 } non-member { €3500.00 }

Early bird fee: { €2900.00 } if register by 11 Aug 2017

Faculty Members:

 

1. Malcolm D. Paul, MD

 
 
 

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