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Module 17. Face Lifting Techniques

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Module 17.  Face lifting techniques:  Hands-On Cadaver Training and Certification

 

 

 

 

March 6-7, 2017

ASSERT Centre, University College Cork, Ireland

 

Senior Faculty: Malcolm D. Paul M.D.

 

Monday

March 6

 

Day 1 Theory

08.00-08.30

Registration

ASSERT Centre, University College Cork

 

08.30 – 10.30

Introduction to face lifting

Evolution of face lifting techniques

The future of face lifting: wisdom from 40 years experience

Clinically oriented face and neck anatomy

  • Skin
  • Retaining ligaments
  • Fat compartments
  • SMAS
  • Facial nerve
  • Sensory nerves
  • Vascular anatomy
  • Anatomy of the forehead & temporal fossa
  • Anatomy of the platysma muscles
  • Anatomy of the deep compartments of the neck

Patient assessment and aesthetic ideals

  • Upper face & brow
  • Midface & lower face
  • Neck
  • Assessment for volume restoration

 

Instruments, materials, and set-up for face lifting 

 

10.30-11.00

Coffee

 

11.00-11.30

Protocol for performing face lift under local anaesthesia 

 

11.30-12.00

Face lift incisions: design and technique

The best approaches and vectors in face lifting

 

12.00-12.30

MINIMAL ACCESS FACELIFT TECHNIQUES: STEP-BY-STEP

  • Short scar
  • Dissection and SMAS plication & imbrication
  • Closure, aftercare, & results

 

12.30-1.30pm

Lunch

 

1.30-2.30pm

ADVANCED FACELIFT: STEP-BY-STEP

  • Incision and dissection
  • Premasseteric space dissection
  • SMAS mobilization and SMASectomy
  • Midface elevation and suspension
  • Closure, aftercare, and results
  • Video demonstrations and discussion

 

2.30-3.00pm

MANAGEMENT OF THE NECK

  • Decision-making: which technique is best?
  • Lateral approach: undermining & excision
  • Midline approach: platysmaplasty techniques
  • Lipoplasty of the neck
  • Management of the deep compartments: fat and muscles
  • Video demonstrations and discussion

 

3.00-3.30pm

BROW LIFT

  • Non-endoscopic short scar brow lift technique
  • Alternative browlift techniques
  • Video demonstrations and discussion

 

3.30-4.00pm

Coffee

 

4.00-4.30pm

Adjunctive procedures in face lifting

  • Lip lift technique
  • Panfacial fat grafting
  • Malar and submalar augmentation
  • Chin implant
  • Buccal fat pad removal

 

4.30-5.00pm

Complications in face lifting techniques: how to avoid them, how to deal with them

 

5.00-5.30pm

MCQ Examination 

 

 

End of Day 1

 

 

Tuesday

March 7

 

Day 2 Practical, ASSERT Clinical Skills Lab

 

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

Minimal access facelift demonstration (Malcolm  Paul MD)

 

Patient positioning 

Incision design

Undermining and anatomy

SMAS plication and suspension

Closure

Complementary facial fat grafting techniques

 

09.45 – 12.30

Supervised hands-on training for all delegates

 

12.30-1.30

LUNCH

 

1.30 – 2.30

Full face lift demonstration (Malcolm  Paul MD)

 

Incision design

Undermining and anatomy display, including facial nerves

SMAS dissection

SMASectomy

Neck lift anatomy and contouring: fat compartment management, digastric muscle modification, platysmaplasty

Closure

 

2.30-4.00

Supervised hands-on training for all delegates

 

4.00-4.30

Adjunctive procedures demonstration:

 

Non-endoscopic short scar browlift

Pretrichial, juxta-brow, temporal approaches to browlift

Buccal fat pad removal

Lip lift

 

4.30-5.30

Supervised hands-on training for all delegates

 

5.30pm

Certification and Award Ceremony

 

 

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