American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
1600 AAFPRS Foundation Instruction Courses

PHYSICIAN INSTRUCTION – INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOTAPES

These tapes contain lectures given by AAFPRS faculty members of the 1999 Fall Meeting Instruction Courses. The running times vary; they are anywhere from 2 hours to 6 hours long and do not include surgical demonstrations.

Digital Medicine, Virtual Surgery and the Plastic Surgeon
Co-directors: Anthony Sclafani, M.D. and Craig W. Senders, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. This course provides an overview of digital technology and how it affects the practice of medicine and surgery, with emphasis on what facial plastic surgeons can learn to enhance their practices.
Contemporary Management of Orbital Fat in Lower Lid Blepharoplasty
Director: Shan R. Baker, M.D. Faculty: Douglas W. Halliday, M.D., Ph.D., James R. Patrinely, M.D., and Edward H. Szachowicz, II, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. This course provides a discussion of contemporary techniques in management of orbital fat in lower lid blepharoplasty.
1614-A & 1614-B • Both tapes $50 member/$75 non-member
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Choosing the Right Patients
Co-Directors: James R. Patrinely, M.D. and Richard W. Fleming, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. Let the seller beware! Don’t be fooled by promotions to indiscriminately increase your aesthetic surgical volume. This course provides an in-depth discussion on potential problem patients and how to avoid or manage them. Emphasis is placed on early recognition of warning signs, nonverbal and verbal clues, and techniques to extract yourself before you’ve done the deed.
Systematic Approach to Enhancement of the Lips
Director: Devinder S. Mangat, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. This course provides a method of peri-oral evaluation and an analysis of lip proportion and size. Solutions include a discussion of vermilion advancement, lip augmentation using implantable materials, skin resurfacing techniques for treatment of perioral rhytids and micropigmentation techniques for lip enhancement.
1613-A & 1613-B • Both tapes $50 member/$75 non-member
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Aesthetic and Functional Approaches to Facial Reconstructive Surgery
Directors: Craig S. Murakami, M.D., John L. Frodel, Jr., M.D., and Neal D. Futran, M.D., D.M.D. (1999) 2 hours. Obtaining aesthetically pleasing and functional results in patients that have large or complex deformities caused by trauma, cancer, or congenital malformation is a difficult problem. The aesthetic and functional problems that surgeons encounter in facial reconstructive surgery are reviewed along with logical approaches to these problems.
1612 • $50 member/$75 non-member
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Management of the Heavy Face and Neck in Rhytidectomy, Part I & Part II
Director: Jonathan M. Sykes, M.D. Faculty: Shan Baker, M.D., Wallace K. Dyer, II, M.D., Stephen W. Perkins, M.D., and Tom D. Wang, M.D. (1999) 2 hours. Surgical correction of the heavy face and neck requires a detailed understanding of the pertinent anatomy. Additionally, aggressive techniques are required to create an angular, sculpted appearance to the face. This 2-hour course identifies the problem, anatomy, and surgical methods to correct the heavy face and neck.
1611 • $50 member/$75 non-member
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How to Choose the Best Laser for your Practice
Co-Directors: Paul J. Carniol, M.D. and R. James Koch, M.D. (1999) 2 hours. Considering the financial limitations imposed on facial plastic surgeons by the realities of medical practice, cost effective laser selection is very difficult. This course reviews the latest lasers available and discuss how to select which one properly fits your practice. Other similar modalities are discussed and compared to lasers.
1610 • $50 member/$75 non-member
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Secrets of Obtaining NIH Research Grants
Co-Directors: David B. Hom, M.D. and Rick M. Odland, M.D., Ph.D. 1 hour. This course provides helpful tips and planning strategies in applying for research grants-either within your institution or with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Tensigrity in Rhinoplasty: Stabilizing the Nasal Architecture
Director: Wallace K. Dyer, II, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. An overview of the dynamics of the nasal architecture are presented. The concept of tensigrity and the balance of structural compression and tension, are introduced. The necessity of the maintenance of tensigrity to stablize the nasal framework are shown and the restoration of tensigrity to reestablish form and function in secondary rhinoplasty, are also covered.
1609-A & 1609-B • Both tapes $50 member/$75 non-member
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Attorneys and Surgeons Square Off Over Rhinoplasty Litigation
Director: Geoffrey W. Tobias, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. This course provides participants with an overview of causes of litigation stimulated by failures in rhinoplasty procedures. The results of a major review of nearly 500 rhinoplasty claims over the past 15 years are discussed. This includes financial settlements, reported injuries, and outcome summary.
New Techniques and Technologies for Cutaneous Surgery
Director: Timothy J. Rosio, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. Information on a evolutionary developments in resurfacing including newer non-laser modalities; a hair removal technique that may help solve existing limitations and problems of present approaches; treatment of hyperhidrosis, stretch marks, and other problems are presented.
1608-A & 1608-B • Both tapes $50 member/$75 non-member
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Cephalometric and Craniofacial Lesions
Craniofacial Committee headed by Scott Tatum, III, M.D. (1999) 6 hours. This session provides a rationale for skeletal surgery as well as cover facial and cephalometric analysis, basic orthodontics, presurgical planning, and surgical techniques for mobilizing and repositioning the facial skeleton.
1607 • $120 member/$150 non-member
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Computer Presentation Software Director: Peter A. Hilger, M.D.
Faculty: Terry L. Donat, M.D. and Jon Mendelsohn, M.D. (1999) 2 hours. This course provides an in-depth discussion of computer software and digital graphics currently being utilized for educational presentations. In addition, the integration of this technology with digital photography and scanning of standard images are carried out to allow participants to create their own audiovisual materials upon completion of the course.
1606 • $50 member/$75 non-member
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A Scientific Analysis of Forehead and Face Lifting Techniques: Fact vs. Fiction
Co-Directors: Fedinand F. Becker, M.D. and Stephen W. Perkins, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. This course provides a scientific look at the various procedures designed for forehead lifting and face lifting from the experience and careful analysis of the work of the two directors. Some of the topics to be discussed: SMAS vs. deep plane face lifting, coronal/trichophytic vs. endoscopic forehead lifting, pretragal vs. posttragal preauricular face lift incision, scalp vs. pretrichial superior face lift incision, among others.
Otoplasty and Auricular Reconstruction: Keys to Success
Co-Directors: E. Fred Aguilar, III, M.D. and Becky McGraw-Wall, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. This course outlines the strengths and weaknesses of several otoplasty techniques and discusses auricular reconstruction techniques for the most common acquired and congenital defects.
1605-A & 1605-B • Both tapes, $50 member/$75 non-member
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The Latest Materials and Technology for Facial Rhytids and Grooves
Co-Directors: Harry Mittelman, M.D. and Paul J. Carniol, M.D.
Faculty: David A.F. Ellis, M.D., M. Sean Freeman, M.D., Victor Lacombe, M.D., Gary Lask, M.D., and James P. Newman, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. The latest treatments for facial rhytids and grooves are in continual flux. This course discusses the most recent techniques and technology available. These new methods of treatment are compared to the more commonly used current techniques.
What to Know about Building an Office Surgery Center
Director: Ronald Caniglia, M.D., Gerald Edds, M.D., and S. Randolph Waldman, M.D. (1999) 1 hour. The focus is on what the surgeon needs to know if considering building and licensing a free standing outpatient surgery center, including finances, design, construction, credentialling, maintenance and marketing of a surgery center.
1604-A & 1604-B • Both tapes, $50 member/$75 non-member
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Optimizing the Cosmetic Practice Environment: Architectural, Layout, Design and Space Considerations
Co-Directors: Kate Altork, Ph.D., and Douglas D. Dedo, M.D. (1999) 2 hours. This course provides an in-depth analysis and assessment of cosmetic surgery practice spaces, incorporating over 400 slides of interiors, exteriors, and blueprints to illustrate the characteristics of optimal office/facility layouts and designs.
1603 • $50 member/$75 non-member
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