Facial Plastic Surgeons Gather in Denver

Over 400 Facial Plastic Surgeons from Around the World Unite in Denver, CO to Present and Learn the Latest Trends and Techniques in Facial Plastic Surgery

WHAT: While many celebrities may have reportedly had cosmetic surgery on their eyes, new statistics released from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) state that approximately 125 thousand men and women did undergo blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) in 2000*. Understanding America’s quest to enhance their appearance and to soften the lines of time, the Education and Research Foundation for the AAFPRS will host an exciting three-day meeting, in Denver, CO filled with presentations, exhibits, social events, workshops and panel discussions.Media may attend sessions being presented by world-renowned facial plastic surgeons on topics such as:

  • Anti-Aging Techniques
  • Ethnic Rhinoplasty
  • Physiologic and Psychosocial Impact of Facial Beauty and Motivation for Facial Modification
  • Simultaneous Facelift and Full Face Laser Resurfacing
  • Facial Plastic Surgery in the Management of Sleep Disorders.and much more
WHO: The AAFPRS is the world’s largest association of facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons – with more than 2,600 members – whose cosmetic and reconstructive surgery focuses on the face, head and neck. Academy fellows are board-certified and subscribe to a code of ethics.Meet the new President! Dr. Shan R. Baker incoming AAFPRS president will be available for interviews. Additional spokespersons for facial plastic surgery at this meeting include:

  • Russell W.H. Kridel , MD – President, AAFPRS
  • Ira D. Papel, MD – Vice President for Public Affairs, AAFPRS
  • Stephen S. Park, MD – Meeting Co-Chair
  • R. James Koch, MD – Meeting Co-Chair
WHEN: September 6 -8, 2001

Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO
Please call Kerri Mazzoni at 212/367-6923 to register, for more information or for interview opportunities.