Fresh Cadaver Hands-On Master Class: 

Upper & Lower Blepharoplasty: Suture & Incisional Techniques 

 

Date:

December 11-12, 2020 

 

Faculty:

Moon Seop Choi, M.D., South Korea

Matthew Yeo, M.D., Singapore 

Venue:

Academia, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore 

 

 Registration: 

3,000 USD 

 

Intimate Small Group Hands-on Training

IFAAS Certificate will be issued upon completion of the Fellowship

*IFAAS Members collect 5% Credit Rebate to be utilized for all future IFAAS events

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Course Overview: 

Aesthetic surgery of the upper eyelids is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries in Oriental countries. There are also an increasing number of Oriental patients seeking aesthetic eyelid surgery in North America and other Western countries. This hands-on master class will teach you:

 

  • Clinical Assessment of the Periorbital Region in Caucasian and Asian Patients 

  • Understand the Differences between Sutures Method and Incisional Method: Patient Selection 

  • Step-by-Step Technique of Non-incision & Incisional Upper Eyelid Surgeries: Double Eyelid Crease Creation, Ptosis Correction, Epiblepharon Repair, Transblepharoplasty Corrugator Resection, Transpalpebral Browpexy, Lacrimal Gland Repositioning, Medial Epicanthoplasty, Lateral Canthoplasty & Ancillary Procedures 

  • Step-by-Step Technique of Blepharoplasty of Lower Eyelid: Transconjunctival Lower Blepharoplasty, Transcutaneous Lower Blepharoplasty, Canthopexy, Canthoplasty & Ancillary Procedures: SOOF Lift & Lower Eyelid Fat Grafting 

  • Complication Management & Combination Therapies

 

Program Details: 

 

Day 1: Friday, December 11, 2020

 

 

 

08:00 - 08:30 Registration  

 

08:30 - 09:30 Anatomy of Upper & Lower Blepharoplasty 

  • Concept of Facial Symmetry & Understand the Vascular Supply of the Upper Eyelid & Lower Eyelid (Anatomy of the Periorbital Region)

  • Understand Aging Changes and it’s Effect on Periobital Region 

  • Ethnic Differences for Periobital Region 

 

 

Upper Blepharoplasty 

9:30 - 10:00  Clinical Assessment of the Upper Eyelid 

  • Clinical Evaluation of the Periobital Region: Patient History/Physical Examination/Photography/Clinical Tests/Informed Consent 

10:00 - 10:30  Non-surgical Eyelid Rejuvenation: Botulinum Toxin, Fillers, Energy-Based Devices 

  • Step-by-step Procedures of the Application of Botulinum Toxin, Fillers & Energy-Based Devices for Optimised Eye Rejuvenation Non-surgically 

 

 

10:30 - 11:00  Morning Tea Break and Networking 

 

 

11:30 - 12:00  Non-Incisional and Incisional Double Eyelid Blepharoplasty: Step-by-step Techniques 

  • Selecting the Optimal Patient for Non-incisional & Incisional Blepharoplasty

  • Non-incisional and Incisional Upper Blepharoplasty: Clinical Assessment, Designing the Crease, Marking, and Technique

 

12:00 - 12:30  Non-Incisional and Incisional Ptosis Correction 

  • Selecting the Optimal Patient for Non-incisional & Incisional Ptosis Correction 

  • Non-incisional and Incisional Ptosis Correction: Clinical Assessment, Designing the Crease, Marking, and Technique

 

12:30 - 13:00  Medial Epicanthoplasty and Lateral Canthoplasty  

  • Techniques of Medial Epicanthoplasty and Lateral Canthoplasty

  • Assessment, Marking, and Step-by-step Technique

 

 

13:00 - 14:00  Lunch Break and Networking 

 

 

14:00 - 14:30  Ancillary Procedures 

  • Techniques for Supraorbital Fat Grafting 

  • Techniques for Lacrimal Gland Resection 

  • Techniques for Corrugator Resection 

  • Infrabrow Excision for Correction of Upper Eyelid Hooding 

 

14:30 - 15:00  Assessment & Management of Complications for Upper Blepharoplasty  

  • Assessment of the Secondary Blepharoplasty Patient 

  • Management of Complications: Loss of the Supratarsal Fold/ Asymmetry/ Exaggerated High or Low Supratarsal Folds / Postoperative Ptosis / Supratarsal Depression 

 

 

Lower Blepharoplasty 

 

 

15:00 - 15:30  Clinical Assessment of the Lower Eyelid 

  • Clinical Evaluation of the Lowe Eyelid: Patient History/Physical Examination/Photography/Clinical Tests/Informed Consent 

 

15:30 - 16:00  Transconjunctival Lower Blepharoplasty 

  • Selecting the Optimal Patient for Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty: The Management of Lower Eyelid Structures via the Conjunctival Approach.

  • Clinical Assessment, Designing the Crease, Marking, and Step-by-step Technique

16:00 - 16:30  Morning Tea Break and Networking 

 

 

16:30 - 17:00  Transcutaneous Lower Blepharoplasty 

  • Selecting the Optimal Patient for Transcutaneous Blepharoplasty for Tightening of the Lower Eyelid Skin, Muscle & Manipulation of Orbital Fat 

  • Clinical Assessment, Designing the Crease, Marking, and Step-by-step Technique

 

17:00 - 17:30  Canthopexy and Canthoplasty

  • Selecting the Optimal Patient 

  • Canthopexy & Canthoplasty Techniques: Rejuvenation and Tightening of the Lower Eyelid, without Cutting or Detaching the Tendon and Muscles. Learn How It Can Help with the Sunken Eyelid Tissues. 

17:00 - 17:30  Ancillary Procedures 

  • Techniques for Transconjunctival Sub-Orbicularis Oculi Fat (SOOF) Pad Lift  

  • Techniques for Lower Eyelid Fat Grafting 

 

17:30 - 18:00  Assessment & Management of Complications for Lower Blepharoplasty

  • Assessment of the Secondary Blepharoplasty Patient 

  • Management of Complications: Subconjunctival Haemorrhage/ Epiphora/ Dry Eye Syndrome / Lagophthalmos / Lower Eyelid Discolouration 

 

18:00 - 18:15  Q&A 

 

 

 

Day 2: Saturday, December 12, 2020  

 

Cadaver Dissection Lab with Small-group Hands-on Training 

 

 

08:30 - 12:00  Cadaver Dissection Lab with Hands-on Training: Non-incision & Incisional Upper Eyelid Surgeries: Double Eyelid Crease Creation, Ptosis Correction and Epiblepharon Repair 

  • Patient Positioning, Marking & Designing 

  • Defining the Crease: Goal & Benchmark 

  • Non-incisional & Incisional Double Eyelid Crease Blepharoplasty: Design, Marking, and Technique

  • Non-incisional & Incisional Ptosis Correction: Design, Marking, and Technique

  • Non-incisional Epibepharon Correction: Design, Marking, and Technique

  • Ancillary Upper Eyelid Procedures: Filler Injection, Periorbital Fat Grafting, Transblepharoplasty Corrugator Resection, Transpalpebral Browpexy, Lacrimal gland repositioning, Botulinum Toxin Injection

  • Medial Epicanthoplasty and Lateral Canthoplasty: Assessment, Marking, and Step-by-step Technique

  • Removal of the Sutures Post Procedure 

 

 

12:00 - 13:00  Lunch Break and Networking 

 

 

13:00 - 18:00  Cadaver Dissection Lab with Hands-on Training: Lower-eyelid Surgeries

  • Patient Positioning, Marking & Designing 

  • Defining the Crease: Goal & Benchmark 

  • Transconjunctival & Transcutanous Lower Blepharoplasty: Design, Marking, and Step-by-step Technique

  • Canthopexy an Canthoplasty: Design, Marking, and Step-by-step Technique

  • Ancillary Lower Eyelid Procedures: Filler Injection, Periorbital Fat Grafting, SOOF Lift

  • Removal of the Sutures Post Procedure 

 

18:00 - 18:30   F&Q 

 
 

 

 

Faculty:

 

Moon-Seoup Choi, M.D., South Korea 

Dr. Moonseop Choi is a board-certified plastic surgeon who graduated from The Catholic University of Korea. He is currently the director of Grace Plastic Surgery Clinic and attending assistant professor at Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Seoul, Korea. He is the member of The Korean Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons and The Korean Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He is specialized in blepharoplasty, breast surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. He is also an active member of Academic Affairs of Blepharoplasty, Breast surgery, and Filler, Botox, and Thread group in the Korean Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has given many lectures globally including Korea, China, Thailand, Brazil and so on and written a part of textbook “Aesthetic Plastic Surgery”(2014, 2016) and “Safe guide for filler injection"(2017). 

Matthew Yeo, M.D., Singapore

Dr. Matthew Yeo is a board-certified plastic surgeon with Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.  He completed a highly competitive residency in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in 2012 and was awarded the Gold Medal at the national board examinations.  His clinical interests include facial aesthetic surgery, breast and body contouring surgery, as well as reconstructive surgery.  He was an international fellow at the Department of Plastic Surgery, China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan and has participated multiple observerships in aesthetic surgery in the United States, Korea, and Taiwan.  He is an active speaker at multiple aesthetic and reconstructive surgery conferences in the Asia Pacific region and is a key opinion leader for minimally-invasive facial rejuvenation.  He is currently the Chairman, Chapter of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Singapore. 

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Course Venue & Accommodation

Course Venue: Acadmia, Singapore General Hospital

Academia, located within the vicinity of the clinical services at SGH Campus and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, it is a key milestone in academic medicine with a vibrant environment for networking and professional collaborations to advance diagnosis, treatment and innovative care for patients.

Address: 20 College Road, Singapore 169856

Partner Accommdation 1: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel - 5 Stars

Address: 323 Havelock Road, Singapore 169663

 

Located 5 mins driving/ 15 mins walking distance away from Academia, Singapore General Hospital. 

Partner Accommdation 2: King Copthorne Singapore - 4 Stars

Address: 403 Havelock Road, Singapore 169632

 

Located 5 mins driving/ 15 mins walking distance away from Academia, Singapore General Hospital. 

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