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Fresh Cadaver Hands-On Master Class: 

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Upper & Lower Blepharoplasty: Suture & Incisional Techniques 

 

Date:

May 3-4, 2024

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Faculty:

Moon Seop Choi, M.D., South Korea

Lok Huei Yap, M.D., Malaysia

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Venue:

Academia, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore 

 

 Registration: 

3,000 USD 

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This program is typically booked out months in advance, please register early to confirm your spot, it is not possible to add any additional seats once the program hits maximum limit. 

 

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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This program is part of the IFAAS Cadaver Master Class Series along with Korean Tailored Aesthetic Injections on May 1-2, 2023. Save 300 USD total when registering for both programs with promo code COMBOSG300

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Course Overview: 

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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

 

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Program Details: 

 

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Day 1: Friday, May 3, 2024

 

 

 

08:00 - 08:30 Registration  

 

08:30 - 09:00 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 their Effect on Periorbital Region 

  • Ethnic Differences in Periorbital Region 

 

 

Upper Blepharoplasty 

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09:00 - 09:15  Clinical Assessment of the Upper Eyelid 

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

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09:15 - 09:30  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 

 

 

09:30 - 10:00  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

 

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

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10:30 - 11:00  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

 

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11:00 - 11:30  Medial Epicanthoplasty and Lateral Canthoplasty  

  • Techniques of Medial Epicanthoplasty and Lateral Canthoplasty

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

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11:30 - 11:50  Ancillary Procedures 

  • Techniques for Supraorbital Fat Grafting 

  • Techniques for Lacrimal Gland Resection 

  • Techniques for Corrugator Resection 

  • Infrabrow Excision for Correction of Upper Eyelid Hooding 

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11:50 - 12:05  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 

 

 

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Lower Blepharoplasty 

 

 

12:05 - 12:20  Clinical Assessment of the Lower Eyelid 

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

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12:20 - 12:40  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

 

 

12:40 - 13:30  Lunch Break and Networking 

 

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13:30 - 13:50  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

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13:50 - 14:05  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. 

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14:05 - 14:20  Ancillary Procedures 

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

  • Techniques for Lower Eyelid Fat Grafting 

 

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14:20 - 14:40  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 

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14:40 - 15:00  Afternoon Tea Break and Networking 

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Cadaver Dissection Lab with Small-group Hands-on Training 

 

 

15:00 - 17:30  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

 

 

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Day 2: May 4, 2024

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08:00 - 10:00  Cadaver Dissection Lab with Hands-on Training: Non-incision & Incisional Upper Eyelid Surgeries: Double Eyelid Crease Creation, Ptosis Correction and Epiblepharon Repair โ€‹

  • 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 

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10:00 - 12:00  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 

 

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12:00 - 12:30   F&Q 

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Course Overview
Program Details

 

 

Faculty:

 

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Faculty
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Moon-Seop Choi, M.D., South Korea 

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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). 

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Lok Huei Yap, M.D., Malaysia

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Dr. Yap is currently Head of Department, Plastic Surgery at Prince Court Medical Centre and provides a comprehensive Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery service in central Kuala Lumpur, including facial, nose, eye and body procedures and skin cancer management. He is a fully accredited and board-certified Plastic Surgeon, having worked and trained in the UK, US, Hong Kong and Japan, before settling in Malaysia. He was formerly Consultant Plastic Surgeon at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust and is also Sessional Consultant at Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Velocity Medical Center Kuala Lumpur. Some of his most frequently requested procedures include breast enlargement using either implants or fat grafts, eyelid surgery, browlifts and body contouring procedures such as abdominoplasty/ thigh/ arm lifts. 

Course Venue & Accommodation

Course Venue & Accommodation

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Course Venue: Acadmia, Singapore General Hospital

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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

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Recommended Accommodation 1: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel - 5 Stars

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Address: 323 Havelock Road, Singapore 169663

 

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

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Recommended Accommodation 2: King Copthorne Singapore - 4 Stars

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Address: 403 Havelock Road, Singapore 169632

 

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

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