Fresh Cadaver Hands-On Master Class: 

Upper & Lower Blepharoplasty: Suture & Incisional Techniques 

 

Date:

Sept 23-24, 2022

 

Faculty:

Moon Seop Choi, M.D., South Korea

Lok Huei Yap, M.D., Malaysia

Venue:

Academia, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore 

 

 Registration: 

3,000 USD 

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN FULLY BOOKED

Please register for the next Blepharoplasty Mini Fellowship with Dr Choi in Seoul

https://www.ifaas.co/fellowship-facial-aesthetic-surgery 

 

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

 

 

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, Sept 23, 2022

 

 

 

08:30 - 09:00 Registration  

 

09:00 - 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 their Effect on Periorbital Region 

  • Ethnic Differences in Periorbital Region 

 

 

Upper Blepharoplasty 

09:30 - 09:45  Clinical Assessment of the Upper Eyelid 

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

09:45 - 10:00  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 

 

 

10:00 - 10:30  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

 

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

11:00 - 11:30  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

 

11:30 - 12:20  Medial Epicanthoplasty and Lateral Canthoplasty  

  • Techniques of Medial Epicanthoplasty and Lateral Canthoplasty

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

 

12:20 - 12:40  Ancillary Procedures 

  • Techniques for Supraorbital Fat Grafting 

  • Techniques for Lacrimal Gland Resection 

  • Techniques for Corrugator Resection 

  • Infrabrow Excision for Correction of Upper Eyelid Hooding 

12:40 - 13:40  Lunch Break and Networking 

 

13:40 - 14:00  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 

 

 

14:00 - 14:20  Clinical Assessment of the Lower Eyelid 

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

 

14:20 - 14:40  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

 

 

14:40 - 15:00  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

 

15:00 - 15:30  Morning Tea Break and Networking 

15:30 - 16:00  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. 

16:00 - 16:20  Ancillary Procedures 

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

  • Techniques for Lower Eyelid Fat Grafting 

 

16:20 - 16:40  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 

 

16:40 - 17:00   F&Q 

 

 

 

Day 2: Saturday, September 24, 2022

 

Cadaver Dissection Lab with Small-group Hands-on Training 

 

 

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 

  • 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 

 

 

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 

 

12:00 - 12:30   F&Q 

 
 

 

 

Faculty:

 

 
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Moon-Seop 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). 

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Lok Huei Yap, M.D., Malaysia

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

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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

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Recommended Accommodation 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.

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Recommended Accommodation 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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