Fresh Cadaver Hands-On Master Class: 

Asian Upper Blepharoplasty: Suture & Incisional Techniques 

 

Date:

November 28-29, 2019

 

Faculty:

Moon Seop Choi, M.D., South Korea

Matthew Yeo, M.D., Singapore 

Venue:

Academia, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore 

 

 Registration: 

3,000 USD 

 

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

 

Intimate Small Group Hands-on Training

IFAAS Certificate will be issued upon completion of the Fellowship

*The program is officially endorsed by Singapore General Hospital, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons with 8 CME Points (SMC)

 

 

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 Upper Eyelid Surgeries: Double Eyelid Crease Creation, Ptosis Correction and Epiblepharon Repair 

  • Step-by-Step Technique of Incisional Blepharoplasty of Upper Eyelid, Periorbital Fat Grafting, Transblepharoplasty Corrugator Resection, Transpalpebral Browpexy, Lacrimal gland repositioning, Medial Epicanthoplasty and Lateral Canthoplasty  

  • Complication Management & Combination Therapies

 

Program Details: 

 

Day 1: Thursday, November 28, 2019 

 

 

 

08:00 - 08:30 Registration  

 

08:30 - 09:45 Introduction to Asian Blepharoplasty 

  • Concept of Facial Symmetry & Understand the Vascular Supply of the Upper Eyelid (Anatomy of the periorbital region)

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

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

  • Instruments, Materials, and Set-up for Non-incisional Blepharoplasty & Incisional Blepharoplasty

  • Non-incisional & Incisional Techniques in Upper Blepharoplasty

 

9:45 - 11:00  Non-incision Upper Eyelid Surgeries: Double Eyelid Crease Creation, Ptosis Correction and Epiblepharon Repair, and Minimally-Invasive Techniques

  • Choose the Right Patients for Non-incisional Blepharoplasty (Selecting the optimal patient for non-incisional blepharoplasty)

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

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

  • Infrabrow excision for correction of upper eyelid hooding

  • Filler injections and structural fat grafting around the orbit

 

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

 

11:30 - 13:00  Incisional Blepharoplasty: Step-by-step Techniques 

  • Choose the Right Patients for Incisional Blepharoplasty 

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

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

13:00 - 14:00  Lunch Break and Networking 

 

14:00 - 15:00  Medial Epicanthoplasty and Lateral Canthoplasty  

  • Techniques of medial epicanthoplasty and lateral canthoplasty

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

 

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

 

15:30 - 17:00  Complication Management  

  • 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 

 

 

17:00 - 17:30  Q&A 

 

 

 

Day 2: Friday, November 29, 2019 

 

 

 

08:30 - 12:00  Cadaver Non-incision Upper Eyelid Surgeries: Double Eyelid Crease Creation, Ptosis Correction and Epiblepharon Repair 

  • Patient Positioning, Marking & Designing 

  • Defining the Crease: Goal & Benchmark 

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

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

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

  • How to get around Fat Pad of the Upper Lids

  • 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: Incisional Blepharoplasty (Buried Sutures Method)

  • Marking & Designing 

  • Local Anaesthesia Prior to the Procedure 

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

  • Ancillary Upper Eyelid Procedures: 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

 

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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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. 

IFAAS Special Rate: 210 SGD++/night  (Inclusive of 1 daily breakfast buffet) 

Direct Booking Form

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. 

IFAAS Special Rate: 170 SGD++/night  (Inclusive of 1 daily breakfast buffet) 

Direct Booking Form

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