The 49th American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Annual Fall Scientific Symposium and the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, in conjunction with the Pan—American Association of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, took place in Chicago, Illinois, from October 25 through October 30, 2018. Experts in the fields of ophthalmology, aesthetic, plastic, oculofacial and reconstructive surgery gathered to discuss the latest innovations, research, techniques and technologies
Without the Knife: Non-Surgical Aesthetics
Dr. José Raúl Montes served as the moderator of Without the Knife: Non-Surgical Aesthetics. Dr. Francesco P. Bernardini addressed Injectables to Shape the Periocular Region, while Dr. Murad Alam discussed Lasers and Energy Devices for Periocular Skin Rejuvenation, and Dr. John Joseph Martin shared Injectables to Shape the Lower Face and Neck. Finally, the attendees benefited from a Panel Discussion about complex cases.
Cosmetic OnabotulinumtoxinA and Facial Fillers
Led by Course Director, Dr. Cat Burkat, a group of top experts provided instruction in the basics of onabotulinumtoxinA and facial filler injections utilizing cadaver heads, and demonstrating proper injection technique.
The participants were hands-on and learned how to identify proper sites, doses and indications, avoiding technique-related complications.
Dr. José Raúl Montes also shared his conference on Facial Shaping with Fillers.