Advances in Aesthetics: A Global Treatment Approach to Optimizing Patient Outcomes
 
Release Date: March 26, 2018
Last Reviewed: March 21, 2018
Expiration Date: March 26, 2019
Time to Complete Activity: 1.0 hour
 
Faculty
Jason D. Bloom, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Department of Dermatology
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Director of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Main Line Center for Laser Surgery
Ardmore, PA
 
Sabrina G. Fabi, MD, FAAD, FAACS
Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine/Dermatology
University of California, San Diego
Goldman Butterwick Fitzpatrick Groff and Fabi Cosmetic Laser Dermatology
San Diego, CA
 
Jeremy B. Green, MD
Skin Associates of South Florida
Coral Gables, FL
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery
University of Miami
Miami, FL
 
Deanne M. Robinson, MD
Clinical Instructor of Dermatology
Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT
Director, Body Sculpting Center
Connecticut Dermatology Group
Norwalk, CT
 
This activity is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC.  
 
Statement of Need
Aesthetic medicine clinicians need quality instruction and training to keep informed about continuing innovations in the aesthetic use of injectable soft tissue fillers and neuromodulators, energy-based ultrasound rejuvenation therapies, and technologies for controlled subcision. This activity is intended for practitioners who wish to enhance their techniques and skills in facial rejuvenation. Expert faculty review the processes of aging in facial skin and deeper tissues and differentiate evolving products and techniques for facial rejuvenation, providing viewers with valuable guidance on how to better individualize treatment, including product selection and dosing, optimal use of combination therapy, and how to address challenges of aesthetic rejuvenation.
 
Target Audience
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of dermatologists, plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, ocular plastic surgeons, ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, dermatologic surgeons, and cosmetic surgeons. It may also be of benefit to nurses in the field of aesthetic medicine and other healthcare providers who are involved in aesthetic medicine.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Describe the pathophysiology of skin laxity, volume loss, and cellulite formation, as they relate to aesthetic rejuvenation.
  • Differentiate soft tissue fillers, neuromodulators, energy-based therapies, and controlled subcision technologies for aesthetic rejuvenation based on indications, mechanisms of action, and efficacy and safety data.
  • Design comprehensive individualized treatment plans for aesthetic rejuvenation based on assessment of anatomic changes and patient goals.
     
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Disclosure of Commercial Support
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merz North America, Inc.      
 
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Disclosures
In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, faculty and contributors are asked to disclose any relationships with commercial interests associated with the area of medicine featured in the activity. These relationships are described below.
 
Faculty
Jason D. Bloom, MD
Consultant: Allergan, Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; inmode; Merz North America, Inc.; Sinclair Pharma; Thermi; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc
Clinical Investigator: Allergan, Inc.; Ellman International, Inc; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc
Speakers’ Bureau: Allergan, Inc.; Alma Lasers; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.; Thermi; Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc
Other (Trainer): Allergan, Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Sinclair Pharma; Thermi
 
Sabrina G. Fabi, MD, FAAD, FAACS
Consultant: Alastin Skincare, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.; Revance Therapeutics, Inc; ULTA Beauty
Speakers' Bureau: Alastin Skincare, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.
Grant/Research Support: Alastin Skincare, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; Ampersand Aesthetics; Bayer HealthCare; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.; Revance Therapeutics, Inc; ULTA Beauty
 
Jeremy B. Green, MD
Consultant: Allergan, Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Lutronic; Merz North America, Inc.; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc
Speakers’ Bureau: Allergan, Inc.; Cutera; Cynosure, Inc; Lutronic; Merz North America, Inc.; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc
Contracted Research: Allergan, Inc.; Alphaeon; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.; Neothetics, Inc; Revance Therapeutics, Inc; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc
 
Deanne M. Robinson, MD
Consultant: Merz North America, Inc.; Ulthera, Inc
Speakers’ Bureau: Dermarche Labs; Merz North America, Inc.; Solta Medical; Ulthera, Inc; Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc
Contracted Research: Merz North America, Inc.; Ulthera, Inc
 
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Independent peer reviewer has no financial relationships to disclose.
 
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