Mastering the Use of Biostimulatory Fillers for Rejuvenating and Beautifying the Face and Body
 
Release Date: April 29, 2019
Last Reviewed: April 26, 2019
Expiration Date: November 19, 2020
Time to Complete Activity: 0.75 hours
 
Faculty
Z. Paul Lorenc, MD, FACS
Medical Director
Lorenc Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center
Department of Plastic Surgery
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY
 
Steering Committee
Shino Bay Aguilera, DO
Medical Director
Shino Bay Cosmetic Dermatology, Plastic Surgery & Laser Institute
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 
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
 
This activity is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC. 
 
Statement of Need
The growing popularity of facial aesthetic procedures has led to a disparity between treated areas and other areas that continue to show evidence of intrinsic and extrinsic aging. This has increased the desire for rejuvenating other body areas, including the neck, décolleté, upper arms, hands, abdomen, buttocks, and knees. To provide exceptional outcomes in an ever-changing, competitive industry, aesthetic physicians must deliver exceptional results throughout the face and body. This requires that they continually expand their knowledge and skills to master the art and science of this continuously evolving field.
 
This activity will offer established aesthetic physicians insights on the pathophysiology of aging in the skin and deeper tissues as they relate to aesthetic rejuvenation throughout the face and body; strategies for comprehensive patient assessment; analysis of the mechanisms of action, efficacy and safety of injectable biostimulatory soft tissue fillers and hyaluronic acid fillers; and expert guidance on individualizing treatment with biostimulatory soft tissue fillers for optimal aesthetic rejuvenation throughout the face and body based on anatomic assessment, patient goals, and agent characteristics.
 
Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of established dermatologists, plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, ocular plastic surgeons, and ophthalmologists who are currently using intermediate, advanced, or expert techniques in facial rejuvenation. It may also be of benefit to other physicians, nurses, and healthcare providers who are involved in the field of aesthetic medicine.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Properly assess anatomic effects of aging throughout the face and body that can be treated with biostimulatory soft tissue fillers.
  • Interpret recent clinical data and expert insights on biostimulatory soft tissue fillers for aesthetic face and body rejuvenation, especially characteristics that influence patient outcomes.
  • Employ the latest, best practices for individualized face and body rejuvenation using biostimulatory soft tissue fillers based on anatomic assessment, extent of aging, and patient goals.
 
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Physician Credit Designation Statement
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA Continuing Education
PAs may claim a maximum of 0.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
 
Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education
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Disclosure of Commercial Support
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Galderma Laboratories, L.P.
 
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  • View the online activity in its entirety.
  • Complete and submit the online posttest and evaluation.
A certificate of participation will be available for download/printing immediately following your successful completion of the posttest and evaluation.
 
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Hardware/Software Requirements
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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
Z. Paul Lorenc, MD, FACS
Consultant: Allergan, Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc; Merz North America, Inc.; Serene Medical; Sinclair Pharma; Suneva Medical, Inc; ThermiGen, LLC
 
Steering Committee
Shino Bay Aguilera, DO
Consultant: Allergan, Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.
Speakers’ Bureau: Allergan, Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.
 
Sabrina G. Fabi, MD, FAAD, FAACS
Consultant: Alastin Skincare, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; Colorscience, Inc.; Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.; EVOLUS; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.; Revance Therapeutics, Inc; ThermiGen, LLC; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc
Speakers’ Bureau: Alastin Skincare, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; EVOLUS; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.; ThermiGen, LLC; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc
Grant/Research Support: Alastin Skincare, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; Ampersand Aesthetics; Bayer HealthCare; Colorscience, Inc.; Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Merz North America, Inc.; Revance Therapeutics, Inc
Stockholder: Allergan, Inc.; Revance Therapeutics, Inc
 
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC staff members have no financial relationships to disclose.
 
Independent peer reviewer has no financial relationships to disclose.

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