Facial and Rhinoplasty Symposium - The Aesthetic Society
PLEASE NOTE: Unlike other hybrid offerings, this will be available in real time only. All times listed are Pacific Standard Time.

Educational Grants provided by AbbVie, Evolus, Galderma, Merz Aesthetics and MTF Biologics.

In-Kind support of injectable products provided by AbbVie, Evolus, Galderma, Merz Aesthetics and Revance Aesthetics.

In-kind support of single use instruments provided by Tulip Medical Products.

In-kind support of headlamps and loupes provided by BiLumix.

In-kind support of costal cartilage sheets provided by MTF Biologics.

Registration Open
7:00am – 6:30pm

7:00am – 7:45am

Christopher Surek, DO

7:50am – 8:50am
COMBINED KEYNOTE: How Modern Concepts in Facial Aging are Disrupting Our Traditional Approach to Facial Rejuvenation
Christopher Surek, DO & Dino Elyassnia, MD

8:50am – 9:50am  
Do We Perform Neck Lifts or Neck Reductions?
Moderator: Christopher Surek, DO
  8:50am – 9:00am
Deep Plane Neck Lift (VIDEO)
Dino Elyassnia, MD

9:00am – 9:10am
Platysma Gymnastics – Transect or Plicate? Anterior or Lateral?
Richard Warren, MD

9:10am – 9:20am
Minimally Invasive Neck Reduction (VIDEO)
Richard Bensimon, MD

9:20am – 9:30am
Why I Do the Hemostatic Net…Is it a Game Changer?
Francisco Bravo, MD

9:30am – 9:50am
Discussion Louis Bucky, MD & Michael Lee, MD

9:50 am – 10:20 am
Coffee Break with the Exhibitors

10:20am – 11:45am
The Era of the “Deep Plane Facelift” – Define, Describe and Execute
Moderator: Louis Bucky, MD 
  10:20am – 10:40am 
Defining Composite vs Bi-Lamellar Deep Plane Facelift
Christopher Surek, DO

10:40am – 10:55am
Deep Plane “Hydrodissection” Facelift
Steven Cohen, MD

10:55am – 11:10am
High SMAS Facelift
Michael Lee, MD

11:10am – 11:25am
Deep Plane SMAS versus SMAS Plication: How to Decide?
Richard Warren, MD

11:25am – 11:45am
Discussion Francisco Bravo, MD & Patrick Tonnard, MD

11:45am – 12:45pm
Lunch Break with Exhibitors

12:45pm –1:15pm 
KEYNOTE: Success in Facelift Consultation – Step by Step
Louis Bucky, MD

1:15pm – 2:35pm
Brow Shaping versus Brow Lifting and Upper Eyelid Finesse
Moderator: Steven Cohen, MD 
  1:15pm – 1:27pm
What is the Aesthetic Standard for Brow in 2023?
Dino Elyassnia, MD

1:27pm – 1:39pm
Brow Shaping with Surgery
Patrick Tonnard, MD

1:39pm – 1:49pm
Brow Shaping with Netting (VIDEO)
Francisco Bravo, MD

1:49pm – 1:59pm
Artistry in Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty
Gabriele Miotto, MD

1:59pm – 2:19pm
30 Years of Brow Lifting and Upper Blepharoplasty – What I Do Now and Why
Richard Warren, MD

2:19pm – 2:35pm
Discussion Glenn Jelks, MD & Michael Lee, MD

2:35pm – 3:50pm
Fat Grafting Wizardry - An Opus to Fat Grafting
Moderator: Oren Tepper, MD
  2:35pm – 3:05pm
Special Presentation: Our Journey in Facial Fat Grafting Innovation
Patrick Tonnard, MD

3:05pm – 3:20pm
Prophylactic Fat Grafting, Future Regenerative Medicine and Exosomes – What’s It All About?
Steven Cohen, MD

3:20pm – 3:30pm
Peri-Orbital Fat Grafting - How Much and What Planes? VIDEO
Dino Elyassnia, MD

3:30pm – 3:50pm
Discussion Louis Bucky, MD & Glenn Jelks, MD

3:50pm – 4:30 pm
Winter Warm Up Break with Exhibitors 
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The Ultimate Debates in Rhinoplasty
4:30pm – 5:10pm
Rhinoplasty Consultation: Are Simulations Really Necessary?
Moderator: Jason Roostaeian, MD
  4:30pm – 4:40pm
Aaron Kosins, MD

4:40pm – 4:50pm
Oren Tepper, MD

4:50pm – 5:10pm
Discussion Dino Elyassnia, MD & Richard Zoumalan, MD

5:10pm – 6:45pm
What’s Your Preference?
Moderator: Oren Tepper, MD
  5:10pm – 5:25pm
Nasal Analysis and Determining the Best Approach
Aaron Kosins, MD

5:25pm –5:40pm
Why I Prefer Open Structure Rhinoplasty
Richard Zoumalan, MD

5:40pm – 5:55pm
Why I Prefer Closed Preservation Rhinoplasty and Can It be Used in Every Case?
Dino Elyassnia, MD

5:55pm – 6:10pm
Why I Prefer a Hybrid Approach
Jason Roostaeian, MD

6:10pm – 6:25pm
Tip Management in Different Skin Types, Pitanguy versus Suture
Richard Zoumalan, MD

6:25pm – 6:45pm
7:00am -7:45am

7:45am – 9:35am
Lower Eyelids: The Most Underestimated Surgery in the Face?
Moderators Christopher Surek, DO & Oren Tepper, MD
  7:45am – 8:15am
KEYNOTE: My 30 Year Evolution in Eyelid Surgery
Glenn Jelks, MD

8:15am – 8:30am
Anatomy Dictates Treatment
Christopher Surek, DO

8:30am – 8:45am
Simple to Complex…Then Back to Simple
Michael Lee, MD

8:45am – 9:00am
Choosing the Correct Lower Eyelid Operation
Richard Warren, MD

9:00am – 9:15am
My Canthal Support Algorithm
Gabriele Miotto, MD

9:15am – 9:35am
Discussion Francisco Bravo, MD & Steven Cohen, MD

9:35am – 10:15am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors

Room Moderators: Louis Bucky MD & Patrick Tonnard, MD
Lab Moderator: Oren Tepper, MD

10:15am – 10:45am
#1 – Battle of the Browlift – Gliding vs Open?
Francisco Bravo, MD and Richard Warren, MD

10:45am – 11:00am
#2 – #4 Facelift Incisions & Closure – Tips and Pitfalls
Christopher Surek, DO

11:00am – 11:40am
#3 Battle of the Facelift – Composite vs Bi-Lamellar/High SMAS
Richard Bensimon, MD and Michael Lee, MD

11:40am – 12:10pm
#4 – Battle of the Lower Eyelid: Transcutaneous vs Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty
Steven Cohen, MD and Glenn Jelks, MD

12:10pm – 1:30pm
Lunch Break with the Exhibitors

Sponsored by

1:30pm – 3:00pm
Moderator: Jason Roostaeian, MD
  1:30pm – 1:50pm
Approaches to the Bony Dorsum: When I Decide to Perform Bony Vault Preservation and When I Don’t
Dino Elyassnia, MD & Aaron Kosins, MD

1:50pm – 1:55pm

1:55pm – 2:15pm
Midvault Cartilage Preservation versus Structural Approach Preservation:
Aaron Kosins, MD Structural: Richard Zoumalan, MD

2:15pm – 2:20pm

2:20pm – 2:45pm
Just the Tip (...for a Little Bit): How I Do It for Most Cases in 5 Minutes (VIDEOS)
Dino Elyassnia, MD Aaron Kosins, MD Oren Tepper, MD Richard Zoumalan, MD Jason Roostaeian, MD

2:45pm – 3:00pm

3:00pm – 3:15pm
#5 Lateral Canthus Anatomy and Management 
Gabriella Miotto, MD

3:15pm – 3:45pm
#6 Battle of the Rhinoplasty– Structural vs Preservation
Dino Elyassnia, MD & Aaron Kosins, MD

3:45pm – 6:45pm
Hands on Cadaver Lab  Now it’s your turn!
Sign up for this hands-on opportunity and work with the experts to learn or perfect your technique. 
(Additional charge)
7:00am -7:30am

7:30am – 8:00am
KEYNOTE –The Re-Birth of the Phenol Croton Oil Chemical & How to Integrate it into Your Practice
Richard Bensimon, MD

8:00am – 9:30am
The Finishing Touch & Ancillary Procedures– Fat, Peels, LipLifts, Threads?
Moderator: Michael Lee, MD
  8:00am – 8:20am
Ancillary Procedure Tool Kit
Steven Cohen, MD

8:20am – 8:35am
Philtral Accentuating Lip Lifts
Francisco Bravo, MD

8:35am – 8:47am
When to Remove Buccal Fat and Why: My Algorithm
Dino Elyassnia, MD

8:47am – 9:07am
Facial Anatomy for the Filler or Fat Injector – How to Stay Out of Trouble
Christopher Surek, DO

  9:07am – 9:25am
Discussion Louis Bucky, MD & Oren Tepper, MD

9:25am – 9:55am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors

9:55am – 11:00am
Moderator: Christopher Surek, DO
Injector: Gabriele Miotto, MD

11:00am – 11:30am
KEYNOTE: Greatest Advancements in Facial Aesthetic Surgery in My Career and How it Changed My Practice
Steven Cohen, MD

11:30am – 12:30pm
Saturday Brunch with the Exhibitors

12:30pm -2:45pm
My Toughest Complications and How I Treated Them
Moderators: Christopher Surek, DO & Jason Roostaeian, MD
  12:30pm – 12:50pm
Patrick Tonnard, MD

12:50pm – 1:10pm
Dino Elyassnia, MD, Aaron Kosins, MD, Oren Tepper, MD, Richard Zoumalan, MD

1:10pm – 1:30pm
Eyelid Surgery
Glenn Jelks, MD

1:30pm – 1:50pm
Neck Lift
Richard Warren, MD

1:50pm – 2:10pm
Filler Injection
Christopher Surek, DO

2:10pm – 2:45pm
Discussion Oren Tepper, MD & Louis Bucky, MD