FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2021

1:00pm – 6:00pm
S7 Masterclass: Facelift – Planning and Technique
5 CME credits
Registration fee: $350
Timothy Marten, MD
Level: Comprehensive                         Organization: Didactic
This course will be a practical, clinically oriented, guide to planning and performing a SMAS facelift.  Videotape presentations of key parts of the procedure will be made and the course will include a question-and-answer period.
Desired outcomes:

  • Review the relevance of the SMAS and the importance of SMAS utilization in the modern facelift procedure
  • Compare the strengths and weaknesses of the commonly advocated facelift techniques 
  • Discuss pre-operative analysis of the individual patient and the formulation of an appropriate surgical plan  
  • Discuss planning of incisions to minimize scars, hairline displacement and secondary deformities
  • Discuss planning and the utilization of the SMAS and modification of the platysma 
  • Review clinically relevant anatomy important to surgical technique and avoiding complications 
  • Discuss treatment of the mid-face and review controversies in mid-face rejuvenation 
  • Discuss sequencing facelift with other procedures 
  • Discuss evaluation and treatment of the neck
  • Review anesthesia considerations in facelift surgery 
  • Discuss patient safety issues in facelift surgery  
  • Discuss peri-operative care of the facelift patient


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