Applied Anatomy and Its Relation to Facelift Surgery Sat, Sep 21 4:30-5:30 p.m.

In the first part of the course the three-dimensional anatomy will be presented. In the mid portion of the course the most common facelift procedures will be discussed as will reasons why or why not such procedures might be effective long term. Long term before and after photographs will be utilized to illustrate these points. Finally, complications will be presented with suggestions on how to prevent them will be discussed.

At the end of this activity participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the three-dimensional course of the facial nerve branches.
  2. Describe the relationship of the retaining ligaments, the muscles of facial expression, and their relationship in three dimensions to the facial nerve branches.
  3. Describe the technical details of the most common facelift procedures.
  4. Discuss the common and uncommon facelift complications and how to best treat them.

Program Subject to Change.

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.