13th Annual Aesthetic Symposium, April 2-3, 2016, Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada

Friday, April 1, 2016
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Certification Exams
Saturday, April 2, 2016
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am - 8:15 am Opening/Welcome
8:15 am - 8:45 am Secrets of the Stratum Corneum
Kristy van Beek, BSc
  • Explain the role of the stratum corneum and why it is not "just" the dead-dry layer that sits on top of our skin.
  • Identify how and why UV thickens the stratum corneum.
8:45 am - 9:15 am Dermabrasion: Old School or Here to Stay and Why?
Steven M. Levine, MD
  • Discuss specific indications for dermabrasion and how it is similar or different than other resurfacing modalities like chemical peels or laser.
  • Discuss pre-operative and post-operative management of dermabrasion procedures.
9:15 am - 10:00 am Cosmeceutical Science and How to Retail Skincare
Leslie Baumann, MD
  • Evaluate cosmeceutical ingredients and products in a scientific manner.
  • Improve patient outcomes with cosmeceuticals by correctly matching the skincare product to the patient's skin type.
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 11:00 am Conscious Sedation Provided by Registered Nurses at an Outpatient Surgery Center: Is it Safe?
Stacey Weaver, RN
  • Describe the fundamentals of conscious sedation and the required nursing qualifications.
  • Identify the various medications selected for use in outpatient cosmetic surgery.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Identifying the Muscle: The Key to Achieving Optimal Results with BoNTA
Barbara B. Weber, BSN, RN, CPSN, CANS
  • Discuss why a customized plan is necessary to achieve optimal results in BoNTA injection patients.
  • Identify landmarks of the facial muscles during animation.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm How Do We Choose the Best Type For Neck Rejuvenation?
Patrick Sullivan, MD
  • Discuss how Kybella works on specific fat in the chin region.
  • Identify the common differences to neck lift vs Kybella injections.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm The Advantages of Micro Blunt Tip Cannula's in Your Aesthetic Injectables
Georgia Cirese RN, CANS
  • Identify the proper aesthetic areas of injection with micro cannula.
  • Identify the proper cannula size and length areas for injections.
  • Discuss the difference between dermal filler products viscosity in relation to cannula gauge size.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Vascular Complications of Soft Tissue Fillers
Alan Matarasso MD, Sammy Sinno MD, Karol Gutowski MD
  • Identify potential anatomical risk areas as well as the signs of vascular and arterial injection.
  • Discuss treatment and management of soft tissue filler injection complications.
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Weird but True! When Filler and Toxin Does Goes Awry!
MK Maloney, RN, BA, CMR, CANS
  • Determine the importance of speaking with their patients for a follow up visit 2-4 weeks post procedure to make sure that outcome is optimized.
  • Discuss in an interactive format what may have gone wrong during their practice and how it was handled.
Sunday, April 3, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm ASAPS Cosmetic Medicine