American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS115
Title: Avoidance and Management of Complications Associated with Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face 
Date and Time of Session: Monday, October 23: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Description: To understand the anatomic and functional factors that lead to complications of surgery on facial structures, and strategies for avoidance and treatment. Both aesthetic and reconstructive surgical procedures can result in not only in disappointing outcomes, but in more serious functional or cosmetic complications as well. Expectations of an excellent outcome are particularly high for disorders involving the face. This Panel Session will emphasize necessary precautions to avoid the several unfavorable sequelae that can occur in dealing with facial and associated orbital abnormalities, and the choices of available remedies. Opportunities for advantageous collaboration among the surgical specialties represented by the speakers will be discussed. Audience questions and comments are welcomed.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery (PLA), Ophthalmic Surgery (OPHTHO), Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OTO)
Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates:
Patient safety, Risk Management
Sponsored By:
Advisory Council for Ophthalmic Surgery, Advisory Council for Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery
Program Participants:
Edward L. Raab, MD JD FACS
Paul A. Edwards, MD, FACS
Speaker Complications of Blepharoplasty
Don O. Kikkawa, MD FACS
Speaker Complications of Facial Reconstruction
Arun K. Gosain, MD, FACS
Speaker Ocular and Orbital Complications of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
James W. Gigantelli, MD, FACS
Speaker Complications of Aesthetic Surgery of the Face
James Edward Zins, MD FACS
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