THE Aesthetic Academy 2016 Agenda

Track One: Advanced Hands-On Injectable Training – Neurotoxin and Dermal Filler Techniques – Level IX

THE Aesthetic Academy™ presents the Advanced Hands-On Injectable Training – Neurotoxin and Dermal Filler Techniques – Level IX course. Day one will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn the latest, most advanced injection techniques and tips from experts, as well as the ability to practice these techniques under the guidance of skilled instructors. Day two will bring all attendees together in one general session and discuss aesthetic topics that include advanced body shaping technologies, energy-based anti-aging skin treatments, next-generation anti-aging skincare products, feminine rejuvenation and more.

Participants will receive course materials and 8 CME credits upon completion of the course.

Advanced injectable courses require a comprehensive understanding of facial anatomy, as well as practical experience with Neurotoxins and dermal fillers. Participants must have previously completed a training course and have at least six months practical experience in order to enroll.

Program Agenda

Saturday, October 15, 2016


Lecture topics include:

  • Comparison of neurotoxins and dermal fillers
  • Principles and practices to achieve optimal results for facial shaping, wrinkle reduction and facial rejuvenation using neurotoxins and dermal fillers
  • Avoiding injection mistakes
  • How to choose the appropriate dermal filler and nuerotoxin
  • How to treat difficult complications
  • Discovering the latest off-label techniques
  • Next-generation neurotoxins pending approval
  • Growing your practice revenues with injectables
  • Building confidence as an injector and in assessing patient needs
8:30 am – 10:45 am Monica Bonakdar, M.D.: Growing Your Practice Using Injectables and Kybella

Lori Robertson, M.S.N., F.N.P-C: Off-Label Dermal Filler Use and Facial Anatomy

Kian Karimi, M.D.: Lifting and Filling – The Synergy of PDO Threads and Injectable Fillers to Maximize Results

Q & A with Faculty Panel

10:45 am – 11:05 am Break
11:05 am – 12:15 pm Robert James Troell, M.D.: Prospective Study Adding Lidocaine with Epinephrine and Bicarbonate to Bacteriostatic Saline Dilution for Neurotoxin Cosmetic Facial Injections

Jon M. Grazer, M.D.: PRP and Nanofat Grafting

Jason Emer, M.D.: Male Aesthetics: Facial Sculpting with Dermal Fillers

Q & A with Faculty Panel

Products that will be discussed: Bellafill, BELOTERO BALANCE, BOTOX, Dysport, JUVÉDERM, JUVÉDERM VOLUMA, Kybella, Prevelle Silk, Radiesse, Restylane, Restylane-L, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, Sculptra and XEOMIN.

12:15 pm – 12:45 Expert Panel Discussion: Expert Panel Discussion: New Products and Technologies
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch

Scientific Lunch Workshops:

Catering to the Male Market
Jason Emer, M.D.
Sponsored by: BTL Aesthetics

New Aesthetic Category + New Patients = A Sustainable and Successful Practice
Jill Lezaic, D.O. and Sheila Nazarian, M.D.
Sponsored by: Miramar Labs

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Live Demonstration

Kian Karimi, M.D: PDO Threads for Non-Surgical Lifting and Collagenesis

2:15 pm – 3:45 pm Live Demonstrations and Hands-On Injectable Training
3:45 pm – 4:00pm Break
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Live Demonstrations and Hands-On Injectable Training
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm THE Aesthetic Awards Ceremony
Hosted By: Andrew P. Ordon, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Lectures and Live Demonstrations

  Craig Mezrow, M.D.: Aesthetic Rejuvenation & Body Shaping – A Plastic Surgeons Perspective

Melanie Palm, M.D.: Ultherapy Treatment: A Foundational Therapy for Every Aesthetic Practice

J.D. McCoy, N.M.D.: The Art of Thermi

Robert Kessler, M.D.: The Skinny on Fat, Tightening and Firming

Bobby Awadalla, M.D.: The Role of Oral Supplements in Protection, Repair and Beauty

Chad Erickson: Creating the Ultimate Internet Presence

Christine Petti, M.D.: Neck Rejuvenation: Aesthetic Choices to Treat the Text Neck and Beyond

Gregory W. Chernoff, M.D.: Combining Needle RF with Fractionated CO2 – Head to Toe

E. Victor Ross, M.D.: Newer Fractional Technologies

Dore J. Gilbert, M.D.: RF Microneedling

Wendy E. Roberts, M.D.: Alopecia: Hair Loss as Part of the Complete Aesthetic Profile

  Advanced Body Shaping Techniques (Live Demonstrations)
Expert faculty will provide a comprehensive review of the leading body shaping procedures and technologies. New innovations covered and evaluated include: RF, Ultrasound, Waterjet, Kybella, laser, Cryolipolysis, fat transfer, energy-assisted liposuction, Vaser Hi-Def, Cellfina, Ultherapy and many others.
  Energy-Based Anti-Aging Skin Treatments (Live Demonstrations)
This course will focus on energy-based skin treatments for resurfacing and anti-aging with an emphasis on the latest technologies and techniques. Picosecond lasers, next-generation RF and Ultrasound devices will be critically evaluated by our expert faculty.
  The Emerging Market of Lipodissolving
Kybella is the hottest new injectable on the market offering the promise of creating a huge new wave of revenue for aesthetic practices addressing the consumer demand for non-invasive fat removal procedures. Yet there is a pipeline of other injectable products waiting for FDA approval which offer both economic and clinical advantages. Learn about them all and ensure that you are taking advantage of this major market trend.
  Next-Generation Anti-Aging Skincare Products
This session will provide insight into the many categories of available products and ingredients commonly used in skincare formulations and physician-dispensed cosmeceuticals. Learn about the most effective ingredients and how to choose the perfect regimen for your patients. Then focus on optimizing your dispensing economics to ensure that these annuity product lines, which retain and maintain the anti-aging effects of your procedures, are actually your most profitable revenue source.
  The Art of Feminine Rejuvenation
Receive a comprehensive review of the new technologies and treatments available for non-invasive feminine rejuvenation. Regarded as the most exciting and fastest growing segment of medical aesthetics, a wide-range of cash-pay feminine rejuvenation procedures are taking the industry by storm and creating a totally accretive revenue stream for smart practices across virtually all medical sub-specialties.
  *Program schedule and faculty subject to change

  • Bobby Awadalla, M.D.

  • Monica Bonakdar, M.D.

  • Gregory W. Chernoff, M.D. F.R.C.S.

  • Payman J. Danielpour, M.D.

  • Adam DeGraide

  • Jason Emer, M.D.

  • Chad Erickson

  • Dore J. Gilbert, M.D.

  • Jon M. Grazer, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Ron Hartley

  • Kian Karimi, M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • Robert Kessler, M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • Jill Lezaic, D.O.

  • J.D. McCoy, N.M.D.

  • Sheila Nazarian, M.D.

  • Andrew P. Ordon, M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • Melanie Palm, M.D.

  • Sam Peek

  • Christine Petti, M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • David Philips

  • Wendy E. Roberts, M.D.

  • Lori J. Robertson R.N., M.S.N., F.N.P.-C., E.

  • Victor Ross, M.D.

  • Darren Seigel, Esq.

  • Jay A. Shorr

  • Mara Shorr

  • Farhan Taghizadeh, M.D.

  • Robert James Troell, M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • Lisa Wark

  • Greg Washington, Sr.

  • William Philip Werschler, M.D., F.A.A.D., F.A.A.C.

  • Cheryl Whitman