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Session Information

CRS C021 - Intermediate Cosmetic Surgery

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Monday, March 04

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room B121/122

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Naomi Lawrence, MD, FAAD


  • Joel Lee Cohen, MD, FAAD
  • Sue Ellen Cox, MD, FAAD
  • Lisa M. Donofrio, MD, FAAD
  • George J. Hruza, MD, FAAD
  • Ian A. Maher, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Jason Daniel Marquart, MD, FAAD
  • Shari Nemeth, MD, FAAD
  • David M. Ozog, MD, FAAD
  • Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, FAAD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Consider broad range of therapies available for acne scarring and prioritize approach to treatment.
  • Improve approach to suturing to maximize cosmetic result.
  • Update and refine filler and toxin practices.

This course covers a broad range of topics for the dermatologist interested in cosmetic surgery. There is the wide range of treatments available for acne scarring. A treatment algorithm will be reviewed. New devices and technologies are covered, including how to get the best results with your current device and how to evaluate new devices on the market. Lectures on maximizing the cosmesis and ease of primary closure will be presented. Experts will give their best tips on botulinum toxin injections and practice. Novel areas for soft tissue augmentation will be discussed and enhancing the results of your soft tissue filler practice will be covered.


  • Surgery of the Skin, Procedural Dermatology. Robinson et al eds. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Mosby; 2010.
  • Soft Tissue Augmentation. Carruthers et al eds. 2nd ed. London: Saunders,Elsevier;2008.
  • Botulinum Toxin. Carruthers et al eds. 2nd ed. London: Saunders,Elsevier; 2008.


Monday, March 04
9:00 AMintroduction / Dr. Lawrence
9:05 AMAcne scarring - My treatment algorithm / Dr. Ozog
9:20 AMWhats new with fat and stem cells / Dr. Marquart
9:35 AMGetting the best result with your lasers/devices / Dr. Tanzi
9:50 AMInsights into adding new lasers and devices to your practice / Dr. Hruza
10:05 AMQuestions / Dr. Ozog, Dr. Tanzi, Dr. Marquart, and Dr. Hruza
10:15 AMSuturing - Getting my best results / Dr. Maher
10:30 AMTips on management of closure obstacles / Dr. Nemeth
10:45 AMQuestions / Dr. Maher and Dr. Nemeth
10:55 AMNon-traditional areas for soft tissue augmentation /
11:10 AMSoft tissue fillers Maximizing your fill / Dr. Donofrio
11:25 AMBotulinum toxin - My best tips / Dr. Cohen
11:40 AMBotulinum toxin - My best tips / Dr. Cox
11:55 AMQuestions / Dr. Donofrio, Dr. Cohen, and Dr. Cox