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Session Information

FRM F148 - Reconstruction Options for Defects in the Central Face

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Tuesday, March 05

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Palm Ballroom 4

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Mollie A. MacCormack, MD, FAAD


  • Jeremy S. Bordeaux, MD, MPH, FAAD
  • Omar Ibrahimi, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Aimee L. Leonard, MD, FAAD
  • William G. Stebbins, MD, FAAD
  • Andrea Willey, MD, FAAD

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

  • 1. Select reconstructive options which will ensure optimal aesthetic results for a variety of central facial defects.
  • 2. Identify areas at risk for, and techniques to minimize, distortion of free margins such as the eyelid, nasal ala and lip.
  • 3. Recognize the anatomic and tissue movement principles underlying advanced reconstruction of central facial defects.

Surgical defects involving the central face can be some of the most challenging, but also some of the most interesting to repair. This session will focus on the wide range of both single and multiple staged repair options that are available to correct difficult defects involving the mid face area. Attention will be paid to common pitfalls and techniques to correct associated complications.


Tuesday, March 05
1:00 PMIntroduction / Dr. MacCormack
1:02 PMReconstruction of the Forehead/Glabella / Dr. Bordeaux
1:20 PMReconstruction of the Eyelid/Medial Canthus / Dr. Willey
1:40 PMNasal Reconstruction I / Dr. Ibrahimi
2:00 PMNasal Reconstruction II / Dr. MacCormack
2:20 PMReconstruction of Lip and Perioral Defects / Dr. Leonard
2:40 PMCentral Facial Defects Involving Multiple Anatomic Subunits / Dr. Stebbins
2:45 PMQuestions & Answers / All faculty