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Session Information

FRM F057 - Reconstruction Options for Defects in the Central Face

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Saturday, March 22

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 3A

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Mollie A. MacCormack, MD, FAAD

  • Jeremy S. Bordeaux, MD, MPH, FAAD
  • Aimee L. Leonard, MD, FAAD
  • Mary E. Maloney, MD, FAAD
  • J. Ramsey Mellette, Jr., 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.


Saturday, March 22
1:00 PMIntroduction / Dr. MacCormack
1:01 PMReconstruction of the forehead and glabella / Dr. Bordeaux
1:20 PMReconstruction of eyelid and canthal defects / Dr. Willey
1:40 PMQuestions /
1:45 PMNasal reconstruction - small / Dr. MacCormack
2:00 PMNasal reconstruction - large / Dr. Mellette
2:20 PMQuestions /
2:25 PMReconstuction of the lip and chin / Dr. Leonard
2:45 PMReconstruction of defects involving multiple cosmetic subunits / Dr. Stebbins