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Session Information

FRM F140 - Invasive and Noninvasive Approaches to Body Contouring

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Monday, March 24

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 3C

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • Differentiate between the indications for invasive versus non-invasive fat removal
  • Identify FDA-approved devices and those on the horizon for non-invasive fat removal
  • List the safety concerns with both invasive and non-invasive fat removal and pain management

This session will describe tips to facilitate, enhance, and promote a successful liposuction practice. It will also give an overview of the risks, benefits, and usefulness of new devices and lasers developed to assist tumescent liposuction. Additionally, non-invasive fat removal devices will be examined in terms of efficacy, safety, and how they may be incorporated into a practice. Clinical data will be reviewed for these new devices as available. Finally, pearls and caveats for best patient outcomes will be described. Audience participation is encouraged.