Workshop + 18th Congress: Preventing and Managing Common & Rare Complications and Contraindications in Aesthetic Medicine

November 10 - November 12, 2022 (Long Beach, California)

Scientific Agenda

WORKSHOP: Preventing & Managing Common & Rare Complications & Contraindications in Aesthetic Medicine + 18th Congress

November 10, 2022
Long Beach, California

Chair: Dr Nadine Hamada, Egypt


Dr. Nadine Hamada, Chairman (Egypt); Dr. Omnia Latif (USA); Dr. Marcelo Suarez (USA); Prof. Mucio Porto (Brazil)

08:30-09:30  Introduction to Common Complications in Aesthetic Medicine Practice

Speaker: Dr. Nadine Hamada

   Introduction:  Common and rare complications in aesthetic procedures using neurotoxins, dermal fillers, and energy and light-based devices and how it can affect our medical practice

   Understanding and dealing with fear of complications in an aesthetic practice

09:30-11:00  Botulinum Toxin Complications Management

Speaker: Dr. Omnia Latif

   Comprehensive review of anatomy of facial muscles

   Mapping out common and rare complications in the use of Botulinum Toxin

   Complications management and medical protocols for common and rare Botulinum Toxin aesthetic complications: asymmetry, brow ptosis, lip ptosis and asymmetry

   Complications management and medical protocols for common and rare Botulinum Toxin medical complications: dysphagia, hoarseness and neck weakness, diplopia and ectropion, and injection site complications

11:00-12:30 Dermal Fillers Complications Management

Speaker: Dr. Nadine Hamada

   Anatomical Introduction: Main vascularization of the face

   Identifying the risk of ischemic complications after dermal filler injections and how to avoid them

   Guide in ischemic complication management

   Uncovering the role and use of hyaluronidase in correcting complications and unsatisfactory results after dermal filler injection

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-15:00 Chemical Peels and Laser Complications Management

Speaker: Dr. Marcelo Suarez

   Anatomical Introduction: The skin and its levels of aggression

   Intraoperative and Post-operative complications in chemical peel procedures: How to avoid and manage complications

   Immediate vs Delayed Complications in chemical peel: A guide on how to avoid and manage complications

   Outline of potential complications with the use of lasers: How to avoid and manage laser safety complications

15:30-17:00 Threads Complications Management

Speaker: Prof. Mucio Porto

   Anatomical Introduction: SMAS (Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System) and the subcutaneous layer

   Looking into common short-term complications in threadlifting: How to manage and avoid them

   Identifying aesthetic concerns with the use of threads: dimpling, skin irregularities, and abnormal facial contour


    Medical complications and other concerns with the use of threads: How to manage and avoid infection, inflammation, abscess, subcutaneous induration, granuloma and facial injury

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