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Masters Course in Threadlifting and Combination Techniques

August 27 - August 28, 2022 (Cerritos, California)

USD 2,900

Non-member: USD 3,100
Course Includes:
  • Course Certificate
  • Products for use in Hands-On Workshops
  • Light Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch 
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Syllabus
Refund Policy

Note that refunds or credits for cancellation are not provided after August 3, 2022. If you cancel prior to August 3, 2022, a $250 administration charge is deducted from your paid course registration. No fee will be deducted if credit is transferred to another AAAM event before August 3, 2022; credit must be used within six months. Full registration fees are forfeited after the cancellation deadline. No-shows are considered cancellations and any refund or credit is forfeited. All refunds must be requested in writing to

  1. ALL Delegates must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. You will be asked to provide a digital copy of your vaccination record ahead of your course attendance. 
  2. A copy of your medical license must be received for admittance to the course. Please email your medical license to
  3. AAAM Provides Continuing Education Units for some courses where noted. For CE purposes, attendees must sign in at AAAM registration each morning before entering the meeting room. CE credits are awarded based upon your hours of attendance; full credits are only awarded for attending the course in its entirety.
  4. To claim your CE credits, complete the course evaluation survey delivered to you via email within 3 business days of the course. After completing the survey, you may print and save your CME statement. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  5. Your AAAM Certificate will be provided to you at the course provided that you registered no later than 31 December. Registrants after that date will receive their AAAM Certificates by mail following the course. Course attendance on each day is mandatory in order to receive your AAAM Certificate. Your AAAM Certificate will not be awarded if you miss any portion of the course, and you will have to make up the portion of the course at a subsequent course, and at your expense.
  6. Your AAAM Course syllabus will be provided to you at AAAM Registration on-site. A replacement for lost or stolen syllabus is not provided.
  7. Please note that no one, other than the registered delegate is provided admittance to the course or food functions. Your AAAM badge must be worn to all events
  8. You have agreed to all AAAM`s Terms and Conditions at time of Registration. View Terms and Conditions
Scientific Agenda
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August 27 - 28, 2022
Cerritos, California

Faculty: John Kim, MD, FAAFP

Course Objectives:

  1. Learn patient selection, assessment, evaluation and consultation techniques
  2. Identify indications and contraindications for Threadlift therapy
  3. Learn the best treatment techniques
  4. Review post-operative care protocols, and management of complications
  5. Participate on live-patient training workshop
  6. Successfully integrate Threadlift in your clinical practice

DAY 1: Saturday, August 27, 2022
Faculty/Surgeon: John Kim, MD

07:30 – 08:00



08:00 – 09:00

Facial Anatomy and Aging Process

      Skin Anatomy

      Arteries & Nerves

      Facial Fat Pads

      Retaining Ligaments and Compartments


09:00 – 10:00

Aging Process

     Skin Laxity and Sagging

     Fat Pad Atrophy & Volume Loss

     Ligament Laxity


10:00 – 10:30



10:30 – 11:30

Threadlifting History & Types of Threads

     Overview of Threads

     Non-Absorbable vs. Absorbable

     Smooth vs. Barbed vs. Cones


11:30 – 12:30

Threadlifting Mechanisms & Techniques

      Lifting of Tissue & Fat

      Lifting of Face with Loops (Traditional)

      Vector Lifting

      Proper Depth/Level of Threat Placement

      Immediate Lifting


12:30 – 13:30



13:30 – 14:00

Patient Selection and Procedure


     Patient Selection & Pre-Op Issues

     Procedure Room & Supplies

     Anesthesia and Preparation of Patient

     Procedure in Detail


14:00 – 14:15

Post-Op  Care and Possible Complications

     Routine Post-Op Care

     Possible Complications & Side Effects


14:15 – 14:30



14:30 – 15:00

Threadlifting & Combined Modalities

     Combination with Neurotoxins

     Combination with Dermal Fillers

     Combination with Energy Devices


15:00 – 17:30

Workshop (Demonstration and Hands on Training)

    Non-surgical Facelift using Threads


Day 2: Tuesday, August 28, 2022
John Kim, MD 

08:30 – 17:30

Workshop and Hands On Training


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