Agenda

30+ Sessions and 150 Presentations by World-Class Faculty

We commit to making every year’s agenda new and fresh maximizing the opportunities for learning and engagement!

Important aspects of Cosmetic Surgery Forum include: improving clinician understanding of the scientific concepts and clinical data related to neurotoxin therapy and dermal fillers, skin lighteners & cosmeceuticals, fat treatments, laser vaginal and intraoral/facial rejuvenation, growth factors, chemical peels, energy-based skin-tightening procedures, new treatment options and protocols related to medical dermatology, wound healing, ingredient and technology developments in the pipeline and discussion of practice management.

 

 

By clicking on the individual dates below, you can see each session in sequential order. 

  • Breakfast and Registration
    • December 5, 2019
    • 6:30 am - 12:00 PM
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  • Breakfast Breakout Sessions
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  • Welcome & CME Questions
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  • What’s New Under The Sun
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    Learn the latest technologies, treatments and products that are taking off and proving themselves around the globe.

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  • CSF Fellow and Resident Grant Winner Presentations
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    Residents will present individual cases and research in consideration for presentation in the main sessions and for publication in either CUTIS or SKINMed Journal. These case abstracts are listed by presentation groups in the back

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  • PRP: Advances in Hair Replacement and Facial Fillers
    • December 5, 2019
    • 8:50 am - 9:10 AM
    • Master-Level Aesthetics
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    Over the years, physicians have seen advancements in PRP and many have incorporated this procedure into their aesthetic practices. Find out from these experts as they assess the variety of uses for and efficacy of

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  • Effective Off-Label Approaches You Need in Your Arsenal
    • December 5, 2019
    • 9:10 am - 9:50 AM
    • Master-Level Aesthetics
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    Our panel of experts share their best tips for off-label methods to implement in your practice. It’s never to late to add to your armamentarium!

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  • Is Sunscreen Safe?
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    The safety of sunscreen has been at the forefront of controversial conversation among dermatologists over the last few years. With new evidence surfacing on chemical sunscreens, it’s time to evaluate if the chemicals in our

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  • Lounge Break
    • December 5, 2019
    • 10:20 am - 10:40 AM
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  • Top 10 Cosmeceutical Picks
    • December 5, 2019
    • 10:40 am - 11:30 AM
    • Master-Level Aesthetics
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    The world of Cosmeceuticals is constantly evolving. Learn from our panelists which products receive top marks for efficacy and quality, plus get the latest on the new, super-hot products on the market!

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  • … and Here’s Why It’s My Favorite Device
    • December 5, 2019
    • 11:30 am - 12:20 PM
    • Master-Level Aesthetics
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    In this ever expanding market of devices, it can be difficult to decide what device works best for you and the services you provide in your practice. Our expert share why these devices are at

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  • 20 Most Interesting Things That Came Up in Dermatology this Year
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    The sheer amount of literature that comes out in a year can be overwhelming, to say the least. Dr. Matthew Zirwas has done the leg work for you and has rounded up the 20 most

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  • Lunch & Exhibits
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  • Top Tips For Effective Patient Consultations
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    Communication is a skill and we don’t say “the art of suggestion” for no reason! During patient expectations setting realistic expectations and making sure you and your patients are on the “same page” is crucial

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  • Combination Therapies for Tough Cases
    • December 5, 2019
    • 2:30 pm - 3:00 PM
    • Master-Level Medical Therapies
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    A person’s skin is unique to them, and sometimes the standard treatments simply won’t do the trick. If current processes don’t yield the results you’re looking for, it may be time for a new, customized

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  • Hands-on Live-Patient Demonstrations – Chemical Peels, Laser Treatments, Body Shaping and more.
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    Learn and experience a wide range of treatments including microneedling and chemical peels, laser treatments, body contouring and much more! Read more to learn about the Live Demonstration participants! 2019 Live Demonstration Participants and Treatments:

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  • There is only one BOTOX Cosmetic®
    • December 5, 2019
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 PM
    • Ancillary Learning Opportunity
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    Botulinum toxins are unique products and noninterchangeable Formulation and manufacturing There’s nothing exactly like BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) Training to achieve desired outcomes Speaker: John Fezza, MD RSVP Today! 

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  • Social Event
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    Enjoy a little southern flair at none-other than country-star Jason Aldean’s Kitchen + Rooftop Bar – who’s stage welcomes some of the best talent (up-and coming-and surprise favorites) in the business! Location address: 307 Broadway, Nashville,

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  • Breakfast Breakout Session Hosted by Topical Podcast
    • December 7, 2019
    • 7:00 am - 8:00 AM
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  • Breakfast
    • December 7, 2019
    • 7:00 am - 8:00 AM
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  • Hormones and Dermatology
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    Hormones play a huge role in the health and wellness of the skin. As the skin ages and as patients transition to a new phase of life for for various reasons, hormones have a significant

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  • Nip, Tuck, Shape: Contouring Modern Bodies
    • December 7, 2019
    • 8:20 am - 8:50 AM
    • Master-Level Aesthetics
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    Promises of the perfect contour are everywhere. Find out what’s new- and what works – from top to bottom.

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  • Making Room at the Table: Incorporating New Fillers and Neurotoxins in Your Practice
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    There are new kids on the team this year and they are looking to start on the varsity squad! Get the 411 on the latest technologies on the market and how they might work for

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  • Break & Exhibits
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  • Top 10 Finisher E
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    CSF’s 2019 Top 10 Fellow and Resident Grant Recipients present their winning cases and research.

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  • Top 10 Finisher F
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    CSF’s 2019 Top 10 Fellow and Resident Grant Recipients present their winning cases and research.

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  • Treating the Rainbow: Concerns and Treatments for Patients of Color
    • December 7, 2019
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 AM
    • Master-Level Aesthetics
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    We may all be equal, but we’re not all the same. From everyday concerns to the tough stuff, patients of color often benefit from treatments outside of what is often taught in medical schools in

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  • Tips and Tricks in Dermatology
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    The best secrets from 40 years in dermatology with Dr. Haines Ely!

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  • CBD & Cosmetics: Worth the Hype?
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    It can’t be ignored. From the growing interest of therapies to challenges with the FDA, cosmetic products containing cannabis and/or cannabis-derived compounds have taken the market by storm. Does CBD deserve its time in the

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  • Lunch
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  • Understanding Legal Tools: The Keys to Lawsuit Prevention, License Protection and Tax Reduction
    • December 7, 2019
    • 11:45 am - 12:45 PM
    • Ancillary Learning Opportunity
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    UNDERSTANDING LEGAL TOOLS: THE KEYS TO LAWSUIT PREVENTION, LICENSE PROTECTION AND TAX REDUCTION When it comes to Lawsuit Protection: Action without knowledge can be dangerous. Creating an asset protection plan without the professional help of

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  • Top 10 Finisher G
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    CSF’s 2019 Top 10 Fellow and Resident Grant Recipients present their winning cases and research.

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  • Top 10 Finisher H
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    CSF’s 2019 Top 10 Fellow and Resident Grant Recipients present their winning cases and research.

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  • The State of the AAD
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    George Hruza, MD, President of AAD shares the latest updates on the Academy’s activities, advocacy and more!

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  • Millennials and Your Practice
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    Born with smartphones in hand and powerful search engines at their fingertips, the millennials as a market segment have grown substantially as young patients are discovering the importance of “prejuvenation.” Find out why millennials are

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  • Efficiency: A Critical Assessment
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    efficiency (noun) ef·​fi·​cien·​cy | \ i-ˈfi-shən-sē 1 : the quality or degree of being efficient 2a : efficient operation b(1) : effective operation as measured by a comparison of production with cost (as in energy,

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  • Hiring and Firing: The Hardest Parts of Being in Practice
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    Staff. You literally can’t do your job without them, but no matter the industry, finding the right fit is a challenging task! No matter if you are a one-single operation or are part of a

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  • Protecting Your Brand When Things Go Wrong
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    As the expression goes, “you never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Your brand is a reflection of you and your practice – learn how to protect it! Learn what tips our

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  • Lounge Break
    • December 7, 2019
    • 3:05 pm - 3:20 PM
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  • Top 10 Finisher I
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    CSF’s 2019 Top 10 Fellow and Resident Grant Recipients present their winning cases and research.

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  • Top 10 Finisher J
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    CSF’s 2019 Top 10 Fellow and Resident Grant Recipients present their winning cases and research.

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  • Always Be Prepared: Managing Complications
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    If you are in practice, you will encounter complications. These experts share tips for how to best avoid or mitigate damage when the situation arises.

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  • Compounding: Medical Mixology
    • December 7, 2019
    • 4:00 pm - 4:20 PM
    • Master-Level Medical Therapies
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    Compounding is both a science and an art. Get great tips, tricks and pearls on non-steroidal compounding formulas!

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  • Cosmetic Controversies
    • December 7, 2019
    • 4:20 pm - 5:10 PM
    • Master-Level Aesthetics
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    It’s the cosmetic debate of the year on treatments, procedures and products. Find out which have proven to be the winners for some and flops for others!

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