Level 2 Diploma Course in Aesthetic Medicine

July 14 - July 18, 2021 (Miami, Florida)

Scientific Agenda
Day 1: Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Faculty: Dr. Marcelo Suarez (USA)

COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY & MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURES
07:30 – 08:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
08:30 – 10:30 Introduction to Dermatology
10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 12:30
  • Sun Protection of All Skin Types
  • Pigment Disorders
  • Dark Circles
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 15:00 Acne
  • Etiology
  • Classification
  • Complicationsb
  • Treatment

Rosacea

  • Causes of Rosacea
  • Treatments

Cellulite
Scar Management
Skin Care

15:00 – 15:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:30 – 16:30

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Punch and Shave Biopsy of the Skin
  • Subcision for Acne Scars
  • Subcision for Cellulite Dimples
  • Epidermal Cyst Excision
  • Lipoma Excision
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Laceration repair
16:30 – 17:00 Hands-on Workshop of Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures (using skin pads)
17:00 – 17:30 Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz on Cosmetic Dermatology & Minimally Invasive Skin Procedures
Day 2: Thursday, July 15, 2021
Faculty: Daniela Cancado-Espaillat (USA)

MARKETING AND BUSINESS STRATEGIES FOR A SUCCESSFUL MEDSPA
08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

08:30 – 08:45 Introductions and Learning Objectives
  • Current trends in the medical aesthetic and spa industry
  • Understanding a medical spa business plan and pro forma budget
  • Spa Medical Director: Rules and Regulations
  • Setting up medical spa-A to Z
  • Marketing strategies for a successful medical spa
08:45 – 09:15 Current Market Trends and The Anatomy of a Medical Aesthetics Practice
10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 12:00
  • Medical Spa and Pro-Forma Budget
  • Medical Spa Operational Policies & Procedures
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 14:30 The Medical Director
14:30 – 15:00 Marketing your Aesthetics Practice
15:00 – 15:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:30 – 16:30 Marketing your Aesthetics Practice
16:30 – 16:45 Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz on Medical Spa Marketing
16:45 – 17:30 Overview of Objectives & Question and Answer Session
Day 3: Friday, July 16, 2021
Faculty: John Kim, MD (USA)

Facial Anatomy, Combined Treatments, & Pain Management
08:00 – 08:30 Continental Breakfast
08:30 – 09:15

Facial Anatomy

  • Basics on general head anatomy
  • Understanding anatomical differences in ethnic groups
  • Identifying vascular and neural danger zones to prevent complications
09:15 – 10:00

Interactive Workshop on Facial Anatomy

  • Identifying facial anatomy
  • Discussion of how treatments may vary
10:00 – 10:30

Quiz on Facial Anatomy

10:00 – 10:30

Pain Management & Nerve Blocks

  • Facial Nerve Anatomy
  • Trigeminal Nerve Anatomy
  • Supraorbital, Infraorbital, Maxillary and Mandible Nerve Blocks
10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 12:00

Pain Management & Nerve Blocks Cont’d

  • Facial Nerve Anatomy
  • Trigeminal Nerve Anatomy
  • Supraorbital, Infraorbital, Maxillary and Mandible Nerve Blocks
12:00 – 12:30 Assessment Quiz on Pain Management and Nerve Blocks
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 15:00 Combined Treatments
  • Advanced Melasma Therapy with Q-Switches Laser & Topical Lightening Agents
  • Advanced Acne Scar Treatment with Subcision and TCA
15:00 – 15:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:30 – 17:30 Combined Treatments
  • Minimally Invasive Face Rejuvenation with HiFU, Insulated RF Microneedling and PDO Threads

Day 4:  Saturday, July 17, 2021
John Kim, MD (USA)
BOTULINUM TOXIN A & SKIN FILLERS: ADVANCED INDICATIONS AND TECHNIQUES

08:00 – 08:30 Continental Breakfast
08:30 – 10:30 Introduction: What is Beauty?
Botulinum Toxin A
  • Analysis of Facial Beauty
  • Pharmacology of Botulinum Toxin A
  • Frown Lines and Brow Lifting
  • Periocular Rejuvenation
  • Periorbital Rejuvenation
  • Platysmal Band Rejuvenation
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Management of Complications from Botulinum Toxin A injections
10:30 – 10:45 COFFEE BREAK
10:45 – 12:15

Skin Fillers

  • Hyaluronic Acid Fillers for Facial Aesthetic Enhancement
  • Calcium Hydroxylapatite Facial Sculpting
  • Facial Sculpting with Poly-L-Lactic Acid
  • Advanced Volume Restoration of the Lower Face
  • Restoration of Lip Volume and Definition Using Facial Fillers
  • Advanced Volume Restoration of the Aging Face
  • Blunt Facial Cannula Technique
  • The Role of Tropical Agents and Regional Blocks
  • Management of Complications of Filler Injections
12:15 – 12:30 Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz Botulinum Toxin A and Skin Fillers
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:30 Live Demonstrations and Hands-on Workshop on Advanced Indications for Botulinum Toxin A and Skin Fillers

Day 5:  Sunday, July 18, 2021
John Kim, MD (USA)
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) + Micro-Needling Literature Review

08:00 – 08:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 10:30 Introduction
  • Concept of Beauty
  • Aging: The Prevalent Theory
    - When and Why PRP
    - When and Why Other Rejuvenation Techniques
  • Rules of Rejuvenation
  • History of PRP Development in the Last 20 Years-What does the scientific literature show?
  • Limitations on use: FDA Guidance, ADA Position
  • Latest use by respected institutions
10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 12:30 Open Discussion and Scientific Debate
11:00 – 12:30 PRP Science and Mechanisms of Action
  • Platelet Harvesting
  • Reducing Platelets Poor Plasma
  • PRP Preparation
  • Post Treatment Instructions
  • Contraindications and Complications
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 15:00 PRP Indications in Scientific Literature
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • Hair Restoration
  • Scar Treatment
  • Acne Treatment
15:00-15:30

COFFEE BREAK

15:30 – 15:45 Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz on PRP-Closing Remarks and Course Evaluation  
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