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News from recent meetings and a guide to upcoming events.

CONFERENCE CALENDAR

2017 ASDS Annual Meeting
October 5-8, 2017
Hyatt Regency Chicago
asds.net

Plastic Surgery The Meeting
October 6-10, 2017
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
plasticsurgery.org

2017 AAFPRS Annual Meeting
October 26-28
Sheraton Grand Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
aafprs.org

Cosmetic Surgery Forum
November 29 – December 2, 2017
The Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV
cosmeticsurgeryforum.com

5th Biennial Caribbean Facial Plastic Surgery Update: A Winter Warm-Up
February 7-11, 2018
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
fps-int.com

2018 AAD Annual Meeting
February 16-20, 2018
San Diego, CA
aad.org

Skin of Color Seminar Series
May 5-6, 2018
Crowne Plaza Times Square, New York, NY
skinofcolorseminars.com

2017 AAD Summer Meeting

Modern Aesthetics® magazine’s sister publication Practical Dermatology® and DermTube.com offered video coverage of the 2017 American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting, which was held July 27-30 in New York City. Hosted by Seemal R. Desai, a dermatologist in Plano, TX, coverage included discussion of the latest treatments for hair loss and avoiding injection complications when performing minimally invasive procedures.

With proper strategies and protocols in place, it’s possible to minimize potential risks associated with minimally invasive procedures, such as needle sticks and vascular occlusion, says Charlene Lam, MD. In avoiding vasculature compromise, one of the most dreaded filler complications, Dr. Lam stresses the importance of understanding the anatomy and having a healthy respect for variations among individual patients. Watch her on Dermtube.com for more tips. She also addresses the need for a culture of reporting adverse events.

As options for treating and preventing hair loss expand, physicians need to keep up with new advancements, Nicole Rogers, MD says. She discusses growing interest in platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments to treat male and female hair loss. She addresses lingering questions about how to help patients regrow hair and current thoughts about best protocols being developed.

VCS Highlights

Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2017 was held at Bellagio hotel in early June for what founder and chair Dr. S. Randolph Waldman calls the “biggest and boldest show yet.” Now in its 13th year, the meeting included two continuous surgical sessions, a minimally invasive session, CME in-depth seminars, and sponsored workshops along with a comprehensive practice management and marketing symposium. Many Modern Aesthetics® columnists wowed the crowd during practice management sessions including Wendy Lewis, David Evans, Jay Shorr and Amspa’s Alex Thiersch. Other highlights included “Botched” star and Modern Aesthetics® Editorial Board Member Paul Nassif, MD’s talk on what it is like to star in your own reality TV show, and Chicago dermatologist Amy Taub, MD’s presentation of new data from the Defenage multi-center double blind study.

Watch all of these videos and all coverage of the 2017 AAD Summer Meeting by clicking on the graphic above!