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Cosmetic Facial & Periorbital Update

Cosmetic Facial & Periorbital Update

Saturday, April 24, 2021


Program Chairs:

Jacqueline Carrasco, MD;
Deepak Ramesh, MD;
Alison Watson, MD


This conference will aim to educate attendees on multidisciplinary approaches and
advancements in periorbital and facial cosmetic surgery and non-invasive methods of

It will aim to cover the following topics with dedicated presentations:

  1. Relevant Periorbital and Facial Anatomy
  2. Upper Blepharoplasty
  3. Lower Blepharoplasty
  4. Brow and Forehead Lifting
  5. Face and Neck Rejuvenation
  6. Non-invasive Approaches to Facial Rejuvenation
  7. Skin Care and Rejuvenation
  8. Complications of Cosmetic Interventions
  9. Practice Management and Incorporation Cosmetics into Your Practice

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss important new advances in the etiologies, diagnosis, and treatment/prevention of eye diseases.
  • Identify basic and clinical vision research that can be transformed into improved clinical care.
  • Assess the role of new technologies in the evaluation and treatment of eye diseases.
  • Describe factors that impact the effective delivery of the highest quality eye care for the public.
  • Identify clinical, scientific, and ethical issues confronting the profession.
  • Obtain information and tools through multiple facets to help ophthalmologists deliver high and efficient quality of care.


Jason Bloom, MD
Thomas Griffin Jr., MD
Ryan Heffelfinger, MD


Blair Armstrong, MD
Edward Bedrossian Jr., MD
Jacqueline Carrasco, MD
Deepak Ramesh, MD
Alison Watson, MD
Siwei Zhou, MD

Accreditation Statement
Wills Eye Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to its physicians. Wills Eye Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of Wills Eye Hospital that the information presented at Wills Eye Hospital's CME activities will be unbiased and based on scientific and clinical evidence. To help participants make judgments about the presence of bias, Wills Eye Hospital will provide information that Program Committee members and speakers have disclosed about financial relationships they have with commercial entities that produce or market products or services related to the content of this CME activity. This disclosure information will be made available on the website, in the activity Program/Proceedings, and is available for download. 

Claiming CME Credit
Prior to the start of the activity, you should have an account on the new Knowledge Portal with an email address that you will have access to and a cellphone number linked to your account. If you do not have an account, please create one. Please also ensure to link your account to your cellphone number . At the time of the activity, you will receive an activity code. Text the activity code to (855) 959-3979. Once your attendance is recorded, you can complete an evaluation through your Knowledge Portal account. Learners will be automatically reminded of any outstanding evaluations. You may also view any outstanding evaluations on the Knowledge Portal under My CME. At the conclusion of the evaluation, you will receive a certificate via email that you can also reference at any time on your Knowledge Portal account to view, download or email. If you have any questions, please contact the Wills Eye Hospital Department of CME at 215.440.3169 or at


8:30 a.m. Welcome

The Eyes

8:40 a.m. Endoscopic Brow Lift 
Alison Watson, MD
8:55 a.m. Upper Blepharoplasty 
Blair Armstrong, MD
9:10 a.m. Lower Blepharoplasty
Jacquelyn Carrasco, MD
9:25 a.m. Negative Vector/Cosmetic Dr. Decompression 
Deepak Ramesh, MD
9:40 a.m.

Panel: The Eyes
Panelists: Blair Armstrong, MD; Jacquelyn Carrasco, MD; Deepak Ramesh, MD; Alison Watson, MD

9:50 a.m.


The Face

10 a.m. Nasal Harmony 
Jason Bloom, MD
10:15 a.m. Facial Anatomy and Danger Zones for Fillers
Siwei Zhou, MD
10:30 a.m. Skin Rejuvenation With Resurfacing 
Thomas Griffin, MD
10:45 a.m. Lower Face & Neck
Ryan Heffelfinger, MD
11:15 a.m. Nutrition: The Alpha to Omega in Healthy Skin
Ned Bedrossian, MD
11:30 a.m.

Panel: The Face
Panelists: Ned Bedrossian, MD; Jason Bloom, MD; Thomas Griffin, MD; Ryan Heffelfinger, MD; Siwei Zhou, MD

11:40 a.m.

Additional Questions & Answers

12 p.m.