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Cosmetic Patients: Are We Meeting Their Needs? Providing Optimal Satisfaction in Facial Rejuvenation

November 14, 2008

Join a 70-minute demonstration on the evaluation and cosmetic treatment of the face. The session will be hosted by dermatologists Susan H. Weinkle, MD, FAAD, Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, FAAD, and Wm. Philip Werschler, MD, FAAD, FAACS, who are experts in the field of facial rejuvenation.

The program provides hands-on demonstration of non-surgical techniques for facial rejuvenation using the latest advances in facial-shaping agents, and emphasizing the use of combination injectable products. Videotaped sessions will illustrate methods for facial assessment, describe how facial anatomy changes with aging, and provide insight on selecting the best agents and techniques for specific patient issues.

Drs. Weinkle, Bhatia, and Werschler share their clinical expertise in combining injectable facial products to obtain optimal results. Using patients of various ages, they demonstrate optimal techniques for the injection of facial-shaping agents, including calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse(R)), collagen (Evolence(R), CosmoDerm(R)), hyaluronic acid (Juvederm(TM) Ultra, Restylane(R), Perlane(R)), and poly-L-lactic acid (Sculptra(TM)).

Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, FAAD is Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois. An accomplished dermatologist, Dr. Bhatia has extensive experience in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and cosmetic surgery. His expertise includes face and body aesthetic surgery, skin cancer therapy, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, laser surgery, and skin resurfacing procedures, as well as the treatment of common and rare skin conditions.

Susan H. Weinkle, MD, FAAD is board certified in dermatology, a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Weinkle has been in solo practice since 1984, specializing in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and cosmetic dermatology. She has held academic appointments at Stanford University Hospital, the University of California Irvine Medical Center, and most recently, at the University of South Florida.

Wm. Philip Werschler, MD, FAAD, FAACS, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, is a past president of the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery (ASCDAS), a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS). Dr. Werschler has been an active leader his entire professional career in the development of selected cosmetic techniques and procedures for the concept of Non-Surgical Total Facial Rejuvenation (NSTFR), as a foundation for minimally invasive cosmetic renewal.

This CME online activity is jointly sponsored by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and BioCentric, Inc. and is supported by an educational grant from Dermik Aesthetics and sanofi aventis.

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