Last Surgery Spotlight of 2013 now available on PSEN

THE DECEMBER SURGERY SPOTLIGHT features Dr. Rod Rohrich performing a Secondary Facial Rejuvenation procedure on a 62-year-old Caucasian woman. The patient presents with significant loss of fat in her face, a tight skin envelope, and some laxity in her neck. Dr. Rohrich’s technique involves a lift-and-fill approach to correct facelift deformities:removing and relocating existing scars; releasing the malpositioned deep layers; refilling the depressed temporal areas and the deep malar fat compartments with harvested fat; and re-draping and re-shaping the deep layers and reshaping the final skin layers. Watch the full-length surgery on PSEN now. 

Dr. Rohrich is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is a past president of ASPS and former director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Rohrich currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as an editor for Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery. In the past ten years, he has been recognized many times as a top doctor in America and Dallas. Dr. Rohrich has a clinical practice at Zale Lipshy University Hospital/UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Tom Landry Sports Center/Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Past Surgery Spotlight programs remain freely available to view on PSEN. Hard copies of these programs can also be purchased from the PSEN DVD LibrarySurgery Spotlight is a video-based product line produced by the Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN).

Now streaming – Surgery Spotlight: Dermal Fillers – Hyraluronic Acid

Take a look at April’s Surgery Spotlight featuring Brian Kinney, MD performing dermal injections using hyaluronic acid-based fillers on two patients. The first was a female patient of Chinese-Korean descent who presented with slight depressions at the alar base, and received injections in the nasolabial folds and corners of the mouth. The second patient was a female patient of Hispanic descent, who wished to improve lip fullness, as well as diffuse wrinkle lines. Watch Dr. Kinney’s technique for soft-tissue augmentation as he discusses the aesthetic benefits and potential complications of the procedure now streaming for free on PSEN, or can be purchased as a part of an online course to receive CME credit.

Dr. Brian Kinney is private practitioner in Beverly Hills where he specializes in plastic surgery procedures and skin care treatment. Dr. Kinney is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has received medical training From MIT, UCLA and Harvard University. He is a past president of the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and has received many distinguished honors including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons President Award and Distinguished Service Award.

Past Surgery Spotlight programs remain freely available to view on PSEN. Hard copies of these programs can also be purchased from the PSEN DVD LibrarySurgery Spotlight is a video-based product line produced by the Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN).

Belt Lipectomy featured in March Surgery Spotlight

March’s Surgery Spotlight features PSEN editor-in-cheif Al Aly, MD performing a belt lipectomy on a 45-year-old female who used to have a BMI of 57.2. She had previously had a duodenal switch operation and experienced wound dehiscence, and then had tension sutures added to correct that complication. After the secondary tension suture operation, a large hernia grew and a fairly large panniculus developed, causing ongoing discomfort. The goal of this procedure is to correct the hernia, the large panniculus, the large mons pubis, and to contour the buttocks and thighs. The video can be streamed for free once you are logged in to PSEN, or can be purchased as part of an online course to earn CME credit.

Dr. Aly is an internationally recognized leader in post-bariatric aesthetic surgery and has lectured and/or performed surgery in over 25 countries. He currently serves as a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine.

Past Surgery Spotlight programs remain freely available to view on PSEN. Hard copies of these programs can also be purchased from the PSEN DVD LibrarySurgery Spotlight is a video-based product line produced by the Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN).

New Surgery Spotlight: Gluteal Augmentation with Fat

In the new Surgery Spotlight released today Daniel A. Del Vecchio, MD performs a gluteal augmentation with fat transplantation on a healthy 31-year-old female who desires larger buttocks, as well as liposuction. Watch Dr. Del Vecchio’s technique in harvesting the fat and how the fat is then injected to form full buttocks that meet the patient’s goals. The video can be streamed for free once you are logged in to PSEN, or can be purchased as part of an online course to earn CME credit.

Daniel Del Vecchio, MD is a cosmetic plastic surgeon in private practice in Boston. He is a former Assistant Professor of Surgery at Tufts New England Medical Center and a member of the Consulting Staff in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital. He is the author of many papers and presentations with research interests in surgical device technology translocation in plastic surgery, safety combining volume liposuction and abdominoplasty, increasing yield and predictability in fat transfer, and more.

Past Surgery Spotlight programs remain freely available to view on PSEN. Hard copies of these programs can also be purchased from the PSEN DVD LibrarySurgery Spotlight is a video-based product line produced by the Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN).

First Surgery Spotlight of 2013: Midface Rejuvenation

PSEN’s first Surgery Spotlight of the new year is Midface Rejuvenation performed by Julius W. Few, MD. The midface rejuvenation includes a lower blepharoplasty to dissect the redundant skin, a tear trough correction to eliminate the tired and aged appearance of the face, and lateral cathoplasties because there is more than six to eight millimeters lower lid distraction. The video can be streamed for free once you are logged in to PSEN, or can be purchased as part of an online course to earn CME credit.

Dr. Few is the Founder and Chief Medical Director at The Few Institute for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, located in Chicago, IL.  Additionally, he serves as a Clinical Associate Professor for the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Chicago. Dr. Few specializes in providing aesthetic plastic surgery, while preserving the unique ethnic features of his patients’ face, breast, body, and skin. PSEN previously featured Dr. Few performing Blepharoplasty with Fat Injection as the October 2011 Surgery Spotlight.

Past Surgery Spotlight programs remain freely available to view on PSEN. Hard copies of these programs can also be purchased from the PSEN DVD LibrarySurgery Spotlight is a video-based product line produced by the Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN).