Dr. Devoto Instructor to AAO 2011 Courses

Periocular Tumors and Techniques of Eyelid Reconstruction

Jointly sponsored by the Academy’s Annual Meeting Program Committee and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Synopsis This course will give an overview of the most common benign and malignant skin lesions that involve the periocular region, will highlight the general features of malignancy, will provide a detailed description of
the most common eyelid neoplasms, will describe the different biopsy techniques, and will provide the requisites to reconstruct the upper and lower eyelid under any circumstance.

Objectives At the conclusion of this course, the attendee will be able to recognize malignant and benign tumors, differentiate among the various types of malignant lesions, safely diagnose every suspicious periocular tumor, and master the most useful techniques for upper and lower eyelid reconstruction.

Senior Instructor: Jeffrey A Nerad MD

Date and Time: Monday, Oct 24 2011 3:15PM – 5:30PM

Location: Orange County Convention Center

Room: W203a

Target Audience: Comprehensive

Education Level: Basic

Instructors:
Francesco P Bernardini MD
Martin H Devoto MD
Robert C Kersten MD
Carlo de Conciliis, MD

Oculoplastic Procedures for the General Ophthalmologist
This course will describe basic and effective procedures for the treatment of involutional ectropion and entropion, tarsorrhaphy, marginal eyelid lesions, dermatochalasis, and aponeurogenic involutional ptosis.

Objective At the conclusion of this course, the attendee will be able to select and perform the appropriate surgical technique for the treatment of common eyelid problems encountered in a general ophthalmology practice.

Senior Instructor: Robert C Kersten MD

Date and Time: Sunday, Oct 23 2011 3:15PM – 4:15PM

Location: Orange County Convention Center

Room: W204b

Target Audience: Comprehensive

Education Level: Basic
Instructors:
Francesco P Bernardini MD
Carlo de Conciliis, MD
Martin H Devoto MD
Jose R Montes MD

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