Harmony: Faculty Discussion, Q&A, and Demos
Steven R. Cohen, MD, FACS - Chair
Diana L. Gavril, MD
Alexandra Mora, MD
Arisa Ortiz, MD, FAAD
Steven F. Weiner, MD
In this course faculty will come together to discuss evaluation and safety, protocols, and patient communication, as well as their tips and pearls. Also included are demonstrations by Dr. Cohen and Dr. Ortiz, sharing their techniques when injecting in the lower face.
To complete this activity and receive credit, the participant should:
- Review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information
- Complete the entire self-study
- Complete the post-test and evaluation/claim form
Jointly Provided by:
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe ways to project the tip of the nose upward using dermal fillers
- Describe the role the radix to achieve or maintain a smooth nasal frontal junction
- Describe injection techniques with dermal fillers that will help define the jawline
- Describe how aging impacts the commissures of the mouth
- Identify proven and safe techniques as well as ideal dermal fillers to treat perioral lines
Commercial Support Acknowledgement
Support for this educational activity is provided by AbbVie, Galderma, and Merz.
This CME-certified activity is primarily intended and designed to educate physicians and extenders who currently perform facial injections. Primary specialties include dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and cosmetic surgeons.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern Medical Association and xMedica. The Southern Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Education Credit - Physicians
Southern Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Certificate of Attendance – Non-Physicians
All non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance/participation.
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