Julius Few, MD, FACS
David J. Goldberg, MD, JD
Z. Paul Lorenc, MD, FACS

Course Details

Course Description/Purpose:
The development of more minimally invasive products and procedures has given physicians multiple options from which to choose to help patients achieve a rejuvenated appearance. Positive patient outcomes are highly dependent on physician skill as well as a thorough understanding of anatomy and product characteristics. The improvement in facial suspension suture technology has led to the development of more refined devices and successful outcomes calls for appropriate training. This course will review current suture options and their safety profile. Video demonstrations which include tips and technique from experienced physicians are included. 

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


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Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
Identify minimally invasive suture options that can be used to reposition and/or tighten facial skin.
Describe procedures for insertion of suspension sutures that contain smooth cones.
Devise individualized management plans for aesthetic facial rejuvenation using suspension sutures.

Commercial Support Acknowledgement

Support for this educational activity is provided by Thermi. 


Target Audience

This CME-certified activity is primarily intended and designed to educate physicians in the CORE aesthetic specialties: Dermatologists, Facial Plastic Surgeons, Oculoplastic Surgeons and Plastic Surgeons.


Continuing Education

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Imedex, LLC and xMedica.  Imedex, LLC is accredited by the ACCME® to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Imedex, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.



The information contained during this course is for educational purposes only and may not apply to your specific application or situation. The course content is not verified and should not be relied on for any medical or experimental procedures. Additional education is required to compliment the information contained therein. The author, society, distributor and provider (hereinafter referred to as the "Producers") shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damages, including without limitation any indirect or consequential damage or injury, resulting from the implementation of the practices and research discussed or displayed in the course. As a result of viewing this course, you agree that reliance on any practice displayed in the course without additional research, verification, and study shall be at your own risk. The Producers accept no liability for the content of this course.


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