Target Audience:

Dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, and plastic surgeons.


Learning Objectives:

  • Compare and contrast the use of lasers, lights, and other energy-based systems and how to use the device(s) to maximize patient outcomes and safety.
  • Be aware of the evidence-based medicine available regarding state-of-the-art technology for facial rejuvenation and body sculpting.
  • Perform a facial aesthetic analysis and determine which surgical or nonsurgical procedures are appropriate for the improvement of a patient’s appearance.
  • Be familiar with the available strategies for managing scars and stratify patients to the most efficacious option.
  • List and describe the injectable facial shaping agents currently available and discuss the appropriate uses for each.
  • Evaluate and appropriately apply the recommendations of the expert panel regarding injectable facial shaping agents.
  • Discuss with patients the treatment options available to them and establish that patients have clear and realistic expectations for treatment outcomes.
  • Evaluate the role of fat grafting and brow lifting in facial rejuvenation compared to nonsurgical alternatives.
  • Explain the use of chemodenervation toxins for hyperhydrosis and facial aesthetic enhancement.
  • Understand and manage possible complications of surgical aesthetic procedures and nonsurgical treatments. 

Joint Sponsor Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Louisville and the Global Academy for Medical Education, an Elsevier business. The University of Louisville is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Credit Designation Statement

The University of Louisville School of Medicine Continuing Health Sciences Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate

with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure

As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, it is the policy of the University of Louisville School of Medicine Continuing Health Sciences Education to require the disclosure of anyone who is in a position to control the content

of an educational activity. All relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests and/or manufacturers must be disclosed to participants at the beginning of each activity.


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