Miami, Florida, – February 14th-16th, 2013 – Dr. Lawrence N. Gray of Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center attended the 47th Annual Baker Gordon Educational Symposium, an important yearly event offering valuable educational opportunities to board certified plastic surgeons. This three-day, attended by plastic surgeons from many countries around the world, had numerous course offerings on face breast and facial fillers. The conference was sponsored by the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and was endorsed by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Plastic Surgeons. Faculty included leading plastic surgeons from across the United States
This aesthetic surgery symposium had numerous educational objectives. Attendees listened and participated in group discussions on the advancements and differences in Botox Cosmetic, Dysport and Xeomin, currently available. It explains in depth the subtleties and artistic concepts required to use facial fat repositioning along with volumetric (filler) enhancement in face lift procedures. Methods for correction of secondary deformities in the re-operative breast augmentation patient were examined at length.
Breast Implant selection with careful consideration of physique or body type and soft tissue envelope or receptacle in the new breast augmentation patient was presented by plastic surgical faculty and discussed in group format. Extensive discussion also took place on the approach to rejuvenation around the eyes, which improves blending where the eyelids meet the cheeks. Finally, academic presentation with regard to changes in facial shape with facial aging and the significance of the facial fat created much lively discussion and excitement.
The conference also offered live procedures for viewing including facelifts, necklifts, eyelid lifts featuring fat preservation, brow lifts, limited incision mastectomy, a MACS facelift, endoscopic browlift, superficial cheek lift, rhinoplasty, breast reduction with mastopexy, abdomiplasty and abdominal liposuction and a circumferential thigh lift.
About Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center:
Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center is the practice of New Hampshire plastic surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Gray, since 1985. Dr. Gray is nationally and internationally recognized as the inventor of the scarless breast reduction, a revolutionary procedure that eliminates scars associated with the older, traditional method of breast reduction. He has a large following of satisfied patients from across New Hampshire, the United States and a number of foreign countries, who have sought him out for breast augmentation and scarless breast reduction. Dr. Gray has taught at educational conferences for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and is the only member of the International Society of Plastic Surgeons from New Hampshire. Dr. Mark Ballentyne is a highly skilled physician who has been Director of Medical Aesthetics at the Skin Wellness Center since 2003. Dr. Ballentyne is board-certified by the American Academy of Family Practice Physicians, is licensed to practice in New Hampshire and will be fully certified by the Board of Aesthetic Medicine in September 2011. He has established a strong reputation for his talent in administering dermal fillers, BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport injections, and Fraxel laser treatments. He is a national trainer for Allergan™. Dr. Brannon Claytoris board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as in hand surgery. Dr. Claytor is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, offering patients a high level of skill, outstanding training and commitment to excellence in cosmetic, reconstructive and hand surgery. He completed an additional year of training in breast microsurgery, oncologic reconstruction and hand microsurgery at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and was on the teaching faculty of the Lahey Clinic Medical Center.