Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)
Faculty: Richard Greco, MD
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The ASPS designates this enduring material CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Publish Date: 6/7/2018
Expiration Date: 6/7/2021
Estimated time to complete this course: 1.0 hour
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
After watching this Surgery Spotlight, the participant should be able to:
1. Identify indications of lower lid blepharoplasty.
2. Describe the examination of the lower lid.
3. Observe the operative technique of a lower lid blepharoplasty.
4. Summarize the indication, purpose, and operative steps of a lower lid canthopexy.
Richard Greco, MD has an Investment relationship with GID; Ownership relationship with Stratspey Crown; Royal and Ancient Society of American Plastic Surgeons President and Advisory Council; Radiant Magazine Advisory Board; Ceatus Media Advisory Board; Consultant relationship with Allergan, Mentor, J and J, Lifecell, Novadaq; Working with relationship with TouchMD. None of the other participants have any relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. All ASPS staff members managing this activity have no relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. All identified conflicts of interest have been resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.
Participants must have internet access, browser software (either Chrome, Firefox, or InternetExplorer), Adobe Flash, and Adobe Reader. Supported Operating & Browser Systems: Microsoft Windows - IE7 or later, Firefox 3.x or later, Chrome 8.x or later. Macintosh Mac OS - Firefox 3.x or later, Safari 4.x or later. Linux - Firefox 3.x or later. Minimum Hardware Configurations: Windows - Intel Pentium II 450MHz or faster processor and 128MB of RAM. Macintosh - Power PC G3 500 MHz or faster processor OR Intel Core Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor and 128MB of RAM. Linux - Modern processor 800MHz or faster and 512MB of RAM with 128MB of graphics memory.
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