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Patrick K. Sullivan, MD, FACS has been invited to be a speaker at the upcoming 13th Annual Aesthetic Symposium, Skin Care 2016, and The Aesthetic Meeting 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Providence, RI – Patrick K. Sullivan, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon in Rhode Island, has been invited to speak at three meetings in April 2016: The “13th Annual Aesthetic Symposium†hosted by the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses (ASPSN), “Skin Care 2016†hosted by the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists (SPSSCS), and “The Aesthetic Meeting 2016†hosted by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Set to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dr. Sullivan explains that The Aesthetic Meeting – supplemented by its two supporting conferences – is a global gathering of Aesthetic Innovators and Experts. “It is an excellent opportunity to share the exciting advances we have found, connect with brilliant minds, learn about ground-breaking new advances, and exchange information about the wonderful world of plastic surgery,†he states.

At the ASPSN panel, Dr. Sullivan will present on: “How Do We Choose the Best Type for Neck Rejuvenation?†He will cover the following:

  1. How to use KYBELLA®, the new, recently FDA-approved non-surgical injectable designed to help get rid of double chins and neck fat.
  2. The latest surgical rejuvenations for getting rid of excessive fatty deposits in the neck and jowl area, treatment of aging lax skin, Platysma banding (turkey necks), and how this all relates to facial aging.
  3. Who is the best candidate for surgical vs. non-surgical rejuvenation.

At the SPSSCS meeting, Dr. Sullivanâ€s panel topic is: “How Do We Choose the Best Protocol for Neck Rejuvenation?†He will focus on Skin Care Specialists and how they can work together with Plastic Surgeons on neck rejuvenation. He will also contrast KYBELLA® vs. surgery and cover the following:

  1. Aging of skin and how this helps determine the most appropriate treatment of the neck.
  2. The Skin Care Specialistâ€s role in caring for people with concerns about their neck and facial area.
  3. How the Skin Care Specialist and Plastic Surgeon can work together to give the patient the very best result that neither one could achieve without the other.

At the ASAPS meeting, Dr. Sullivan – along with Glenn Jelks, MD of New York – will be conducting a course on Tuesday, April 5th from 2:00-4:00 pm. Titled “Aesthetic Eyelid and Forehead Surgery that Focuses on a Natural Result for the Patient,†it will provide participants an in-depth view of practical anatomy of the upper face and eyelid region. Treatment rationale and clinical applications for a variety of techniques will be covered, including the use of proven blepharoplasty techniques that are designed to be very atraumatic, yet effective. The emphasis of this course will be on techniques to improve eyelid appearance, reduce or eliminate lid-cheek junction abnormalities, and improve skin texture.

Along with Tim Marten, MD of San Francisco, Dr. Sullivan will also be conducting a course titled “Advanced Techniques for Rejuvenation of the Neck and Lower Face†on Tuesday, April 5th from 4:30-6:30 pm. He will cover the following:

  1. For the lower face, identify how to establish contours that blend with the neck to give a beautiful, natural result.
  2. Diagnose the various neck deformities and implement appropriate treatments.

About Patrick K. Sullivan, MD, FACS

Dr. Sullivan is division chief of cosmetic surgery at Brown Universityâ€s School of Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island. He specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, neck, eyelids, breasts, and body. He is double Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as by the American Board of Otolaryngology in Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Sullivan is available for interviews upon request.

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