Advanced Session Workshops

Saturday 8:30 am – 10:30 am Advanced BTX-A and Dermal Fillers

Filler products and BTX-A products available. The program is presented by leading expert clinicians and injectors and will include detailed- live demonstrations on highly relevant and important aesthetic procedures. Highlights will include patient presentations and outcomes, injection techniques and methods including proprietary- combination procedures with unique branding, protocols and strategies for complication prevention and management, choosing the right filler for best patient outcomes, understanding minimally invasive combination approaches. Discover more about the most innovative procedures that are shaping the future of the Aesthetics industry.

Instructor: Dr. Shino Bay Aguilera AND Dr. Gregory Buford


Sunday 8:30- 10:30 Thread Lift Techniques and Applications

This workshop is intended for all practitioners who are seriously considering incorporating THREADS into their practice for facial rejuvenation. Whether a novice or seasoned professional with performing Threads, this workshop will be a valuable resource for you to develop your skills and gain a comprehensive understanding of how to use threads, how to decide which Threads are best for specific treatments, Pros and Cons for the most common threads, and, detailed instruction on how to perform a variety of techniques. Learn from Master injector, Dr.Azza Halim who has performed thousands of thread procedures and is a top trainer on the thread lift technique.

The Thread Lift procedure has gained significant popularity and is now one of the most in demand aesthetic procedures for patients, and, is the third most sought-after technique for Physicians to learn (after botox, fillers, prp). The thread lift procedure is also one of the most lucrative aesthetic procedures with the average fee starting at a minimum of $450 and upwards of $4,000 or higher depending on the procedure.

The program will highlight the FDA Cleared PDO Threads, FDA approved Threads, and thread products still in the FDA approval process, however, being used in practice. The techniques and products presented during this course represent the “latest and greatest” and represent the basis for learning a “standard of care” for this innovative , highly effective technique.

This workshop combines detailed lecture on protocols, methods, and technique, along with a live demonstration with step by step procedural instruction. The workshop is limited to 20 attendees and advanced registration is required to reserve your seating. Attendees will learn specific technique for lip “shaping” (not just augmentation) and learn how Threads can create better and longer lasting results compared with Dermal Fillers. Other techniques include Naso Labial fold correction, cheek augmentation, mid face techniques, perioral and periocular, and other facial techniques.

Instructor: Dr. Azza Halim


Preconference “Celebrity” Physician Speakers and Invited KOLs

Pre-Conference Key Opinion Leaders
Azza Halim, MD
Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Aesthetic medicine, Anti Aging and Regenerative Medicine Specialist. Dr. Halim has gained significant recognition in the Aesthetics industry for her exceptional skills in the most advanced Aesthetic procedures.
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Azza Halim, MD
Anesthesiologist and Aesthetics
Shino Bay Aguilera, DO
Dr. Aguilera remains a favorite speaker and internationally recognized expert in Aesthetics. Dr. Aguilera is a frequent speaker for Allergan, Galderma, Cynosure, and he is the highest-level injector worldwide of Botox and Dermal Fillers.
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Shino Bay Aguilera, DO
Dermatologist
Gregory Buford, MD
Prominent Authority and Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Gregory Buford Specializes in non-invasive and cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. A nationally recognized judge for the Miss America Foundation and media and industry darling...
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Gregory Buford, MD
Plastic Surgeon