Saturday September 2911:45 AM “Understanding the Subtle Changes of the Aging Face”Dr. Elahi brings a breadth and depth of experience to his orbitofacial plastic surgerypractice. After his medical training and residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine andhis fellowship training at Mount Sinai and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Infirmary, hecontinued his involvement with the prestigious Mount Sinai in many capacities includingteaching clinical medicine and surgery to fellows and residents with diverse medicalspecialties. As well, he has served as Director of Eye Care Services at Mount Sinai-NYU Medical Center.His many years of medical, microsurgical and laser surgical work have been groundedin both research and practical experience. He is the researcher/author of numerousarticles and published studies including the procedural causes of blepharoptosis as wellas treatment and management of thyroid related eye disease and eyelid and orbitaltumors. His recently coauthored "Atlas of Aesthetic Eyelid and Periocular Surgery" iswidely used internationally.Dr. Elahis practical experience covers a wide range from oculofacial reconstructivesurgery to complex cancer reconstructive surgery to purely aesthetic facial plasticsurgery. His success with thousands of procedures stems from his focus on combiningsafety and skill with a strong commitment to achieving a natural and desired result foreach individual. This includes patients seen in his Manhattan offices, patients treated asa part of his teamwork with other Mt. Sinai specialists, as well as pro bono patientstreated in developing world countries.It is possible that Dr. Elahis success also has its roots in his love of music, painting andbeauty in all contexts. He derives intense satisfaction in knowing that his patients cometo him for individual consultation and treatment and eventually depart with increasedconfidence and self-esteem.“Understanding the Subtle Changes of the Aging Face”In the recent years, as our understanding of the aging face has advanced, so has ourability to provide natural rejuvenation without excessive surgical intervention. The agingface is much more than laxity of the skin. The ideal approach takes into account skin
quality, skin laxity, fat loss, movement of deep tissue planes and bones, as well as thedynamic movement of the face. Increasingly, we are able to treat the face effectivelywhile eliminating or minimizing surgical trauma. Where surgery is indicated, newerparadigms emphasize three dimensional contour, dynamic facial movements andvolume redistribution.This talk will help the audience not only gain familiarity with the various modalities ofminimally invasive facial rejuvenation, but also a better understanding of changes thatoccur to the aging face1:00 PM “REFRESH YOURSELF, WITH THE PROCEDURES YOU NEED, AT THE PLACES YOUVE ALWAYS WANTED TO GO” Presented by Global Health Connection Inc.Global Health Connection Inc. (GHCI) connects people with expert doctors atinternational locations at a fraction of the US cost. From Dentistry and Cosmeticsurgery, to invasive Cardiac, Orthopedic and Bariatric weight loss surgery, GHCI is the“Medical Travel Agency” bringing you to the world’s best medical destinations.GHCI has partnered with some of the worlds most well known Surgeons and Healthcarefacilities to make excellent medical services available at an affordable cost. You willhear from world renowned surgeons and dentists from Costa Rica, how patients fromaround the world are receiving the surgical procedures they have needed and wanted inthe city of San Jose, Costa Rica.GHCI Partner Physicians Dr. Joseph Cohen MD, IPRAS, AACS, AARHS, received his Bachelors Degree in biology from University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, his Medical Doctorate from the Autonomous University of Central America in San Jose, Costa Rica, his residency in General Surgery at Easton Hospital in Easton, Pennsylvania, and his residency in Plastic Surgery in Madrid, Spain. He is the director of the Liposuction Workshop at the RosenstockLieberman Clinic, sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr, Cohenis a Member of the International Confederation of Plastic, Reconstructive, and CosmeticSurgery (IPRAS), a Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and aMember of the American Academy of Restorative Hair Surgery.Dr. Cohen will be speaking on:”COSMETIC SURGERY FOLLOWING WEIGHT LOSS”
Dr. Alberto Meza MD, ADA, AAID, AACD, received his Medical Doctorate from University of Costa Rica, and is the Professor of Prosthodontics and Integral Rehabilitation at the Latin University of Costa Rica as well as the Professor at Dental Technicians School C.U.C. Dr. Meza is the Director of Specialties Clinic Dentistry at Clinica Hospital Santa Catalina, and the Director of Meza Dental Care both in Costa Rica.Dr. Meza is a Member of the American Dental Association, a Member of the AmericanAcademy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), a Member of the American Academy of CosmeticDentistry (AACD), a Member of the College of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica, and isrecognized by the Costa Rican Board of Dentistry.Dr. Meza will be speaking on:“SMILE MAKEOVERS: MAKING THE PERFECT SMILE WITHVENEERS, FULL PORCELAIN CROWNS, AND REPLACING BADOR MISSING TEETH” Mr. Jon Sadowitz comes to GHCI as the regional director for GHCI with experience as a Global Product Service Manager from fortune 500 company Mettler-Toledo, an international precision instrument company. Mr. Sadowitz’s accomplishments included the development and implementation of worldwide regulatory compliance initiatives. Mr. Sadowitz is responsible for the development of partnerships between GHCI and internationalphysicians and medical facilities in Central and South American countries and Asia.Mr. Sadowitz will present:“REFRESH YOURSELF, WITH THE PROCEDURES YOU NEED, AT THE PLACES YOUVE ALWAYS WANTED TO GO”Medical travel: A view of Costa Rica for Dental and Aesthetic Plastic surgeryBe sure not to miss these sessions with Dr. Joseph Cohen and Dr. Alberto Meza.Visit us at Booth #100, for a free Dental, Cosmetic or Bariatric consultation with one ofour partnering doctors. Also visit our booth for a FREE virtual cosmetic makeover.2:15 PM “Dazzle Your Smile with Tooth Whitening Your Smile is the First Impression Make it a lasting one!” “A Beautiful Smile with Dental Implants”
DR. CHRISTINE SKORDELESDr. Skordeles is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of DentalMedicine. She is in private practice on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Before becoming adentist, Dr. Skordeles was a Neuroscience Research Assistant studying brain cells.She is a published coauthor for her research contributions. She has a commitment tonew research which is constantly evolving and changing Dentistry.Dr. Skordeles is in the forefront of Dentistry integrating pure scientific research intoClinical dental practice bringing the latest materials, techniques and equipmentincorporation to dentistry. The art of Dentistry and Medicine go hand in hand in thetwenty first century. She lectures nationally in Dentistry. Dazzle Your Smile with Tooth Whitening Your Smile is the First Impression make it a lasting one! • Learn about the types of Tooth Whitening. • Bleaching a single tooth tooth that had a root canal. • Bleaching before cosmetic changes to the teeth. • Bleaching after braces and orthodontics. • Learn How long the Whitening lasts. • Tooth Sensitivity will you have any and what can be done about it? • See photos of cases that have changed Smiles with Tooth Whitening. • Discussion of Aftercare products. “A Beautiful Smile with Dental Implants”Dr. Paul Calat
Dental implants are changing the way people live. They are a predictable and provensolution for tooth loss. Dental implants are designed to look, feel and function like yourown natural teeth.No longer does tooth loss have to be permanent or painful. Dental implants can enableyou to smile with confidence, knowing that your teeth feel great and appear natural.Dental implants help preserve your natural facial contours, allowing you to maintain youryouthful appearance.Dr. Paul Calat is board certified in Oral Surgery and Dental Implants. Mid-ManhattanOral Surgery, is his private practice which is located in Midtown Manhattan. There heprovides the most state of the art, minimally invasive cosmetic dental implant solutionsin a comfortable and pain-free environment to even the most fearful patients.Dr. Calat is a specialist, with advanced training in cosmetic dental implant surgery. Heteaches future dentists and oral surgeons at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital.3:30 PM “BE THE WOMAN YOU WANT TO BE! COSMETIC GENITAL SURGERY” Presented by Manhattan Vaginal Surgery Center Dr. Ronald D. BlattRonald D. Blatt M.D.,F.A.C.O.G., graduated magna cum laude from S.U.N.Y. Albanywhere he received his bachelor of Science degree in 1977. In 1982 he graduated fromthe University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed his residency in 1986 atSt. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. Certified by the American Boardof Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Blatt has been in private practice in New York City forthe past two decades. Since 1994 he has devoted his practice solely to gynecology andgynecologic surgery.After years of listening to many patients complain of cosmetic and medical problems intheir vulvar and vaginal regions, Dr. Blatt founded the Manhattan Center for VaginalSurgery. Dr. Blatt saw a need to help women with this most sensitive of subjects andmore importantly, provide them with a specialized and professional approach to genitalcosmetic surgery.As the Medical Director and Chief Surgeon of the Manhattan Center for VaginalSurgery, Dr. Blatt specializes in elective cosmetic genital surgery including vaginoplasty,labiaplasty, hymen repair, and vaginal rejuvenation.
Dr. Blatt performs hundreds of surgeries a year at the Manhattan Center for VaginalSurgery. He is also affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.Dr. Blatt is an active member of several professional societies including: Fellow of theAmerican College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and The Medical Society of the State ofNew York. “BE THE WOMAN YOU WANT TO BE! COSMETIC GENITAL SURGERY”Dr. Blatt discusses his approach to cosmetic genital surgery.Topics will include reducing the size of the Labia Minora (Labiaplasty), Vaginaltightening (vaginoplasty), Hymen repair (Hymenoplasty), as well as other surgical topics.If you or someone you know has enlarged labia or vaginal looseness that causescosmetic or sexual problems you should attend this lecture.FEMNENE: Physician Formulated Intimate Care ProductsIf youre waxing, shaving or entering menopause this lectures for you!Dr. Blatt discusses new products he helped develop for todays woman. Topics willinclude: “Dont dry out! Keeping your private parts pretty after menopause” and “Beautyafter the Spa: Preventing ingrown hairs, razor bumps and burn after waxing andshaving”.4:30 PM “Liposuction in the New Millenium” Dr. Douglas Taranow D.O., FACOSDr. Douglas Taranow is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. Prior tobeing board certified as a Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Taranow completed a rigorous course oftraining which included not only general surgery, but extensive experience in the care ofburn patients and trauma surgery. This background allows him to adapt to the
specific needs of his patients with confidence and ease.Dr. Taranow often treats patients who have been referred by other plastic surgeons orwho have been turned away due to the complexity of their cases. His knowledge ofwound healing allows him to treat people of every ethnicity and color. Sensitive to theneeds of all those who come to him, surgical procedures are tailored to the individualneeds of each patient.Dr. Taranow utilizes the most up to date techniques available. Whether it is subtlerefinement or a more aggressive approach that is required, all patients can be assuredthat every effort is made to keep scarring to a minimum. Patients are pleased to find thatsmall incisions are utilized for all procedures.Dr. Taranow has lectured throughout the world, including South Korea and Thailandwhere he spoke for the largest liposuction manufacturer in the world, Byron Medical. Inaddition to his speaking engagements, Dr. Taranow is an examiner for the PlasticSurgery Boards for new plastic surgeons who want to become board certified. He iscurrently the chairman of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery division of theAmerican College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS).Dr. Taranow is known for his refined technique and skill and specializes in, and limits hispractice to, the areas of breast surgery (breast augmentations, breast lifts and breastreductions), liposuction of all areas of the body and abdominoplasty (tummy-tucks). “Liposuction in the New Millenium”This lecture will be about the history of liposuction, the different types of liposuctiontechniques available and finally a review of the different areas of the body that may betreated successfully with liposuction. I will discuss my fourteen years and over 2000case experience in the field of liposuction. I will save time at the end for some questionsand answers.