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Comprehensive Fat Grafting

Date: May 03 2018 - May 04 2018 Instructor: Tom, Walter, MD Fee: $4995.00

Cosmetic Physicians, as a result of the growing popularity and demand of fat transfer procedures, are feeling the pressures to add Autologous Fat Grafting to their procedural armamentarium.


In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to learn about important factors, indications, techniques and complications/management surrounding both Large Volume Fat Grafting and Small Volume Fat Grafting.  Course will provide Live Patient Cases in a functional setting.


    • 7:00am Registration, Welcome and Breakfast
    • 7:30am History of the Procedure "How it Got Started and By Whom
    • 7:45am The Overview: Office Based Liposuction and Facial Fat Grafting Using Local Tumescent Anesthesia
    • 8:00am Anatomy Review "Break it Down"
    • 8:10am Identifying Potential Patient/Consent and Exam
    • 8:20am Patient Preparation and Pre-Operative Medication
      • Local tumescent anesthesia preparation
      • Identifying safe limits of lidocaine and side effects
    • 8:45am Patient Markings
      • Fat deposits (topography format) and key to pre/post operative photography
    • 9:15am Morning Break with Patient Preview
    • 9:30am First Small Volume Fat Grafting Case
      • Room setup, instrument selection and layout, surgical dressing
    • 12:30pm Working Lunch
      • Recovery, post operative treatment and potential complications involving touch-up
      • Patient Preparation and room turnover
    • 1:30pm First Large Volume Fat Grafting Case
      • Room setup, instrument selection and layout, surgical dressing
    • 5:30pm End Of Day Review
      • Question and Answer Session
    • 6:00pm Adjourn
    • 7:30pm Dinner
    • 7:00am Breakfast with Recap of Day 1
    • 7:30am O/R Setup
      • Setup O/R room
      • Select layout instruments
      • Operative Preparation with patient
    • 8:00am Second Small Volume Fat Grafting Case
      • Re-injection techniques for other areas
    • 10:00am Post-Operative
      • Dressing, garments and site care
      • Patient recovery instructions
    • 10:30am Follow-Up
      • In-office follow up with patients from Day 1
    • 11:30am Working Lunch
      • Managing challenging patients
      • Prevention and management of complications
      • Room Turnover
    • 12:30pm Second Large Volume Fat Grafting Case
    • 4:30pm Malpractice Considerations
    • 4:45pm Final Review
      • Recap of both small and large volume cases
      • Donor site considerations
      • Tissue characteristics
      • Post-op patient protocols and follow-up schedule
    • 5:30pm Final Adjournment



    Tom, Walter, MD

    Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Walter Tom founded the Aesthetic Laser & Vein Centers in 1999. Our mission statement is to improve patients’ self confidence by enhancing…


  • Event Address

    Aesthetic Laser and Vein Center 70 Stony Point Road Santa Rosa, CA 95401 California Tel: 707-542-8346
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