Facial Plastic Surgery Track

Key Topics:

  • Nasal dorsal alignment in rhinoplasty
  • Nasal Tip Surgery
  • Management of the crooked nose
  • Revision Rhinoplasty


Conference Chair:

Dr Hossam Foda, Professor & Head of Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology Dept, Alexandria Medical School, Alexandria, Egypt

Benefits of attending:

  • Apply novel tools and techniques to improve the overall health and quality of life for people treated by Otolaryngologists
  • Improve the standard of care in by gaining a critical toolkit of current research and advances in otolaryngology
  • Achieve competence in performing diagnostics and treatment measures to deliver better quality service to otolaryngology patients
  • Review current indications of newly developed products and devices and integrate these advances correctly to clinical practice
  • Access research backed medical practices that will shorten the patient’s hospital stay, recovery time and associated costs


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DAY 1: Monday, 2 April 2018


08:20 -- Opening remarks -- Hossam Foda
Nasal Dorsum (Part I)
Moderator: Fazil Apaydin, Mahmoud Elbestar
08:30 -- Open and closed rhinoplasty: How to decide? -- Alexander Berghaus
08:50 -- Dorsal profile alignment -- Hossam Foda
09:10 -- Saddle nose deformity correction -- Fazil Apaydin
09:30 -- Secondary concerns in hump reduction -- Mahmoud Elbestar
09:50 -- Q & A
10:00 -- Coffee Break
Nasal Dorsum (Part II)
Moderator: Alexander Berghaus, Khalid Al-Sebeih
10:30 -- Different ways of using spreader grafts -- Fazil Apaydin
10:45 -- Nasal dorsum augmentation -- Bashar Bizrah
11:00 -- Advantages of the Piezo technique in rhinoplasty -- Alexander Berghaus
11:15 -- How to deal with the dorsum -- Khalid Al-Sebeih
11:30 -- Panel discussion: Nasal dorsum
Moderator: Alexander Berghaus
Panelist: Fazil Apaydin, Khalid Al-Sebeih, Bashar Bizrah, Hossam Foda
12:30 -- Lunch Break

Nasal tip (Part I)
Moderator: Fadi Kanaan, Bashar Bizrah  
14:00 -- Surgical & Clinical nasal anatomy -- Paul Yazbek
14:20 -- Adjusting tip projection & Rotation -- Hossam Foda
14:40 -- Modifications to lateral crural turn-in flap -- Alexander Berghaus
15:00 -- Cartilage grafting in nasal tip -- Fazil Apaydin
15:20 -- Q & A
15:30 -- Coffee Break

Nasal Tip (Part II)
Moderator: Fazil Apaydin, Paul Yazbek
16:00 -- Medial crural footplate revisited -- Khalid Al-Sebeih
16:15 -- Tip suturing techniques -- Fazil Apaydin
16:30 -- Management of the over projected tip -- Hossam Foda
16:45 -- Avoiding Post-op problems in tip surgery -- Bashar Bizrah
17:00 -- Panel discussion: Nasal tip
Moderator: Fazil Apaydin
Panelists: Alexander Berghaus, Hossam Foda, Paul Yazbek, Mahmoud
17:30 -- End of Day

DAY 2: Tuesday, 3 April 2018

08:45 – Opening remarks – Hossam Foda
Crooked nose
Moderator: Khalid Al-Sebeih, Bashar Bizrah
09:00 -- Correction of crooked noses: A suggested algorithm -- Mahmoud Elbestar
09:15 -- Osteotomies now and then: A change of paradigms -- Alexander Berghaus
09:30 -- Septal surgery in the deviated nose -- Hossam Foda
09:45 --Stabilizing the caudal septum & septocolumellar relationship -- Fazil Apaydin
10:00 -- Q & A
10:15 -- Coffee Break

Problem-solving in rhinoplasty
Moderator: Alexander Berghaus, Paul Yazbek
10:45 -- The keystone area revisited -- Fazil Apaydin
11:00 -- Nasal base narrowing -- Hossam Foda
11:15 -- How to fix diced cartilage -- Alexander Berghaus  
11:30 – Thick skin in rhinoplasty -- Khalid Al-Sebeih
11:45 – The unilateral cleft lip nose deformity-- Mahmoud Elbestar
12:00 -- Pollybeak deformity: Prevention and management -- Hossam Foda
12:15 --  Lunch Break

Revision rhinoplasty (Part I)
Moderator: Hossam Foda, Fazil Apaydin
13:45 -- Tip problems in revision surgery -- Hossam Foda
14:25 -- Transplants and implants in Rhinoplasty -- Alexander Berghaus
14:45 -- Revision Rhinoplasty -- Fazil Apaydin
15:05 -- Q & A
15:15 -- Coffee Break

Revision rhinoplasty (Part II)
Moderator: Mahmoud Elbestar, Khalid Al-Sebeih
15:45 -- Preoperative computer simulation: Tips & tricks -- Alexander Berghaus
16:00 -- Post-Rhinoplasty nasal obstruction -- Hossam Foda
16:15 -- Revision Rhinoplasty: What have we learned -- Paul Yazbek
16:30 -- Reconstructive Rhinoplasty -- Mahmoud Elbestar
16:45 -- Panel discussion: My most severe complication and how I fixed it
Moderator: Hossam Foda
Panelists: Alexander Berghaus, Bashar Bizrah, Khalid Al-Sebeih, Fazil Apaydin
Rhinoplasty abstract session
Moderator: Bashar Bizrah
17:30 -- Rhinoplasty in Indian noses -- Swapan Kumar Ghosh
17:40 -- Anthropometric study of the caucasian nose in a Brazilian city: Relevance of population evaluation
-- Annelyse Cristine Ballin
17:50 -- Primary rhinoplasty revisited -- Hamid Karim
18:00 -- End of conference


  • Prof Dr Alexander Berghaus, Head of ENT Department, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
  • Dr Annelyse Cristine Ballina, Resident, Faculty of Medicine of Santa Casa of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, Federal University of Parana, Instituto Paranaense de Otorrinolaringologia, Curitiba, Brazil
  • Dr Bashar Bizrah, Formerly, Assistant Professor, Damascus University, Senior Consultant ENT Surgeon
  • Dr Fadi Kanaan, Division Chief – Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Clinical Assistant Professor, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Prof Dr Fazil Apaydin, President, European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Prof Dr Hamid Karim, Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Prof Dr Khalid Al-Sebeih, MD, ENT Consultant, Canadian Medical Center, Assistant Professor, Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Prof Dr Mahmoud El Bestar, MD, Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
  • Dr Paul Yazbek, M.D. AAFPRS, Facial Plastic Surgeon, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, Director, Dr Paul Yazbek Clinic, Specialty Clinics Center, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Prof Dr Swapan Kumar Ghosh, Professor, Department of ENT, IPGME&R and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata, India