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Blepharoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation

3RD TRIENNIAL MASTERS SYMPOSIUM

Sydney, Australia 2017

About the Symposium

Continuing the legacy of our highly successful 2011 and 2014 conferences - the 3rd Triennial 2017 Masters’ Symposium on Blepharoplasty and Facial Rejuvenation will be held on September 1-2, 2017 in the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia. The symposium will see hundreds of leading experts from around the world gather to share exciting advances and innovations in this highly specialised surgical field.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The Masters' Symposium is a multidisciplinary event organised by Blepharoplasty Australia (BA) in conjunction with the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (AAFPS). The Symposium will see experts from a variety of medical specialties and subspecialties make their way to Sydney to attend. In the past, BA has hosted delegates from all four corners of the globe and has included plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, general plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, reconstructive surgeons, and dermatologists.

WHEN

1-2 September, 2017

WHERE

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Convenors

Ben Burt Dr Benjamin Burt is a Specialist Oculoplastic Surgeon. Dr Burt (FRANZCO FACS) has extensive surgical experience in the US, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. An Ophthalmologist for over 10 years, Dr Benjamin Burt specialises in Oculoplastic Surgery of the orbit, eyelids, periorbital, face, and the reconstruction of the eye and associated structures. Dr. Burt has completed a dual fellowship at the University of California (Los Angeles) (UCLA) under the renowned Dr Robert Goldberg and an Oculopastic fellowship in Auckland, New Zealand. He has an impressive record of international presentations and publications and is currently an editor/reviewer of several prestigious Ophthalmology journals.

Ben Burt

Dr Benjamin Burt is a Specialist Oculoplastic Surgeon. Dr Burt (FRANZCO FACS) has extensive surgical experience in the US, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

An Ophthalmologist for over 10 years, Dr Benjamin Burt specialises in Oculoplastic Surgery of the orbit, eyelids, periorbital, face, and the reconstruction of the eye and associated structures.

Dr. Burt has completed a dual fellowship at the University of California (Los Angeles) (UCLA) under the renowned Dr Robert Goldberg and an Oculopastic fellowship in Auckland, New Zealand. He has an impressive record of international presentations and publications and is currently an editor/reviewer of several prestigious Ophthalmology journals.

George Marcells Dr Marcells is an ENT, Facial Plastic Surgeon based in Edgecliff in Sydney. He is the President of the AAFPS (Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery). He is Co-Director of the Sydney Rhinology Fellowship which accepts Fellows for advanced rhinology training through the American Match program. Dr Marcells is actively involved in Rhinology research and is Supervising an Honours Student Project on the External Nasal Valve.

George Marcells

Dr Marcells is an ENT, Facial Plastic Surgeon based in Edgecliff in Sydney. He is the President of the AAFPS (Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery). He is Co-Director of the Sydney Rhinology Fellowship which accepts Fellows for advanced rhinology training through the American Match program.

Dr Marcells is actively involved in Rhinology research and is Supervising an Honours Student Project on the External Nasal Valve.

Simon Taylor Dr Simon Taylor is an Ophthalmologist with a subspecialty practice in Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery. Dr Taylor graduated in Medicine with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney in 1989. Specialist Ophthalmology training was undertaken at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, and then as the Senior Professorial Registrar at the Sydney Eye Hospital. His subspecialty training in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery was then undertaken in Australia, USA and the UK. He was the Honorary Oculoplastic Fellow at the Sydney Eye Hospital in 1999. Fellowship training in Oculoplastic Surgery was then undertaken at the University of Michigan, the University of Utah and Royal Manchester Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK. Dr Taylor is an Honorary Associate at the Sydney Eye Hospital, a consultant at the Skin & Cancer Foundation and a VMO at Westmead Hospital. He holds the position of Senior Lecturer at University of Sydney and the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School.

Simon Taylor

Dr Simon Taylor is an Ophthalmologist with a subspecialty practice in Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery. Dr Taylor graduated in Medicine with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney in 1989. Specialist Ophthalmology training was undertaken at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, and then as the Senior Professorial Registrar at the Sydney Eye Hospital. His subspecialty training in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery was then undertaken in Australia, USA and the UK. He was the Honorary Oculoplastic Fellow at the Sydney Eye Hospital in 1999.

Fellowship training in Oculoplastic Surgery was then undertaken at the University of Michigan, the University of Utah and Royal Manchester Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK.

Dr Taylor is an Honorary Associate at the Sydney Eye Hospital, a consultant at the Skin & Cancer Foundation and a VMO at Westmead Hospital. He holds the position of Senior Lecturer at University of Sydney and the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School.

Angelo Tsirbas Graduating at the top of his medical school with honours, Dr. Tsirbas trained in general surgery before completing ophthalmic training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He was awarded a Fullbright Scholarship to Columbia University in New York City, and undertook further training at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, as well as the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. In 2005, he was appointed to the faculty of the Orbital and Oculofacial Surgical Department at the Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles. Dr. Angelo Tsirbas has written and published an extensive list of medical literature including over 50 research papers and book chapters, and he is a regular invited speaker at medical conferences around the world. Dr. Tsirbas is a member of RANZCO, ASOPRS, AAFPS, ESOPRS and specializes in blepharoplasty and facial rejuvenation. www.drtsirbas.com

Angelo Tsirbas

Graduating at the top of his medical school with honours, Dr. Tsirbas trained in general surgery before completing ophthalmic training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He was awarded a Fullbright Scholarship to Columbia University in New York City, and undertook further training at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, as well as the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. In 2005, he was appointed to the faculty of the Orbital and Oculofacial Surgical Department at the Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles.

Dr. Angelo Tsirbas has written and published an extensive list of medical literature including over 50 research papers and book chapters, and he is a regular invited speaker at medical conferences around the world. Dr. Tsirbas is a member of RANZCO, ASOPRS, AAFPS, ESOPRS and specializes in blepharoplasty and facial rejuvenation.

www.drtsirbas.com


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1-2 SEPTEMBER, 2017

Meet, network and learn from the pioneers and world leaders in blepharoplasty and aesthetic facial surgery.

 

Keynote Speakers

 
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ROBERT Goldberg

Robert Alan Goldberg MD FACS  was born in Los Angeles, California.  He graduated from Stanford University in 1979 with a major in Psychology, and completed his MD degree at UCLA School of Medicine in 1983. His Residency in Ophthalmology was at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, under Bradley R. Straatsma MD, finishing in 1987.  He was a Fellow in Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery under Norman Shorr, MD at the Jules Stein Eye Institute.  A rotating second year fellowship in Orbital Oncology included time with Jack Rootman MD, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and with John Wright MD at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, England.

 
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Michael GROTH

Dr. Michael Groth is a renowned expert in aesthetic eyelid surgery and has practiced in Beverly Hills for 25 years. He completed his residency and fellowship at UCLA’s prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute. He trained under renowned surgeon Dr. Henry I Baylis. As an Associate Clinical Professor at UCLA, Dr. Groth teaches regularly and has lectured extensively. He has authored many articles and book chapters on Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery. Dr Groth has performed thousands of aesthetic eyelid and eyebrow procedures. His work has been featured on ABC News, Fox News, The Lifetime Channel, Doctor 90210, The Swan, Dr. Phil, The Doctors, W Magazine, LA Magazine and LA Confidential Magazine.

 
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GUY Massry

Dr. Guy Massry was born in Israel and raised in Los Angeles, California. He received his undergraduate and medical degree at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, and then his ophthalmology and ophthalmic plastic training in St. Louis, MO and New York City, before returning to Beverly Hills, California where he has been in full time practice for the last 15 years. Dr. Massry’s practice focuses on aesthetic forehead, eyebrow, eyelid and mid face surgery.  He has a specific interest in revisional aesthetic procedures, volume preservation blepharoplasty, and advances in the use of eyelid and periorbital fillers. 

 
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BRYAN Mendelson

Dr Mendelson is in private practice at The Centre for Facial Plastic Surgery in Melbourne Australia. He graduated from Monash University Medical School, Melbourne, and Interned at the Alfred Hospital Melbourne. He trained in general surgery and plastic surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota USA for six years and is certified by the American Board of Surgery and The American Board of Plastic Surgery.

 
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PAUL Nassif

Dr. Paul Nassif, as a skilled facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, is Trusted with Faces Worldwide.™ His surgical prowess and innovative techniques have been recognized internationally by the media, patients and his peers. Known as a revision and ethnic rhinoplasty specialist, Dr. Nassif is sought after by patients from around the world for help in correcting some of the most challenging complications cases. This is why he is Trusted with Noses Worldwide.™ Dr. Nassif specializes in obtaining natural results in both rhinoplasty and aging face surgery at Paul Nassif MD & Associates in Beverly Hills, California.


International Faculty Speakers

 

Australian Faculty Speakers

 

Mark Ashton Melbourne

Benjamin Burt Melbourne

Peter Callan Melbourne

Andrew Kim Sydney

George Marcells Sydney

 

Social

 

The Port

Chic French coastal vibe with a contemporary design, The Port is the latest and greatest waterfront venue at Darling Harbour and will be the perfect venue for a drink and a nibble as we mingle and network on a lovely spring evening.

MCA - HARBOURSIDE

The best that Sydney has to offer, Harbourside at the Museum of Contemporary Art is situated at Circular Quay with spectacular views of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.  

 
 

Accommodation

 
 
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Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

A great little boutique hotel only a short walk from the ICC, room rate is inclusive of free continental breakfast, free in-room minibar and snacks, free happy hour, free superspeed wi-fi.

http://www.ovolohotels.com/en/hotels/sydney/ovolo-1888-darling-harbour/


Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour

Overlooking Sydney Harbour, Four Points by Sheraton features a restaurant, lounge bar and 24 hour fitness centre within walking distance of the conference centre.

www.starwoodhotels.com

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Novotel, Darling Harbour

Novotel offers spacious rooms, some with harbour views and is a short walk to the conference centre.

www.novoteldarlingharbour.com.au


QT Hotel, Sydney

A short taxi ride to the conference centre, QT is a hip designer boutique hotel located in the heart of the city. Hotel offers a spa and a great bar and restaurant.

www.qtsydney.com.au

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Hilton Hotel, Sydney

A short taxi ride to the conference centre, Hilton Hotel feature the city’s largest health club and fine dining at its famous brasserie.

www.hiltonsydney.com.au