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.
1-2 September, 2017
1-2 SEPTEMBER, 2017
Meet, network and learn from the pioneers and world leaders in blepharoplasty and aesthetic facial surgery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
A special discount code applies for AAFPS delegates - use AAFPS2017 to receive a 10% discount.
HYATT REGENCY SYDNEY, Darling Harbour
Overlooking Sydney Harbour, Hyatt Regency Sydney features a restaurant, lounge bar and 24 hour fitness centre within walking distance of the conference centre.
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.
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.