Module 1: Aesthetic and Functional Surgery Including Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Group 1: 10:00-14:15 CET

December 3, 2020

Group 2: 17:00-21:15 CET

December 3, 2020

Course description:

In this first module, we will focus on aspects of aesthetic and functional surgery including obstructive sleep apnea concerning the nasal region. Diagnostic, surgical steps, treatments and outcomes are analyzed and discussed in small group discussions and panel sessions with expert faculty.

The online format includes small group discussions (maximum ten participants per room with two faculty), keynotes, and panel discussions with live Q&A . Participants are encouraged to discuss the cases, and content in an open manner and to share their own experiences.

Who is this course for? 

This course is for certified surgeons with four or more years' of experience and it is targeted at consultants, specialists fellows and senior trainees in the fields of oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, ENT, head and neck surgery, ophthalmology, and neurosurgery.


This multispecialty course is offered in two separate timeslots for your convenience. Please choose the group that best fits your availability. 

Chairpersons Group 1 (10:00-14:15 CET)

Amir Elbarbary


Patricia Stoor


Chairpersons Group 2 (17:00-21:15 CET)

José Barerra

Unites States

Travis Tollefson

United States

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Review features of the aesthetically pleasing nose
  • Assess and diagnose aesthetic nasal deformities
  • Identify key surgical steps in correcting aesthetic nasal deformities
  • Review causes of decreased air entry
  • Identify key surgical steps in functional septorhinoplasty
  • Review causes of obstructive sleep apnea
  • Assess profile imbalance (imbalance between nose, maxilla and chin)
  • Describe key surgical steps in correcting OSA
  • Describe key surgical steps in combing rhinoplasty with genioplasty or Le Fort I
  • Apply strategies to improve patient outcomes including secondary correction
  • Apply concepts to prevent secondary nasal aesthetic deformities and functional problems


Non-member: CHF 55

Member: CHF 44 (-20% from the orginial price)

Member Plus: CHF 38.50 (-30% from the original price)


Course program

Preliminary program group 1

Preliminary program group 2


This module is part of the AO CMF Online Masters Course—Mastering The Nose: Advanced Midface Concepts. The four day online course focuses on advanced strategies for treatment planning and management of the nose. The patient journey from preoperative planning to the management of complications including the state-of-the-art consensus based techniques and best practices at a master’s level is demonstrated.

You can choose to complete only one module, or several modules, based on your interest. If you would like to take part in the complete four day course, please contact us here

An application has been made to the UEMS-EACCME® in Brussels for CME accreditation of this event.


Module 1: Aesthetic and Functional Surgery Including Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Module 2: Congential Deformities Including Cleft: Surgical Planning and Secondary Deformity

Module 3: Traumatic Injuries of the Nose and Central Midface

Module 4: Ablation and Reconstruction: Treatment of Ablative Deformities in Hard and Soft Tissue



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