Module 2: Congenital Deformities Including Cleft: Surgical Planning and Prevention of Secondary Deformity

Group 1: 10:00-14:15 CET

December 4, 2020

Group 2: 17:00-21:15 CET

December 4, 2020

Course description:

In this module we will focus on congenital deformities concerning the nasal region. Tips and tricks are shared in the holistic assessment of the deformity patient,including support for patients and carers, and timing of interventions from birth to adulthood. Approaches to management of the unilateral and bilateral cleft nose and surgical techniques for primary and secondary management will be discussed and presented.

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)

Lynne Fryer

United Kingdom

Ian Sharp

United Kingdom

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

Nicolas Homsi


Damir Matic


Learning objectives

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

  • Analyse features of congenital nasal deformities
  • Understand the impact of growth and implications of timing of interventions
  • Formulate individual treatment plans
  • Select and apply emerging technologies in all stages of patient management
  • Describe key surgical steps in correcting congenital nasal deformities
  • Evaluate and reflect on the patient outcome compared with the treatment plan
  • Apply strategies to improve patient outcomes including secondary correction
  • Apply concepts to prevent post-treatment secondary nasal deformities


Non-members: CHF 55

Member: CHF 44 (-20% from the original 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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