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January 1996

Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1995

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Los Angeles, Calif

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1996;122(1):92-94. doi:10.1001/archotol.1996.01890130084015

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Fifty-five scientific papers were presented at the Academy's spring meeting in Palm Desert, Calif, on May 3 and 4, 1995. The conference was directed by Roger Crumley, MD, and also included four panel discussions and a variety of workshops. A broad spectrum of topics in facial aesthetic surgery was presented. In addition, Jon Turk, MD, presented the recent experience in Croatia of the Face-to-Face team sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr Turk showed photographs of the successful results obtained from reconstruction of difficult congenital craniofacial defects.

Brian Deutsch, MD, began the scientific session with a presentation on "Secondary Healing of Mohs Defects of the Forehead, Temple, and Eyelids." Hydrogen peroxide and antimicrobial ointment were used. Hypopigmentation and telangiectasias after healing were encountered. Acceptable results were obtained with forehead and temple defects, and excellent results were obtained with eyelid defects. Reduced cost and hospitalization were noted

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