Alexander P. Moya, MD has once again been invited to present at The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) Aesthetic Meeting 2018 in New York City. This annual meeting offers opportunities for learning about innovative technologies and groundbreaking advances, allows for continuing education, and grants members the opportunity to engage with those equally passionate about their profession. ASAPS membership requires a plastic surgeon to regularly attend continuing medical education courses, perform a specified amount of aesthetic plastic surgery procedures, and to adhere to a code of ethics. In addition, all ASAPS members are required to perform surgery in accredited surgical facilities.
Dr. Moya’s course entitled “The Corset Body Lift: The Art of Waistline Shaping in the Massive Weight Loss Patient” will focus on this incredible procedure created by Dr. Moya for his weight loss patients in 2006 which provides a beautifully-contoured and sculpted waistline.
Course description: The Corset Body Lift (Corset Trunkplasty) is a comprehensive approach to trunk contouring following massive weight loss with particular attention to creating an aesthetically pleasing (hourglass) waistline. The procedure was developed as a single-stage, single-position technique to address the multi-dimensional skin redundancy (with or without complex skin rolls) routinely found in patients who have lost significant weight. In order to maximize body shape in these patients, excess skin needs to be removed in more than one direction (vertical and horizontal), which can be easily performed by utilizing a simple tailor-tacking marking technique and direct closure of wounds without undermining.
Dr. Moya has had the privilege of teaching his surgical techniques to his colleagues as an invited speaker, panelist, and course instructor at many plastic surgery symposiums over the years, and enjoys sharing not only his knowledge but his enthusiasm for helping his patients.