GVAS 2019 will take place across three regions worldwide each within their own timezone from 8AM to 8PM.
When you attend GVAS you may choose the timezone and language that best suits your needs within the Auditorium.
Begin to plan your itinerary below by reviewing the program overview and clicking through each track for more information on the speakers and session topics.
Do not miss this unique opportunity to join your peers in the future of aesthetic conferencing and education.
No previous aesthetic experience required.
You have completed foundation course(s) in injectables and are looking to develop your skills.
Everything you need to know
These sessions are aimed at those practitioners who are either thinking of starting in aesthetics or practitioners who are early on in their practice. Often conference sessions can be unhelpful to less experienced practitioners as they see a wide variety of individual approaches and end up with more questions than answers!
These sessions focus on live injections which moves “slow motion” through treatment of common facial areas treated with injectables, taking attendees on a learning journey.
The experts will provide you with the relevant knowledge and practical skills to safely and competently perform the following procedures independently – these sessions will include:
Our core objectives for the ‘Essentials’ workshops are to also give our attendees an in-depth understanding of facial anatomy, how treatments work and how they should be administered safely whilst avoiding complications.
The aim is for you to leave feeling confident and have the necessary tools to tackle the next phase of your medical aesthetics journey.
Facial analysis – Every face is unique!
Understanding your clientele’s specific needs and how to recommend the appropriate treatment is essential to get right. This session will give you a detailed analysis of different profiles of individuals you might consult and treat taking into consideration age, sex and ethnicity.
The Science and what it means for my practice
This session looks at the key principles and questions of product that we often have at the beginning of practice even when we have already completed a training program What makes good fillers? How do we decide what filler to use where? Why would I use a bio stimulating filler instead of Hyaluronic acid?
The techniques – confidence building and step wise approaches explained
Interactive demos – Injection techniques – top tips for effective use of needle and cannula.
Each practitioner is unique, and like an artist, will develop an individual set of injection methods and approaches based on what they are comfortable with and an understanding of relative safety.
This session aims to create a clear and systematic analysis of the pros and cons of using needle and cannula, in all tissue layers, a systematic analysis of relative risk, and tips and tricks of how to use your chosen to create the best outcome.
You have experience in the industry and are competent with the basic injection techniques looking to enhance your skill set.
You have been practicing at an advanced level for some time and feel established as an aesthetic practitioner.
Take your skills to the next level
GVAS is excited to offer Masterclasses for those of you who wish to take your injection techniques and knowledge to the next level!
“The masters” is a unique opportunity to watch and learn from some of the world’s top live injectors in depth and close up. They will demonstrate and explain their approaches and techniques for specific regions across the face and neck.
Learn advanced facial contouring from these Masters, as they share their expert knowledge on facial anatomy, injection techniques with needle and cannula treating complex areas such as tear troughs, jaw and chin or non-surgical rhinoplasty. You will be given practical training from our experts, as well as building on your facial assessment.
These masters will reveal their secrets and the “how to’s“ of why they shape their decisions to treat and sculpt in ways that not only allow them to achieve outstanding aesthetic outcomes but be recognized as global leaders within aesthetics. They will also cover the artistic, anatomical, and optimization of safety.
Each expert will guide us through their thought process, what they see, feel and think to ensure the safest and best aesthetic outcomes
Upper face and temples
The upper face presents many aesthetic and anatomical challenges – this session focuses on four injection Masters who have developed distinct and unique approaches to forehead and temple treatments.
Part 1. Anatomical challenges
Part 2. Upper Facer Masters
Mid face and periorbital
This complex anatomical unit requires detailed understanding of the relationships between the periorbital region including tear trough, and the surrounding mid face, Natural confluent results which do not become puffy or over done over time remain a challenge. Four global experts demonstrate and share their techniques and insights.
Part 1. Anatomical challenges
Part 2. Midface and Periorbital challenges
Direct and indirect approaches to the lower face and Neck
A defined lower face and Jaw line is the very essence of youthful aesthetics and graceful aging. Debate among experts as to optimal approaches to refine this area are still very present. The complex anatomical unit requires detailed understanding of the relationships between the periorbital region including tear trough, and the surrounding mid face. Achieving natural confluent results which do not become puffy or over done remains challenging.
Part 1. Anatomical challenges
Part 2. Defining lower face challenges
Beyond the face – Advanced techniques for the Hands
Merz Institute of Advanced Aesthetics
Advanced Skin Technologies
AE Labs / Cosmofrance
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