Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology organized an extensive 2 day Lectures & Hands-on Workshop for Excellence in Facial Aesthetics on 16th and 17th March 2018 in lieu of the growing demand for facial rejuvenation in Vidya Hall of I.T.S Dental College, Greater Noida.

Workshop commenced with an inaugural ceremony on 16th March 2018 by Director-Principal Dr.Akshay Bhargava, Dean-UG program, Dr.Sachit Anand Arora, Dr Manisha Lakhanpal Sharma, Professor & HOD, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology. After extending a warm welcome to the august gathering, Dr Manisha Lakhanpal Sharma, introduced the resource person Dr. Shourya Sharma (founder and CEO of Indian Academy of Facial Aesthetics (IAOFE)), and Dr. Athreya Rajagopal, Maxillofacial and Facial Cosmetic Surgeon. She spoke about the growing need for facial aesthetics with innovative rejuvenating procedures in the field of dentistry. Also present on the occasion were all Dental & Medical HOD’s, other faculty members, post graduate students, interns and private practitioners.

Director-principal, Dr. Akshay Bhargava addressed the delegates, post graduate students and faculty members. He emphasized on the great need of improvising facial aesthetic with Botox, Dermal Fillers and Threads in clinical practice.

After the inaugural ceremony, Dr. Shourya Sharma and Dr. Athreya Rajagopal delivered comprehensive, evidence based lectures on aesthetic and therapeutic facets of Botox, Fillers and Threads. Soon after the lectures, delegates were given hands-on on various facial aesthetic procedures using Botox on patients having indication of Crow Lines, Forehead Lines, Masseter Muscle Hypertrophy, TMD’s and Gummy Smile.

Hands-on was followed by lunch and further by an exclusive lecture on Dermal Fillers by Dr. Athreya Rajagopal, after which Day 1 of the workshop came to an end.

The Second day (17th March 2018), commenced with lectures by Dr. Shourya Sharma and Dr. Athreya Rajagopal, which were then followed by Hands-on on various facial aesthetic procedures using Dermal Fillers for Black Triangles, PRP for hair rejuvenation and Dermal Threads for face lift.

The workshop came to an end with a valedictory function wherein the felicitation of the resource persons was done by Dr. Akshay Bhargava and Dr. Sachit Anand Arora and participation certificates were given to delegates. The feedback by the delegates was encouraging.

The enthusiasm in faculty and students could be easily palpable by one and all. The event was followed by lunch for the dignitaries and delegates. The event was academically gratifying and a great learning experience. As per the delegates it was a great experience for them working with Botox.

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