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Facial Plastic Surgery for the General Otolaryngologist

Course Director: Devyani Lal, M.D.

“Facial Plastic Surgery for the General Otolaryngologist” will cover rhinoplasty techniques and management of the paralytic eyelid.  Rhinoplasty will focus on identification of preoperative findings and techniques for correction. Special focus on using costal cartilage (cadaveric or autologous) that are applicable to the general otolaryngologist. The course on management of the paralytic eyelid will dive deeply into the issues that arise with both the upper and lower eyelid when paralysis is present. This will include discussion of medical management and surgical treatment options with special focus on the bipedicled orbicularis oculi musculocutaneous flap.   

Component:  Facial Plastic Surgery for the General Otolaryngologist
Registration Fee:   $ 50.00
Credit Hours:        1.00


Target Audience

The course is designed primarily for Otolaryngologists. Certain sections may be of interest to Speech and Language Pathologists, NPs and PAs with practices dedicated to Otolaryngology

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify cases where rib grafting may be beneficial
  • Perform diced cartilage grafting for dorsal correction and/or dorsal augmentation
  • Assess the paralytic eyelid by history and physical exam
  • Identify medical and surgical management options for the paralytic eyelid

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 AOA
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Expert Pearls in ENT – Online CME


Frontal Sinus Surgery - Systematic Technique
Devyani Lal, M.D.

  • Frontal Sinus Surgery I - Surgical Anatomy
  • Frontal Sinus Surgery II - Frontal Techniques & Instrumentation
  • Frontal Sinus Surgery III - Advanced Techniques
    Secondary & Open Approaches for Recalcitrant Frontal Sinus Disease


Pearls in Rhinology
Michael J. Marino, M.D.

  • Management of Epistaxis
  • CRS without Nasal Polyposis
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis: Updates In Pathophysiology, Medical Management, and Surgery
  • Management of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction


Pearls in Laryngology
William (Will) E. Karle, M.D. and
Christina H. Kang, CCC-SLP

  • Killian-Jamieson Diverticulum
  • Transection of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve:  What do I do now?
  • Laryngeal Oddities
  • Muscle Tension Dysphagia
  • How to Understand Singer's Language in the ENT Setting

Facial Plastic Surgery for the General Otolaryngologist
Brittany E. Howard, M.D.

  • Rhinoplasty Techniques for the General Otolaryngologist
  • Management of the Paralytic Eyelid

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Course Director


Devyani Lal, M.D.
Associate Dean, Mayo Clinic School of 
Continuous Professional Development   
Professor of Otolaryngology,
College of Medicine
Chair, Division of Rhinology
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

 Associate Dean,
Mayo Clinic
School for 



AAssociate Dean, Mayo Clinic
School for 
Continuous Professional
Professor of Otolaryngology,na         


Mayo Faculty

Brittany E. Howard, M.D.
Assistant Professor of  Otolaryngology,     
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.00 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 AOA
  • 1.00 Attendance


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