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Preface

11th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery Jonathan M. Sykes, MD, FACS1

Anthony P. Sclafani, MD, FACS2,3

1 Department of Facial Plastic Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center,

Sacramento, California 2 Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of

Mt. Sinai, New York, New York 3 Department of Otolaryngology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai,

New York, New York

As facial plastic surgeons, we are bound by the desire to perform the highest quality work and provide the best care for our patients. It is with great pleasure that we introduce this issue of Facial Plastic Surgery, focusing on the 11th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery. This meeting is jointly sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (AAFPRS) and the International Society of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies, and marks the 50th anniversary of the AAFPRS. For 5 days in May 2014, the world’s top facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, cosmetic dermatologists, and oculoplastic surgeons will gather together in New York City to discuss the latest techniques and technologies in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The cornerstone of our professional societies is education and the sharing of knowledge; this educational program will be a testimonial to the growth and advancement of facial plastic surgery throughout the world. We are privileged to include some of these “masters” in this issue of Facial Plastic Surgery, discussing their philosophy and approach to the problems that we face each day in

Rapid Communications Readers are encouraged to submit articles on new research in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery to Facial Plastic Surgery, as we continue to strive to bring you the latest advances in the field as rapidly as the field itself continues

Address for correspondence Jonathan M. Sykes, MD, FACS, Department of Facial Plastic Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center, 2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 6206, Sacramento, CA 95817 (e-mail: jonathan.sykes@ucdmc. ucdavis.edu).

Issue Theme 11th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery; Guest Editors, Jonathan M. Sykes, MD, FACS, and Anthony P. Sclafani, MD, FACS.

Jonathan M. Sykes, MD, FACS

the practice of facial plastic surgery. This collection of articles offers the approaches, techniques, and philosophy of these physicians, offers solutions to difficult clinical problems and points to future directions of work in facial plastic surgery. We are indebted to these authors, as well as to all of the speakers who will come from five continents to participate in the meeting. In addition, this issue continues to include the latest research in facial plastic surgery. This issue continues Facial Plastic Surgery’s commitment to providing readers Anthony P. Sclafani, MD, FACS the latest in medical knowledge in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. We hope you enjoy this issue of Facial Plastic Surgery, and hope to see all of you at the 11th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery in New York City, NY, May 27, 2014, to May 31, 2014.

to develop. Submissions for “Rapid Communications” are judged on originality, clarity, strength of evidence, and practical importance to the field of facial plastic surgery, and accepted works are generally published within 3 to 6 months of acceptance. Please go to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/fps for more information.

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DOI http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1055/s-0034-1372425. ISSN 0736-6825.

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