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Adventures in Amsterdam Part 3.

Posted December 13, 2013 in All Posts, Facial Plastic Surgery, Revision Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty

Friday was the final day of the course, a day devoted to revision rhinoplasty. I gave the featured lecture, titled: “Lessons learned in revision rhinoplasty, how to avoid it in the first place.” This lecture evolved from a study I performed and published reviewing the reasons patients seek revision rhinoplasty. Since over almost half of my rhinoplasty practice is fixing problems, I presented the most common reasons patients seek revision rhinoplasty, what likely went wrong, how I fixed it, and most importantly, how to avoid it in the first place. As in all of medicine, the best treatment for a problem is prevention.

That night we had an elegant dinner with our hosts Drs. Gilbert Nolte-Trenite and Dirk Jan Menger and their wives. Not only was the dinner wonderful, but Gilbert is a wine aficionado, so the wines were spectacular. Friday afternoon, Saturday and Saturday night, Ali and I were on our own to further explore Amsterdam. Included was the newly renovated Rijksmuseum, just recently re-opened after 10 years of renovation.

My wife and friends sometimes ask me why I travel so far and often to lecture. My travel and hotel were covered by the meeting but I’m taking days off from my practice without pay. Academic medicine is about teaching others, giving back and the opportunity to share ideas with other experts from around the world. It’s an immeasurable experience to lecture around the world, an excuse to travel and an unmatched opportunity to share ideas with others.

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