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PASM 2018

Highlights from the 2018 Singapore Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Meeting: A Unique Tri-Nation Collaboration

The 2018 Singapore Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Meeting stood out as a remarkable event, primarily due to its innovative collaboration between Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand. Held against the backdrop of the bustling city-state, this conference brought together renowned experts and practitioners internationally to delve into the intricacies of rhinoplasty and body contouring.

One of the distinguishing features of this meeting was its emphasis on fostering collaboration and sharing insights between Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand. By uniting plastic surgeons and aesthetic specialists from these regions, the conference provided a platform for the exchange of diverse perspectives, techniques, and experiences. This tri-nation collaboration enriched discussions and facilitated a deeper understanding of the latest advancements in the field.

Rhinoplasty emerged as one of the central themes of the conference, reflecting its significance in both functional and aesthetic aspects of plastic surgery. Experts shared insights into innovative surgical techniques, patient assessment protocols, and management of complex cases. Through various case studies and presentations, attendees gained valuable insights into achieving optimal outcomes while addressing the diverse needs and preferences of patients.

In addition to rhinoplasty, body contouring was another key theme of the meeting. As the demand for body sculpting procedures continues to rise, plastic surgeons explore cutting-edge approaches to achieve natural-looking results and enhance patient satisfaction. During this meeting, internationally renowned body contouring expert John Hunstad shared his techniques and cases in achieving desirable outcomes in full body contouring.

Notable presentations from our international speakers include:

Dr Hsiao Yen-Chang (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital)

  • Aesthetic Management of Contracted Nose

  • The Influence of Paranasal Augmentation

Dr. Joseph Hunstad (HK Plastic Surgery & MedSpa)

  • Upper Back Lifting – the Bra Line Back Lift

  • Upper Contouring: Liposuction or Excision?

  • Autologous Buttocks Augmentation and Lifting – The Pursestring Gluteoplasty

Dr Niamh Corduff (Cosmetic Revitalisation Clinic, Geelong)

  • Revitalization of the Aging Female Face

  • My approach to lip enhancements

Beyond the scientific sessions, the conference provided ample opportunities for networking, collaboration, and professional development. Attendees had the chance to engage with industry leaders, exchange ideas with peers, and forge valuable connections that transcend geographical boundaries. This collaborative spirit underscored the commitment of the global plastic surgery community to advancing the field and improving patient care.

In summary, the 2018 Singapore Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Meeting stands as a testament to the power of international collaboration and knowledge exchange. Through the convergence of expertise from Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand, this conference showcased the latest developments in rhinoplasty and body contouring while fostering a spirit of camaraderie and cooperation among plastic surgeons worldwide.

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