Seventh Bergamo Open Rhinoplasty Course


At the end of the course, the attendees should be able to

  1. Fully understand nasal anatomy, including new anatomical concepts relevant to rhinoplasty, such as ligaments and planes of dissection
  2. Correctly analyze common and less common nasal deformities preoperatively
  3. Formulate an adequate pre-surgical plan, so as to achieve consistent and predictable results
  4. Depending on their previous level of experience, appropriately perform the basic steps of open rhinoplasty, as well as a wide variety of current techniques and modifications of varying complexity
  5. Select reproducible, predictable and appropriate algorithms for specific problems in rhinoplasty
  6. Understand current issues in tip and dorsum surgery and master recent related techniques to improve results, including specific osteotomy/osteoplasty concepts
  7. Understand the indications, concepts and practice of “Structural Rhinoplasty”, under the open approach
  8. Understand the indications, concepts and practice of “Preservation Rhinoplasty”, as compared to “Structural Rhinoplasty”, under the open approach.
  9. Understand the indications, concepts and practice of “Hybrid Rhinoplasty” combining preservation and structural concepts, under the open approach.
  10. Understand the value of new instrumentation in rhinoplasty, including power tools and piezo
  11. Understand, recognize and treat functional issues in rhinoplasty
  12. Understand, prevent, recognize and correct complications in rhinoplasty
  13. Understand current techniques of varying complexity in secondary rhinoplasty, including use of finesse rib grafting and innovative current modifications
  14. Learn and apply the correct use of Social media in one’s practice
  15. Learn and apply the best practices in Patient selection and management in one’s practice
  16. Understand and apply the correct indications and practice of Medical Rhinoplasty

Who should attend

Surgeons of different specialties (Plastic, ENT, Maxillofacial) who wish to enhance their skills in rhinoplasty at all levels of experience. Both beginners and proficient rhinoplasty surgeons will draw benefit from the customizable program and the different educational tracks.  Advanced masterclasses are best reserved to proficient rhinoplasty surgeons. After attending the meeting, the attendee should have the tools to achieve the best possible result when performing an open primary or secondary rhinoseptoplasty.