WebClinic: The Lateral Canthus
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When: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
8:00pm CST
Where: Online WebClinic
United States
Contact: Emma Day

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Presentation Date & Time: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 8:00pm CST

Title: “The Lateral Canthus: Where We Err and How You Can Make it an Enjoyable Part of Your Lower Blepharoplasties"

Presenter: Wade Brock, MD, FACS

Target Audience: Advanced


It is often assumed that adjusting the lateral canthus will be a simple and quick part of cosmetic eyelid surgery. This assumption can often lead to frustration, longer surgery time and poor results.

Attendees of this webclinic will better understand the anatomy of the lateral canthus, desirable and undesirable outcomes when altering the lateral canthus, and have tools in which to address the lateral canthus in order to meet the individual needs of the patient, maintaining or restoring normal function and desired cosmesis. 

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the anatomic structures of the eyelid
  • Apply the surgical techniques presented
  • Distinguish intra-operatively whether they have achieved the desired endpoint or whether they need to make an adjustment prior to the end of surgery
  • Manage complications of the primary surgery
  • Infer that the lateral canthus is complex in anatomy, function and appearance, but it can be effectively and predictably altered in most cases in an efficient and reliable manner

About the Presenter:

Dr. Wade Brock is a board certified ophthalmologist and facial cosmetic surgeon.  He specializes in ophthalmic plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgery (aka. oculoplastic surgery) and facial plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Brock performed his undergraduate training at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology.  He received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  He completed a one-year transitional internship with Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, Inc. at the Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. His training included general surgery, trauma surgery, critical cardiac/pulmonary care and internal medicine.  Following internship he completed a residency in ophthalmology with the Jones Eye Institute at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the Little Rock VA.

In 2006, Dr. Brock formed Arkansas Oculoplastic Surgery, PLLC, a private practice dedicated solely to excellence in oculoplastic reconstructive and facial cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Brock is passionate about his fields of facial cosmetic surgery and oculoplastic reconstructive surgery.  His areas of special interest and training include pediatric and adult eyelid, orbital and nasolacrimal surgery, reconstructive surgery following Mohs excision of skin cancers, treatment of blepharospasm, treatment of thyroid-related eyelid and orbital disease facial rejuvenation with laser resurfacing, chemical peels and dermabrasion, fat grafting and all manner of facial cosmetic surgery. He is committed to continuous and frequent education regarding the most recent and time-tested treatments for facial reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.

Disclosure of Financial Relationships: Dr. Wade Brock does not have personal financial relationships with any commercial interests.

Price: $49 for AACS Members | $99 for Non-members



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.0 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.0 hours meet the requirements for Trauma*

*The content of this activity may meet certain mandates of regulatory bodies. Please note that ACS has not and does not verify the content for such mandates with any regulatory body. Individual physicians are responsible for verifying the content satisfies such requirements.