LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (theaestheticacademy.com) - THE Aesthetic Show™, the leading multidisciplinary educational forum for the medical aesthetic industry, is hosting THE Aesthetic Academy™ event at the Montage Resort in Beverly Hills, Calif., on April 16. Faculty members include elite plastic surgeons and cosmetic dermatologists who have helped shape modern aesthetic medicine. THE Aesthetic Academy™ is the most comprehensive practice development training program in medical aesthetics.
"The Academy was created to provide practitioners with unprecedented access to the industry's innovators and thought leaders as well as to improve their practices and maximize the financial power of aesthetic medicine," said Michael Moretti, Program Chairman of THE Aesthetic Academy™. "We have taken the lead in defining the next level of market development for this industry which generates over $30 billion in fees for aesthetic practices globally each year."
As acknowledgement for great accomplishments in advancing aesthetic medicine, THE Aesthetic Academy™ will present the prestigious "Outstanding Achievement in Aesthetic Medicine" award to Paul Nassif, M.D., who is a keynote speaker at the Beverly Hills event. Dr. Nassif is well-known for his leading role in the popular BRAVO television series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as well as several high-profile media appearances.
Los Angeles-based board-certified dermatologist, Will Kirby, D.O., FAOCD, will also teach attendees how to interact with the media and optimize their success in aesthetic medicine. Dr. Kirby, who has appeared on more than 35 television shows including Dr. 90210, The Doctors and The Real Housewives of Orange County, will receive the first annual Leadership in Aesthetic Business Development award for his efforts to educate consumers regarding cosmetic procedures. Dr. Kirby serves as an associate clinical professor of dermatology at two universities, is the national spokesman for Neutrogena Dermatologics and is the medical director for Dr. TATTOFF clinics, which have performed over 100,000 tattoo removal and laser hair removal procedures.
Several other high-profile aesthetic physicians, including David Matlock, M.D., Alexander Rivkin, M.D, and Dore Gilbert, M.D. will participate in THE Aesthetic Academy program, allowing the top doctors in this field to train their peers in an intense one-day session. THE Aesthetic Academy™ is open to all medical professionals including, physicians, nurses and office staff seeking best-in-class procedural training and practice management education. Members of the media are invited to attend and learn as well.
Industry support for THE Aesthetic Academy™ comes from the leading companies that supply products and support services to this market sector, including:
Allergan Medical, Merz Aesthetics, Palomar Medical, Sciton and Syneron, among numerous others.
About THE Aesthetic Show™ and Medical Insight, Inc.
THE Aesthetic Show™ is a business unit of Medical Insight, Inc. and is the largest medical education meeting focused completely on aesthetic medicine. Visit AestheticShow.com to view the program. Medical Insight, a progressive media company specializing in medical aesthetics, produces the leading trade publications and live events in this sector. THE Aesthetic Guide, published by Medical Insight, is widely considered the most influential journal in the field of medical aesthetics, with over 60,000 readers in the U.S. and Europe.
Founded by Michael Moretti in 1993, Medical Insight, Inc. collects and reports industry data on procedure volume and revenues, product sales, new product introductions, market forecasts and trend analysis. For information on research services offered by Medical Insight, Inc., visit www.MiiNews.com.
SOURCE Medical Insight, Inc.