The Aesthetic Awards: 2016 Winners


Serving as the culmination of The Aesthetic Show, the sixth annual The Aesthetic Awards took place Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the luxurious Wynn Resort in Las Vegas. This exclusive event honored the exceptional work being performed in our industry and drew some of the biggest names in aesthetic medicine. Back by popular demand, Andrew Ordon, M.D., of the Emmy-winning daytime talk show The Doctors, hosted this year’s entertaining event, and the cast of Netflix’s Celebrity Surgeons of Beverly Hills – Robert Rey, M.D., Craig Ziering, D.O., David Amron, M.D., and Jason Diamond, M.D. – served as guest judges.

Best Facial Injectable Enhancement

  • 16 syringes of PMMA in two sessions (eight syringes per session) delivered via microcan- nulas to the temples, cheeks, perioral and preauricular regions
  • Patient treated over a period of 30 days

Best Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation

  • CO2 laser resurfacing with MiXto CO2 laser

Best Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Enhancement

  • Facial Feminization Surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Thyroid cartilage reduction
  • Jaw reduction
  • Chin contouring
  • Brow bone reduction
  • Hairline advancement

Best Overall Facial Make-Over

  • Full field resurfacing
  • Botox
  • Two syringes of filler

Best Non-Surgical Body Shaping Enhancement

  • 38 year old patient
  • One week after four weekly BTL Vanquish ME,
    BTL Exilis Ultra and BTL Cellutone treatments

Best Surgical Body Shaping Enhancement

  • Six weeks after Cynosure SmartLipo with skin removal

Best Patient Enhancement – Lipofilling

  • 23 year old female after 50 lb. weight loss
  • Eight months after full-face fat transfer enhanced
    with PRP

Best Overall Body Make-Over

  • VASER and BodyJet hi-definition liposculpturing of the torso, chest and arms
  • Puregraft fat transfer to the chest, shoulders and buttocks

Best Botched Patient Revision

  • 52 year old patient after bilateral mastectomy for cancer in the left breast and immediate reconstruction by another surgeon complicated by 18 hospital admissions for sepsis resulting in explantation of the left breast implant
  • Staged reconstruction included expanders, capsulorrha- phy, fat transfer and revision mastopexy

Best Feminine Rejuvenation

  • 29 year-old patient with extreme volume in the labia minora and clitoral area eight weeks after treatment
  • Fine needle radiofrequency
  • Linear technique for labia minora reduction; 5/0 monocryl suture for wound closure on two layers
  • Bilateral skin lifting of the clitoral area; 4/0 vicryl suture for clitoral hood

Best Male Patient Enhancement

  • Non-surgical penile girth enhancement using hyaluronic acid

Best Overall Patient Enhancement

  • Patient after massive gastric bypass weight loss
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Pubic lift
  • Augmentation mastopexy

Best Aesthetic Practice

The Aesthetic Medicine & Anti-Aging Clinics of Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA Founded by Todd Howell, M.D.

The philosophy at The Aesthetic Medicine & Anti-Aging Clinics of Louisiana is to treat from the inside out, taking into consideration the unique and individual needs of each and every person we treat. One of the key differences that sets us apart, is our long-term life- style approach to improving not only our patients’ appearance on the outside, but moreover, how they feel on the inside. This ap- proach allows us to achieve the balance that is vital to sustain im- provements in the overall quality of life.

Aesthetic Nurse of the Year

Ms. Di Marco Young is the co-owner of Young Medical Spa® with her physician husband. She is on the board of directors of the Medical Spa Society, advisory board for Acara Medical Spa Consultants, and is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Dermatology Nurses Association and the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses. Ms. Di Marco Young has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal and ap- peared on Huffington Post Live, written for Medical Spa Report Magazine, authored Advanced IPL & Laser Training and Advanced Medical Spa Aesthetic Training eBooks, and is a reviewer for Milady Publishing.

Andrew P. Ordon, M.D. Lifetime Achievement Award for
Aesthetic Medicine

Dr. Berman practices cosmetic surgery in the West Los Angeles area and he is a clinical instructor in facial plastic surgery at the Univer- sity of Southern California. Dr. Berman is well known for his work with fat grafting, particularly to restore the three-dimensional vol- ume of the aging face, and stem cells. He is also the first surgeon to use Gore-Tex materials in cosmetic surgery, not only pioneering their use in facial surgery, but he also holds a patent on an e-PTFE breast implant device – the Pocket Protector® – used to repair or prevent capsule contracture in breast augmentation. Dr. Berman has authored a novel titled Substance of Abuse which is a controversial sexy thriller that suggests a solution to the war on drugs.