Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of 2013 TAFPRS, it is my great pleasure and honor to welcome and thank you for participating in this meeting. The conference would include outstanding speeches by leading experts followed by live surgery demonstration course. As a matter of fact, not only facial plastic surgery makes it possible to correct many facial flaws and premature aging, but also facial reconstructive surgery can also rebuild a person’s face after trauma and illness. Service from facial plastic and reconstructive surgery continued to rise and there is an increasing demand for the skills and knowledge of various kind of facial plastic surgery. It will be a great opportunity to share experiences and knowledge in the field of facial plastic surgery in this conference.

Your attendance will make the conference successful and memorable.

Best regard,

Yueng-Hsiang Chu, MD. PhD.

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

On behalf of the TAFPRS Organizing Committee it is my great pleasure to welcome you to participate in the 9th Annual Meeting of Taiwan Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (TAFPRS) and Workshops on Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery & Head and Neck Surgery which will be held in Taipei city, Taiwan from December 7 to 8, 2013 and from September 7 to 29, 2013, respectively.

The TAFPRS annual conference is the eminent meeting globally; bringing together the world’s experts in the field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The objective of 9th meeting will be focusing on concepts, practical and the advanced techniques in facial plastic surgery. It offers an extraordinary opportunity for Otolaryngologist, Ophthalmologist, Plastic surgeons, and Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons to share new knowledge, develop collaborations and learn from each.

Taipei is the political capital as well as economic and cultural centre in Taiwan with very cultivated and friendly people. Please save the date and enjoy the glorious time in this city with our respectable colleagues.

I’m looking forward to seeing you next time in Taipei.

Sincerely yours,
Chih-Hung Wang, MD, PhD
Honorary Chairman, The Organizing Committee

Welcome everyone to join our congress in the 2013!

It is my pleasure to invite you to attend the 9th TAFPRS Annual Meeting which will be held at NTUH International Convention Center in Taipei, December 7-8, 2013. This congress will be joined with a post-conference “Facial Cosmetic Live Surgery Demonstration Course” at Kang-Ning Hospital, December 9, 2013.

The 2013 TAFPRS Annual Meeting features on Asian rhinoplasty, otoplasty and facial rejuvenation surgery, followed by a whole day live surgery on facial rejuvenation surgery.

Many foreign experts and domestic faculties are invited to share their experiences in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. All of the participants are welcome to participate the welcome banquet on December 7, 2013; in addition to meet old friends, you can meet new friends during the enjoyable dinner time. You definitely will not want to miss!

I want to take this opportunity to thank the organizer, Dept. of OTO-HNS, Tri-Service General Hospital, and all of the faculties and lecturers, sponsors with the participation of all of the preparations for this conference. Your participation and respectful work make this conference success.

We are looking forward to seeing see you in this December!

Chuan-Hsiang Kao, MD
President, Taiwan Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dear Colleagues,

The year's most exciting 9th TAFPRS annual meeting is going to kick off during December 7-8 at NTUH International Convention Center, Taipei. In addition to a truly tight program featuring the most innovative and challenging specialists, Organizing Committee has this year added a Live Surgery Demonstration Course on Monday, December 9, 2013, at Kang-Ning Hospital.

Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery has been the most rapid growing subspecialty in recent years. Organizing Committee has done its best to prepare an outstanding scientific program. The meeting will focus on rhinoplasty and facial lifting. The special lectures and symposia will cover updates and hot topics in our specialty. There is still time to join us, so sign up now for the most stimulating discussion of TAFPRS annual meeting imaginable.

I sincerely hope that you will be able to participate in this TAFPRS annual meeting, because your involvement would be very important for the success of this meeting. I am confident that you will enjoy this important meeting along with its excellent social program. I look forward to seeing and welcoming you in Taipei. May you have a wonderful meeting vocation!

Professor Hsing-Won Wang, MD,
Emeritus President,
Taiwan Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine and Department of Otolaryngology,
Taipei Medical University – Shuang Ho Hospital