Symposiums, Conferences, and Educational Programs OH MY!

Tampa, FL (PressExposure) August 04, 2011 -- In between consulting with new patients, performing surgery, and following up with post-operative patients, Dr. Mack finds time to educate the community. Whether it is potential new patients or other physicians, he presents at conferences every month which focus on his specialty of oculoplastic and facial cosmetic surgery. In addition to professional events, Dr. Mack also hosts his own monthly Facial Rejuvenation Seminar either in his office or at The Grape at International Plaza.

During the week of May 12th, 2011 Dr. William Mack attended the 2011 ASOPRS Spring Symposium in Amelia Island, Florida. The Symposium was sponsored by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS.) "Founded in 1969 to establish a qualified body of surgeons who have training and experience in this highly specialized field. The purpose of ASOPRS is to advance education, research and the quality of clinical practice in the fields of aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery specializing in the face, orbits, eyelids, and lacrimal system. Dr. Mack is honored to be a fellow of ASOPRS, as there are only 550 national and international members. To help train well qualified physicians, ASOPRS sponsors several scientific meetings each year and also sponsors specialized fellowship training for postgraduate physicians who have completed an accredited ophthalmology residency." (

The purpose of the ASOPRS spring symposium was to provide a forum for the presentation of new concepts, techniques, and experiences in thyroid related eye disease, to provide a forum for the presentation of new concepts, techniques, and experiences in aesthetic surgery, to provide a forum for the discussion of physician advocacy, practice management, and access to care, and to provide a forum for the exchange of concepts and clinical experience in oculofacial, orbital and lacrimal surgery. As the moderator of the "Orbital Complications Panel," Dr. Mack and his presenters: Stephen Klapper, M.D., Richard Allen, M.D., Vikram Duriraj, M.D., and Jerry Shields, M.D. covered topics such as: orbital fracture repair and vision loss, sino-orbital fistula after floor fracture repair, orbital apex tumor, and clinical pearls for orbital adnexal tumors and pseudotumor. As discussed in an earlier press release submitted by William P. Mack, M.D. and his staff, Dr. Mack presented and moderated a group at the 7th Annual Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2011. To read about Dr. Mack's presentation please click on the following link or visit [].

Would you like to know how you can become a part of these educational presentations? Fortunately, the Community Health Education Programs offered by Tampa General Hospital will feature Dr. Mack on Thursday August 25th at 6:30pm. For more information register via phone at 1-800-822-3627 or on-line at Dr. Mack and his staff will be in the Hyde Park Village on Thursday presenting "Everything You Need to Know About Eyelid Surgery." The following is a quote from the program promoting this great community event: "Changes to the eye, eyelid or area around the eye can occur as a result of a number of different diseases or conditions as well as from aging. The eyelids protect the eye, distribute tears and limit the amount of light entering the eye. A breakdown with any of those functions can cause swelling, drooping, sensitivity and/or many other changes to this area. Those affected by any of these conditions can benefit both functionally and cosmetically following eyelid surgery. Join us at this educational session for all the up-to-date- advances in eyelid surgery." Furthermore, Dr. Mack and his staff will finish off the week with their appearance at the "Speaking for Women's Health" event hosted by Tampa General Hospital at the Tampa Convention Center. Attendees will receive a beautiful gift bag, free health screenings, brunch, and the opportunity to sit in various breakout sessions including William P. Mack, M.D. To register and for more information please visit the following link or visit []. "Conference registration opens at 8 a.m., along with the health screenings and our interactive exhibit area. Attendees will have two uninterrupted hours to devote to the screenings and exhibitors. Brunch is served at 10 a.m., followed by three sets of five concurrent breakout sessions. At 2 p.m., the exhibits close and the conference concludes." Stay informed by joining Dr. Mack's mailing list or following him on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, WordPress, and Flickr.

About William P. Mack, M.D.

William P. Mack, M.D. is a board certified surgeon who specializes in oculoplastic surgery and facial cosmetic surgery.

When eye contact is made, we immediately begin forming our first impression. Judging someone to be tired, sad, angry or pleasant are all based on the appearance of the area around the eyes. "Oculoplastics is a specialized branch of plastic surgery that focuses around the eyes and face," notes Dr. Mack. "My extensive training in eye and plastic surgery allows me to offer the optimal surgical options to achieve your aesthetic goals."

For more information, visit their website or call (813) 875-5437.

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