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Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra, Invites to the Annual Plastic Surgery Event in Bariloche



Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra is pleased to invite colleagues and friends to the most outstanding annual event of the Argentine Society of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. This year, the meeting will take place in the beautiful city of San Carlos, specifically in the elegant Panamericano Hotel, with a stunning view of the lake.

The event will take place from November 22 to 24 and promises to be a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the fascinating world of plastic surgery, with a special focus on the latest innovations and techniques developed by Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra.

Dr. Hoogstra, with a career spanning 29 years and thousands of patients treated, will share his experience and specialized knowledge in a chapter dedicated to eyelid surgery. During the session, he will address crucial topics, such as removing upper bags without skin resection, using an innovative incision design that he created several years ago. In addition, it will offer valuable recommendations on how to avoid the most relevant complications associated with eyelid surgery.

Dr. Hoogstra's presentation will take place at the Salón Las Américas during the first day of the event, from 8:30 am to 10:00 am. Additionally, on the same day, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, will carry out another chapter dedicated to Minimally Invasive Procedures, offering a unique vision on the latest trends in this field.

“This event represents an exceptional opportunity to learn and share experiences in the exciting field of plastic surgery. I hope to have the presence of colleagues and friends to discuss together the most recent advances in our discipline,” said Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra.

Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra, Delivers Successful Training in Davao, Philippines


Davao City, Philippines – At an event held during the month of August, Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra offered cutting-edge training on the use of Micro Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for facial reshaping. The session took place in the picturesque city of Davao, Philippines.


The training, focused on the application of HIFU, proved to be a resounding success. Dr. Hoogstra, globally recognized for his expertise in aesthetic medicine, shared his knowledge and experiences on the applications and benefits of micro-focused ultrasound in collagen stimulation and skin retraction. Attendees at the event experienced first-hand a 15-minute session, in which the results were immediately evident.

The HIFU technique promises even more impressive results in the months to come. According to Dr. Hoogstra, continued collagen stimulation and progressive skin retraction will lead to noticeable improvements in patients over time.

Event participants not only had access to theoretical instruction from Dr. Hoogstra, but were also able to enjoy a hands-on activity in which they directly applied the knowledge gained. This combination of theory and practice ensured a complete and enriching learning experience for everyone present.


Dr. Hoogstra's training represents a step forward in the field of aesthetic medicine in the region and opens new possibilities for healthcare professionals and patients interested in innovative and effective techniques.

With this successful training in the Philippines, Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra continues to solidify his reputation as a leader in the aesthetic medicine industry. Their commitment to education and innovation promises to continue inspiring advancements in the field around the world.

Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra Speaker at IDC 2019 Japan

Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra will be present as Guest Speaker at the IDC 2019: International Conference on Dermatology and Cosmetology that will be held on May 13 and 14, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

About IDC 2019

The theme of the conference is "Scientific strategies and preventive care for skin, hair and nails" will improve the quality of dermatology and cosmetology with the latest interventions and innovations.

IDC 2019 aims to bring together specialists from various medical and surgical branches, dermatology researchers, clinicians, professors, students, directors in the field of dermatology and cosmetology under one roof to share and exchange clinical experiences with the ultimate goal of intensify practical knowledge. With the assistance of delegates from around the world, it will provide the ideal forum to discuss the latest discoveries to put them in context and really understand how they affect your daily practice.

The Conference program will be exciting and innovative in its broad multidisciplinary content. In addition to world-renowned guest speaker presentations and lectures, we will offer workshops, interactive sessions and hands-on workshops, as well as special sessions.

Positive experience with international colleagues

Dear Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra, 
I hope you had a nice stay in Japan. His years of research, his deep knowledge of the eyelid surgery and his ability to present the subject in such an interesting way that he produced. One of the most memorable days in the history of our organization.