Course instruction

2011-2016Facelift Techniques, cadaver laboratory (course director)American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
2013-2016Facial Fat Transfer, lecture and cadaver laboratory (instructor)American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
2006-2012Principles of Rhinoplasty, lecture and cadaver laboratory (instructor)American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
2010The Cosmetic Facial Exam: A Systematic Approach to Maximize Blepharoplasty, Fillers, and BOTOX (instructor)American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
2010What’s new in intense pulsed light. (instructor)Annual Fall Meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2005Orbital anatomyStanford University Basic Science Course in Ophthalmology

Lectures and presentations

20173D printing for cosmetic surgeonsKotlus BS. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, San Diego
2016Epicanthal fold correction with nasal radix filler injectionsKotlus BS, Schwarcz RM, Nakra TJ. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago
2016Multimodal eyelid rejuvenation with the LFT approachKotlus BS. Oral presentation at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, Las Vegas
2014Central platysmaplasty with a bidirectional, barbed suture.Kotlus BS, Schwarcz RM, Nakra TJ. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago
2014Direct submentoplasty combined with limited incision facelift for male lower facial rejuvenationNakra TJ, Kotlus BS, Schwarcz RM, Hoenig J. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago
2013Upper eyelid fractional CO2 resurfacing with incisional blepharoplasty.Kotlus BS, Schwarcz RM, Nakra T. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New Orleans
2013To drain or not to drain: yet another decision in facelift management.Schwarcz RM, Kotlus BS, Nakra T. . Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New Orleans
2013Effect of rhinoplasty on the attractiveness of the eye region.Nakra T, Kotlus BS, Schwarcz RM. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New Orleans
2013Ten essential tips for facial fat grafting. Kotlus BS. Oral lecture in Facial fat grafting course at the AAO annual fall meeting, New Orleans
2012Advanced Face-Lifting Techniques. Schwarcz RM, Nakra T, Kotlus BS, Fezza J, DeSilva J. Breakout session at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago
2012Anatomical and Surgical Foundations for Rhinoplasty.Nakra T, Kotlus BS, Schwarcz RM. Breakout session at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago
2012The future is here: bespoke facial implants. Kotlus BS. Oral presentation at the Austin Oculoplastic Conference, Austin,
2012Lipoabdominoplasty Experience. Kotlus BS. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Las Vegas
2011Cephalic trim in aesthetic rhinoplastyKotlus B, Nakra T, Schwarcz R. Poster presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Orlando
2011Synergy of endoscopic brow lifting surgery with autologous fat transfer to the foreheadNakra T, Stanciu N, Blaydon S, Shore J, Schwarcz R, Kotlus B. Oral presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Orlando
2011The 3-D lower blepharoplasty: combining midfacial fat transfer, orbital fat transposition, and transcutaneous orbicularis flap lower blepharoplasty. Nakra T, Connor M, Nasser Q, Stanciu N, Blaydon S, Kotlus B, Schwarcz R. Oral presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Orlando
2011An evaluation of cryolipolysis for localized adiposity in 100 patients. Kotlus BS, Mok C. Oral presentation at the Fall Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Hawaii
2011Digastric muscle resection and double corset platysmaplasty.Nakra, T, Schwarcz R, Kotlus BS. Oral presentation at the Fall Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Hawaii
2011Predicting your results: augmentation simulation with saline. Kotlus BS, Nakra T, Schwarcz R. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Phoenix
2010Dual-depth skin resurfacing with the Encore Ultrapulse: a total aesthetic laser treatment. Kotlus BS. Lumenis educational forum at AAO Annual Fall Meeting, Chicago
2010A time-dependent 3-dimensional analysis of saline trials prior to HA malar augmentation.Kotlus BS, Nakra T, Schwarcz R. Oral presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago
2010The “Swinging Door” approach to caudal septal deviations. Kotlus BS, Nakra T, Schwarcz R. Poster presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago
2010A simplified fat harvest and transfer techniqueKotlus BS, Schwarcz R, Nakra T. Video presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago
2010The asthetic evaluation: what would I recommend for this patient? Kotlus BS, Flaharty PM, Hunts JH, Nakra T. Case and panel discussion at the AAO Oculofacial Plastic Surgery Subspecialty Day, Chicago
2010Minimally invasive techniques for periorbital rejuvenation. Kotlus BS. Invited lecture at 2nd International Congress of Minimal Invasive Plastic Surgery and Dermatology, Seoul, Korea
2010Three-dimensional photo simulation as a predictor of augmentation mammaplasty outcomes. Kotlus BS. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Orlando
2010Homeopathic Arnica Montana for bruising: Does it work? Kotlus BS. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Orlando
2009Evaluation of homeopathic Arnica Montana for ecchymosis after upper blepharoplasty: a placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind study. Kotlus BS, Heringer DM, Dryden RM. Paper Presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, San Francisco
2009Non-surgical rhinoplastyNakra T, Kotlus BS, Schwarcz RM. Presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, San Francisco
2009Nonsurgical management of parotid sialocele after rhytidectomy. Kotlus BS. Paper Presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, San Francisco
2009Rejuvenative repair of the partially torn earlobe. Kotlus BS. Poster Presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, San Francisco
2009An American Oculoplastic Surgery Family TreeNabavi C, Kotlus BS, Tao J. Poster Presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, San Francisco
2009Laser lipolysis with the 1,320 nm Nd:YAG (CoolTouch). Kotlus BS. Laser workshop and live surgery demonstration at the Annual Malaysian Congress of Plastic Surgeons, Kuala Terrengenu, Malaysia
2009Modern endovenous laser treatmentKotlus BS. Laser workshop at the Annual Malaysian Congress of Plastic Surgeons, Kuala Terrengenu, Malaysia
2009Brow aesthetics: a strategic approachKotlus BS. Paper presentation at the Annual Malaysian Congress of Plastic Surgeons, Kuala Terrengenu, Malaysia
2009Laser-assisted liposuctionKotlus BS. Laser workshop at Bunrumgrad Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
2009Eyelid and periorbital rejuvenation with deep fractional CO2 ablationKotlus BS. E-poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Washington D.C.
2009Laser lipolysis without suction: a single-arm trialKotlus BS. Paper presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Phoenix
2009New technologies for a better browplastyKotlus BS, Lo MW. Paper presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Phoenix
2008Forehead rejuvenation with selective RF nerve treatment (Relaxed Expressions)- Background and clinical applications.Kotlus BS, Newman J. Luncheon presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Atlanta
2008Large volume facial fat transferNakra T, Kotlus BS, Schwarcz R, Burt B, Berman M. Paper Presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Atlanta
2008Eyelid rejuvenation with deep fractional CO2 resurfacingKotlus BS. Poster Presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Atlanta;
2008Small-incision browplasty with bioadhesive fixation and medial brow depressor neuroablationKotlus BS, Lo MW. Video presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Atlanta
2007Anterior approach to auricular cartilage harvesting in oculofacial reconstructionKotlus BS, Dryden RM. Video presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New Orleans
2007Non-incisional electrosurgical sculpting of prolapsed orbital fatKotlus BS, Dryden RM. Poster Presentation at the 111th Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans
2007Progressive Erosive Eyebrow Lesion in a 55-Year-Old Woman.Kramer TR, Kotlus BS, Rennels M. Eastern Ophthalmic Pathology Society Meeting, Houston, Texas
2007lectures on facial aesthetics, eyelid anatomyKotlus BS. Tucson Optometric Society
2006S-lift: Technique and Tips.Kotlus BS, Dryden RM. Video Presentation for the Minimally Invasive Mid-face Lift Breakout Session at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Las Vegas
2006Keith Needles with Pullout Sutures in Augmentation Mentoplasty. Kotlus BS, Dryden RM. Poster Presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Las Vegas
2006Surgical Treatment of “Crow’s Feet” with the Wire Scalpel. Kotlus BS, Dryden RMPaper Presentation at the. Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Las Vegas
2006Malignant transformation of trichoepithelioma with orbital invasion.Kearsley LS, Kotlus BS, Dryden RM. Poster Presentation at the Annual Fall Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Las Vegas
2006Gender Differences in Relative Canthus Position by CephalometryKotlus BS, Dryden RM. Free Paper Presentation at the 110th Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas
2006Lectures on Eyelid anatomy, Orbital Floor
Fractures
Kotlus BS. Synthes Orbital Fracture Workshop, University of Arizona
2005lectures on Eyelid
anatomy, evaluation of tearing in adults
Kotlus BS. Tucson Ophthalmic Technical and Nursing Regional Update.
2005Which antibiotics are most effective against ocular isolates? Zwerling BH, Kotlus BS, Wymbs RA, Vellozzi EM, Mandelbaum S, Udell IJ. Poster Presentation at the 109th Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, IL
2005Mushroom-shaped choroidal metastases: Three clinopathologic case reports.Mason BF, Kotlus BS, Rosenbaum PS. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2004Dacryocystitis caused by community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Kotlus, BS, Rodgers, IR, Udell, IJ; Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2002Neuroesthesioblastoma: An unusual case of hyponatremiaKotlus BS. Poster Presentation at American College of Physicians – Ameican Society of Internal Medicine, Colorado Associates’ Scientific Meeting, Denver, CO
1996Measuring Gustatory Variation in Mice: A Short-term Fluid-intake Test.Kotlus, BS & Blizard, DA. Poster presentation at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Behavior Genetics Association, Pittsburgh, PA