Aptos at IMCAS World Congress 2019

Date 22 January 2019

Looking forward to meeting you at IMCAS World Congress 2019 taking place in Paris, France. Swing by Booth #88 and check out the program below.


Save the date! The unveiling ceremony of our 3rd Generation Aptos Thread with Hyaluronic Acid will be held on February 1st, 11:00AM CET at Room #253.


Scroll down to download a pdf version of the program.




Main Program


Genital Treatments

Room: 242 (level 2)

Date: Thursday, 31 January 2019

10:11 Evgenii Leshunov.  Thread vulva lift: an adjunct to surgery


Live Demonstration - Threads

Room: Salle Maillot (level 2) 

Date: Thursday, 31 January 2019 at 16:30 to 18:30 

16:50  Dr George SULAMANIDZE.  Live demonstration - 3rd generation of Aptos threads with HA

17:10  Dr Konstantin SULAMANIDZE.  Live demonstration - Aptos threads


Video course - Threads

Room: Room 351 (level 3) 

Date: Friday, 1 February 2019 at 08:00 to 10:00 

08:55 Dr George SULAMANIDZE.  All about infections and why asepsis roles are important during thread lifting?


New technologies

Room: Room 252 (level 2) 

Date: Friday, 1 February 2019

16:38 Dr Monika KAVKOVA.  Aptos - My first year with a breakthrough Aptos 3rd generation lifting methods


Room: Salle Passy (level 1) 

Date: Friday, 1 February 2019 at 16:30 to 18:30 

17:15 Dr George SULAMANIDZE. Reposition and soft tissues and face skin rejuvenation by new chemical formula of barbed threads P(LA-CL)HA



Combination of threads and injections of PLA in correction of female intimate area

Room: 251 (level 2)

Date: Friday, February 1 2019

17:02 Natalia Markova. Combination of threads and injections of PLA in correction of female intimate area


Elderly patients - Never too late

Room: Room 251 (level 2) 

Date: Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 09:00 to 10:00 

09:24 Dr George SULAMANIDZE. Patients over age 60: do they have any chance for non-surgical rejuvenation? Private experience, protocols and results


Injectables - Contributed talks

Room: Room 351 (level 3) 

Date: Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 08:00 to 10:00 

08:56 Dr Irina POLEVA. Correction of infraorbital atrophy with agarose gel filler: a proposal of treatment


Video recording - threads & injectables

Room: Courtyard (Exhibition Hall - Level 2) 

Date: Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 10:30 to 12:30 

10:30 Dr Irina POLEVA. Single-blind analytical comparative study of aesthetic outcome of armouring procedure with traditional PLLA/PCL and HA enriched absorbable treads


EEMC - Threads: anatomy, material, techniques, and complications (in collaboration with EAAAMS)

Room: Room 242 (level 2) 

Date: Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 10:30 to 11:30 

10:45 Dr Albina KADJAIA. Trends in the development thread lifting

10:55 Dr George SULAMANIDZE.  All truth about the thread methods: why patients and doctors aren't happy with the results



Genital Treatments

Room: 242 (level 2)

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019

11:15 Evgenii Leshunov. Possibilities of thread technologies in aesthetic surgery


Live Demonstration - Injectables, peelings, and cosmeceuticals

Room: Salle Maillot (level 2) 

Date: Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 09:00 to 18:30 

14:40 Dr Albina KADJAIA. Live demonstration - Aptos - Botulinum toxin, fillers and threads


Combined treatments with threads

Room: Room 252 (level 2) 

Date: Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 15:00 to 16:00 

15:30 Dr Albina KADJAIA. Protocols of face rejuvenation - Application of the golden triad of aesthetic medicine: botulinum toxin, fillers and threads


Complications with injectables - IMCAS Alert cases

Room: Room 352 (level 3) 

Date: Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 16:30 to 18:30 

17:35  Dr George SULAMANIDZE.  Difficult cases, how I solve it


Threads for neck & body | Contributed talks

Room: Room 252 (level 2) 

Date: Saturday, 2 February 2019

16:30 to 17:30 Dr. Konstantin Sulamanidze - Chairman


Genital treatments

Room: 252 (level 2)

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019

17:00 Evgenii Leshunov – Threads for penis augmentation


Thread methods for body contour improvement

Room: 252 (level 2)

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019

17:46 George Sulamanidze. Difficult cases, how I solve it





Aptos Satellite                                  

Friday, February 1st | Room: 253




Topics: 3rd Generation HA Aptos Threads

Chairmen: Konstantin Sulamanidze, Monika Kavkova

09:30 - 09:50 Monika Kavkova (Czech Republic) – My first year with a breakthrough Aptos 3rd generation lifting methods.  

09:55 - 10:20 Irina Poleva (Italy) – Single blinds analytical comparative study of aesthetic outcome of armoring procedure with PLLA/CL and HLA enriched absorbable threads.

10:25 - 10:40 Amr El Naggary (Egypt) – (HLA) Adding perfection to Excellence by 3rd generation threads.

10:45 - 11:00 Bozena Jendrysik (Poland) – The Use of Excellence visage and Excellence Visage HA in combined techniques.

11:05 - 11:20 George Sulamanidze (Georgia) Global Release of 3rd Generation Aptos threads with HA.


Topic: Face & Neck

11:20 - 11:45 Konstantin Sulamanidze (Georgia) Needle 2G – Video lecture with comments.

11:50 - 12:05 Murat Tsintsadze (Georgia) – Aptos threads “Pour Homme”.

12:10 - 12:20  Orouji Reza (Iran) – Effects of Aptos Threads compared with Silhouette Soft.

12:25 - 12:40  Ayman Elmeligy (Egypt) The challenge of face and neck lift procedures in patients with drastic weight loss.

12:45 - 13:00 Guido Maronati (Italy) – Face and Neck rejuvenation. Why threads?


13:00 - 14:00 Lunch


Topics: Intimate zones: Face, Combinations; Specific Areas

Chairmen: Ayman Elmeligy, Nino Kobaladze

14:00 - 14:15 Evgenii Leshunov (Russia) – New perspective to using Aptos methods for intimate areas.

14:20 - 14:35 Natalia Markova (Czech republic) Female intimate area - correction of vaginal entry by Aptos methods.

14:40 - 14:55 Regina Sosoaca (Romania) – Aptos threads lifting, why I must do it? Tips and tricks for different genders and psychological types of patients.

15:00 - 15:30 Nino Kobaladze (Russia) – Face oval restoration with RF liposuction and thread lifting.

15:35 - 16:05 Mario Goisis (Italy) - Microfat and threads – the perfect combination.

16:10 - 16:25 Raniah Bogari (Saudi Arabia) - Non-Surgical lower face and neck lift: A new combined approach for better results.

16:30 - 16:45 Irina Phillot (Switzerland) Full face optimisation. Combinative methods.

16:50 - 17:05 Marina Agapova (Russia) A clinical case of sung barbed PCL-PLLA threads for correction of the back surface of hand palm.

17:10 - 17:25 Wlodzimierz Rosinski (Poland) – Nose correction by Aptos Threads.

17:30 - 17:40 Johan Botha (South Africa) – Experience with Aptos threads from South Africa.

17:45 - 18:00 Olga Zhukova (Russia) – Histological rationale for Aptos Threads efficacy.