10th International Caucasian Congress on Plastic Surgery and Dermato-cosmetology Kolkhida 2016

10th International Caucasian Congress on Plastic Surgery and Dermato-cosmetology – Kolkhida 2016 was held on July 8-9th, 2016. The congress was organized by GeoPRAS (Georgian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery), "Aptos" company, Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia and Tbilisi State Medical University.

The Congress was attended by about 600 participants. During the event, 113 speakers presented an interesting report.


International Caucasus Congress is permanently held since 2007. Kolkhida 2016 is distinguished from the previous congresses by its scale.

For the first time in Georgia, famous surgeons and dermato-cosmetologists have arrived from around 37 countries, including: Alain Tenenbaum (Switzerland), Alexander Turkevich (Ukraine), Arif Turkmen (Turkey), Guido Maronati (Italy), Guillermo Blugerman (Argentina), Kirill Pshenisnov ( Russia), Marco Antonio Buendia (Mexico), Michel Costagliola (France), Natalia Manturova (Russia), Graeme Perks (UK), Amr El Naggary (Egypt), Zoran Zgaljardic (Croatia), Georgy Felman (Israel), Ercin Ozunturk (Turkey), Yhelda Felicio (Brazil), Patrick Treacy (Ireland), Saverio Di Blassi (Venezuela), Sergey Antonov (Poland), Ruben Odenino (Italy), Ebaa Sabri (France) and others.

The following themes were discussed on the congress:

·         Rhinoplasty;

·         Otoplasty;

·         Facelift;

·         Reconstructive Surgery;

·         Mammoplasty;

·         Autotransplantation of the Tissues;

·         Lipofilling;

·         Minimally invasive technologies in aesthetic surgery;

·         Corrective injectional methods in cosmetology;

·         Cell Technologies;

·         Botulotoxin Therapy;

·         Fillers;

·         News in Cosmetology.


Also, on July 10-11th there was held a scientific symposium of "Aptos" Company – “All Stars of Aptos”, where highly qualified trainers of "Aptos" shared their experience with their colleagues.

We remind you that "Aptos" company is manufacturing “Aptos” threads since 1996, which are successfully used in plastic and aesthetic surgery, and also in dermato-cosmetology. The authors of the the idea of "Aptos"threads are Mr. Marlen, George and Constantine Sulamanidze, who modified a surgical thread and introduced in in plastic and aesthetic surgery.

“Aptos” products and methods are successfully used in 60 countries around the world.

The company has introduced ISO 13485 and CE marking. The company constantly takes part in various conferences, conventions and exhibitions. Conducts training, establishes new methods and is constantly working to improve the product.


Venue of the congress: Radisson Blu Iveria,

Rose revolution square 1, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Date of the congress: July 8-9th, 2016. 09:00