Dr. Julio Cesar Novoa spoke at the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. His lecture described Tumescent Anesthetic Breast Surgery or TABS, which is a modification of the AWAKE Breast Augmentation surgery created by Dr. Anil Gandhi. Dr. Novoa is the first surgeon to publish a peer-reviewed study on AWAKE or TABS with a patient study group larger than 500 patients.
On January 16, 2013, Dr. Julio Cesar Novoa spoke at the combined meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the World Congress of the International Society of Cosmetogynecology. He lectured on the subject of the use of Natrelle Style 68 HP Saline and Style 45 EHP Silicone implant in Breast Augmentation in women with ptotic breasts as an alternative to staged augmentation/mastopexy.