ASAPS Press Center - Study Shows Stomach and Side Sleeping Positions Cause Facial Distortion and Wrinkles Over Time
New York, NY (July 26, 2016) - A new study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, the peer-reviewed publication of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), indicates that compression, tension, and shear forces applied to the face during sleep cause facial distortion when people sleep on their sides and stomach, leading to the development of sleep wrinkles over time.
New York, NY (July 20, 2016) – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), a world leader in aesthetic surgery education and Anzu®, developers of the AnzuMedical™ Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration PlatformTM, are pleased to announce that 20 medical residency programs have joined the first-ever Nationwide Plastic Surgery Collaborative Residency Network, the “RADAR Residency Network” which launched earlier this month.
Plastic surgery has been on my mind ever since my chat with Lorrie McClaren, the Charlotte mom who shared her story of her “Mommy Makeover.” But with Father’s Day just around the corner and all the fanfare surrounding the “Dad Bod,” it got me wondering about men and plastic surgery.
Influenced by the power of the hashtag, our culture's appetite for perfect Instagram bodies submerging our feeds have spawned an alarming number of individuals to seek out cosmetic enhancement and plastic surgery procedures.
At the mention of plastic surgery, most people probably think of expensive, unnecessary procedures performed on rich people for purely aesthetic purposes. Of course, there is an element of truth to this as the vast majority of procedures performed are still nose jobs and breast augmentations.