Search by location (Zip, City, or Country)

Pair to serve time in prison for botched plastic surgery

Pair to serve time in prison for botched plastic surgery

A Colombian husband and wife convicted in the death of a Las Vegas woman stemming from a botched plastic surgery will serve the maximum sentence for their crime.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
November 11, 2011
Woman dies after injecting beef fat into her face

Woman dies after injecting beef fat into her face

The death of an Illinois woman may serve as a warning to those considering do-it-yourself plastic surgeries.

Categories: Patient Safety
September 27, 2011
Plastic surgery tourism: Are the savings worth it?

Plastic surgery tourism: Are the savings worth it?

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Americans spent nearly $10.7 billion on cosmetic procedures in 2010.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
September 6, 2011
At-home laser hair removal: Can you do it yourself?

At-home laser hair removal: Can you do it yourself?

When it comes to cosmetic procedures, there are many that must be performed in a hospital or surgical center under the close watch medical professionals, and there are others that can be performed in an office on an outpatient basis.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
August 6, 2011
Three arrested for running underground cosmetic surgery ring

Three arrested for running underground cosmetic surgery ring

Liposuction remains one of the most common cosmetic procedures, with more than 289,000 individuals undergoing the surgery in 2010, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Categories: Patient Safety
August 4, 2011

About ASAPS
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), is recognized as the world’s leading organization devoted entirely to aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine of the face and body.  ASAPS is comprised of over 2,600 Plastic Surgeons; active members are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (USA) or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have extensive training in the complete spectrum of surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures. International active members are certified by equivalent boards of their respective countries. All members worldwide adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and must meet stringent membership requirements.

WE ARE AESTHETICS.

Website: www.surgery.org
Follow ASAPS on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ASAPS
Become a fan of ASAPS on Facebook: www.facebook.com/AestheticSociety
Join Smart Beauty Guide: www.smartbeautyguide.com
Locate a plastic surgeon in your area:  http://www.surgery.org/consumers/find-a-plastic-surgeon

Copyright © 2009-2012 ASAPS. All Rights Reserved.