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When it comes time for plastic surgery, keep your mental health in check

When it comes time for plastic surgery, keep your mental health in check

When preparing for certain plastic surgery procedures such as facelifts or breast augmentations, many patients understand that they will have to spend some time recovering physically. However, any type of surgery can be stressful, even if it is an elective cosmetic procedure. Taking some time to prepare mentally for your surgery is always a smart move.

Categories: Patient Safety, Psychological Issues
July 14, 2011
Consumers beware: Botox parties are not safe

Consumers beware: Botox parties are not safe

Injectable facial fillers are becoming more and more popular, but Botox parties pose a threat.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Patient Safety
May 26, 2011
Phony plastic surgeon sentenced in Idaho

Phony plastic surgeon sentenced in Idaho

An Idaho woman who allegedly posed as a plastic surgeon has been sentenced to 360 days in jail.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
May 12, 2011
New York man indicted for performing illegal cosmetic procedures

New York man indicted for performing illegal cosmetic procedures

Hector Cabral of New York has been indicted for illegally performing cosmetic procedures on several women, leaving some of them permanently disfigured.

Categories: Patient Safety
April 15, 2011
Police investigating death of woman who received illegal cosmetic injection

Police investigating death of woman who received illegal cosmetic injection

Police officers in Pennsylvania are investigating the recent death of 20-year-old Claudia Adusei, of London, who died in a hospital after receiving an illegal silicone injection in the U.S., reports the BBC.

Categories: Patient Safety
February 28, 2011

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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.

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