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The problem when plastic surgery meets the limelight

The problem when plastic surgery meets the limelight

The media can have a big impact on the way we perceive the world around us, but is it always wise to trust the word of news organizations?

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
February 21, 2013
A board-certified plastic surgeon will help you figure out which procedures will give you the most benefits.

Cosmetic surgery procedures you may want to think twice about

In a savvy Allure magazine article, Joan Kron states, “…the most dangerous word in plastic surgery may be ‘new.’”

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Laser Procedures, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Patient Safety
February 19, 2013
Talking with your doctor about Botox safety

Talking with your doctor about Botox safety

The number one way to make sure your plastic surgery goes well is to speak with a board-certified plastic surgeon.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
February 12, 2013
UK plastic surgeons seek higher standards, more regulation

UK plastic surgeons seek higher standards, more regulation

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), a British group of plastic surgeons, recently released a statement calling for some changes in the rhetoric of the plastic surgery industry in the UK. The announcement could serve as a reminder for both patients and cosmetic surgeons here in the U.S. that it's essential to focus on realistic results and safety.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety, Psychological Issues
February 1, 2013
Phony doctor arrested and standing trial for sickening crimes

Phony doctor arrested and standing trial for sickening crimes

Yet another story has emerged in the news that should serve as a reminder to plastic surgery patients everywhere that patient safety is of the utmost importance.

Categories: Patient Safety
January 4, 2013

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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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