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Stem cell technology in plastic surgery is promising, but it's too early for aggressive marketing.

Before undergoing stem cell enhanced cosmetic procedures, wait for more scientific research

It’s natural for human beings to look for a magic wand. For now, it’s stem cells. The most highly-respected plastic surgery societies, including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), agree that although stem cell technology in the area of plastic surgery is very promising it is too early for aggressive marketing; scientific evidence is still insufficient.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
June 1, 2011
Plastic Surgery tips for brides-to-be

Plastic Surgery tips for brides-to-be

May is here, which means that many people will be attending or receiving invitations to weddings in the coming weeks.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Plastic Surgery News
May 20, 2011
Following divorce, some turn to plastic surgery to rebuild their own confidence.

Plastic surgery: vanity or sanity?

Fifty-one year old model Diana Solomon refuses to date anyone younger than 35, rejecting the 25-year-old men that pursue her.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Psychological Issues
May 19, 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
Varicose veins can crimp your style

Varicose veins are not a life sentence

If you have varicose veins, come the August heat wave, you’re probably still in widow’s walk black to match the dark stockings hiding your legs.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
May 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.

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