Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Aesthetic Surgery Journal is a peer-reviewed international journal focusing on scientific developments and clinical techniques in aesthetic surgery. An official publication of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), ASJ is also the official English-language journal of many major international societies of plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery representing South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. It is also the official journal of Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and The Rhinoplasty Society.

ASJ was indexed with MEDLINE/PubMed in 2008 and covered by the Thomson Reuters’ Journal Citation Report since 2011. ASJ’s current (2013) Impact Factor is 2.034. In the 2014 JCR, ASJ ranked 65th out of 202 journals in the overall surgery category. ASJ is presently ranked #1 among all aesthetic surgery journals and #2 among all plastic surgery journals.

Included in the Journal:

  • Original research and review articles on topics relevant to the safe and effective practice of aesthetic surgery including anatomical studies, outcomes of clinical techniques, and patient safety
  • Original articles outlining technical details of established and developing aesthetic surgical and non-surgical treatments for enhancement of the face, body, and skin
  • Original contributions, review articles, and commentary from related disciplines such as anesthesiology, bariatric surgery, dermatology, genetics, psychiatry, psychology, oncology, and radiology
  • Important research and techniques in reconstructive surgical procedures having a significant aesthetic component
  • Scientific evaluation and commentary regarding the effects of aesthetic surgical and nonsurgical interventions on such measures as quality of life, psychological and social functioning, and self-esteem in diverse gender, age, and cultural contexts
  • Developments in the broadening relationship of aesthetic surgery to the full range of medical and allied health care fields

ASJ is available in print, online, and through the RADAR Resource iPad app, which offers readers the opportunity to make voice/video/picture notations, save articles to a personal library, and much more. ASJ is proud to offer our readers the latest case series, technique, bench research, and review articles focused solely on cosmetic surgery; we are your “one stop shop” for education, information, and creative operative techniques in the areas that relate most to your practice.

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