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Add these terms to your plastic surgery glossary.

Terms to add to your plastic surgery glossary

If you're in the early stages of planning a plastic surgery procedure, you've likely come across a few terms that have made you stop and scratch your head.

Categories: Patient Safety, Plastic Surgery News, Lifestyle, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Injectables, Dermal Fillers, Cosmetic Medicine News, Breast Surgery News, Body Contouring News, Skin Procedures News
July 11, 2013
Botox injections should only be administered by board-certified plastic surgeons.

Botox conman's sentence extended after more victims come forward

Despite the fact that stories about dangerous back-alley Botox injections are so common, they continue to crop up in the news. A recent case out of Australia will remind plastic surgery patients why it's essential to have a board-certified plastic surgeon perform any and all procedures you are considering. The story also shows why it can be dangerous to travel overseas for cosmetic surgery, a trend known as "medical tourism."

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
July 2, 2013
Save money on your anti-aging products.

How you can save on beauty products

Lotions, scrubs, moisturizers and sunscreen - taking care of your skin can be costly! It seems that beauty products are always getting more expensive, even if their lists of ingredients have remained largely unchanged.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Cosmetic Medicine News, Dermal Fillers, Injectables, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Lifestyle, Skin Procedures News
June 26, 2013
Where does a beauty treatment stop and the practice of medicine begin?

Putting the medical end of your medispa under the microscope

If you think that ‘medical’ and ‘spa’ do not go together like coffee and donuts, you’re not alone.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Cosmetic Medicine News, Dermal Fillers, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
June 17, 2013


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 nonsurgical 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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