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The Impact of a Plastic Surgeon’s Gender on Patient Choice 2016 June

Distribution of surgeon gender preference among 200 inquiring patients...

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May 22, 2017

Are Beauty Standards Pushing Black Women Into Dangerous Back-Alley Surgeries?

Allure –

When news broke last month that a fake doctor had been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing a woman with toxic butt injections, a lot of attention was given to what is known as “back-alley surgeries” or “black market augmentations.” What wasn’t talked about? The reason many of the people who suffer the often-deadly consequences of these procedures are black women.

May 22, 2017

Is Plastic Surgery the New Graduation Gift?

Allure –

Ah, graduation: Flipping that tassel can stir up all sorts of feels. Which is why the milestone has long ushered in a languorous time of self-discovery and reinvention.

May 22, 2017

Celebrity Culture: Famous For Being Famous

Fair Observer –

While the concept of celebrity culture is not new, modern technology and a thriving gossip industry have put our fascination with fame in an overdrive.

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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 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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