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Latest American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Stories

2012-01-19 08:00:00

Board-certified Plastic Surgeons A. Dean Jabs, MD and Franklin D. Richards, MD are the First in Washington DC Metro Area to Offer the QuickLift Mini Facelift Procedure Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 For the first time, women and men in the Washington, DC metro area have access to the QuickLift®, a revolutionary mini facelift procedure that tightens sagging skin along the jaw line and chin, offering natural-looking results without the lengthy recovery and costs associated...

2012-01-07 08:00:00

Plastic Surgeons from the U.S. and Around the World Convene at Buckhead´s Intercontinental Hotel to demonstrate and discuss the latest in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery techniques and technology. Atlanta, Georiga (PRWEB) January 07, 2012 Northside Hospital and The Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons are hosting this year´s 28th Annual Breast Surgery Symposium. These physicians and their professional accrediting associations (The American...

2011-12-29 13:00:00

Dr. Kenkel recognized for the fourth year in D Magazine's special issue devoted to the best doctors in Dallas. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Jeffrey M. Kenkel, a Dallas cosmetic surgeon and vice-chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center has once again been included in D Magazine´s annual listing of the top physicians in Dallas. This is Dr. Kenkel´s fourth year to be recognized as one of the best plastic surgeons in the city. The...

2011-10-17 13:00:00

ASAPS initiative aims to standardize terminology, images used in data reporting and marketing. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 âœNo downtime.â âœModerate redness.â âœMinimal bruising.â When it comes to the many light- and energy-based devices used for aesthetic procedures from hair removal to body contouring, what do these claims really mean? Lacking a standard terminology...

2011-10-05 18:20:00

Pamela Howard, founder of The Plastic Truth exposes the false and deceptive marketing in the aesthetic industry with cutting edge videos and an informative website, blog, and social media. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 Pamela Howard, wife and office manager for Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Paul S. Howard, MD, FACS has launched ThePlasticTruth.com, an educational and highly informative web site dedicated to uncovering the truth about board certification and marketing...

2011-09-26 13:00:00

Patients seek out less-costly facial treatments, but prefer treatments with longer-lasting results over immediate effects New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 How do leaner economic times affect patientsâ aesthetic procedure choices? Two recent surveysâ”one administered to potential patients and one to physician members of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)â”reveal that many patients are delaying facial plastic...

2011-09-16 13:00:00

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) applauds USA Today for reporting the importance of appropriate training, board certification and facility accreditation in plastic surgery. Patient safety is at risk as the growing trend of marketing trumping science proliferates in the plastic surgery field. (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) applauds USA Today for reporting the importance of appropriate training, board...

2011-08-09 00:00:29

Survey published by the "Aesthetic Surgery Journal" Shows Need for Increased Awareness of Dangers of Medical Tourism New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Medical tourism, in which patients travel abroad for surgery, is a rapidly expanding global phenomenon, particularly for cosmetic surgery. However, despite the increasing number of plastic surgery patients who seek procedures outside of the United States, there has been little data reported on outcomes, follow-up, or complication rates....

2011-08-03 00:00:28

According to the latest statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), more than 9.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2010. At their Las Vegas plastic surgery practice, Dr. W. Tracy Hankins and Dr. Samuel Sohn say as the number and variety of procedures performed increases, choosing the right surgeon becomes even more important, whether patients are considering a surgical procedure such as breast augmentation, or nonsurgical enhancement such as BOTOX...


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