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Latest American Society of Plastic Surgeons Stories

2011-11-07 11:00:00

Prestigious Award Recognizes 'Overall Communications Effectiveness and Excellence' Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 The editors and publisher of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), are pleased to announce that their journal has received an APEX 2011 Award for Publication Excellence Competition. The annual APEX Awards are sponsored by the editors of Writing That Works, a report for communicators who...

2011-11-07 12:30:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) indicates that 13.1 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2010, up 5% from previous years. Facelifts rose among 9% in 2010 with nearly 113,000 procedures performed. As the coveted baby boomer generation ages, cosmetic surgery continues to show rebounds. Dr. Tenley Lawton, a Newport Beach-based board certified plastic surgeon, sees the trend toward...

2011-11-03 13:00:00

As a medical provider of first-class plastic surgery care with a commitment to patient education, Dr. Paul Vanek continues to deliver pertinent information to consumers via the media. He has returned to WKYC as an industry expert, now appearing on Sunday morningâs âœThink Healthâ television program. Mentor, OH (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 âœThink Healthâ â“ a new Sunday morning...

2011-10-21 07:00:00

Stephen T. Greenberg, M.D., with offices in Woodbury, NY and Park Ave, NYC, has been nominated for the 7th consecutive year as one of Long Islandâs best cosmetic surgeons. Woodbury, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 Stephen T. Greenberg, MD has once again been nominated for Best Cosmetic Surgeon by the LI Press. For the past 6 consecutive years he was voted as one of the Best Cosmetic Surgeons on LI by the LI Press. Voting for this prestigious contest ends on December 15, 2011. Dr....

2011-10-04 06:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Lauderdale-based and Board Certified plastic surgeon Harry Moon is supporting a nationwide public service message warning patients to investigate their doctor's qualifications before undergoing plastic surgery procedures. "Patient safety has to be our first and foremost concern," said Dr. Moon. "As physicians and surgeons we must make every effort to insure the safety and well being of our patients. The fundamental base of medical...

2011-09-26 05:30:00

DENVER and PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCRX) today announced that the company's lead investigational product for postsurgical pain management, EXPAREL(TM) (bupivacaine liposome extended-release injectable suspension), was highlighted in the "Hot Topics in Plastic Surgery" panel at the annual scientific assembly of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) in Denver, Colo. In addition, new data demonstrating the long-term...

2011-09-19 07:45:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Six local members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have formed an advertising cooperative to educate the public of the risks they are taking by choosing unqualified professionals to perform their cosmetic plastic surgery. Many patients unknowingly have cosmetic surgery performed by unqualified physicians in non-accredited office facilities. Unlike any other specialty area of medicine, the lucrative, cash-up-front industry of...

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...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

The Leading Physicians of the World, has inducted Dr. Stephen McNeese into their organization and his professional biography will be showcased in their yearly publication. With over 25 years of excellence in Plastic Surgery, Stephen C. McNeese is a leader in his field, and one of the most sought after surgeons in California. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 The Leading Physicians of the World, has inducted Dr. Stephen McNeese into their organization and his professional biography...

2011-09-08 12:15:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago area Board Certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, M. Vincent Makhlouf, MD, FACS will present an interactive video: Optimizing Scar Location in Brachioplasty September 25, 2011 at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®) annual meeting, Plastic Surgery 11 THE Meeting, in Denver, Colorado. Brachioplasty, also known as an arm lift, reduces the excess skin and fat between the under arm...