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FEW PATIENTS UNDERGO RECOMMENDED MRI SCREENING AFTER SILICONE IMPLANT BREAST SURGERY

Only six percent of women with silicone breast implants followed the previous U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommendation for...

WHAT ARE THE MOST ATTRACTIVE LIPS? MORE ATTENTION DOESN'T MEAN MOST BEAUTIFUL

At a time when social media and celebrity icons are driving increased demand for fuller, "pouty" lips, a natural-looking and harmonious...

 
 
 

FOR WOMEN CHOOSING A BREAST RECONSTRUCTION SURGEON, REPUTATION OUTWEIGHS DEMOGRAPHICS

Suppose you had to choose a surgeon to perform breast reconstruction after mastectomy for breast cancer: What would you base your decision...

WOMEN'S SATISFACTION AFTER BREAST RECONSTRUCTION VARIES WITH QUALITY OF LIFE RATINGS

"On a scale of 1 to 5, how satisfied are you with the appearance of your breasts?" For nearly 40% of women after breast reconstruction,...

 
 
 

INAUGURAL ASPS MTI PLASTIC SURGERY ACCELERATOR PROPELS THREE PLASTIC SURGERY STARTUPS TO FINALS OF ANNUAL MEDICAL DEVICE COMPETITION

Three plastic surgery startups have advanced through a rigorous selection process to participate in the first cohort of the ASPS MTI...

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGERY'S "BY DESIGN: BREAST RECONSTRUCTION SURGERY," HONORED WITH GOLD TELLY IN THE 43RD ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons announced today its "By Design: Breast Reconstruction Surgery" production won a gold medal...

 
 
 

MALE BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY IMPROVES QUALITY OF LIFE FOR TEENS - EVEN WITH COMPLICATIONS

Enlargement of the male breast, called gynecomastia, can be a source of embarrassment and distress for teens and young men. Surgery...

MALE BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY IMPROVES QUALITY OF LIFE FOR TEENS - EVEN WITH COMPLICATIONS

Enlargement of the male breast, called gynecomastia, can be a source of embarrassment and distress for teens and young men. Surgery...

 
 
 

LACK OF AFFORDABLE CHILDCARE IS STILL A BURDEN FOR PLASTIC SURGERY RESIDENTS - ESPECIALLY WOMEN

Plastic surgery residents face persistent barriers accessing affordable childcare, with high costs and a major impact on surgical training...

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MEDTECH INNOVATOR, INDUSTRY'S TOP STARTUP ACCELERATOR

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons , the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons, today announced a...

 
 
 

THE PLASTIC SURGERY FOUNDATION ELECTS BERNARD T. LEE, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, AS PRESIDENT

The Plastic Surgery Foundation , which supports the research and international activities of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons...

J. PETER RUBIN, MD, MBA, FACS, ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons , the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons, named J. Peter Rubin,...

 
 
 

DID YOUR PLASTIC SURGEON REALLY TURN BACK THE CLOCK BY 10 YEARS? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MAY BE ABLE TO QUANTIFY HOW YOUNG YOU ACTUALLY LOOK

For most patients, the reasons for having a facelift are simple: to "turn back the clock" for a younger and more attractive appearance....

CHECKING OUT PLASTIC SURGEONS ON INSTAGRAM? YOU MAY NEED TO CHECK YOUR BIAS TOO

Social media sites - especially Instagram - have revolutionized the way plastic surgeons market their practice. These platforms allow...

 
 
 

'HIGH-DEFINITION LIPOSCULPTURE' OFFERS NEW OPTION FOR MEN WITH GYNECOMASTIA

Summer's coming, and for most guys that means shirts are coming off - at the beach, the pool or the jogging path. But some men are...

INJECTABLE DERMAL FILLERS DON'T JUST FILL - THEY ALSO LIFT, NEW STUDY SUGGESTS

Injectable dermal fillers provide a minimally invasive approach to reduce facial lines and wrinkles while restoring volume and fullness...

 
 
 

'HIGH-DEFINITION LIPOSCULPTURE' OFFERS NEW OPTION FOR MEN WITH GYNECOMASTIA

Summer's coming, and for most guys that means shirts are coming off - at the beach, the pool or the jogging path. But some men are...

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS UNVEILS COVID-19'S IMPACT AND PENT-UP PATIENT DEMAND FUELING THE INDUSTRY'S CURRENT POST-PANDEMIC BOOM

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons - the world's largest plastic surgery organization, representing nearly 8,000 members - today...

 
 
 

FAT GRAFTING SHOWS PROMISE FOR CANCER PATIENTS WITH RADIATION-INDUCED SKIN INJURY

As cancer survival rates improve, more people are living with the aftereffects of cancer treatment. For some patients, these issues...

PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY-GLOBAL OPEN ANNOUNCES JEFFREY JANIS, MD AS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open , the official open access, peer reviewed, international medical journal of the American...

 
 
 



Smartphone can Detect Narrowed Arteries in Your Neck

Smartphone can Detect Narrowed Arteries in Your Neck

Smartphone video may offer a non-invasive stroke screening option. It can help in screening narrowed arteries in the neck. Read more ...

My Kid Is Really Struggling With The High School Drama

My Kid Is Really Struggling With The High School Drama

In middle school, my daughter was so excited about her new group of friends. It was a mix of the old gang from her elementary school days and a few girls from... Read more ...

To All The First-Born Daughters, The World Would Be Lost Without Us

To All The First-Born Daughters, The World Would Be Lost Without Us

From an early age I believed that I was in charge of everyone. In therapy at five, I was given a puzzle and asked to describe what I saw. I arranged all of the pieces so that... Read more ...

The potential European animal hosts and reservoirs of monkeypox

Researchers investigated all the potential animal hosts and reservoirs of poxviruses, including the monkeypox virus, to inform surveillance programs and mitigation procedures. Read more ...

AFL teams and expert tips for round 23

All the ins and outs for AFL round 23 and how the experts tipped the round. Read more ...

The dark path avoided: How bulk billing saved John's life

Psychological conditions are the most common reason Australians visit a GP. But after years of stagnant Medicare funding, GPs are struggling to remain free or open, and... Read more ...

Deathbed confession might set Adelaide man free

A deathbed confession might see an Adelaide man set free over a murder he has always maintained he did not commit. Read more ...

Lamborghini driver beats dangerous driving charge over crash that killed teen

An Adelaide man who lost control of a high-powered Lamborghini, killing a teenage pedestrian after it mounted a kerb, has been found not guilty of causing death by dangerous... Read more ...

Don't believe the grim forecasts. China is just fine

Industrial China is alive and well despite concerns of an economic slowdown. It just doesn't look like it did before - or at least, what everyone is used to. Read more ...

‘Awful timing': Bali bomb maker gets early jail release as 20th anniversary...

Indonesian militant Umar Patek was sentenced to 20 years in jail in 2012 for his role in the suicide bombings that killed 202 people including 88 Australians. Read more ...