The number of people choosing to have plastic surgery has soared in recent years. Technological advances have increased the options you can consider. However, all surgery carries some risk. And while plastic surgery can improve a part of your body, it rarely improves your whole life. Make sure your goals are realistic, and do your research before you consider any operation.
- Learn more with our guide to safe plastic surgery
ASPS Symbol of Excellence
Plastic surgery encompasses both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. ASPS Member Surgeons are trained, experienced, and qualified to perform both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures on the face and all areas of the body. Because many cosmetic procedures are rooted in reconstructive plastic surgery, ASPS Member Surgeons are uniquely qualified to handle your cosmetic needs.
Audio: Dr. Scot Glasberg, MD, on "Doctor Radio"
Dr. Scot Glasberg, MD, was the featured guest on a recent installment of Doctor Radio on Sirius XM satellite radio. During the two-hour interview, Dr. Glasberg explored a wide range of important plastic surgery topics, including the distinction between a cosmetic surgeon and a plastic surgeon.
Cosmetic Surgery Tourism Briefing Paper
- Cosmetic surgery tourism is a price-driven phenomenon that has experienced increased growth over the past decade.
Briefing Paper: Plastic Surgery for Ethnic Patients
- As plastic surgery becomes more mainstream, ethnic patients are becoming increasingly aware of what options are available to people with their skin types and facial features.
Plastic Surgery For Teenagers Briefing Paper
- This briefing paper includes ASPS's statement on teenage plastic surgery, common procedures for teens and recommended reading on the topic.