ASPS Website Disclaimer

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) maintains this website to provide information of a general nature about the specialty of plastic surgery. The information is provided with the understanding that ASPS is not engaged in rendering plastic surgery medical advice or recommendations.

Any information in the publications, messages, postings or articles on the website should not be considered a substitute for consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon to address individual medical needs. Your particular facts and circumstances will determine the plastic surgery treatment which is most appropriate for you.

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