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Why the "One and Done" Approach to Breast Reconstruction Can Be Misleading

ASPS member Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo discusses the new "one and done" approach to breast reconstruction and why this term can be misleading to patients as over 30% of women will need further surgery.

ASPS Secures Passage of the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act Plastic Surgery News

ASPS Secures Passage of the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today praised Congress for enacting ASPS’s top legislative priority, the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act (BCPEA), as part of the omnibus spending legislation.

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“New Year, New You” and Plastic Surgery: Is There Something to This Slogan?
ASPS member Dr. Karen Horton highlights a few plastic surgery procedures available in 2016 that can help your exterior reflect your very best self and reach your New Year's resolutions.
10 Features of a Safe Operating Room
If you’re having plastic surgery, you’re probably putting 100% of your focus on choosing your surgeon. But where you have your surgery is as important as who does your surgery.
Look As Good As You Feel In 2016
ASPS member Dr. Jay Lucas recommends procedures for patients to look as good as they feel in the new year.
Using Digital Imaging to Help Plan Facial Cosmetic Surgery
In today’s high-tech world, top plastic surgeons have access to digital imaging software that can help patients to communicate their desires to their surgeons more effectively prior to facial cosmetic surgery.
What Can Plastic Surgery Offer Men?
What can a comprehensive plastic surgery center offer to men? ASPS member Dr. Jay Lucas shares the answer!
The Skinny on CoolSculpting
The leader in non-surgical fat reduction has emerged, and it is known as CoolSculpting.
Restoring Facial Volume: Fat Grafting vs. Fillers
What is the best option for restoring volume to your face? ASPS member Dr. Jay Lucas discusses fat grafting vs. filler agents.
Female-to-Male Gender Confirmation Surgeries
For patients with severe gender dysphoria, or gender incongruence, surgery has been a mainstay of treatment for decades.

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Good Cosmetic Outcomes, Improved Quality of Life with Full Facial Feminization Surgery
For patients with gender dysphoria undergoing male-to-female transformation, a stepwise approach to facial feminization surgery (FFS) leads to good cosmetic outcomes along with psychological, social, and functional benefits, according to a study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/a>®.
Fat Injection for Breast Reconstruction Doesn't Increase Risk of Recurrent Breast Cancer
For women undergoing breast cancer surgery, a technique called lipofilling—using the patient's own fat cells to optimize the results of breast reconstruction—does not increase the risk of recurrent breast cancer, reports a study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®.
Travel Distance Is Still a Barrier to Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy
Long travel distances continue to be a significant obstacle to breast reconstruction after mastectomy for breast cancer, reports a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®.
With Botox 'Chemodenervation,' Dermal Fillers Last Longer
Hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers are a popular treatment for facial lines and wrinkles, but early degradation of fillers may limit how long their effects last. Experimental evidence supports a simple technique for prolonging the effects of HA dermal fillers: using them together with botulinum toxin, reports a paper in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®.
ASPS Secures Passage of the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today praised Congress for enacting ASPS’s top legislative priority, the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act (BCPEA), as part of the omnibus spending legislation.

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