Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss Plastic Surgery Trends

Massive Weight Loss Fuels Surge in Plastic Surgery

An increase in the number of body contouring after massive weight loss surgeries in the U.S. is beginning to have a ripple effect in plastic surgery, according to 2014 statistics released by ASPS.

Sensory Feedback Artificial Limbs Research

Breakthroughs in 'Sensory Feedback' From Artificial Limbs

Researchers are exploring new approaches to designing prosthetic hands capable of providing "sensory feedback," reports PRS.

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Tragedy in the Tropics: Approach Plastic Surgery Abroad With Caution
ASPS Member Surgeon Dr. Joshua A. Greenwald weighs in on the latest untimely death as a result of plastic surgery performed in a Dominican clinic, and offers advice for patients considering plastic surgery abroad.
Video: Smart Lift Facial Rejuvenation
How many time have we all sat in front of our mirrors pulling up on the corners of our jaw line— to simulate a facelift? Watch a video of smart lift facial rejuvenation being performed on an actual patient.
Is Eyelid Surgery Right for You?
Has anyone asked you lately – are you OK? You look tired… BUT you feel fine?! This is the classic question for the patient who is nearing the time for eyelid surgery.
The 4 S’s When Considering Breast Augmentation
Breast augmentation remains the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the nation. As the number of surgeries continue to grow, so do the advancements. It's important to consider the 4 S's of breast augmentation surgery.
Five Spots You Never Knew Could Look So Great After Lipo
In some cases, liposuction can be an ideal way to address problem areas. By specifically targeting the areas that bother you the most, lipo can help your body look amazing in five places you never expected.

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Study: Most Plastic Surgeons Now Use Fat Grafting as Part of Facelift Surgery
In recent years, a large majority of US plastic surgeons have adopted fat grafting techniques as part of their approach to facelift surgery, reports PRS.
Study: Two Techniques of Temporal Migraine Surgery 'Equally Effective'
Two migraine surgery techniques targeting a specific "trigger site" are both highly effective in reducing the frequency and severity of migraine headaches, according to a PRS study.
ASPS Responds to Supreme Court Ruling on ACA
ASPS has issued an official statement on the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision in the King v. Burwell case regarding subsidies and the Affordable Care Act.
ASPS Extends it's Endorsement of CareCredit
This is the 12th consecutive year the ASPS has reaffirmed its confidence in CareCredit, which is, and has been, the only patient financing company endorsed by the organization.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons Announces Endorsement of U-fi Student Loans
ASPS is proud to announce their endorsement of U-fi Student Loans, a Nelnet partnership, as a way to help ASPS members better manage their student loan debt and potentially save thousands of dollars over the life of their loans.

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