Considerations for Patient Selection
This document provides an overview of the preoperative steps that should be completed to ensure appropriate patient selection for ambulatory surgery settings.
Mesotherapy Injection Lipolysis
This policy statement evaluates safety and efficacy of mesotherapy and injection lipolysis, and stresses the importance of understanding the federal and state regulations surrounding each therapy's use, before pursuing mesotherapy or injection lipolysis in practice.
Electronic Communication in Plastic Surgery
ASPS recognizes the increasing use of the electronic communications to enhance practice visibility and educate consumers. Before initiating an online patient relationship, physicians should be aware of the medico-legal aspects.
Post-Mastectomy Fat Graft/Fat Transfer
Plastic surgeons' clinical interest in fat graft/fat transfer and fat injection procedures remains high and some applications are becoming increasingly mainstream in plastic surgery practice.
Supervision of Non-Physician Personnel in Medical Spas and Physician Offices
ASPS recognizes that plastic surgeons may have a distinct role in the growth and development of the medical spa industry, but there are many medico-legal aspects to consider.
Archived Guiding Principles
Archived principles are not accessible to the public, but ASPS members may download and view the documents after entering their ASPS login credentials.