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Tummy Tuck or Liposuction?

Tarick Smaili, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Monday, December 05, 2016

Tummy tuck or liposuction? Arguably, this is the most common question of patients who want to do something about their flabby stomach.


#PlasticSurgery – Using Twitter to Engage and Educate

Olivier Branford, MD, PhD | London, England Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The first-ever peer-reviewed study named after hashtag for a surgical specialty – "#PlasticSurgery" – urges plastic surgeons to engage and educate on Twitter.


Giving Plastic Surgery As A Gift

Heather Furnas, MD | Santa Rosa, CA Friday, November 18, 2016

If a loved one has been dreaming of having a procedure but can’t afford it or has always prioritized others' need first, plastic surgery can be a life-changing gift.


Liposuction: Tell Me All About It!

Karen Horton, MD, FACS, FRCSC | San Francisco, CA Monday, November 14, 2016

Dr. Karen Horton, member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), answers several common questions regarding liposuction.


Team-Based Approach to Breast Reconstruction

Terri Coutee Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The team-based approach to breast reconstruction, who is involved in your care, and what each team member does is an important part of the process if you decide to have reconstruction after a breast cancer diagnosis.


The Top Five Procedures to Help You Look Your Best for the Holidays

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Who doesn’t want to look fabulous during the holidays? The problem is, a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance takes time and planning. Now that summer is over, now is the time to make an appointment with your board-certified plastic surgeon.


Breast Implants Recovery Stages and the Issue of Pain

Tarick Smaili, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Friday, October 28, 2016

The breast implants recovery stages involve some pain, although it is generally "manageable" with the right pain management treatment. The first 2-3 days require the vast majority of medications, particularly those used to control postop discomfort.


PRSonally Speaking: I Look Like A Plastic Surgeon

Anureet Bajaj, MD | Oklahoma City, OK Thursday, October 27, 2016

Dr. Anureet Bajaj, member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), highlights the issues surrounding the public perception of women and physicians.


Being An Affiliate For Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Terri Coutee Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Terri Coutee, two-time breast cancer survivor and current breast reconstruction advocate, describes the importance of being an affiliate for Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day.


Plastic Surgery Tourism: Proceed With Caution

Francisco Canales, MD | Santa Rosa, CA Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Good plastic surgery happens not only in the USA, but also around the world. However, if you are an American citizen planning to travel out of the country for a short period of time to have an elective cosmetic procedure, caveat emptor.


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