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ASPS Plastic Surgery News

2017

August

AirXpanders, The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation and Acelity welcomed as Gold Sponsors of Plastic Surgery The Meeting

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is pleased to announce support from AirXpanders, the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) and Acelity for Plastic Surgery The Meeting.

Plastic Surgeon Prepares Himself and Others for Aug. 21 Total Eclipse

ASPS member Gordon Telepun, MD, won't be in the office or the O.R. on Aug. 21, and he's encouraging as many plastic surgeons as possible to take the day off.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons welcomes Allergan as Platinum Sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is proud to recognize Allergan as a Platinum Level sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting.

Body Painting Helps Teach Plastic Surgeons the Art of Botox Injection

An exquisitely detailed body painting project can help plastic surgeons understand how underlying muscles contribute to facial lines and wrinkles, along with their effective treatment using botulinum toxin injection, according to a paper in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Sientra pledges support as Platinum Sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is proud to welcome Sientra, a leading medical aesthetics company, as a Platinum Level sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting, which takes place October 6 – 10 in Orlando.

Augmented Reality Technology May Help Guide Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

A plastic surgery research group has developed an augmented reality system that enables them to create 3D simulations of the desired results of facial reconstructive procedures and project them over the patient’s face during surgery, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Complex Dog Bites in Children – Experience and Recommended Treatment

Dog bites are a common and potentially severe injury in children. Plastic surgeons at a pediatric trauma center outline their recommended approach to appropriate treatment and surgery for children with complex dog bites in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

American Society of Plastic Surgeons announces Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2017

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is hosting its 86th annual scientific conference, Plastic Surgery The Meeting, October 6 – 10 in Orlando.

July

Register for sixth annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day October 18

Many women who have undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy are unaware of their reconstruction options available to them. Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day is a campaign designed to put an end to the unknown by promoting public education, patient care and research. The sixth annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day takes place October 18.

Steroid Injections for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? One-Third of Patients Get Long-Term Relief, Study Finds

About one-third of patients treated with steroid injections for carpal tunnel syndrome don’t need any further treatment through several years’ follow-up, according to a study in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

For Infants with Skull Flattening, Earlier Helmet Therapy Gives Better Results

For infants with skull flattening related to sleep position, starting helmet therapy at a younger age, especially before 24 weeks, increases the treatment success rate, suggests a study in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Plastic Surgery TV to offer daily newscasts from Orlando

Rhinoplasty pioneer Jack Gunter, MD, passes at age 79

Plastic Surgery Specialty Organizations Band Together for Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month

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