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ASPS Press Releases

2020

October

Why a "Board-Certified Cosmetic Surgeon" Isn't a Plastic Surgeon, and What That Means for You

Cosmetic surgery – that's just another way of saying plastic surgery, right? Wrong. Doctors who advertise themselves as certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) don't measure up to meet the criteria required for board-certified plastic surgeons.

Get on the Grid: 'Micro-Doses' of Botox Provide Up-Close Improvement of Facial Skin

Botulinum toxin – best known by the brand name Botox – is a popular treatment to reduce facial lines and wrinkles. Over the years, plastic surgeons have explored alternative approaches to maximize effectiveness while minimizing side effects of botulinum toxin injection, including smaller doses and more-diluted concentrations.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Names Joseph E. Losee, MD, FACS, FAAP, as New President

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons, named Joseph E. Losee, MD, FACS, FAAP, as its new president.

Gayle Gordillo, MD, FACS, Elected President of The Plastic Surgery Foundation

The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF), which supports the research and international activities of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), named Gayle Gordillo, MD, FACS, as its new president.

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