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ASPS Press Releases


2022

August

Microneedling Improves Appearance of Surgical Scars – Especially If Performed Early

Performed early after surgery, a procedure called microneedling can improve the final appearance of surgical scars – with best results if done within six to seven weeks, reports a study in the September issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

With 'Batwing' Mastopexy, More Women Can Undergo Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Nipple-sparing techniques can provide better outcomes for women undergoing breast reconstruction after mastectomy – but due to complication risks, these approaches are often not offered to women with sagging or larger breasts. For this group of patients, a 'batwing' incision may provide a safer option to nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM), reports a study in the September issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Survey Finds Demand for Cosmetic Surgery, Driven by Women Under 45, Surged After the Pandemic

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