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Allergan Pledges Support as Sapphire Sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is proud to announce Allergan as a Sapphire sponsor of the 87th annual scientific conference, Plastic Surgery The Meeting.

Bringing together the best and brightest surgeons in the specialty, Plastic Surgery The Meeting, hosted in Chicago from Sept. 28 through Oct. 1, is a platform for the world's largest gathering of plastic and reconstructive surgeons to share their expertise with colleagues from nearly 50 nations. It is the leading educational event of the year for plastic surgeons in the United States and around the globe.

"Allergan's commitment to innovation, quality and safety compliments the Society's efforts to enhance patient safety and surgical outcomes," said Jeffrey Janis, MD, president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. "Their pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biologic products are trusted by plastic surgeons around the world."

"We appreciate that the majority of plastic surgeons take care of patients in both the cosmetic and reconstructive settings. Therefore, Allergan has built an unmatched portfolio to support them in both settings, from facial injectables and body contouring all the way to breast implants and regenerative medicine solutions," said Carrie Strom, senior vice president, US Medical Aesthetics at Allergan. "We deeply value our partnership with ASPS leadership to advance patient care and outcomes in both settings and are proud to support Plastic Surgery The Meeting at the highest level as Sapphire sponsors."

About ASPS

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons in the world. Representing more than 11,000 physician members worldwide, the society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS comprises more than 92 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. Founded in 1931, the society represents physicians certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

About Allergan

Allergan plc, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals, devices and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories.


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