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ASPS Announces Galderma and Merz as Silver Sponsors for Plastic Surgery The Meeting

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is pleased to announce Silver Level support from Galderma and Merz North America for its 86th annual scientific conference, Plastic Surgery The Meeting, taking place October 6-10 in Orlando.

Galderma is a global dermatology company that partners with health care professionals to provide innovative medical solutions to patients with skin health needs. Merz North America provides injectables, health care devices and skin care.

"We are excited to have support from both Galderma and Merz as 2017 Silver Sponsors. Joining forces with two worldwide companies committed to providing innovative medical dermatological solutions enables our members to offer their patients a better quality of life," said ASPS President Debra Johnson, MD. "We look forward to greeting Galderma and Merz in Orlando at the premier conference for aesthetic and reconstructive surgery."

Plastic Surgery The Meeting is geared toward plastic surgeons, residents and other allied health professionals interested in translating their expanding knowledge into practice, improving patient care and outcomes. The Meeting has provided generations of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons the education they need to grow all aspects of their surgical career and practice.

"For more than 30 years, Galderma has channeled all of our resources into providing innovative medical dermatological solutions that meet the needs of patients and physicians," said Stuart Raetzman, CEO of Nestlé Skin Health, Galderma's parent company. "We are proud to support Plastic Surgery The Meeting and look forward to our collaboration with ASPS."

"In addition to innovative products and cutting-edge technologies, Merz offers a comprehensive range of customer services and training to physicians, enabling them to perform their art at the highest level," said Philip Burchard, Chief Executive Officer, Merz Pharma. "We are inspired by ASPS members and proud to support Plastic Surgery The Meeting."

Plastic Surgery The Meeting brings together the best and the brightest surgeons in the specialty, poised to share their expertise with colleagues who arrive from nearly 50 countries around the globe. It is the premier educational and networking event of the year, for both domestic and international plastic surgeons.

For more information, visit the Plastic Surgery The Meeting website.

About Galderma

Galderma, Nestlé Skin Health's medical solutions business, was created in 1981 and is now present in more than 100 countries with an extensive product portfolio to treat a range of dermatological conditions. The company partners with health care practitioners around the world to meet the skin health needs of people throughout their lifetime. Galderma is a leader in research and development of scientifically-defined and medically-proven solutions for the skin. For more information, please visit and

About Merz North America, Inc.

Merz North America, Inc. is a specialty healthcare company dedicated to the development and marketing of innovative quality products for physicians and patients across the United States and Canada. Merz products are distributed through two divisions, Aesthetics and Neurosciences, and are developed with the goal of improving patients' health and quality of life by delivering therapies that bring about real progress. Privately-held, Merz North America is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. To learn more about Merz North America, Inc., please visit


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