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Learn the Latest Innovations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2016
Leading surgeons from around the globe present and discuss the latest technologies and techniques impacting the specialty during Hot Topics.

(CHICAGO - August 15, 2016) - Renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeons from around the world will present the latest innovations influencing the specialty during Hot Topics at the American Society of Plastic Surgeon's 85th annual Plastic Surgery The Meeting, the premiere educational and networking event for both domestic and international plastic and reconstructive surgeons.

The Meeting, held September 23-27 at the Los Angeles Convention and Exhibition Center, provides an extraordinary experience to plastic surgeons, residents and other allied health professionals interested in bringing the most leading-edge technologies and techniques to their practice to enhance patient satisfaction and surgical outcomes.

The Hot Topics sessions, which is include Aesthetic, Injectables, Implants, Etc., Lasers and Other Energy Based Technologies, Fat Grafting and Adipose Technology, Business Segment, Legal and Trade Commission, International Panel and Guest Nation (Japan) and Quick Hits, are half-day courses led by expert surgeons that assess the latest in leading-edge technology and techniques.

Hot Topics sessions, presented on Friday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., include presentations on:

  • Female Rejuvenation Surgery vs. Non Surgery
  • Deaths Due to Fat Grafting to the Buttocks
  • Transversus Abdominus Plane (TAP): Anesthetic Block for Tummy Tuck
  • Off-label Uses of Kybella
  • Prepectoral Prosthetic Based Breast Reconstruction
  • Nano Surface Implants
  • Bulb Fat Injector (Tulip)
  • Anti-Aging: Basis
  • Laser Non-Invasive Body Sculpting

Click here for a complete list of Hot Topics sessions.

"ASPS carefully considered the newest developments in plastic and reconstructive surgery and identified the leading experts in each innovation. We are proud to present a wide array of fascinating sessions this year," David H. Song, MD, MBA, President of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, said. "These sessions are among the 'must attend' events at The Meeting and all of them are open to the media as well."

Other highlights of the Meeting include:

  • 3,000 Expected Attendees
  • 300 Exhibitors
  • 100 Instructional Courses

"The Meeting has provided generations of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons an educational experience to enhance all aspects of their surgical career and practice, and this year's meeting is sure to add to that legacy," Song noted.

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

For media registration, click here.

About 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. The conference, which hosts more than 3,000 attendees, is intended for plastic surgeons, trainees and other allied health professionals interested in translating their expanding knowledge into practice, improving patient care and outcomes. Plastic Surgery The Meeting has provided generations of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons with the education they need to grow all aspects of their surgical career and practice.

About ASPS

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Representing more than 7,000 Member Surgeons, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS comprises more than 94 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. ASPS advances quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery. 

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