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LifeCell, an Acelity Company, Pledges Platinum Support for Plastic Surgery The Meeting
Premier educational conference for aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons kicks off October 16 in Boston

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), today announced that LifeCell, an Acelity Company, is a 2015 Platinum Supporter for the industry's largest aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery educational event - Plastic Surgery The Meeting. Thousands of plastic surgeons from across the world will join together in Boston from Oct. 16-20.

Plastic Surgery The Meeting brings together the best and the brightest surgeons in the specialty from nearly 50 countries. It is the premier educational event of the year for health professionals interested in translating their expanding knowledge into practice–improving patient care and patient outcomes.

"The LifeCell brand is renowned among the plastic and reconstructive community. We are grateful for the support from Acelity, as their commitment to regenerative healing solutions has benefited our members in providing new and innovative solutions for effective patient care," said ASPS President Scot Glasberg, MD.

"Through collaboration with our industry partners, the ASPS is able to share knowledge and best practices, advance patient care options and enhance patient outcomes."

The ASPS Premier Support program provides industry partners with increased visibility, additional benefits and greater recognition for their support at Plastic Surgery The Meeting. Partnering with ASPS provides unprecedented opportunities to communicate and engage with aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons from around the world.

"Acelity is committed to advancing the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery," said Lesley Fronio, Vice President and Franchise Leader, Breast Reconstruction and Plastic Surgery for Acelity. "As a company, investing in science and education is key to future innovations, and we are pleased to be able to support the ASPS and contribute to the incredible work being done in service of improving the lives of patients."

Plastic Surgery The Meeting highlights include:

  • 3,000 Expected Attendees
  • 300 Exhibitors
  • 90 Instructional Courses, including three transgender surgery sessions
  • International Guests: British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons and Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery

For registration or membership questions, contact the ASPS Member Services Center at 800-766-4955.

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.

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