American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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Sculpting the Future of Plastic Surgery
Learn from leading plastic surgeons how they envision the future of patient care at Hot Topics presentation during Plastic Surgery The Meeting.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – Learn the latest innovations in plastic and reconstructive surgery during Hot Topics at Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2017 in Orlando. Get insights from esteemed plastic and reconstructive surgeons from around the globe as they present the latest innovations influencing the specialty during the world's largest meeting of board-certified plastic surgeons.

A half-day session hosted on Friday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Orange County Convention Center, Hot Topics is a great opportunity for the media to learn more about how plastic and reconstructive surgeons are sculpting the future of the specialty.

Hot Topics discusses the latest cutting edge technology and research in plastic surgery. Top experts in the field will discuss their findings and experience covering the newest ideas and innovations to influence the specialty and improve patient outcomes.

The program incorporates sessions on Fat, Stem Cells and Wound Healing; Lasers and Energy; Business and Legal; Aesthetic and Injectables; and Quick Hits. Hot Topics is a half-day course led by expert surgeons that assess the latest in leading-edge technology and techniques.

Hot Topics sessions include presentations on:

  • Update from FDA
  • The Opioid Epidemic – New Options
  • Large Volume Fat/Biopsy
  • Surgical Nutrition for Better Outcomes
  • Non-invasive Fat Reduction Devices – How to Choose
  • Botulinum Toxin A for Chronic Pain and Ischemia
  • Lipedema – Is it real?
  • Social Media in the OR – How much is too much?

Click here for a complete list of Hot Topics sessions.

Plastic Surgery The Meeting, held Oct. 6-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando provides an extraordinary experience to plastic surgeons, residents and other allied health professionals interested in bringing leading-edge technologies and techniques to their practices to enhance patient satisfaction and surgical outcomes.

Other highlights of the Meeting include:

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

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 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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