American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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Sientra Welcomed as Sapphire Supporter for Plastic Surgery The Meeting

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is pleased to announce that medical aesthetics manufacturer, Sientra, has pledged their support at the Sapphire level for Plastic Surgery The Meeting. Hosted in Chicago, Sept. 28 through Oct. 1, The Meeting is the premier scientific conference for the plastic surgery specialty.

"Sientra has a history of providing incredible value to our member surgeons," said ASPS President Jeffrey Janis, MD. "We have a shared vision to make a difference in patient's lives through patient safety and patient education. We are thankful for Sientra's continued support and their generosity to support us at the Sapphire level this year."

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 more than 50 countries around the world. The annual scientific meeting features the latest research, technology and educational offerings in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

"We are pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with ASPS, who shares our core principles of safety, quality and innovation," said Sientra Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Nugent. "The opportunity to closely partner with the society and their highly qualified board-certified plastic surgeon members allows us to continue to bring differentiated products and solutions to the medical aesthetic industry." 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.

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 Sientra

Sientra is a diversified global medical aesthetics company and a leading partner to aesthetic physicians. The Company offers a suite of products designed to make a difference in patients' lives by enhancing their body image, growing their self-esteem, and restoring their confidence. Sientra has developed a broad portfolio of products with technologically differentiated characteristics, supported by independent laboratory testing and strong clinical trial outcomes. The Company's Breast Products Segment includes its OPUS™ breast implants, the first fifth generation breast implants approved by the FDA for sale in the United States, its ground-breaking Allox2® breast tissue expander with patented dual-port and integral drain technology, and BIOCORNEUM® the #1 performing, preferred and recommended scar gel of plastic surgeons(*). The Company's miraDry Segment comprises its miraDry® system, which is approved for sale in over 40 international markets, and is the only non-invasive FDA-cleared device for the permanent reduction of underarm sweat, odor and hair of all colors.

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