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The American Society of Plastic Surgeons Announces Mentor as a Platinum Sponsor for Plastic Surgery The Meeting

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is proud to welcome Mentor, a leading supplier of breast implants in the global aesthetic market, as a Platinum level sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting. Hosted in San Diego Sept. 20-23, The Meeting is the industry's largest educational and networking event for aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.

"Board-certified plastic surgeons and their patients around the world have trusted Mentor for more than 30 years," said Alan Matarasso, MD, president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. "Their innovative and clinical-based solutions help our surgeons' maintain and restore quality of life for their patients."

Plastic Surgery The Meeting attracts more than 3,000 plastic surgeons, trainees and allied health professionals interested in expanding their knowledge to improve patient outcomes. The educational courses help identify current and emerging issues and medical advances in plastic surgery that impact the diagnosis and delivery of treatment for a wide range of patients – and help assess the potential applications of new techniques, medical devices and pharmaceuticals into clinical practice. All sessions, labs and courses are designed to expand knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes, satisfaction and safety.

"We are proud to continue our support of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons," said Diane Gomez-Thinnes, Vice President of Marketing, Mentor. "Plastic Surgery The Meeting is one of the important activities the society hosts which provides valuable education, research and support to the plastic surgery community."

Corporate partners of The Meeting receive 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.

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

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 Mentor

Founded in 1969, Mentor Worldwide LLC is a leading supplier of medical products for the global aesthetic market. The company develops, manufactures and markets innovative, science-based products for surgical medical procedures that allow patients to improve their quality of life. The company is focused on breast and body aesthetics with a portfolio of breast implants proudly made in the U.S.A. Mentor joined the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in 2009. For more information about Mentor, visit or Mentor's additional website at


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