ASPS Plastic Surgery Vlog
Retinols help improve fine lines, acne and skin pigmentation; but, not all retinols are created equally. The revitalizing effects of retinols are creating so many questions that Ashley Amalfi, MD, and Smita Ramanadham, MD, took about two minutes to help you sort some of it out.
Judy is a breast cancer survivor – twice. Her experiences, including breast reconstruction, compelled her to start ALAS-Wings, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering Hispanic/Latina women about breast cancer awareness.
Stephanie was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer, so she opted for a mastectomy and breast reconstruction because – as she puts it: "I didn’t want to be a cancer patient any longer."
After Don's nose was taken to remove a cancerous growth, his plastic surgeon took bone from his rib, cartilage from his ear and skin from his forehead to give him a new nose. There is no medical specialty like plastic surgery, the specialty of innovation.
Erin had a brain tumor, so she saw a plastic surgeon. Not a typical story, but one that saved Erin from potential facial paralysis. Instead of pulling down Erin's face to remove the tumor, the plastic surgeon created a bone window to remove the tumor. Then the scar was hidden within her eyebrow.
How can you determine the way back to a youthful-looking chest – breast augmentation, breast lift or both? Our plastic surgeons discuss the options and help you decide which is the best for your body type and your goals.
As new procedures emerge, plastic surgeons are offering more options than ever before. ASPS members are also measuring patient reported outcomes to discover what patients really want so they can guide us into the future.
All fat is bad. Plastic surgery is scarless. Fat returns after liposuction. Watch as we demystify these misconceptions with ASPS members Aviva Preminger, MD, and Susan MacLennan, MD.
Do you remember your first time? ASPS members chat about their first day in private practice, their first time in charge of the OR and their first incision. WARNING: Not approved for AC/DC fans.
Studies using eye-tracking are providing a more objectivity for determining which breast areas are most attractive, which may to improve surgical outcomes.