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Read the July 2015 cover to learn what new ASAPS President James C. Grotting, MD has in store for the group and the specialty.
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Stay safe when celebrating Independence Day.
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In the July 2015 10 Things, PSP chats with Los Angeles, Calif-based facial plastic surgeon John H. Joseph, MD.
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PSP spoke to several top surgeons to find out how they gently, but assertively, say no when it is in a patient’s best interest. See what they had to tell us:
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By William Payton Crowdfunding has exploded in recent years and shows no signs of abating. Each day, individuals and companies use popular platforms such as GoFundMe, Kickstarter, and Indiegogo to launch fund-raising campaigns for anything you can think of, from lemonade stands and tech startups to breast augmentation and the ancillary costs of pro-bono reconstructive […]
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Tune in to PSP On Trend and learn what AAFPRS President-Elect Edwin F. Williams III, MD, really thinks about selfie-sired plastic surgery.
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Fully 85% of plastic surgeons polled said they used fat grafting during facelift procedures, and more than 70% of surgeons said they had started performing fat grafting to the face within the past 10 years.
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Wendy Lewis talks about the rise of designer vaginas, the importance of efforts to curb product diversion, and other hot topics in aesthetic medicine in the first episode of PSP On Trend.
Ed drugs like Viagra  likely don't cause melanoma, but they may be a marker for lifestyle risks.
ED drug users are still at higher risk for serious skin cancer, but evidence suggests other lifestyle factors are to blame.
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Lip-plumping Hyaluronic acid injections may also ease facial paralysis that occurs due to stroke, Bell’s Palsy, muscular dystrophy, trauma, and birth defects, a small, new study suggests.
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Fully one in three AAFPRS members report an uptick in requests for procedures due to patients being more aware of their looks on social media platforms.
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Designer fillers, vaginal rejuvenation, the finer points on microneedling, and lightweight breast implants were among the hot topics featured at the 2015 American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting in La Ville de Montreal in Quebec in May
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Some of the products targeted during Operation Pangea VIII include illegal dermal fillers such as “Interfall Hydrogel polyacrylamide dermal filler,” “Dermafil Hyaluronic acid dermal filler” and “Teosyal Hyaluronic acid dermal filler.”
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A University of Utah-led study suggests that patients who continue care with the same physicians and hospitals are less likely to die from postsurgical complications.
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Applications for the AAF Members Making a Difference Award are accepted throughout the year. The application/nomination deadline for all other honors is Thursday, October 15.
PSP Editor Denise Mann spoke to #VCS2015 attendees on trends in aesthetic surgery. Check out the presentation here.
Merz North America opened its new headquarters in Raleigh, NC.
Check out Merz's new corporate HQ in Raleigh, NC.
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Do weekend body contouring patients fare worse? A new study says they may largely due to staffing issues.
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GLADD's new style guide for media on how cover Caitlyn Jenner's announcement can also help surgeons treat transgender individuals with respect.
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Daily aspirin may rein in melanoma’s aggressive nature, new research suggests.