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New Information on BIA-ALCL

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery –

The Aesthetic Society updated its clinical information for physicians and patients with questions on Breast Implant-Related Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). You can find the information here.

ASAPS Newsroom - The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Announces New Premier Partnerships with Endo Pharmaceuticals, Evolus, Inc. and Sinclair Pharma

New York, NY (November 5, 2018) –  The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today announced that Endo Pharmaceuticals, Evolus, Inc. and Sinclair Pharma are the newest additions to the Society’s roster of Premier Industry Partners. The Aesthetic Society is the leading professional society of board-certified plastic surgeons specializing in cosmetic procedures.

ASAPS Newsroom - Aesthetic Surgery Journal Study Suggests Most Aesthetically Pleasing Outcomes From Buttock Augmentation are Linked to Thicker, Wider Thighs

New York, NY (October 8, 2018) – Findings from a recent study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, the official publication of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS/The Aesthetic Society) found that characteristics of the aesthetically ideal thigh in women include wider thighs, creating a more natural contour from the augmented buttock.

ASAPS Newsroom - The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Partners with the InterContinental® Mark Hopkins Hotel to Donate Food to the Homeless Throughout San Francisco with the Help of Food Runners

New York, NY (October 19, 2018) – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS/The Aesthetic Society) is hosting its Experienced Insights: Breast and Body Contouring meeting in San Francisco this week from October 18 through October 20 at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins hotel in San Francisco.

Brazilian Butt Lifts Are Resulting In An Alarmingly High Mortality Rate

The Huffington Post –

As with any surgical procedure, there are risks. But BBL patients have an alarming mortality rate: As many as 1 in 3,000 people who undergo the procedure die, or 0.033 percent, compared with 0.002 percent for all office-based cosmetic procedures, according to a 2016 study published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal. That has raised red flags in the plastic surgery community. And the cause of these deaths is disturbing: Fat that’s injected too deep c

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