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Press Releases for 2018

Aesthetic Surgery Journal Study Finds Google Favors Social Media Presence Over Academic Pedigree and Experience

New York, NY (December 13, 2018) – Findings from a recent study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, one of the two official publications of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (The Aesthetic Society) demonstrates that patients now find plastic surgeons online, favoring the first-page results from Google, the largest and most popular search engine. The study conducted a Google.com search in the top 25 United States metropolitan areas to identify the top 20 websites of board-certified plastic surgeons.

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 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.

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 (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.

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 (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.

Five of the World's Preeminent Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery-Related Organizations Band Together to Research Complications and Deaths Associated with the Brazilian Buttock Lift

NEW YORK, NY (August 2, 2018)– Recent deaths and serious complications associated with the popular Brazilian Buttock Lift Procedure (BBL) have prompted 5 of the world’s top plastic and cosmetic surgery-related organizations to come together to form an Inter-Society Gluteal Fat Grafting Task Force. The Task Force was formed to examine the causes behind these tragic incidences to try to prevent them from occurring through a variety of physician and patient safety education measures, including unprecedented research.

Marina Del Rey-Based Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Grant Stevens, MD, FACS Named New President of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 0

New York, NY (April 29, 2018) – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) has announced the election of Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Marina del Rey, California, as its new President. Dr.

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Reports That Modern Cosmetic Procedures are on the Rise

NEW YORK, NY (March 28, 2018) –  New data from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery shows that many modern cosmetic surgical procedures are on the rise, and that surgical procedures account for 77% of all surveyed physicians’ business. The latest annual survey (Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank Statistics) from the organization now reflects input exclusively from ABPS board-certified plastic surgeons, which previously encompassed data from physicians in a wider range of specialties.