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American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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  • Dr. Arthur Perry

    Dr. Arthur Perry
    Arthur W. Perry, MD, FACS is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. This is the single most important qualification in choosing a plastic surgeon.   Dr. Perry graduated from Rutgers College magna cum laude with high distinction in...
  • Plastic surgery boosting careers?

    Plastic surgery boosting careers?
    The media, and its consumers, generally keep conversation about plastic surgery and careers pegged on a couple of figures: The aging Hollywood idol and the would-be Hollywood idol. Cosmetic surgery is de rigueur in the movie and TV business--pretty...
  • Considering a post delivery tummy tuck?

    Considering a post delivery tummy tuck?
    Being pregnant stretches your abdominal muscles and skin and can leave an unsightly pouch and stretch marks—especially if you've had multiple pregnancies. If your skin's elasticity doesn't snap back after diet and exercise, you may want to...
  • Operation Smile

    Operation Smile
    It all begins with a smile. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, it is, and it isn't … and here's why. Sadly, more than 200,000 children are born with cleft lips and cleft palates each year. In fact, every three minutes, a child is born with a cleft...
  • Too young for cosmetic surgery?

    Too young for cosmetic surgery?
    Cosmetic plastic surgery at any age offers benefits while carrying risks. Are the risks worth taking when you're still a teen? Why Teens Get Cosmetic Plastic Surgery According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), teens who request...
  • Can the plastic surgeons of reality TV really cut it?

    Can the plastic surgeons of reality TV really cut it?
    Good doctors used to be identified by fairly standard measures: where they trained, whether they were board-certified and if they were in good standing with the state medical board. But the explosion of reality TV shows in the last four years has upset...
  • Find a reputable plastic surgeon

    Find a reputable plastic surgeon
    There's more to finding a reputable plastic surgeon than simply looking at advertisements or going through business listings. Whether you're looking for a plastic surgeon for reconstructive or elective surgery, do your research before making your final...
  • Cosmetic surgery: Think first

    Cosmetic surgery: Think first
    Q: I would like to have my tummy tucked, but my best friend disagrees with me. What are your thoughts on this? A: You are not alone in considering plastic surgery. But you should wisely weigh the pros and cons first. About 1.9 million of the 11...
  • Cutting Back on Beauty Procedures?

    Cutting Back on Beauty Procedures?
    In the fall season opener of "Nip/Tuck," the sleek Los Angeles office of McNamara/Troy sat forlorn and empty, a voice-over reminding that when times are tough, one of the first things to go is the luxury of elective cosmetic surgery. That same scene...
  • Wrinkle fillers in demand

    Injectable substances to fill facial wrinkles are among the most popular cosmetic procedures. Each filler product has fans, but the most popular substance is hyaluronic acid. A new hyaluronic acid filler called Perlane was approved by the Food and Drug...
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