The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, published a new study in its December issue that says "breast asymmetry may negatively impact the psychological quality of life of adolescents." The...Show More Summary
The editors of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(r) and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--Global Open(r), the official medical journals of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today announced the winners of their second annual Best Paper Awards, created to honor outstanding research and reviews from the previous year.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released their annual results on plastic surgery procedures in the U.S., reporting 15.1 million cosmetic procedures in 2013, a 3% increase from 2012. Some of the findings were expected. For instance,...Show More Summary
There were 14.6 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures performed in the U.S. alone in 2012, up 5% from the previous year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). But America doesn't top the list of countries with the most aesthetic/cosmetic procedures. Show More Summary
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) released its annual report yesterday and, according to the group, elective upper arm surgery is one of the fastest growing plastic surgery trends. The ASPS presented some poll data that...Show More Summary
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released their latest statistics today, and to no one's surprise, the cosmetic surgery industry had a great year. Noteworthy facts and figures: 91 percent of cosmetic surgery patients were women, more people are getting Botox than ever before, and breast augmentation is still the ... More »
According to new data released by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, it seems that despite worldwide economic problems, expensive plastic surgery is more popular than ever. And this chart on the most popular invasive plastic surgeries is a dark peek into the hang-ups and aesthetic obsessions that haunt people with mirrors worldwide:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS), official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), announced today two publishing initiatives that will expand the reach of PRS to the international plastic surgery community:...Show More Summary
A new survey released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows that 89 percent of women want to see what breast reconstruction surgery results would look like before undergoing treatment for breast cancer, prompting the...Show More Summary
As The Huffington Post itself reported recently, chin augmentation is the fastest-growing type of plastic surgery today. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that...
Rita Rubin tracks the decline of nose jobs: In 2011, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 37 percent fewer Americans got nose jobs than in 2000. The economy surely played some role: Surgical cosmetic procedures across the board...
After 20 years of debate and controversy over fat grafting to the breast finally it has gotten the seal of approval from the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). A new study shows that "pre-expansion" provides the...Show More Summary
Botox and breast augmentation remain the top cosmetic procedures in the U.S., but chin implants are the fastest-growing trend according to new data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
When we think of plastic surgery, we tend to think first of nose jobs, but it turns out the biggest new trend in modifying one's face is getting chin implants. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons just released new statistics that show that chimplants, as they're charmingly known, are the fastest growing procedure among all major demographics. Show More Summary
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported Monday that chin implantation -- a.k.a. the "chinplant" -- was the fastest-growing cosmetic plastic surgery procedure in 2011.
New statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that chin augmentation is the fastest growing plastic surgery trend among all major demographics - a phenomenon which appears, in part, to be sparked by increased usage of video chat technology, an aging baby boomer population and a desire for success in the workplace. Show More Summary
Move over, breasts. Outta the way, eyelids. Chins are what’s in. A report issued Monday morning by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons offers insights galore into the world of plastic surgery. Some 13.8 million cosmetic procedures...Show More Summary
Breast augmentations are the most common form of plastic surgery nationwide, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Loyola University Health System plastic surgeons are seeing similar trends in their practice. The number of women who are getting breast implants also is up from last year. Show More Summary
A blog post titled The Boob Indicator by The Reformed Broker Josh Brown caught our attention. Brown points to new statistics published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (via USA Today), which show some correlation to U.S. economy. In 2011, 13.8 million cosmetic plastic surgeries--surgical and minimally invasive--were performed. Show More Summary
Plastic surgery is on the rise — and so is the economy, maybe. USA Today's Healthy Perspective blog has a story about an increase in breast implants, tummy tucks, face lifts, and the like. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons estimates 1.6 million cosmetic surgeries in 2011. Show More Summary