The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2010 (ASAPS)

Posted May 02, 2010 in Home, Patient Safety, Plastic Surgery Societies

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery concluded its 2010 annual meeting in Washington DC. From all over the world, leading Plastic Surgeons, specializing in the cosmetic side of Plastic Surgery, gathered to share the secrets to their success. The latest and greatest in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery was presented and discussed from head to toe.

It was a great meeting. Below is a selection of the hottest topics. Some you will recognize as recent posts here on the San Francisco Plastic Surgery Blog. Others you may be seeing here soon.

Hot Topics in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery – The Head & Neck

  • Treatment of the Jowls
  • Treatment of Frown Lines
    • Transpalpebral (through the eyelid incision)
    • Endoscopic
  • Creating Beautiful Lips (extensively covered in this blog)
  • Rhinoplasty – planning and revisions
  • Fat Transplantation for Breast Augmentation (small volumes, no long term data, interference with mammography?)

Breast

  • Breast Implants and Rare Lymphomas (very rare and not normally aggressive)
  • Maintaining Breast Elevation and Upper Pole Fullness
  • Acellular Dermal Matrix (ADM, Alloderm, Stratus, Flex HD, Neoform (discontinued) )
  • Breast Augmentation Revision (extensively covered in this blog)

Body Sculpting

  • Injection Lipolysis (Mesotherapy/Lipodisolve) – Still not ready for Prime Time
  • Laser Liposuction (SmartLipo) vs. Tumesccent Liposuction (DumbLipo) – Dumb wins (extensively covered in this blog)
  • Body Sculpting after Massive Weightloss (extensively covered in this blog)
  • Variations on the Tummy Tuck (extensively covered in this blog)