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  • Cosmetic Surgery: 5 Recovery Words You Need To Know.

    Words matter, right? Of course they do. So what happens when those same words are open to interpretation? This is exactly the type of quandary you don’t want to encounter when you’re trying to consider all of the fine details, side effects and recovery periods associated with any cosmetic procedure.  

  • What is an Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon?

    The search for the right surgeon can be understandably confusing for patients -- with so many options, how do you know what's right? Members of The Aesthetic Society break down what it means to be an aesthetic surgeon. 

    The Aesthetic Society Mission Statement:
    ASAPS' mission is to advance the science, art, and safe practice of aesthetic plastic surgery & cosmetic medicine through education, research, and innovation while maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct. 

  • How to Select Your Plastic Surgeon

    When considering plastic surgery, it’s crucial that you choose your surgeon carefully. Selecting your plastic surgeon is a big decision and one you need to make with confidence! But why should you choose a member of the Aesthetic Society?  

  • Can You Claim Plastic Surgery On Your Taxes?

    Did you get a little nip and tuck last year? 

    It may be tempting to claim these expenses on your taxes, but be wary. The IRS is pretty blunt on where they stand on this issue. According to the IRS, Publication 502, Medical and Dental Expenses, you generally cannot include medical expenses for cosmetic plastic surgery procedures such as face lifts, hair transplants, hair removal (electrolysis), and liposuction.  

  • Ever Wondered What Advice Plastic Surgeons Give Their Family and Friends? Here It Is.

    During a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon, you will get an educated assessment of treatment options based on personal cosmetic goals. But have you ever wanted to know what the surgeon really thinks? Do you want to know health secrets he or she shares with family and friends? I do! 

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