Smart Beauty Guide Videos

  • Men and Plastic Surgery

    Today we're seeing more people in general, including men, becoming more interested in opting for plastic surgery or beauty-enhancing treatments. Why are more men saying yes to aesthetic procedures than ever before? ASAPS member and board-certified plastic surgeon Hampton Howell, MD explains why more men are open to giving treatments a try within the aesthetic cosmetic and plastic surgery spaces.  

    When considering any treatment, your board-certified plastic surgeon will help select the treatment options that best suit your needs and will deliver the desired results.  

  • The Benefits of Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

    Nonsurgical fat reduction (also referred to as noninvasive body contouring or CoolSculpting) is a procedure that uses specialized equipment to eliminate unwanted pockets of body fat.  

    Today, more patients are seeking alternatives to liposuction that deliver the results they are looking for without going under the knife. In this video, ASAPS member and board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Wald reviews both heating and cooling devices that can be used to help dissolve stubborn fat.  

  • Repairing Inverted Nipples

    How do you "fix" inverted nipples? ASAPS member Dr. Luis Macias reveals how this common occurrence condition can be repaired with a quick and easy in-office procedure. This video was filmed during The Aesthetic Meeting 2018 - the largest meeting of board-certified aesthetic plastic surgeons learning about the latest advancements for facial rejuvenation, breast augmentation, breast revision, breast reduction, and liposuction, among other topics. 

  • 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?  

  • Looking Natural

    Most, if not all plastic surgery offices will offer both surgical and nonsurgical options–but how do you know when you should take the surgical route versus opting for a nonsurgical treatment?  

    In this video, ASAPS members, Gaurav Baharti, MD and Clay Forsberg, MD discuss how they balance nonsurgical and surgical treatments over time to help their patients look and feel their best. 

  • Neck Rejuvenation

    Did you know that the neck is one of the first places to show signs of aging? This occurs because the skin on our neck is delicate and tends to develop wrinkles faster than they would on the face. Many patients today are combating signs of aging with a neck lift. A neck lift (also known as platysmaplasty) enhances the appearance of the neck by tightening the skin and underlying muscles, improving the overall contour of the jawline. 

  • Can Liposuction Give You the Ultimate Silhouette?

    Liposuction (also known as lipoplasty and body contouring surgery) sculpts your body, eliminating unwanted pockets of exercise and diet-resistant fat from the buttocks, hips, love handles, saddlebags, thighs, calves, ankles, breasts (including male breasts), back, arms and neck. Liposuction is often combined with other procedures to create a desired shape and is one of the safest and most popular cosmetic procedures. While it doesn't remove cellulite or loose skin, it can change your shape dramatically. 

  • Nonsurgical Options

    While most plastic surgery procedures require some downtime, there are now nonsurgical treatment options that have opened the door to less downtime, recovery, and pain! According to the latest statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, nonsurgical procedures saw a massive increase of 40.6% over the past five years and continue to gain popularity among both patients and surgeons. The top 5 most requested nonsurgical procedures in 2017 were Botox, hyaluronic acid, nonsurgical fat reduction, hair removal, and chemical peels. 

  • Breast Augmentation

    Breast augmentation continues to be one of the most popular surgical procedures today and with a variety of options available, plastic surgeons can customize the procedure to meet individual patient needs selecting from implant size, shape, and type that meets their aesthetic goals.  

    In this video, ASAPS members and board-certified plastic surgeons, Drs. Steven Camp and Mahlon Kerr discuss patients’ options when it comes to breast implants and what they should know before surgery. 

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