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Considering Liposuction, but Worried the Fat Will Come Back?

Liposuction is one of the most popular, and one of the most misunderstood, plastic surgery procedures in the world. If you ask the average person about liposuction, you will probably hear something along the lines of, “It’s a weight loss surgery.” This is an understandable misconception, but a misconception nevertheless. Liposuction is a body contouring… Read More »


Improves facial and body contours by removing unwanted fat deposits. Procedure Liposuction surgery removes areas of unwanted fat with a tube and a vacuum device. Liposuction techniques, including tumescent or super-wet, typically are performed after targeted fat cells are infused with a saline solution containing a local anesthetic and adrenalin to decrease blood loss. Benefits… Read More »

Facial Liposuction

Removes areas of excess fat from the face and neck. Procedure Facial liposuction has become a common cosmetic procedure, either on its own or in conjunction with facelift or other facial procedures. It consists of the removal of unwanted fatty tissue with a cannula and vacuum device promoting and improving facial shape like jaw line… Read More »

Liposuction 101: Myths and Facts

Is liposuction really a “miracle cure” for obesity? If you’re overweight, can you have liposuction and then go back to eating all the fattening foods you want? What about exercise – you’ll never have to do that again, right? Alas, these and many other myths about liposuction have made their way around the world. Liposuction Myths… Read More »

Industry Showcase

Webinars by Industry Sponsors – In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, many of our industry colleagues are turning to online webinars to stay current and provide our members with educational courses and new information. Here you can find a list of upcoming livestream webinars from some of our industry friends. Simply click on the… Read More »

COVID-19: Recommendations

COVID-19: Recommendations for Management of Elective Surgical Procedures in Aesthetic Surgery This document is a strategic guidance built on generic principles to be operationalized in specific country-system contexts, according to local, regional and/or national requirements and jurisdiction It is very likely that the health care infrastructure and resources of most countries around the world will… Read More »

President Message on COVID-19

President Message on COVID-19 Dear friends, dear ISAPS members, We are all following with concern the development of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) worldwide. This week, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus a pandemic and that they expect a global population infection rate of around 70%.  This is affecting different parts of the world… Read More »

The Designer Derriere – Your Guide to Buttock Enhancement

Let’s thank stars like Kim Kardashian, J-Lo, Nicki Minaj and Selma Hayek for bringing the spotlight back to a woman’s curves! Fashion throughout the ages, for better or worse, has dictated certain trends for the shape of a woman’s body – from the cherub-like voluptuous temptress depicted in Renaissance paintings to the ultra-thin stick-like figure… Read More »

Worldwide Cosmetic Surgery Trends to Watch for in 2018!

Some say that the only way to know where we are going is to look back at where we came from. This can be quite true for those of us who work in the field of plastic surgery. Notwithstanding the occasional unexpected surgical breakthrough or out-of-nowhere trend, the best way for us to figure out… Read More »