Posts From October, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Types of Breast Reconstruction Surgery

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ISAPS wants to answer some of your questions about breast reconstruction post-recovery. Many women choose to get breast reconstruction surgery after battling breast cancer. When it comes to breast reconstruction, there are two types: implant reconstruction, which uses breast implants, or “flap” reconstruction, which involves taking a section of tissue… Read More »


Global Alliance DGPRÄC & ISAPS

The signing of the Alliance Agreement between the German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (DGPRÄC) and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) occurred during a festive evening at the 50th Annual Congress of the DGPRÄC on 27 September 2019 at the Atlantic Hotel Kempinski in Hamburg. The agreement was signed by… Read More »


ISAPS President Richter Presents in Taipei

ISAPS President Dr. Dirk Richter was given the honor to hold a master class on periorbital rejuvenation this weekend at the international meeting of the Taiwan Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (TSAPS). The annual meeting took place this year in Taipei. While there, Richter enjoyed wonderful hospitality and academic quality. One of the meeting’s highlights… Read More »


ISAPS at the EASAPS Biennial Meeting

ISAPS President Dr. Dirk Richter attended the first ISAPS Residents and Fellows Symposium this weekend in Bruges, Belgium which took place at the biennial EASAPS Congress. Our first-ever symposium dedicated to Residents and Fellows was a huge success! More than 100 young colleagues attended the event, which had a special focus on basics in aesthetic… Read More »


Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day 2019

Today is #braday! On Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, we “close the loop” on breast cancer by raising awareness of a woman’s right to reconstructive breast surgery following a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women. For women who have undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy, psychological distress is not… Read More »


ISAPS Symposium UK

Cheers to another great ISAPS event! On Saturday, ISAPS headed to London for the third ISAPS Symposium UK, which went over the latest advances in Ultrasound Rhinoplasty. The impressive faculty included rhinoplasty experts Wolfgang Gubisch, Olivier Gerbault, and Rajan Uppal. Take a look at some of the best moments from the ISAPS Symposium UK above.… Read More »


Practice Management: Growing Your Practice

Increasing production in your practice is dependent upon two factors: new patient acquisition and more per-patient production. In the plastic surgery industry, it can be tricky to maintain a steady influx of new patients and follow-up treatments. Consider the following suggestions to supplement your existing external marketing. Patient referrals Personal recommendations are a powerful advertisement.… Read More »


Practice Management: Less Is More

The key to running a business efficiently and effectively is the age-old adage: less is more. Focus on quality over quantity: schedule your clients with enough time to provide the best experience possible, instead of squeezing in as many appointments as you can. Eliminate practices that don’t add value to your business by sticking to… Read More »



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