ISAPS Members Discuss BIA-ALCL at SOFCEP 2019

The international congress of the French Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (SOFCEP) took place this weekend in Val-d’Isere, France. We were excited to spot ISAPS President Dirk Richter, Past President Renato Saltz, National Secretary Chair Michel Rouif, and Membership Committee Chair Fabian Cortinas on stage at the event! Discussion included the hot topic of BIA-ALCL. The international… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 25 2019
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Five important points for a successful job advertisement

The applicants who come to you are only as good as your job advertisements. We present important aspects that you should consider in order for your next job advertisement to succeed. Target group definition First of all, define who you want to address with your job posting. The design and content formulation depend on the… Read More »

New PhD Program in Plastic Surgery Celebrated in Russia

We are excited to announce the launch of the PhD program in plastic surgery at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University) in Moscow. This exciting event was celebrated last week in Russia. The new PhD program will be a turning point for the plastic surgery specialty in Russia. It is our hope that… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 18 2019
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7th Annual SOS Symposium

The 7th annual Secondary Optimizing Aesthetic Surgery (SOS) Symposium was a hit! This international meeting deals with aesthetic surgery complications every year. Faculty demonstrate salvage procedures for failed plastic surgery operations. This year, live surgery was performed by various ISAPS members, including ISAPS President Dirk Richter and DPRÄC President Wolfgang Gubisch. In case you missed… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2019
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France Announces Ban on Macro Textured & Polyurethane Breast Implants

In the latest plastic surgery news, France will implement a ban on macro textured and polyurethane breast implants. The news was announced on Thursday, April 4, 2019. This ban is a result of the link between breast implants and BIA-ALCL. Since 2011, 56 reported cases of large cell anaplastic lymphoma have been linked to breast… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 5 2019
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First-Ever ICAMPS Held in Kiev

Two big names in the aesthetic plastic surgery field came together in Kiev this weekend, at the first-ever International Congress for Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine (ICAMPS) in Ukraine. While in Kiev, ISAPS President Dirk Richter connected with event organizer Pavlo Denyshchuk, and also gave a talk at the Congress on fillers.

  • Posted on: Mar 24 2019
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5 Great Reasons to JOIN ISAPS – Today!

How many professional organizations are you a member of? As a professional aesthetic plastic surgeon, you know the importance of holding a level of credentials that prove your abilities and safety record to your patients. Although nearly every country in the world has its own aesthetics plastic surgeon organizations, only one is internationally recognized, with… Read More »

Good Patient Coordinators

It doesn’t matter what kind of marketing or advertising you do. Most prospective patients will contact your clinic by phone. We have done mystery shopping in 10 clinics in Germany, France and Italy, and in many cases the results were a bit of a disaster. Assistants did not ask for contact information, did not qualify… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2019
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Huge Success at First-Ever ISAPS F.A.S.T. Program

We made it! The first Fundamental Aesthetic Surgery Training (FAST) program module was a huge success. The first of a three-part series, the first-ever FAST program was held in Moscow, Russia and focused specifically on facial aesthetic surgery. The event involved two days of intense training on basic facelift techniques and periorbital rejuvenation as well… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 10 2019
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Can you and your team design an experience your patients actually-want to have?

Tom Peters, a Harvard business guru states, “Customers perceive service in their own unique, idiosyncratic, emotional and irrational terms. Perception is all there is.” We understand, when patients evaluate a product or service, they weigh its perceived value against the price. What consumers truly value can be difficult to pin down and psychologically complicated. Potential… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 14 2019
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