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10 Questions You MUST Ask Your Surgeon at the Initial Consult

For many patients, cosmetic surgery can be one of the best decisions they will ever make. A successful cosmetic procedure can result in higher levels of self-confidence, and can even help some people feel comfortable in their bodies for the first time in their lives. However, cosmetic surgery isn’t a decision that should be made… Read More »


The Publications of ISAPS

1. “The International Microform Journal of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery” In 1971, Mario Gonzalez-Ulloa, Joseph A. Tamerin and Leo A. Bornstein, founded the “International Microform Journal of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery”. The main purpose was to offer the microfiche for publication of new techniques without delay, thus protecting the right of the authors, and to publish large… Read More »


How to Get Rid Of Bat-Wing Arms for Good

You know those areas of stubborn fat that just won’t go away, no matter what we try? You can go on a diet, you can exercise until you fall over, but those areas just don’t budge. Your “area” could be your love handles, or inner thighs, or (for many who are starting to get a… Read More »


The Top 5 Cosmetic Surgery Trends Loved by Millennials

Oftentimes, when you own your own clinic, you may feel like you wear a lot of hats – after all, now you’re a business owner as well as a doctor. There are many, many benefits to being a member of ISAPS, but these really all boil down to one thing: what we can do to… Read More »


Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery Tips

According to the ISAPS Global Statistics of 2016, fat transfer buttock augmentations are one of the top ten plastic surgery procedures performed in the world today. We find this news unsurprising! The Brazilian Butt Lift has been getting more popular year after year, and we suspect that we might even see it move further up… Read More »


The 10 Habits of Highly Profitable Plastic Surgery Clinics

There are certain habits that almost all successful plastic surgeons and their clinics share. Not all plastic surgery clinics or markets are the same, and there are major differences depending on where your practice is in the world and the size of your clinic. However, there are a variety of habits that you can model… Read More »


Plastic Surgeries Trends on the Rise

Here at ISAPS, getting new data is kind of like Christmas, Thanksgiving and Halloween rolled into one. Just a few weeks ago, the 2016 ISAPS Global Statistics Survey was publically released and, if we may say so, the results were absolutely fascinating. For plastic surgeons around the world, the yearly ISAPS Global Statistics Survey is… Read More »


The Benefits of Breast Reduction

Ask the average people on the street what they know about breast cosmetic surgery, and odds are they will say, “breast implants.” Although breast augmentation is one of the most popular procedures the world over (over 1,600,000 surgeries performed in 2015/2016, according to the 2016 ISAPS Global Statistics), breast reduction surgery is becoming more and… Read More »


International Contributions to the Development of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Year Description Name Country 1845 First aesthetic operations J.F. Dieffenbach Germany 1881 First cosmetic otoplasty E.T. Ely (ENT) USA 1887 First tip plasty J.O. Roe (ENT) USA 1891 First intranasal rhinoplasty J.O. Roe (ENT) USA 1892 First alar base excision R.F. Weir USA 1896 First double-lid blepharoplasty K. Mikamo Japan 1898 First extranasal rhinoplasty J.… Read More »


What Exactly Is a Mommy Makeover?

Motherhood is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences in the world. From the moment of birth, the connection between mother and child goes beyond words, even beyond feeling. It’s magic. But after a baby is born, it can be difficult for some mothers to physically bounce back. Pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding take an… Read More »