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HOT TOPICS IN PLASTIC SURGERY - WHAT'S THE NEWEST OF THE NEW?

CHICAGO, Oct. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The latest innovations in plastic and reconstructive surgery will be presented at the 84th annual Plastic Surgery: The Meeting, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) announced today.

The Meeting, which will be held October 16-20 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, has been skillfully developed to provide an extraordinary experience to plastic surgeons, residents and other allied health professionals interested in bringing the most leading-edge clinical information to their practice, and enhancing patient satisfaction and surgical outcomes.



"ASPS has carefully considered the newest developments in plastic and reconstructive surgery and has identified the leading experts in each innovation. We are proud to present these most important sessions this year," Scot B. Glasberg, MD, President of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, said. "These sessions are among the 'must attend' events at The Meeting, and many of them are open to the media as well."

The Hot Topics Sessions will be presented on Friday, October 16, 2015, from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. and will include:

• Update on Stem Cell Technology
• Innovations in Bio-Inductive Scafflods: Adipose & ADMS
• Off-the-Shelf Homologous Fat Grafts
• Catastrophic Intravascular Injections: An Epidemic
• PICO Lasers – Where They Fit In
• Female Rejuvenation
• Injection Lipolysis – New Life for an Old Concept
• SVF and Migraines
• Cosmeceuticals – What Components Are in Them
• Why Retinols are Better Than Antioxidants
Other highlights of the Meeting include:
• 3,000 Expected Attendees
• 300 Exhibitors
• 90 Instructional Courses, including transgender surgery sessions
• International Guests:
o British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
o Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery

"The Meeting has provided generations of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons an educational experience to enhance all aspects of their surgical career and practice, and this year's Meeting is sure to add to that legacy," Glasberg noted.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Representing more than 7,000 Member Surgeons, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS comprises more than 94 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. Founded in 1931, the Society represents physicians certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery or The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. ASPS advances quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery.

CONTACT: Jackie Clark (301) 641-3750 mobile JClark@ClarkCommunicationsOnline.com

Source:American Society of Plastic Surgeons