The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has a new campaign that you will be hearing a lot about in the coming months. This will stress the importance to a patient to “do your homework” when choosing a physician to do your plastic surgery.
A lot of physicians are calling themselves plastic surgeons these days. In the USA today this week, there was an article titled “some non-plastic surgeons disciplined for disastrous results”. The article illustrates risks of non-board certified plastic surgeons performing cosmetic surgery. This is just a small sample of what is really going on out there. …
Choosing a plastic surgeon can be difficult. Over the past three days, there has been a special topic on plastic surgery in the USA today. One of these articles was titled “what to ask when picking a plastic surgeon”. The article emphasizes board certification in plastic surgery, experience and facility accreditation.