Latest News - AAFPRS

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | Research and Publications, AAFPRS

Facial Plastic Surgery in Men Enhances Perception of Attractiveness, Trustworthiness

When a man has facial plastic surgery, others see him as more attractive, likable, socially skilled and trustworthy, new research shows. The study, published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, sh…

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Sunday, June 30, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, AAFPRS, Cosmetic surgery, Surgery

Social Media Use Linked to Self Esteem, Plastic Surgery Acceptance

‘Low-selfie’ esteem may be a gateway to cosmetic surgery acceptance, a new study in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery suggests. Researchers from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore surveyed 252 adults…

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Wednesday, June 05, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, AAFPRS

Facial Bones of Black Adults Age Differently

Facial bones in black adults maintain higher mineral density as they age than other races, resulting in fewer changes to their facial structure, a Rutgers study finds.  The study, publish…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, AAFPRS, Allergan , Cosmetic surgery, Evolus, Galderma, Male aesthetics, Microneedling, Millennials

AAFPRS 2018 Stats: Rhinoplasty Reigns Supreme, Millennials Are The New Influencers, Plus More

Seventy-two percent of facial plastic surgeons saw an increase in cosmetic surgery or injectables in patients under age 30 in 2018, a significant increase from 2017, where over half of members noted t…

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Monday, December 17, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, AAFPRS

AAFPRS Members Look Into Their Crystal Balls for the Year Ahead

Facial plastic surgeons are taking out their crystal balls to share a glimpse of what we will see more, or less of, in the coming year in cosmetic surgery. Natural-looking results are here to stay.…

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Monday, October 29, 2018 | AAFPRS

Meet the New AAFPRS President Dr. Phillip R. Langsdon

Germantown, Tenn-based facial plastic surgeon Phillip R. Langsdon, MD, FACS is the new President of The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Elected by the A…

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018 | Personnel/Company News, AAFPRS, Syneron

AAFPRS Foundation, Candela Partner to Aid Domestic Abuse Survivors

The Educational and Research Foundation of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS Foundation) and the Candela Corporation are joining forces to support survivors of …

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Friday, March 02, 2018 | Research and Publications, AAFPRS

New Model Debunks Need for Selfie-Inspired Nose Surgery

Selfies taken 12 inches from the face may make the nose appear wider than photographs taken at a standard portrait distance, a new study in JAMA Facial Plastic suggests. Boris Paskhover, an assista…

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Monday, January 29, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, AAFPRS

New AAFPRS Data: Social Media Makes Lasting Impact on Industry

Like it or not, the selfie and its impact on aesthetics is here to stay, and continues to have a huge effect on how we perceive and project ourselves in front of the camera and off. This is among t…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | AAFPRS

Facial Plastic Surgeon Paul Carniol, MD Named President of Board of Medical Examiners of NJ

New Jersey facial plastic surgeon Paul Carniol, MD, a board member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), is the new President of the Board …

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, AAFPRS, Allergan

New AAFPRS Data: More Than 30 Percent of Men Are Considering Nips and Tucks

The plastic surgery ‘menaissaince’ may really be a thing, finds a new survey from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). It turns out that 31 p…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications, AAFPRS

New Rhinoplasty Guidelines Come Out Against Routine Nasal Packing, Other Practices

New rhinoplasty guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery provide data-driven advice on pre- and post-operative management of nose surgery patients. The guidel…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Practice Development, Research and Publications, AAFPRS

Bedside Manner Ranks As Most Important in Positive and Negative Online Reviews

Bedside manner matters … a lot. This is the main takeaway from new research published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Bedside manner is the most important make-or-break factor in both pos…

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