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The AAFPRS Today and Tomorrow

Steve Jurich

Education and advocacy are among the top benefits of AAFPRS membership, says Steve Jurich, the Academy’s Executive Vice President and CEO. New initiatives will include mento…

Advances in Hair Restoration

Yael Halaas, MD, FACS

Hair transplant technology as well as injections of platelet-rich plasma are changing the way facial plastic surgeons approach hair loss. New York City facial plastic surgeon …

Heavy Lifting

Jason Bloom, MD, Lisa E. Ishii, MD

Much different than the thread lifts of the past, the Silhouette Instalift lifts and repositions the tissue of the neck, jowl and midface. Ardmore, Penn-based facial plastic s…

News You Can Use

Fred Fedok, MD, FACS

The 24/7 news cycle and social media has dramatically changed the facial plastic surgery landscape. Today’s patient is extremely educated about trends such as fats and fille…

Identifying EDS in Facial Plastic Surgery Patients

Lisa E. Ishii, MD , Theda C. Kontis, MD

Facial plastic surgeons should be on the lookout for signs and symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) in patients. There is no laboratory test for EDS, but it can compromi…

Sweet Cheeks

Jaimie DeRosa, MD, Lisa E. Ishii, MD , Louis M. DeJoseph, MD

Meeting Co-chairs Louis M. DeJoseph, MD and Jaimie DeRosa, MD discuss highlights from the conference with host Lisa Ishii, MD including a resurgence of mid-face rejuvenation. …

Combinations are King

Andrew Campbell, MD

Facial plastic surgery can treat laxity, but lasers and light-based devices address skin quality including wrinkles, brown spots and red spots, Dr. Campbell says. Combination…

Middle Eastern Rhinoplasty

Lamont R. Jones, MD, MBA, Lisa E. Ishii, MD

There are many nuances involved in Middle Eastern rhinoplasty, and Dr. Jones tells host Lisa Ishii, MD how certain techniques can enhance the appearance of the nose in these p…

Injectable Update

Lisa E. Ishii, MD , Samuel M. Lam, MD

Fat is not as phat as fillers these days, and Dr. Lam explains why to host Lisa Ishii, MD. Today’s patients want minimal downtime, and fat grafting is more invasive than off…

Practice Makes Perfect

Lisa E. Ishii, MD , Phillip Langsdon, MD, FACS

Meeting director Dr. Phillip R. Langsdon, MD shares some of the ways that Internet marketing and social media helps him to maintain a strong facial plastic surgery practice to…

Facelifts Through The Years

Jill L. Hessler, MD, Lisa E. Ishii, MD

The first facelift was performed more than 100 years ago, and Dr. Hessler discusses with host Dr. Lisa Ishii how this surgery has evolved in recent years including changes in …

Giving Back

Lisa E. Ishii, MD , Tessa A. Hadlock, MD

October was Domestic Violence Awareness month, and Dr. Hadlock talks with host Dr. Lisa Ishii about AAFPRS’ FACE TO FACE: The National Domestic Violence Project, along with …

Developing Future Leaders of AAFPRS

Lisa E. Ishii, MD , William H. Truswell, MD

William H. Truswell, MD, FACS shares his vision for the future of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with host Dr. Lisa Ishii. Among his goals f…

Face Time

Andrew Jacono, MD, FACS

Innovations in face lifting are producing the type of natural-looking results that today’s patients are craving. Dr. Jacono discusses some of the latest and greatest surgica…

Filler Up

Michael T. Somenek, MD

With multiple hyaluronic acid fillers approved for use in the US and even more in the pipeline, facial plastic surgeons now have many tools to offer patients interested in rej…