Press Releases

ZOOM Causes Spike in Aesthetic Requests

Posted on 10/26/2020
AAFPRS members are now seeing a different kind of screen time effect - this time due to the exponential increase in ZOOM and virtual meetings, conference calls and even classwork.

Paul Carniol, MD Installed President

Posted on 10/22/2020
The AAFPRS installs Paul J. Carniol, MD, founder of Carniol Plastic Surgery in Summit, NJ, as 2020-2021 President of the organization.

Post Quarantine Procedures

Posted on 7/19/2020
Post quarantine procedures performed safely in re-opened offices

A Path To Resume Aesthetic Care: Multi-Disciplinary Guidance For Minimizing COVID-19 Transmission

Posted on 5/5/2020
Project AesCert Guidance, a multi-disciplinary set of principles developed to provide aesthetic practitioners with practical strategies to safeguard the health and welfare of patients, providers and the community-at-large as they re-open their office

AAFPRS Survey Says the Selfie Endures and Is Stronger Than Ever

Posted on 2/19/2020
2019 was a stand-out year for the selfie with a full 72% of AAFPRS members reporting patients seeking cosmetic procedures to look better for their selfies – up 15% from 2018!

New Stats 2019 AAFPRS Annual Survey

Posted on 2/11/2020
Annual Survey explores the top trends in facial plastic surgery revealing the most popular procedures and industry influences of 2019. Reveals face of plastic surgery goes younger.

Creating the Ideal Nasal Tip Contour

Posted on 2/10/2020
First edition of Facial Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine journal now live. In the Special Communication titled “Nasal Tip Contouring: Anatomic Basis for Management,” Dr. Toriumi addresses the complexity of nasal tip contouring and helps rhinoplas

No Deal When It Comes To Your Face

Posted on 1/20/2020
Discounted offers for cosmetic treatments could lead to horrifying outcomes. Health and safety should come first. Always trust your face to a board certified facial plastic surgeon.

JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery Acquired by AAFPRS

Posted on 12/18/2019
New AAFPRS journal Facial Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine to be published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Mary Lynn Moran, MD Installed as AAFPRS President

Posted on 10/17/2019
Nationally renowned surgeon, Mary Lynn Moran, MD installed as first female President, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Break the Silence

Posted on 10/2/2019
FACE TO FACE Partners with Break The Silence Foundation (BTSF) to help survivors of domestic violence end the cycle of abuse and regain their lives.

Caution On Use of Apps

Posted on 9/11/2019
Facial plastic surgeons urge caution on use of apps, filters as plastic surgery simulators.

Annual Trend Survey Results

Posted on 1/23/2019
AAFPRS annual survey reveals key trends in facial plastic surgery.