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If you are new to breast augmentation and would like to review comprehensive information concerning the surgery, start with our information section.
You can also view in-depth information about the procedure itself, as well as comprehensive articles on how to choose a surgeon. In this section, you’ll also find links to checking and verifying doctor accreditation and certification.
Today’s Breast Augmentation Brief – Questions to ask your surgeon:
- Is the surgeon board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery? You can verify a doctor’s certification by contacting the American Board of Medical Specialties here or by telephone, 800-776-2378 or 866-275-2267. You may also want to check with your local library to see if they carry the Official ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists.
- Does the surgeon have privileges to perform breast augmentation at an accredited hospital? Though some 53% of cosmetic surgeries are not performed in a hospital, privileges to perform surgery there indicate that the doctor is qualified and has the necessary training to be accepted by that hospital. Click here to continue…
Breast Augmentation News
- My plastic surgery agony by TV’s Leslie ACTRESS Leslie Ash has warned women to beware the perils of cosmetic surgery after her lip-enhancement procedure went disastrously wrong.
- Tired of Your Look? Try a New ‘Extreme Makeover’ at NY’s Premier Center for Plastic Surgery Women between the ages of 20 and 50 are signing up for real-life “extreme makeovers.”
- Plastic Surgeons Affected by Economy, Paid on Production Plastic surgeons in physician-owned groups divide compensation mainly by production, although a minority use equal shares, much like pay structures in other surgical specialties.
Recent Articles and Research
- ASAPS and ASPS Joint Position Statement Saline-Filled Breast Implants July 9, 2002 The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) offered testimony on saline-filled breast implants at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) public advisory committee meeting of the General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel July 9, in Gaithersburg, MD.
- Lipoplasty-only Breast Reduction This position statement was released in July, 2002. Position statements are subject to change as further information becomes available.