The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery annual meeting concluded in New Orleans with over 500 cosmetic surgery professionals in attendance. Healio.com/aesthetics reported live with video perspectives and meeting session coverage from the meeting lead by key opinion leaders in plastic surgery. Below is a list of our most popular stories from AACS 2015. Click on the links to get the whole story or explore all of the AACS meeting coverage.
Post-traumatic rhinoplasty requires a structural, anatomical mindset
During the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Amit B. Patel, MD, said he prefers to address trauma from a structural and anatomical mindset rather than a cosmetic one, determining how many architectural “insults” are present and the degree of damage to be repaired. Read more.
VIDEO: The management of challenging cases within asymmetrical breast problems
The challenging cases of the asymmetrical breast were explored in a morning asymmetrical and tubular breast rejuvenation session led by Jorge A. Perez, MD, FACS, here at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery annual meeting. View the video.
VIDEO: Haiavy on the transumbilical approach to correct asymmetrical breasts
Jacob Haiavy, MD, FACS, who led the breast program explains his transumbilical approach to eliminate scarring while correcting the challenging cases of asymmetrical breasts. View the video.
Circumferential arm liposuction an option for creating 'celebrity arms'
The interactive approach allows Thomas Y. Su, MD, to check the patient in dynamic positions. He has the patient turn their arm, raise their arm and flex in various positions to see whether certain areas need further sculpting while he performs the liposuction. Read more.