Beyond the Face
When it comes to aging, necks are a dead giveaway. But surgeons can turn back the clock in this delicate area with a growing array of surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

In 2006, the late author Nora Ephron published a wry and witty book about aging. Its title? I Feel Bad About My Neck.

Readers could relate. As Ephron explained, “Our faces are lies and our necks are the truth. You have to cut open a redwood tree to see how old it is, but you wouldn’t if it had a neck.”

Yet, while patients flock to plastic...

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Beyond the Face
When it comes to aging, necks are a dead giveaway. But surgeons can turn back the clock in this delicate area with a growing array of surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

In 2006, the late author Nora Ephron published a wry and witty book about aging. Its title? I Feel Bad About My Neck.

Readers could relate. As Ephron explained, “Our faces are...

Clinical evidence continues to feed the excitement surrounding the use of autologous materials in plastic surgery.

Plastic surgeons have long used autologous biological materials in their practices—from skin and bone grafts to correct congenital defects or damage from trauma, to using a patient’s own abdominal...

Cosmetic practices spend large sums of money to attract patients, but a successful marketing campaign is only the beginning of new patient acquisition.

Converting prospective patients to paying ones is tricky business, which is why it is so important to make patients feel comfortable enough to put their appearance in your capable hands.

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2014

April 24

The Rhinoplasty Society 19th Annual Meeting, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco. Contact: 904.785.1377, www.rhinoplastysociety.org

April 24-26

20th Annual Meeting of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skincare Specialists, The Palace Hotel, San Francisco. Contact: 562-799-0466, www.spsscs.org

April 24-29

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), Moscone Center, San Francisco. Contact: 800.364.2147,...