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Impact Factor
2.502
SI: Surgery
54 out of 200

Editor-in-Chief
Foad Nahai, MD

Associate Editor
Jeffrey M. Kenkel, MD

About the journal

Aesthetic Surgery Journal is a peer-reviewed international journal focusing on scientific developments and clinical techniques in aesthetic surgery.

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Article Highlights

Managing the Difficult Soft Tissue Envelope in Facial and Rhinoplasty Surgery

The authors present a simple, yet reliable method to determine the thickness of the soft tissue envelope.

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Lower Eyelid Retraction Surgery Without Internal Spacer Graft

The author sought to evaluate the efficacy of lower eyelid retraction surgery without internal graft in select cases.

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Zones of Adhesion of the Abdomen: Implications for Abdominoplasty

This study was performed to better describe the pattern of subcutaneous tissue adhesion to the trunk.

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Is Office-Based Surgery Safe? Comparing Outcomes of 183,914 Aesthetic Surgical Procedures Across Different Types of Accredited Facilities

This study compares complication rates of cosmetic surgery performed at office-based surgical suites to ambulatory surgery centers and hospitals.

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Dr. Nahai's Selections

Managing the Difficult Soft Tissue Envelope in Facial and Rhinoplasty Surgery




By Aaron M. Kosins, MD; and Zein E. Obagi, MD

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Is Office-Based Surgery Safe? Comparing Outcomes of 183,914 Aesthetic Surgical Procedures Across Different Types of Accredited Facilities


By Varun Gupta, MD, MPH; Rikesh Parikh, MD; Lyly Nguyen, MD; Ashkan Afshari, MD; R. Bruce Shack, MD, FACS; James C. Grotting, MD, FACS; and K. Kye Higdon, MD, FACS

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Exposure to Tumescent Solution Significantly Increases Phosphorylation of Perilipin in Adipocytes



By Ilknur Keskin, MD, PhD; Mustafa Sutcu, MD; Hilal Eren, MSc; and Mustafa Keskin, MD

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Lower Eyelid Retraction Surgery Without Internal Spacer Graft




By Mehryar Ray Taban, MD, FACS

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Official Journal of

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

The Rhinoplasty Society

The Rhinoplasty Society

The Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

The Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Affiliated Societies

ASJ is the official English language journal of a number of leading international aesthetic surgery societies.

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Virtual Collections

Explore a variety of collections of articles, curated by the ASJ Editorial Team, to learn more about emerging, newsworthy topics in the field of aesthetic surgery.

RADAR

Discover RADAR Resource, The Aesthetic Society's medical library and professional network on your tablet, smartphone, and the web.

CME

CME

After evaluating a specific article published in ASJ, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine.

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Cosmetic Corner

Our journal club is moderated by Chris Surek, DO and features leading experts in aesthetic surgery. Video interviews are available with each new issue and offer conversational insights on a featured article. Learn from the experienced leaders in our field about their preferred clinical techniques and decision-making strategies.

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Next Generation Editors

Led by Dr. Jason Roostaeian, these videos educate trainees as they journey through residency and fellowships and prepare to manage their own private practices or academic appointments.

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EBM Hub

Dr. Achilles Thoma and Dr. Monte Eaves critically evaluate published content with the goal of educating aesthetic surgeons about the importance and tricky nuances associated with evidence-based medicine. They aim to raise awareness and improve future submissions to the academic literature.

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Social Media Ambassadors

Directed by Dr. Grant Stevens, this team of ambassadors educates plastic surgeons and promotes published articles to improve patient care and safety in our field. Learn about the newest clinical techniques in plastic surgery and join the conversations on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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