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Impact Factor
5 year Impact Factor
SI: Surgery
54 out of 200

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

NCCN Consensus Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

This article summarizes the essential recommendations and optimal therapeutic strategies critical to the clinician from the NCCN clinical practice guidelines for non-Hodgkin lymphomas.

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Venous Thromboembolism in the Cosmetic Patient: Analysis of 129,007 Patients

The authors analyze the risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in cosmetic surgical procedures.

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Contour Symmetry of the Upper Eyelid Following Bilateral Conjunctival-Müller’s Muscle Resection

The authors determine contour symmetry of the upper eyelid following bilateral Conjunctiva-Müller’s muscle resection (CMMR).

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Chin Ups and Downs: Avoiding Bad Results in Chin Reoperation

This Special Topic paper describes the usual errors in chin reoperation surgical planning based on the senior author’s experience of 512 chin reoperation cases over the last 30 years.

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Dr. Nahai's Selections

NCCN Consensus Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Breast Implant- Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

By Mark W. Clemens, MD; and Steven M. Horwitz, MD

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Clinical Evaluation of Shaped Gel Breast Implant Rotation Using High Resolution Ultrasound

By David A. Sieber, MD; Ran Y. Stark, MD; Serena Chase, MBA; Mark Schafer, PhD; and William P. Adams Jr., MD

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A Retrospective Study of the Psychological Outcomes of Labiaplasty

By Gemma Sharp, Msc; Marika Tiggemann, PhD; and Julie Mattiske, PhD

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Burnout in the Plastic Surgeon: Implications and Interventions

By Christina Prendergast, DO; Erika Ketteler, MD, FACS; and Gregory Evans, 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

International Spotlight

Join us on a journey around the world with the International Spotlight Program. Watch videos and learn from leading global experts on cutting edge topics in aesthetic surgery.

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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.


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



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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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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