The ABCS Celebrates Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 5, 2021 |
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This Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 14-20, 2021), the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery wants to share our dedication to the safe practice of cosmetic surgery. As a standard-bearer for cosmetic surgery patient safety, not only do we certify fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeons, but we also strive to inform the public, Read More »

Are Virtual Consults the Future of Cosmetic Medicine?

July 23, 2020 |
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The healthcare industry has undergone some swift changes over the last few months. In an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, alleviate the burden of underprepared hospitals, and protect communities, physicians have adapted their protocols with patient safety in mind—and the availability, accessibility, and popularity of telehealth have increased Read More »

7 Things to Look for During Your Cosmetic Consultation

July 13, 2017 |
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No two patients’ cosmetic surgery experiences are exactly like, but there’s one part of the process that every patient has in common: the consultation. This necessary step in your cosmetic surgery process is also one of the most important. A consultation is your time to interview potential surgeons—and find one Read More »

When Should You Choose a Cosmetic Surgeon?

October 16, 2014 |
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If you are considering elective surgery to enhance your appearance or correct an abnormality, perhaps you’ve wondered whether you should find a cosmetic surgeon or a plastic surgeon to perform your procedure. Becoming educated about your options and learning the difference between a cosmetic surgeon and a plastic surgeon are Read More »

Michigan Cosmetic Surgeons Use 3-D Imaging for Consultations

August 2, 2010 |

What does the movie Avatar have in common with cosmetic surgery?  According to the Detroit area cosmetic surgeons of Allure Medical Spa, the same 3-D imaging technology used in motion pictures is now useful for simulating cosmetic surgery results during a consultation. Dr. Brett Kotlus and Read More »