Plastic Surgeons to Discuss Cleavage Rejuvenation, Do-It-Yourself Lasers and Other Hot Topics with the Media

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Seattle, WA (Vocus) October 27, 2009

For the first time, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is bringing its popular Hot Topics in Plastic Surgery panel directly to journalists during a Hot Topics Webinar for the Media. During this dynamic hour, journalists can get answers to questions on emerging procedures, trends, and new technologies while engaging in conversation with the experts. Journalists can participate via webinar or onsite in Seattle. This event is only available to members of the media. Come ready with your questions, as the format for the webinar is entirely Q & A.

When:
Monday, October 26, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Pacific Time
(12:30-1:30PM Central; 1:30-2:30PM Eastern)
During Plastic Surgery 2009, the ASPS annual scientific meeting.

Where:
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
800 Convention Place; Room: 205
Seattle, Washington 98101

How:     
To access the webinar, please go to http://tinyurl.com/yf6f6uv. You will be prompted to enter your name, location (in the location field please enter your news outlet instead), and email address. These fields are required to enter the webinar. The login password is: aspshtweb. Please join the event at least 10 minutes prior to start time. To test your browser and network connections for compatibility, go to     http://www.instantpresenter.com/system_test/.

Why:     
Hot Topics in Plastic Surgery is a top panel at the ASPS annual meeting. The webinar will bring panelists right to the journalists who were unable to attend the annual meeting or unable to ask the panelists questions during the panel session scheduled on Fri., Oct. 23. As demand for more inventive, less invasive procedures for the face and body continues, are emerging treatments cutting edge or just “buyer beware” marketing hype? What promise do innovations being studied or awaiting FDA approval hold? This is your opportunity to get the answers!

Media Contacts:    
ASPS Public Relations: (847) 228-9900, media(at)plasticsurgery(dot)org, or in Seattle, Oct. 24-27, at (206) 219-4726.

About ASPS:
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is the largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons in the world. With approximately 7,000 members, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS is comprised of 94 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. Founded in 1931, the Society represents physicians certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery or The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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