Recognized by Medical AuthoritiesThe organizations listed below collaborate with the RealSelf team to ensure their members are aware of the RealSelf community and the importance of helping consumers get expert answers to their cosmetic concerns and questions.
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) is a leading professional organization of plastic surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who specialize in cosmetic plastic surgery. The mission of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery includes medical education, public education and patient advocacy.
Official website: surgery.org
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the world's largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery. It represents more than 2,700 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world.
Official website: aafprs.org
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) represents skin experts who are on the forefront of the development of safe, in-office procedures. Dermatologic surgeons are dedicated to research and advancement of new technologies that have resulted in unprecedented growth and acceptance of cosmetic procedures.
Official website: asds.net
The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) represents surgeons who have training and experience in the fields of aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery specializing in the face, orbits, eyelids, and lacrimal system. The Society has over 550 national and international members and sponsors several scientific meetings yearly. To help train well qualified physicians, ASOPRS also sponsors specialized fellowship training for postgraduate physicians who have completed an accredited ophthalmology residency.
Official website: asoprs.org
The Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is the only professional organization in Canada dedicated to improved cosmetic surgery outcomes through education, research, and the maintenance of high surgical standards of clinical practice. CSAPS membership includes over 160 surgeons, is comprised of fully trained and certified specialists in Plastic Surgery who have demonstrated their commitment to excellence in the Cosmetic and Aesthetic areas.
Official website: csaps.ca
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) represents qualified and nationally certified plastic surgeons in 91 countries. Founded 40 years ago at the United Nations in New York, the ISAPS mission is to continuously educate member surgeons in the latest procedures, to disseminate accurate and current information to the public and the media, and to promote safe surgery.
Official website: isaps.org