SOURCE: American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

August 22, 2013 12:58 ET

Sientra Signs On as Platinum Supporter of ASPS's Plastic Surgery The Meeting

Premier Annual Plastic Surgery Conference Provides Unparalleled Networking, Business and Educational Opportunities October 11-15 in San Diego

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL--(Marketwired - August 22, 2013) -  In advance of Plastic Surgery The Meeting, October 11-15 in San Diego, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today announced that breast implant manufacturer Sientra is a Platinum Supporter of The Meeting.

Plastic Surgery The Meeting is geared toward plastic surgeons, trainees and other allied health professionals interested in translating their expanding knowledge into practice, improving patient care and outcomes. The Meeting has provided generations of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons the education they need to grow all aspects of their surgical career and practice.

"Sientra continues to provide immense value to our Member Surgeons and is truly a trusted partner in plastic surgery," said ASPS president Gregory Evans, MD. "Thanks to their support again this year, Sientra will have a prominent presence at The Meeting."

Corporate partners at the Premier Support levels receive unprecedented opportunities to communicate with cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons from around the world. The Platinum level of support is intended for companies who want to stand apart from their competitors and truly value the audience of plastic surgeons.

"We value our partnership with ASPS given our unwavering commitment to the specialty of plastic surgeons and making our innovative products available only to these highly-trained and qualified board-certified or board-eligible plastic surgeons," said Hani Zeini, Founder and CEO of Sientra. "We proudly participate in a multi-faceted approach to support the specialty through initiatives such as, meeting attendance and sponsorships, educational initiatives, trade support, special awareness programs such as BRA Day USA and consumer facing messages." 

Innovative programming highlights at Plastic Surgery The Meeting include:

  • 74 Instructional Courses -- including 34 new courses
  • New 2-day, dedicated Cosmetic General Session featuring half-day modules on breast augmentation, surgical facial rejuvenation, non-surgical facial rejuvenation and body contouring
  • An array of new panels including topics such as shaped implants, complications in lower lid blepharoplasty and how the Affordable Care Act will transform plastic surgery

Advance registration rates are available through Thursday, September 5: http://bit.ly/14Wo9tp. For registration or membership questions, contact the ASPS Member Services Center at (800) 766-4955.

About ASPS
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Representing more than 7,000 Member Surgeons, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS comprises more than 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. ASPS advances quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery. You can learn more and visit the American Society of Plastic Surgeons at PlasticSurgery.org or Facebook.com/PlasticSurgeryASPS and Twitter.com/ASPS_News.

About Sientra, Inc.
Sientra, Inc. -- The only medical device company truly dedicated to Board Certified Plastic Surgeons exclusively, and the FIRST company in the U.S. to offer an FDA-approved portfolio of both Anatomically-Shaped and Round Breast Implants with High-Strength Cohesive Silicone Gel.

Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Sientra offers a broad and compelling array of plastic surgery devices for aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. Our portfolio includes Breast Implants with High-Strength Cohesive Silicone Gel, Tissue Expanders, Body Contouring Implants, Facial Implants, and Specialty products. We are proud to offer SILIMED® brand implants, synonymous with Safety, Quality and Innovation, boasting a track record of global safety and physician satisfaction spanning over 33 years. http://www.sientra.com

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