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Dr. Laurie A. Casas – The New President of the Aesthetic Surgery Education & Research Foundation

Announcing the new President of ASERF, Dr. Laurie Casas! What is ASERF and why is it an important foundation for cosmetic surgery? ASERF stands for Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation. It is a national organization that is dedicated to funding research and promoting education in the expanding field of cosmetic surgery. It helps to […]

How to find a qualified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon

Below is a list to which you may want to refer when interviewing or considering a Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties. Be on guard if your prospective surgeon says he/she ‘does everything’. Ask your surgeon what he/she does most often and don’t be afraid to ask for […]

How long does Cosmetic Surgery last?

Question: How long does cosmetic surgery last? Answer: This question comes up frequently in consultations and it should! It is important! What I tell patients is this: For many surgeries, the results can last for years, as long as you maintain a healthy lifestyle (healthy diet, routine exercise and adequate amounts of sleep). No matter […]

Your Voice is Needed: Oppose The Cosmetic Surgery Tax

ASPS has launched a hotline for our members and their patients to contact their Senators on the 5% cosmetic tax. Senators say they are not hearing from you and your patients. ASPS has spoken publicly against the addition of this tax and relayed many arguments against it to Congress and the press. We urge you […]

Are Teenagers Appropriate Candidates for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery?

Question: Are teenagers appropriate candidates for cosmetic plastic surgery? Answer: It truly depends on the individual. The consultation is an important time for both of us (the teenaged patient and myself) to evaluate if the timing and expectations are a good match. If it is not clear that the patient is emotionally mature, and has […]

Most Plastic Surgery Patients Are Female, Most Plastic Surgeons Are Men

“Dr. Laurie Casas, a Chicago-area aesthetic surgeon, was one of the few female surgeons who had a visible role in the conference leadership this year. Casas, who is president of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation, says the gender divide in ASAPS is easily explainable… Why an estimated 94 percent of Casas’ surgery patients […]

Casas Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Highland Park

Question: Does Dr. Casas own or operate a Medispa? Answer: We are very pleased to announce that Casas Aesthetic Plastic Surgery now has a second location in Highland Park, Illinois! Dr. Casas will now be offering consultations for cosmetic surgery procedures of the face, neck, and body at the Highland Park location in addition to […]

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Dr. Laurie Casas is quoted as an expert throughout the world, and can be found on television, online, and in national publications such as the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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