JUL-AUG 2019

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60 JULY/AUGUST 2019 | Med Esthetics NEWS & EVENTS The report revealed that 28 percent (n=14,584) of global consumers turn to the internet as their fi rst stop when searching for a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for an aesthetic treatment and 82 percent (n=351) of U.S. consumers (ages 21-35) turn to Instagram as their leading source of information. Additionally, more than half the millen- nials surveyed would consider a surgical or nonsurgical intervention to enhance their appearance, with 61 percent agree- ing with the statement that their overall appearance impacts how successful they are in life (n=928). The top patient concerns globally were facial lines or wrinkles around the eyes, with 32 percent (n=14,457) of consumers worldwide currently considering a facial injectable treatment. More than two- thirds of patients (68 percent, n=3,028) said that looking their best is an important part of their daily activities and 53 percent (n=14,584) would consider a noninvasive body contouring treatment. To view the full report, visit Correction: In the article "Going Deeper" in our May/June 2019 issue, we incorrectly identifi ed plastic surgeon Gregory Hetter, MD, as George Hetter. We apologize for the error. EVENTS July 18-20 34 th Annual Breast Sur- gery and Body Contouring Symposium, JW Marriott Marquis Miami. Contact: 847.228.9900, July 25-28 Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, New York Hilton Midtown, New York City. Contact: 866.503.7546, July 28-29 Face & Body Midwest Spa Expo & Conference, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL. Con- tact: 630.653.2155, August 8-11 Aesthetic Extender Sympo- sium, Loews Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL. Contact: info@aestheticextendersym- August 23-25 Masters of Aesthetics, Intercontinental San Diego, San Diego. Contact: 858.926.0697, August 25-26 Face & Body Northern California Spa Expo & Conference, McEn- ery Convention Center, San Jose, CA. Contact: 630.653.2155, September 20-23 International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses, Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego. Contact: 877.337.9315, September 20-23 Plastic Surgery: The Meeting, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego. Contact: 847.228.9900, October 3-5 2019 AAFPRS Annual Meet- ing, Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, San Diego. Contact: 703.299.9291, October 6-7 International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference, Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauder- dale, FL. Contact: 212.895.8234, October 24-27 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago. Contact: 847.956.0900, October 30-November 2 Dermatolog- ic & Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL) World Congress, Grand Hyatt Goa, Goa, India. Contact: 847.577.6543, November 1-3 21 st Scientifi c Meeting of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, San Diego. Contact: 858.876.6339, November 8-10 16 th American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine Congress, Westin Hotel, Las Vegas. Contact: 310.944.1790, November 10-11 Laser Aesthetics Course, Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, CA. Contact: 877.258.6028, November 13-17 27 th World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration, Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok. Contact: 800.444.2737, December 4-7 Cosmetic Surgery Forum, JW Marriott Nashville, Nashville. Contact: 402.697.6564, December 13-15 5 th Annual Residents Symposium: The Business of Launching Your Practice, Renaissance Dallas Hotel, Dallas. Contact: 562.799.2346,

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