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ACAPS Virtual Meet & Greets

The American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons (ACAPS) is offering the opportunity for residency programs to participate in the new ACAPS Virtual Meet and Greet Program. ACAPS will host a 90-minute interactive zoom teleconference for each program to share information about their residency and to provide an opportunity for applicants…

From Cancer Patient to Survivor: Judy’s Journey

In the mid-1990s, Judith “Judy” Hogan felt a lump on the back of her neck. Judy’s dermatologist at the time diagnosed her with basal cell carcinoma, a common form of skin cancer that can be caused by numerous factors, including smoking and sun exposure, and had it removed. More…

Chris’ Story: Toe-to-Thumb Transfer

After Chris lost his thumb and index finger, Harvey Chim, M.D., and the team at UF Health performed a life-changing operation that would enhance his quality of life……

Among Twitter users, plastic surgery could benefit from rejuvenation

When it comes to Twitter, the term “plastic surgery” could use some rejuvenation. In one of the first and largest studies of its kind, a University of Florida Health surgeon and his colleagues analyzed more than 1 million Twitter posts to gauge the public’s sentiment toward plastic surgery……

James’ Story: Toe-to-Thumb Transfer

When James Eisel injured his hand, the team at UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center performed a unique procedure to help restore his quality of life……