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The Aesthetic Meeting 2016

April 2-7, 2016
Mandalay Bay - Las Vegas, Nevada

Submission Deadline:  Monday, October 5, 2015  11:59 PM EST

Note: Closed to new submissions.

On behalf of The Aesthetic Society's Program Committee, we invite you to submit an abstract for The Aesthetic Meeting 2016 sponsored by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation, to be held at the Mandalay Bay - Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2 - 7, 2016.

We are planning another exciting meeting and hope to be able to include your presentation as a part of our excellent education program!

Here's a list of some of just some of the offerings planned:
  • Cadaver Workshops
  • Optional Education
  • Residents and Fellows Forum
  • Premiere Global Hot Topics 
  • Advanced Cosmetic Medicine
  • Aesthetic Market Place (Commercial Exhibits and more)
  • Worldwide Ideas and Innovations
  • Interactive/Audience Participation
  • Dueling Videos / Interactive Videos
  • Practice Management and Marketing Track
The Specialty depends on the shared experience of practicing aesthetic plastic surgeons to enhance its Scientific Program. Abstracts will be grouped by topic, to include face, breast, body contouring, rhinoplasty, and miscellaneous topics. You may submit as many abstracts as you’d like, however, each presenter will be limited to only one presentation per topic. Each abstract must be a completed study, following the stated outline, and as extensive as possible to permit accurate review. Incomplete abstracts cannot be evaluated and therefore, cannot be accepted.

Abstracts must be original presentations and cannot have been presented at a previous national plastic surgery meeting. You must note if your presentation, or portions of it, has been previously published or presented elsewhere.

International Participants - International papers will be considered for the Scientific Program. We encourage our international colleagues to submit abstracts and be a part of The Aesthetic Meeting 2016. All Scientific Program International presenters will be eligible for nomination for the Raymond Vilain Award. This award is presented for an outstanding international scientific presentation at the Aesthetic Meeting.

All correspondence will be conducted via email. Your email address is required for abstract submission. If you change your e-mail address, it is your responsibility to inform us at the ASAPS Central Office by contacting Pamela Deicidue at 

Scientific Session - Oral Presentations:
Oral abstracts for the 2016 Scientific Program will be presented in a 6 minute format.
The abstract must be 800 words or less, utilizing the following mandatory outline:
  • Goals/Purpose:
  • Methods/Technique:
  • Results/Complications:
  • Conclusion:
Residents & Fellows Forum - Oral Presentations:
Oral abstracts for the 2016 Residents & Fellows Forum will be presented in a 5 minute format. Please contact Pamela Deicidue at the ASAPS Central Office with any questions pertaining to the Residents & Fellows Forum at
The abstract must be 800 words or less, utilizing the following mandatory outline:
  • Goals/Purpose:
  • Methods/Technique:
  • Results/Complications:
  • Conclusion:
Practice Changer Presentations:
The Practice Changers will consist of multiple simultaneous presentations - approximately 15 minutes each - a technique or anything unique that you do, or have learned through experience, that would enhance our fellow plastic surgeons' practices. The presentations will be in The Aesthetic Marketplace (exhibit hall) at the Practice Changers Theater - amidst other activities including exhibits, coffee breaks, lunch, vendors' theatre and the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation's (ASERF) Silent Auction.

Scientific Poster Presentations:
  • Poster presentations are limited to 12 Power Point Slides of content. These slides will contain all of your abstract content - text and photographs - for your poster. Please do NOT include a title slide. 
  • The slides will be uploaded to a template on a printed meter board to be viewed by meeting attendees in a designated area throughout the course of the meeting.
  • Scientific Posters must be submitted by a physician, no company produced posters will be accepted.

Thank you for your interest in The Aesthetic Meeting 2016 and your commitment to furthering education in aesthetic surgery.

William P. Adams, Jr, MD
Program Chair

Jamil Ahmid, MD
Program Vice Chair