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Available in both print and digital formats The PMFA Journal brings together plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery and aesthetic medicine, providing an invaluable forum for the sharing of ideas and information between these varied yet closely linked specialist fields.

In conversation with Professor James Frame

Professor James Frame. Can you give us a bit of background as to why UKAAPS was set up and what the association focuses on? The UK Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery was founded at a meeting of like-minded plastic surgeons...

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How I Do It - Approaches to non-surgical face lifting

PDO threads By Martyn King Polydioxanone or poly-p-dioxanone (PDO, PDS) is a colourless, crystalline, biodegradable polymer of multiple repeating ether-ester units and has been used in many disciplines of surgery as subcutaneous and cutaneous stitches for over 30 years. It...

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Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q&A Companion

This excellent second edition of Q&A Companion of the very well-established Essentials of Plastic Surgery by Dr Jeffrey Janis provides a complete and detailed overview of the entire plastic surgery syllabus. All material is up-to-date and has been written as...

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  • Andrew Burd is a British trained Plastic Surgeon, a Harvard trained Scientist, a School of Life trained Educator and a Pragmatic Ethicist. He was the Professor of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Centenary Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Translational Science at the School of Tropical Medicine in Kolkata, India. He is currently completing his PhD looking at the potential for Big Data to influence Health Policy. He is the founding and current Editor of Plastic and Maxillo-Facial Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine News. He is a staunch patient advocate with uncompromising views on patient safety.

  • Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, UK.
  • Consultant Maxillofacial Cleft Surgeon, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK