The National Geographic Society is honored to have been recognized as one of the world’s top-ranked science-based organizations by the Society of Plastic Surgeons.
For more than four decades, the Society has dedicated itself to advancing the practice of plastic surgery.
As one of only seven major scientific societies to recognize the value of plastic, the prestigious Society of the Plastic Surgeon is recognized as an internationally respected voice in the field of plastic medicine.
Through its research, teaching, and outreach programs, the National Geographic® Society seeks to advance the art and science of plastic science by teaching and promoting knowledge in the fields of health, medicine, biotechnology, and social change.
In 2016, the society was named the “world’s most innovative science-related organization.”
In 2017, the world ranked National Geographic among the top 20 science-oriented organizations worldwide.
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The Science Behind Plastic Surgery: What’s In It for You?
Learn about the scientific studies, medical evidence, and clinical trials that have demonstrated the benefits of using a single surgical technique in a wide range of cosmetic surgeries.
Learn about how plastic surgery can improve our lives.
Explore the scientific and medical applications of the techniques and technologies used in cosmetic surgery.
Explore how plastic surgeons use technology to deliver the highest quality and best results for patients.
And discover the ways in which we can make the most of this unique surgery experience.