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By using this site, you confirm you are at least 18 years of age. The information provided in this website is educational and is not a substitute for the advice of a qualified plastic surgeon. By entering this site, you agree to release, hold harmless, defend and indemnify PCIS and the entire world from any claims related in any way to your use of this website.

Our Goal

We are committed to the privacy of our visitors. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you provide that information to us. We will not make material changes to this Policy without posting an additional notice on our homepage.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you only browse our website or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the internet domain, your IP address, your browser and operating system, the date and time, which pages you visit, and whether you linked to us from another website. We use this information to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We also provide this same information to third parties who help us create statistics of visitor usage so we can improve our website.

Information You Voluntarily Provide

We do not collect personally identifiable information unless you provide it to us, such as by sending an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it through our Web site. We use that information only to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the information and services that you request. When you click the "Submit" button on any of the forms found on our site, you are indicating voluntary consent to our use of the information you submit for the stated purpose. We do not collect or use information for commercial marketing unless you are a member of our organization and have not opted out from receiving e-mails and offers.

Links to Other Sites

This site has links to other websites. Once you leave our site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Social Media and Blog Policy and Disclaimer


The views expressed in the posts and comments of this blog do not necessarily reflect the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety (PCIS) or otherwise known as the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety. They should be understood as the personal opinions of the author. No information on the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Blog will be understood as official. The Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety uses its web site to express the official opinions and activities of the Society.

Comment Policy

All readers are encouraged to leave comments. While all points of view are welcome on the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety blogs, only comments that are courteous and on-­‐topic will be posted. All comments will be reviewed and responded to (as needed) within three to five business days of submission. Comments from readers under the age of 13 will not be posted, due to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety reserves the right to post comments at its discretion. Spam and comments endorsing commercial products or services will not be posted.

Participants on this blog are fully responsible for everything that they submit in their comments, and all posted comments are in the public domain.

Asking medical questions about specific doctors or defamation communications or requests for prescriptions or diagnoses is not permitted and outside the scope of this blog. Aesthetic Society members will refrain from giving advice about specific medical problems nor should answers provided by responding plastic surgeons be substituted for a personal medical/surgical consultation. Sorry we can't answer all questions. We try to select questions that have the widest general interest.

Participation Disclaimer

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-­‐generated content on the site, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc in its sole discretion.

Privacy Notice

Any email addresses, names, or contact information received through this blog will not be shared or sold to anyone outside of the organization, unless required by law enforcement investigation.

Linking Policy

This blog adheres to the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety’s web site policies on This blog may contain external links to other sites. the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information on other web sites. Links to particular items in

hypertext are not intended as endorsements of any views expressed, products or services offered on outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring those sites.

Terms & Conditions for User Submissions

It is a condition of your usage of the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Blog, including, without limitation, that you do not:

  1. Submit material to this blog that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, harmful, threatening, abusive, hateful, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent, or that violates the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others and that is against all state and federal regulations of any kind.
  2. Use this Site to email any advertisements, spam, pyramid schemes, chain letters, or other promotional materials.
  3. Use this Site to transmit any file which contains viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other contaminating or destructive features.
  4. Transmit any message anonymously, or under a false name, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent yourself, or your affiliation with a person or entity.

A user submitting material to the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Blog represents that such material is unique to the user or used with permission of the copyright holder, and assigns to the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Blog ownership of such material.

The Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Blog reserves the right to edit or delete any written communication(s) submitted or posted on the Blog.

By submitting communications or content to any part of the Blog, you agree that such submission is non-­‐confidential and non-­‐proprietary for all purposes.

PCIS Link Exchange Guidelines for

PCIS Link Exchange Guidelines for encourages members, government entities, medical and health organizations and associations, educational and research institutions, state, regional and worldwide plastic surgery organizations, to name a few, to link from your site to ours. Because we manage our site standards very carefully, we cannot guarantee that we will establish a reciprocal link to your site. This is decided on a case by case basis. If you choose to establish a link from your site to, you must agree to the following conditions:

1. You agree to link to the site using the graphic supplied on this page, accompanied by the text "The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (PCIS) ", and/or "". If you wish to use our educational materials on your site, you agree NOT to simply copy and paste The Aesthetic Society’s materials on to your own site. Instead, you should provide textual links, in addition to the graphic link as described below, on your site to the appropriate materials on

We insist on this method in order to control the timeliness and accuracy of our educational materials. We're always working to enhance and we update our materials regularly so that you have access to the most current and clinically relevant information available. By establishing only links to our site, instead of copying and pasting materials, we can better ensure that you are providing the latest information about The Aesthetic Society to your web site users.

2. You agree not to modify or deface the link graphic supplied on this page and its accompanying HTML code in any way. You must use the logo as provided to you by the Aesthetic Society’s webmaster via email. Do not change the proportions, recolor, crop or alter them in any way.

For members, please login to and go to “Resources” and click on the appropriate logo to display on your site.

3. You must supply contact information as this will helps us to track as well as possible all of the web sites that are using materials so that we may provide pertinent updates as necessary.

Logo Usage Guidelines

Linking Methods

Directions: Copy and paste the code from the form fields below. Alternately, you may right click on the image below and choose "save picture as" (Internet Explorer) or "save image as" (Firefox) and save to your local computer.

Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety

PCIS Web Video Guidelines


PCIS Web Video Guidelines

Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety members may submit videos for addition to their Enhanced Practice Page (EPP) websites which are consistent with the Society’s mission of patient education and safety, and which conform to the guidelines set forth below. These rules are not meant to be exhaustive, but rather to highlight the potential shortcomings, and thus reasons for rejection, of video submissions. Submitting a video signifies understanding of, and agreement to abide by, these guidelines.

Video Specifications

  • Maximum - Maximum length of video is between 30 seconds and 2 minutes
  • Format - VGA resolution (480x640) or better, QuickTime format
  • Video delivery – with link to video for easy retrieval by Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety

All videos are subject to be rejected if the video specifications and ethical guidelines are not fully met and any reasons for rejection will be provided.

Ethical Guidelines

  • No Defamatory Content. The video must not be derogatory, offensive, threatening, defamatory or disparaging, or contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, sexual, profane or otherwise inconsistent with the Society’s mission of patient education.
  • No Illegal Content. It must not contain content that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to any applicable federal, state or local laws or regulations.
  • No Commercial Sponsorship. It must not contain any content that displays any third party advertising, slogan, logo, trademark or otherwise indicates a sponsorship or endorsement by any third party or commercial entity.
  • No Third Party Infringement. It must be an original, unpublished work that does not contain, incorporate or otherwise use any content that is owned by a third party or entity or would violate their intellectual property rights, unless such content is accompanied by written permissions submitted with the video.
  • No Privacy Violations. It cannot contain any content that violates any third party's publicity or privacy rights, medical or otherwise. You are responsible for obtaining all talent and patient releases from any person who can be identified in the tape, either by image or sound.
  • No Code of Ethics Violations. It cannot imply PCIS membership by non-PCIS members in your practice.


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