NEW ORLEANS, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists (SPSSCS) announced Susan Eldridge, Aesthetician of Portland, OR as its new President today at the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Society. Susan has been a member of SPSSCS for the past 23 years and has been a SPSSCS Board member for the last 4 years. Ms. Eldridge has been a dedicated aesthetician of The Waldorf Center staff in Portland, Oregon since 1996. An active member of SPSSCS, Susan Eldridge was an Editor of the Specialty Skin Care newsletter, a mentor for new members and a volunteer for the Phoenix Society's World Burn Congress.
With more than 35 years of experience in the field of aesthetics, Susan has been practicing advanced techniques in skin care, providing targeted treatments for her clients. Since 2000, Susan has specialized in corrective skin care and pre and post-operative care with extensive experience and training for clients in need of treatments for burns and cancer.
"I am an advocate of continuing education, and SPSSCS has always been the leader in advanced technique, safety, and education," notes Susan Eldridge, SPSSCS President-Elect. "The Skin Care Society and my peers are dedicated to making science-based choices for our patients."
"Susan's extensive background in skin care and knowledge of the latest techniques will be a tremendous asset to the Skin Care Society as she enters her new role as President," said Immediate Past-President, Donna Erb, LA, NCEA. "Our annual meeting is devoted to advancing knowledge among skin care specialists, and Susan and I are excited to share the latest breakthroughs at our 25th Anniversary Meeting this year."
Susan added, "It is truly an honor to become President of this prestigious organization. Being surrounded by professional and well educated providers who continue to learn as members of this organization is a blessing. I hope to serve you well. My goals for the year are to help the SPSSCS grow and be the best most sought after organization to be a part of in Medical Skincare."
Program Highlights Include:
- Oncology Aesthetics in the Plastic Surgery Practice
- Facial Feminization: The Full Spectrum of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Post-Procedure Protocols to Improve Patient Experience
- Laser Safety
- Incorporating New Products with Tried & True Injectables
The annual meeting of the SPSSCS is held each spring in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (The Aesthetic Society) and the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF). This year, scientific presentations and instructional courses will help advance knowledge and skills in plastic surgical skin care. SPSSCS develops a curriculum addressing topics from cutting edge skin treatments to advanced pre- and post-operative clinical skin care.
The Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists is a voluntary, non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of education, enhancement of clinical skills, and the delivery of safe, quality skin care provided to patients from the offices of plastic surgeons certified by or eligible to sit for examination by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or facial plastic surgeons who are a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery or oculoplastic surgeons who are a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery or dermatologic surgeons who are a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. SPSSCS was founded in 1994 by a group of renowned plastic surgeons, members of the the Aesthetic Society who recognized the need to educate and provide clinical skills to skincare specialists who provide treatment to patients in the offices of board-certified plastic surgeons. The SPSSCS is uniquely positioned as the only national skin care specialty organization aligned with the plastic surgery specialty. The Society is comprised of members who are either nurses or aestheticians. For more information visit www.spsscs.org.
About The Aesthetic Society
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (The Aesthetic Society) is recognized as the world's leading organization devoted entirely to aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine of the face and body. The Aesthetic Society is comprised of more than 2,600 members in North America and internationally; Active Members are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (USA) or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have extensive training in the complete spectrum of surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures. International Active Members are certified by equivalent boards of their respective countries. All members worldwide adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and must meet stringent membership requirements. The Aesthetic Society is at the forefront of innovation in aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine globally.
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