Arising out of the ASCD Consensus paper in 2020 this was taken further into a dedicated paper on the futility of aspiration as a safety manouver
ASJ Best International Paper Award: Aspiration Before Tissue Filler—An Exercise in Futility and Unsafe Practice
Rationale, Objectives and Goals of the ASCD
The Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatologists (ASCD) provides education and training activities under the registered entity Cosmetic Dermatologists Education Inc. (ABN 58 138 451 463) with individual membership open to all Australian and New Zealand dermatologists and dermatology trainees.
The ASCD activities are supported by:
- ASCD Board, comprising 13 members
- Individual Australian and NZ dermatologists (currently 164)
- Affiliated organisations with similar goals of cosmetic dermatology education
- Friends of ASCD – eminent overseas dermatologists and leading other practitioners in cosmetic dermatology who contribute to the ASCD program
- Industry sponsor group, which includes support for the ASCD journal
To share dermatologists’ expertise and deliver quality training in cosmetic dermatology to improve care for patients.
To be internationally recognised as the source of dermatology expertise that is shared with those delivering cosmetic skin care and procedures.
We provide education and training in cosmetic dermatology.
We help cosmetic practitioners to develop their expertise and optimise patient care.
Professor Greg Goodman AM
The ASCD facilitates world-class educational opportunities for all Healthcare Professionals, Nurses and Practice Staff who have a focus on Cosmetic Dermatology.
All Upcoming Events
ASCD Emerging Trends in Cosmetic Dermatology – 12 November 2023 – Crown Conference Centre
The ASCD has a board comprising 13 individual dermatologists. Click for more information.
Application for Organisation Affiliation
The ASCD is pleased to have a number of like-minded organisational Affiliates who share the ASCD goals to improve education and training in cosmetic dermatology. Click for more information.
ASCD Industry Partners
The ASCD has a collaborative relationship with the cosmetic industry to support its educational activities.
ASCD Quarterly Journal
In 2020, the ASCD launched a comprehensive quarterly cosmetic dermatology journal.