AAFPRS Foundation, Candela® Partner to Aid Domestic Abuse Survivors

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The Educational and Research Foundation of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS Foundation) and the Candela Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of energy based devices, are pleased to announce a collaboration that will support survivors of domestic violence.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month, and nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Often, these injuries occur on the face, head and neck. FACE TO FACE: The Domestic Violence Project is one of three arms to the AAFPRS Foundation's humanitarian programs. Through this life-altering program, AAFPRS members offer pro bono facial plastic and reconstructive surgery to domestic violence survivors to repair injuries on the face, head and neck caused by an intimate partner or spouse.
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