About Us

Plastic and Aesthetic Research (Plast Aesthet Res, PAR), an open-access peer-reviewed online publication, is a partner journal of the Italian Federation of Aesthetic Medicine (FIME).

Aims and Scope
The journal aims to provide a platform for basic and clinical researchers, teachers, and medical students in the plastic and aesthetic surgery field to exchange information and share experience, thus promoting the development of the field.
The journal covers technical and clinical studies related to plastic and aesthetic surgery, such as plastic and aesthetic materials, plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, head and neck surgery, microsurgery, laser treatment, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmoplasty, dentistry, psychology, social ethics, and other medical disciplines associated with the postoperative complications of plastic surgery. The journal particularly focuses on publishing research papers on plastic and aesthetic materials and aesthetic medicine.
The journal publishes the following types of articles: Original Article, Review Article, Case Report, Editorial, Commentary, Research Highlight, Selected Photo/Photo-Archive, and others. Manuscripts with videos are welcome.
The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.
Open Access
All articles published by PAR are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access. Articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY). The CC BY allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.
Authors retain the copyright of their works as well as the rights to make certain uses of the works.
Editorial Board
For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.
Peer Review
The journal adheres to rigorous peer review process and undergoes single-blind peer review. For more details, please refer to Editorial and Peer Review Process and Peer Review Guidelines.
Journal Information and Statistics
Launch date: June 27, 2014
Publication model: Open access
Online ISSN: 2349-6150
Print ISSN: 2347-9264
Digital archive: Portico 
Frequency: Continuously published
DOI: 10.20517/2347-9264
Average time from submission to first decision: 40 days
Average time from acceptance to online publication: 14 days
Acceptance rate: 47%
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