International Anaplastology Association (IAA)

The International Anaplastology Association serves as an "Information Center" to unite those specialties involved in anatomical restorations and to encourage understanding and acceptance of facial and somato prosthetics among all health care specialties worldwide.


Ameriface is an provide information and emotional support to individuals with facial differences and their families and increase public understanding through awareness programs and education.


AboutFace is a charitable organization providing support and advice to individuals with facial differences and generate as much public awareness and understanding of what living with a facial difference means to those affected.

The Journal of Facial and Somato Prosthetics

The Journal of Facial and Somato Prosthetics provided new and timely information for the professional in the fields of facial prosthetics, prosthetic materials, artificial limb prosthetics, ocular prosthetics, surgical preparation for prosthetics, prosthetic education, and computer applications in prosthetics from 1995 to 2004. Though publication has been suspended, full sets of the 10 years of back issues and individual copies are still available.

 Institute for Credentialing Excellence

Formerly known as the National Organization of Competency Assurance (NOCA), the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) advances credentialing through education, standards, research, and advocacy to ensure competence across professions and occupations.