FAQ

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What is Wikiplastic ?

Wikiplastic is an online Plastic surgery video sharing platform. Heathcare professionals can use it for free. However, a registration is required.
Wikiplastic eliminates traditional communication barriers (geographical, cultural and linguistic) and facilitates the exchange of knowledge and experience. We strongly believe that knowledge sharing will allow physicians all around the world to improve their surgical skills.

How can I register on Wikiplastic ?

On the top right corner of the page you will find « Register ». Click on the button, fill in the required fields and you will be registered on Wikiplastic.

IMPORTANT ! You should check while you register  :

  • I hereby certify that I am a surgeon (or training to become a surgeon) with some experience in the field of aesthetic or reconstructive plastic surgery.
  • If the identification of patients is unavoidable, I certify that I have obtained the informed consents of my patients to share this video to Wikiplastic.
Why should I sign up for Wikiplastic ?

Once you have created a profile you will have the possibility to participate in the Wikiplastic community. You may upload videos, post comments and critique videos. By signing up, you are taking the first step to contribute to the medical progress and education! Furthermore, posting videos on Wikiplastic makes you better known by the worldwide surgeons community.

What does it cost to use Wikiplastic ?

Nothing. Wikiplastic is a free online service.

How can I access or edit my profile ?

If you already have created your account, just click on the person icon at the top right of the website.

How can I change my password ?

Just go in your profile (see previous answer), at the bottom of this page.

How do I upload content ?

After you have logged into your account you can upload any video, by hovering your cursor on the « Contribute » button on the top bar. Fill in the form providing the file’s title, description and enter tags so users can easily find it. Then, chose the file you wish to upload.

Which video format can I use and what is the maximum allowed size ?

Video format: .avi, .mpeg, .mpg, .mp4, .mov, .flv, .ogg, .3gp, .webm, .m4a
Files may not exceed 500 MB.

How can I remove my video from Wikiplastic ?

You are the only owner of your video. You can ask to have it removed at any time by contacting the Wikiplastic team by sending an e-mail here.

How can I add a comment to someone’s video ?

Under each video you will find a box in order to post a comment, simply write in the box that says Respond to this video and then click on Post Comment box. You must be logged in to post comments.

How can I rate media on Wikiplastic ?

On the right side of the video title you will find “Rating”. Hover your mouse over the desired amount of stars you believe the video deserves. Here is how the star rating system works.

It is preferable not to rate your own video

Why should I rate or comment on videos found on Wikiplastic?

Videos published on Wikiplastic can be rated by users. By commenting and rating, the authors can discover the value of their work, which would help them improve the quality of their future posts. Rating also enables users to filter their search to find the highest rated material. This is especially useful for users who are looking for surgical techniques that they are not used to do in their daily practice. Ratings and comments allow discussions, exchange of opinions and experience. Each rating and comment is highly valuable to both the user and the author.

How can I report an abuse or a violation ?

If you believe a video violates the Terms of Use please click the little flag icon shown in the picture below. You will find it under the media and above the comment box.