AAMSSA is a scientific non-profit society to regulate the scientific and legitimate practice of Aesthetic and Anti-aging medicine; establish relationships amongst the different medical specialties; provide medico-legal support in conjunction with medico legal societies; mutual support amongst members and improve relationships amongst the members with government authorities, the Health Professions Council of South Africa, medical representing societies, medico legal societies, ethical committees, medical professions and related aspects or bodies. The AAMSSA endeavours to advance the growth, respectability and knowledge development in these fields of medicine in South Africa.

Our society offers benefits and support in neighbouring countries in Southern Africa to health professionals directly or through representatives.

The AAMSSA is proudly affiliated to the International Union of Aesthetic Medicine (UIME).

Our members have numerous benefits in aspects of scientific literature, medico-legal support and inter-professional support. We have quarterly newsletters with updated medical scientific information, bimonthly CPD (CME) accredited meetings and trainings, advanced courses in aesthetic and anti-aging medicine, a quarterly journal called the South African Aesthetic Review with CPD(CME) accredited articles and we offer our members reduced congress and training rates and involvement in public awareness campaigns.