All posts by Aguiar Plastic Surgery

  • 21Oct

    By Andrew Buncombe, Asia Correspondent Thursday, 14 October 2010 An Afghan woman whose ears and nose were cut off by her abusive husband as punishment for running away – and whose mutilated face featured on the front of an international magazine – has undergone extensive plastic surgery. The 18-year-old, Aisha, was featured by Time magazine … Continue reading New face, and a new smile, for girl who felt the Taliban’s wrath

  • 11Oct

    Injection of Botulinum Type A, more commonly known as Botox®, is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed each year in the Unites States. The FDA formally approved it in 2002 to treat the area between the eyebrows, relaxing the muscles that cause expression lines and thus preventing wrinkles from forming and improving the … Continue reading The Dangers of Botox Parties

  • 11Oct

    Lillie Shockney Lillie Shockney was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent mastectomy in both breasts. Lillie initially postponed reconstruction; however, with the introduction of the DIEP flap reconstruction, Lillie realized the benefits it could bring her and multitudes of women. Whether she is writing books, testifying to Congress, founding the organization Mothers Supporting Daughters with … Continue reading Another Patient of Courage: Triumph Over Adversity

  • 07Oct

    Study blasts lack of training in cosmetic surgery marketplace April 2, 2010 | 11:38 am Cosmetic procedures like Botox, facial fillers and liposuction are big money-makers for physicians. Not surprisingly, doctors other than plastic surgeons and dermatologists also offer cosmetic treatments. According to a new study, nearly 40% of doctors offering liposuction in Southern California … Continue reading Study blasts lack of training in cosmetic surgery marketplace

  • 07Oct

    Bonnie Northey Bonnie Northey of Lead, S.D., is passionate about swimming. When Northey was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 69, she was devastated to think she would not be able to wear a swimsuit and get back in the water. Her plastic surgeon, Robert Schutz, MD, advised her to have immediate breast … Continue reading Patients of Courage: Triumph Over Adversity

  • 07Oct

    This article is from the LA area, however, same scenario is going on all over the country….even Tampa.  Dr. Aguiar has treated patients with permanent injuries from buttock injections performed by non-physicians at ‘pumping parties’.  The activity is illegal and dangerous. Police say a 22-year-old patient died after receiving a buttock injection. LOS ANGELES — … Continue reading Sisters Sought After Woman Dies From Silicone Injections in Buttocks

  • 05Oct

    Once again, a patient injured after receiving an elective cosmetic surgery (liposuction) by a physician that is NOT a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.  Don’t be fooled by “paid for” board certifications.  Plastic Surgery should be performed by a physician who is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the … Continue reading Dream of beauty turns to nightmare as liposuction causes scarring

  • 04Oct

    It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, so read about amazing women who have overcome adversity and not only taken their lives back, but are helping others… Lillie Shockney Lillie Shockney was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent mastectomy in both breasts. Lillie initially postponed reconstruction; however, with the introduction of the DIEP flap reconstruction, Lillie realized … Continue reading Patients of Courage: Triumph Over Adversity

  • 04Oct

    Patients of Courage Share Strength Following Plastic Surgery Honored at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting For Immediate Release: October 02, 2010 TORONTO – A former police officer injured in the line of duty, a teenage girl with a craniofacial anomaly, a breast reconstruction patient, and a man injured by a drunk driver are … Continue reading Patients of Courage Share Strength Following Plastic Surgery

  • 01Oct

    Why you shouldn’t detox like Demi (or eat like Gwyneth) Twitter, blogs make it easy to follow the weird diet habits of the slim and famous These days it’s not enough to dress and get plastic surgery like a celebrity. We have to eat like one, too. With Twitter, blogs and Facebook it’s easier than … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t detox like Demi (or eat like Gwyneth)