Weight Loss Surgeries Increase Plastic Surgery Procedures Weight loss (bariatric) surgery is a booming business today, and doctors now say that’s leading to an increase in certain plastic surgery procedures. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its annual report on what’s hot in cosmetic procedures. The report found that in 2014, procedures associated with … Continue reading Weight Loss Surgeries →
Does Beauty Influence Behavior, Good or Bad? Does beauty really influence our behavior in society? When it comes to what people find beautiful in themselves and others, what role does beauty really play in society, and how much influence does it have on all of us? Is low self-esteem related to aggression, antisocial behavior, and … Continue reading Does Beauty Influence Behavior? →
Plastic Surgery Trends that are Gaining Momentum Plastic surgery trends that are gaining momentum may not be what you expect. Currently Liposuction and breast augmentation are still the most commonly performed procedures, but plastic surgeons said that cultural shifts and breakthroughs in science have recently boosted the popularity of some less well-known procedures. Doctors who … Continue reading Plastic Surgery Trends →
Reconstructive Surgery and UV Absorbers Helping Skin Cancer Patients Skin cancer reconstructive surgery can leave skin scarred and abnormal looking after removal, but with today’s reconstructive surgery techniques, the affected area can look like it did before the cancer. In a news story about a woman who had reconstruction using Mohs Surgery to fix her … Continue reading UV Absorbers & Skin Cancer →
Breast cancer cases in the United States could be 50% higher in 2030 than the number in 2011, according to new research from the National Cancer Institute. In the new study, presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting, researchers used cancer surveillance data, census data and mathematical models to arrive at projections. … Continue reading Breast Cancer Rate Could Increase →
When we think about New York vs Los Angeles and the differences between them, what really comes to mind? Lifestyle? Industry? Or plastic surgery? According to the Hollywood Reporter It’s very clear who has a “New York face” and who has an “Los Angeles face” among over-40 females. “In New York, my patients want to … Continue reading New York vs Los Angeles →
Google Glass and plastic surgery? What is the connection? Google Glass may seem like a just another tech fad however, a recent article published in the official medical journal for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons points out that the operating room may be one of the places we can expect to see this gadget … Continue reading Google Glass and Plastic Surgery? →
Board Certification of a Plastic Surgeon- It makes all the difference Board Certification of a plastic surgeon is crucial when you are deciding on who you choose to perform your cosmetic or reconstructive procedure. So the first step should be checking credentials; “Are you seeing a board certified plastic surgeon, someone certified by the American … Continue reading Board Certification of a Plastic Surgeon →
Recent developments in breast augmentation & reconstruction Recent industry developments discussed in Cosmetic Surgery Times in breast surgery included research on the transaxillary technique (incision under the armpit) for breast implant exchange in high-risk patients, with multiple risk factors for compromised soft tissue. Reduction mammaplasties on teens are also on the rise, and perfecting the … Continue reading New Developments in Breast Surgery →
FDA staff backs injection to reduce double chin According to an article in Reuters An injection for “double chin” reduction developed by Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc cleared the first hurdle toward approval as U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff concluded the drug’s benefits outweighed its risks. www.fda.gov Kythera’s stock jumped as much as 25 percent as … Continue reading Injection to Reduce Double Chin →
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