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February 10, 2016

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February 10, 2016

Intense Work Helped Michelangelo Maintain Use of Hands Despite Osteoarthritis

Feb. 3, 2016 — Prolonged hammering and chiseling accelerated degenerative arthritis in the hands of Michelangelo Buonarroti, sculptor, painter and one of the greatest artists of all time. But the intense work ... read more

Good Cosmetic Outcomes, Improved Quality of Life With Full Facial Feminization Surgery

Jan. 29, 2016 — For patients with gender dysphoria undergoing male-to-female transformation, a stepwise approach to facial feminization surgery (FFS) leads to good cosmetic outcomes along with psychological, social, ... read more

With Botox 'Chemodenervation' Dermal Fillers Last Longer

Jan. 4, 2016 — Hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers are a popular treatment for facial lines and wrinkles, but early degradation of fillers may limit how long their effects last. Experimental evidence supports a simple ... read more

No Scars After a Reconstructed Face

Nov. 11, 2015 — In an eight-hour operation on an adult patient, a surgeon carried out facial reconstruction using virtual surgery and 3-D models, removing a vascularized piece of pelvic bone and reshaping it to ... read more

Radiotherapeutic Bandage Shows Potential as Treatment for Skin Cancer

Oct. 28, 2015 — A radiotherapeutic bandage is being evaluated by researchers for efficacy against squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in an animal model. These results could confirm the viability of a new and improved ... read more

Botox May Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Bypass Surgery

Oct. 20, 2015 — Botox injections into fat surrounding the heart reduced the chances of developing an irregular heart rhythm -- the most common complication of bypass surgery -- say ... read more

Self-Esteem Among Young Women Undergoing Facial Plastic Surgery in China

Oct. 15, 2015 — A study of young women in China undergoing cosmetic surgery on their eyelids and noses suggests feelings of self-esteem and self-efficacy (confidence in one's abilities) were lower before ... read more

Oct. 12, 2015 — Scientists have analyzed the effectiveness of its beauty patch, using a technique for imaging live tissue to demonstrate the patch's beneficial effects on the skin. Preliminary results show that ... read more

P5CS Mutations Identified as New Target for Skin Rejuvenation

Oct. 7, 2015 — Researchers has discovered a novel protein mutation that results in a rare premature skin aging condition. The findings shed light on the underlying mechanisms of skin aging, and bring us one step ... read more

Best Way to Prepare Fat Cells for Grafting? Jury's Still out

Sep. 28, 2015 — Fat grafting -- taking fat from one area of the body and transferring it elsewhere -- has become a widely used plastic surgery technique. But what's the best method of processing cells for fat ... read more

Which Dermal Fillers 'Stick Together' Best? New Method Helps Plastic Surgeons Choose the Best Product

Sep. 28, 2015 — With booming interest in dermal fillers for minimally invasive treatment of facial lines and wrinkles, plastic surgeons are looking for evidence to help them choose the product that will give the ... read more

Coverage of Celebrity's Mastectomy Has Improved Awareness of Reconstructive Breast Surgery Options

Sep. 28, 2015 — A new study found improved public awareness about reconstructive breast surgery options following Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy and subsequent ... read more

Dermatologists Share Tips to Stop Nail Biting

Sep. 8, 2015 — Breaking a nail is one thing. Breaking a nail-biting habit is another, say dermatologists. Nail biting typically begins in childhood and can continue through adulthood, and the side effects can be ... read more

Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated

Sep. 8, 2015 — Twin girls born joined at the pelvic and hip region are recovering after separation surgery Thursday, Sept. ... read more

Hysterectomy Can Be Safely Combined With Cosmetic Surgery for 'Hanging Abdomen'

Sep. 1, 2015 — For women undergoing hysterectomy, removal of 'hanging' abdominal fat and skin -- a cosmetic procedure called panniculectomy -- can be performed at the same surgery without increasing the ... read more

Safety of Microfocused Ultrasound With Visualization in Darker Skin Types

Aug. 27, 2015 — Microfocused ultrasound treatment to tighten and lift skin on the face and neck appeared to be safe for patients with darker skin types in a small study that resulted in only a few temporary adverse ... read more

New Method of Closing the Incision During Scoliosis Surgery Nearly Eliminates Infections

Aug. 20, 2015 — Patients with scoliosis who undergo surgery may be less likely to develop an infection or other complications after the procedure when a novel wound closure technique is utilized, according to new ... read more

The First Steps of Sun Protection: How to Keep Your Baby Safe

Aug. 20, 2015 — According to new research, some parents are not taking the proper steps to protect their infants from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet ... read more

Injection That Destroys Fat Cells May Offer Option to Surgery for Double Chin, Plastic Surgeons Say

Aug. 4, 2015 — Plastic surgeons have a non-surgical approach to treating “double chins” ? the moderate-to-severe fat below the chin using an FDA-approved drug that when injected into tissue destroys fat ... read more

Aug. 3, 2015 — Elizabeth Hopkins has spent more than 640 hours shadowing a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. In 2014, she had a double mastectomy as a preventive measure, using a revolutionary procedure that is ... read more

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