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May 23, 2015

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May 23, 2015

Fat Grafting for Buttocks Augmentation: Combined Technique Gives Good Results

Apr. 30, 2015 — Have you ever dreamed of taking fat from one area where you had a little too much, and transferring to somewhere you wanted a little more? A Brazilian plastic surgery team has done just that, using a ... read more

Delay of Surgery for Melanoma Common Among Medicare Patients

Apr. 8, 2015 — In a study that included more than 32,000 cases of melanoma among Medicare patients, approximately one in five experienced a delay of surgery that was longer than 1.5 months, and about 8 percent of ... read more

Obese Patients Improve Physically, Mentally After Bariatric Surgery

Apr. 8, 2015 — Bariatric surgery, or reduction of gastric capacity, is one of the longer lasting options to achieve considerable weight loss in obese people. A researcher has participated in a study that confirms ... read more

Two Different Fat Graft Techniques Have Similar Effects on Facial Skin

Mar. 30, 2015 — Two approaches to fat grafting—injection of fat cells versus fat-derived stem cells—have similar effects in reversing the cellular-level signs of aging skin, reports a study. The study included ... read more

Fat Grafting Technique Improves Results of Breast Augmentation

Mar. 30, 2015 — In women undergoing breast augmentation, a technique using transplantation of a small amount of the patient's own fat cells can produce better cosmetic outcomes, reports a study. In particular, ... read more

Mar. 19, 2015 — Scientists have created an enhanced surface for silicone breast implants which could reduce complications and make them less likely to be rejected by the body. In the US alone almost 400,000 cosmetic ... read more

Botox to Improve Smiles in Children With Facial Paralysis

Mar. 5, 2015 — Injecting botulinum toxin A -- known commercially as Botox -- appears to be a safe procedure to improve smiles by restoring lip symmetry in children with facial paralysis, a condition they can be ... read more

New Research Aims to Refine Increasingly Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures: Buttock Augmentation and Vaginal Rejuvenation Surgery

Mar. 2, 2015 — Two of the fastest-growing plastic surgery procedures are gluteoplasty or "butt augmentation," to improve the appearance of the buttocks; and labiaplasty to address cosmetic and functional ... read more

Best Practices for Ingrown Hair or 'Razor Bumps'

Jan. 28, 2015 — A skin expert offers practical advice and treatment options for dealing with ingrown hair, also known as "razor bumps." Women and men with coarse and/or curly hair are more prone to ... read more

Good Results With Surgery for Gynecomastia in Bodybuilders

Jan. 28, 2015 — With attention to some unique patient characteristics, breast reduction surgery achieves good aesthetic outcomes in bodybuilders with gynecomastia--enlargement of the male breast, according to a new ... read more

Good Cosmetic Results, Safety With Liposculpture of the Hips, Flanks and Thighs

Jan. 15, 2015 — Two decades of experience by senior plastic surgeons in different parts of the world show excellent cosmetic results and low complication rates with liposculpture of the hips, flanks, and thighs, ... read more

Decades-Long Sinusitis Odyssey Cured by Otolaryngologist

Dec. 15, 2014 — According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology, more than 37 million Americans suffer at least one bout of acute sinusitis per year making it the most common medical ailment. Otolaryngology is ... read more

Chemotherapy Can Complicate Immediate Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

Dec. 3, 2014 — Immediate breast reconstruction following mastectomy is becoming more prevalent. However, in breast cancer patients undergoing simultaneous chemotherapy, thrombotic complications can arise that can ... read more

Warning to Bariatric Surgery Patients: Take Your Supplements, for Eye's Sake

Dec. 1, 2014 — Obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery to shed weight should take the supplements prescribed to them to protect their eyes. Taking in too little Vitamin A, in particular, could in some ... read more

Dec. 1, 2014 — Researchers are using computed tomography and 3-D printing technology to recreate life-size models of patients' heads to assist in face transplantation surgery, according to a new ... read more

Long-Term Complication Rate Low in Nose Job Using Patient's Own Rib Cartilage

Nov. 27, 2014 — Using a patient's own rib cartilage for rhinoplasty appears to be associated with low rates of overall long-term complications and problems at the rib site where the cartilage is removed, ... read more

Laser for Tattoo Removal Appears to Improve Facial Acne Scarring

Nov. 19, 2014 — A laser used to remove unwanted tattoos appears to improve facial acne scarring, according to a study. Acne and subsequent scarring can have psychological effects. Lasers are used in the treatment of ... read more

Study Shows Mental Health Impact of Breast Size Differences in Teens

Nov. 24, 2014 — Differences in breast size have a significant mental health impact in adolescent girls, affecting self-esteem, emotional well-being, and social functioning, report ... read more

Mothers, Babies Benefit from Skin-to-Skin Contact

Nov. 11, 2014 — Research during the past 30 years has found many benefits of skin-to-skin contact between mothers and newborns immediately after birth, particularly with aiding breastfeeding. However, in some ... read more

When It Comes to Plastic Surgery for Children, Earlier Is Better

Oct. 27, 2014 — An expert discusses the future of pediatric cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery in an interview-style article from an American ... read more

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