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February 10, 2016

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February 10, 2016

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

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

Online Advertising Can Deliver Targeted Cancer Prevention Messages

Oct. 7, 2015 — Online advertising based on Google search terms is a potentially effective way to deliver targeted cancer prevention education, according to a new ... 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

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

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

Aug. 31, 2015 — A researcher is working to make everyday objects easier to maintain so they last longer and don’t end up in a landfill. His first such creation is an easy-to-clean ... 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

Aug. 6, 2015 — A novel cell signaling pathway in mice through which mammals -- presumably including people -- can regenerate hair follicles and skin while healing from wounds has been discovered by ... 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

Plastic Surgeons Urged to 'Embrace the Change' to Single-Stage Implant Breast Reconstruction

July 30, 2015 — Some women with breast cancer can now undergo a 'one and done' approach combining nipple-sparing mastectomy with immediate single-stage implant breast reconstruction in a single procedure, ... read more

'Mommy Makeover' Combines Procedures for Postpartum Body Contouring

July 30, 2015 — More women are expressing interest in plastic surgery to restore a more youthful figure after having children. An update on combined procedures for postpartum body contouring -- addressing the ... read more

Study Finds Variation in Rates of Secondary Cleft Lip, Palate Surgery

July 10, 2015 — For children with cleft lip and palate, the chances of undergoing secondary surgery vary depending on the center where they're treated, reports a new ... read more

Indoor Tanning Rates Drop Among US Adults

July 1, 2015 — Indoor tanning rates dropped among adults from 5.5 percent in 2010 to 4.2 percent in 2013, although an estimated 7.8 million women and 1.9 million men still engage in the practice, which has been ... read more

Medical Tourism: Implications for Patients, Health Systems

June 30, 2015 — Patients who travel abroad for medical treatment risk returning with complications or infections that require costly treatment, and is one of the issues highlighted in a new handbook exploring ... read more

Most Plastic Surgeons Now Use Fat Grafting as Part of Facelift Surgery

June 29, 2015 — In recent years, a large majority of US plastic surgeons have adopted fat grafting techniques as part of their approach to facelift surgery, reports a study. Fat grafting—transferring small amounts ... read more

Action Spectrum of Sun Skin Damage Documented

June 26, 2015 — Scientists have documented for the first time the DNA damage that can occur to skin across the full range of ultraviolet radiation from the sun providing an invaluable tool for sun-protection and the ... read more

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