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April 26, 2015

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April 26, 2015

Suntanned in Paradise? Researcher Explores Why Some People Risk Skin Cancer

Apr. 13, 2015 — Tanning as “paradise” — the depiction in ads and magazines of smiling people sporting even tans and often enjoying exotic vacation spots — may influence people to tan in the sun or tanning ... 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 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

Airline Pilots Can Be Exposed to Cockpit Radiation Similar to Tanning Beds

Dec. 17, 2014 — Airline pilots can be exposed to the same amount of UV-A radiation as that from a tanning bed session because airplane windshields do not completely block UV-A radiation, according to research. ... read more

Dec. 16, 2014 — Scientists have shown that an enzyme is key in the aging of skin, which is caused mostly by sun exposure; mice lacking that enzyme developed fewer wrinkles, they report. The discovery points toward ... read more

Injuries from Indoor Tanning Include Burns, Passing Out, Eye Injuries

Dec. 15, 2014 — Skin burns, passing out and eye injuries were among the primary injuries incurred at indoor tanning sites and treated in emergency departments at US hospitals, according to experts. Indoor tanning ... 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

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

Nov. 21, 2014 — There are plenty of body parts that don't grow back when you lose them. Nails are an exception, and a new study reveals some of the reasons why. A team of researchers has identified a new ... 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

Safest Cosmetic Surgery Procedures: National Study Offers Broad Evidence of Safety for Minimally Invasive Procedures

Nov. 5, 2014 — Minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, including fillers, neurotoxins and laser and energy device procedures are exceedingly safe and have essentially no risk of serious adverse events, reports a ... read more

Elderly Face No Added Risk from Cosmetic Surgery, Study Finds

Nov. 4, 2014 — Senior citizens are at no higher risk for complications from cosmetic surgery than younger patients, according to a recent study by plastic surgeons. The doctors analyzed data from more than 129,000 ... read more

Migraine Linked to Defective 'Insulation' Around Nerve Fibers, Suggests Study

Nov. 3, 2014 — A new study shows cellular-level changes in nerve structure and function that may contribute to the development of migraine headaches, reports a new study. The findings help to explain why a plastic ... read more

Plastic Surgery Has Led to Objectification of Breasts, According to Social Scientist

Nov. 3, 2014 — An academic blames plastic surgery for the commodification of breasts. The plastic surgery industry continues to grow, and breast augmentations remain a popular procedure as women strive for the ... read more

Availability of Tanning Beds On, Near College Campuses

Oct. 29, 2014 — Among the top 125 colleges on a list compiled by US News & World Report, 48 percent have indoor tanning facilities either on campus or in off-campus housing despite evidence that tanning is a ... read more

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