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Slow the Signs of Aging With Sun Protection

Mar. 3, 2017 — While some individuals may believe tanning makes them more beautiful, this habit can actually damage their skin in the long run. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun and indoor tanning beds can not ... read more

New Plastic Surgery Statistics Reveal Focus on Face and Fat

Mar. 1, 2017 — According to ASPS statistics there were 17.1 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2016. The data also shows new cosmetic trends in both ... read more

By the Numbers: What Are the Most Attractive Female Lips?

Feb. 16, 2017 — What dimensions might create the most attractive lips in women? A new study used focus groups and morphed computed images to try to find out because established guidelines may help achieve optimal ... read more

Body Dysmorphic Disorder May Be Under-Diagnosed in Patients Seeking Cosmetic Procedures

Feb. 6, 2017 — Plastic surgeons and other cosmetic professionals are familiar with the challenges posed by patients with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) seeking cosmetic procedures, reports a survey ... read more

Experts Develop Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline on Rhinoplasty

Feb. 1, 2017 — The American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery Foundation addresses the limited literature and availability of multi-disciplinary clinical practice guidelines accessible to ... read more

Skin Closure Options for Cesarean Delivery: Glue Vs. Subcuticular Sutures

Jan. 23, 2017 — Cesarean delivery rates have increased during the last few decades and it has become the most common surgery during a woman's reproductive years. There is currently no definite evidence ... read more

Round or 'Shaped' Breast Implants? Even Plastic Surgeons Can't Tell the Difference

Dec. 29, 2016 — Looking at before-and-after photos, plastic surgeons and nurses can't tell whether breast augmentation surgery was done using conventional round implants or newer anatomically shaped implants, ... read more

Older Women With Breast Cancer Report Better Cosmetic Satisfaction With Less Radiation, Less Surgery

Dec. 9, 2016 — In the first study evaluating patient-reported cosmetic outcomes in a population-based cohort of older women with breast cancer, researchers found that less radiation was associated with improved ... read more

Safety in Darkness: Team Lays Bare Melanin's DNA Guarding Mechanism

Dec. 7, 2016 — With a little help from chickens and video cameras, scientists have captured live the moment when skin gets darker. In a new study, a team has filmed and demystified the process by which melanin -- ... read more

Patients Should Stop Using E-Cigarettes Before Plastic Surgery, Experts Conclude

Nov. 29, 2016 — Cigarette smokers are at increased risk of complications after plastic surgery. Could e-cigarette users face a similar risk? Evidence and recommendations related to e-cigarette use by plastic surgery ... read more

Can Facial Plastic Surgeons Correctly Estimate Age from a Photograph?

Nov. 17, 2016 — The lack of scientific tools to translate perceptions - such as more beautiful or rejuvenated - into numbers that can be analyzed is a challenge in the field of facial plastic surgery and it can get ... read more

How Brain Surgery Eliminates Seizures in Epilepsy Patients

Nov. 8, 2016 — Surgery is an option for patients who do not respond to medications and have epileptic scar tissue that can be removed safely. In 60 to 70 percent of surgery patients, seizures are completely ... read more

What's the Best Way to Match the Implant to the Breast?

Oct. 28, 2016 — How should plastic surgeons choose the best implant type and size for women undergoing breast augmentation surgery? Implant size selection systems based on breast tissue measurements may provide ... read more

New Approach to Gallbladder Surgery, Smallest Reported Incision

Oct. 11, 2016 — A surgical team has completed the first series of operations with a novel surgical system that can remove a diseased gallbladder through a single incision hidden in the belly ... read more

'Advances and Refinements' in Neuromodulators for Facial Rejuvenation

Sep. 29, 2016 — Plastic surgeons have a range of effective products and minimally invasive techniques for patients seeking to reverse the signs of facial aging. A review and update on facial rejuvenation using ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Researchers can now explain how the properties of the skin change depending on the environment. The new findings explain, among other things, why people don’t dehydrate in dry air. The research ... read more

New Method to Predict Skin Stretchiness Could Help Burn Victims Grow New Skin

Sep. 22, 2016 — A method to measure the limit to which human skin can be stretched has been developed by researchers, which could help to grow new skin for burn ... read more

Concerns Over Glutathione Skin Bleaching in the UK

Aug. 31, 2016 — Skin bleaching with the use of glutathione is on the rise, despite the potential ethical issues and adverse side effects associated with the practice, warns a doctor from ... read more

Men Perceived as Younger, More Attractive After Hair Transplant for Baldness

Aug. 25, 2016 — Does how much hair a man has matter in how he is perceived? The answer is yes, according to a new article, and this reality can play a role in workplace and social success, say the authors of a new ... read more

Aug. 24, 2016 — The severely burned Mississippi firefighter, who captivated the world when he successfully underwent the most extensive face transplant ever performed, is thriving one year after his historic ... read more

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