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April 30, 2017

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What Is Threshold for Lips Perceived as Artificial, Unnatural-Appearing?

Apr. 6, 2017 — Recognizing the perceptual threshold for when lips appear unnatural is important to avoid an undesirable outcome in lip augmentation. A new study attempts to provide data on balanced augmentation. ... read more

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

Importance of Melanoma Prevention, Early Detection

Mar. 3, 2017 — On average, one person dies of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every hour. Because this disease can affect anyone, everyone should take steps to reduce their risk and catch melanoma in ... 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

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

Indoor Tanning Study Reveals Surprising New at-Risk Group for Skin Cancer

Jan. 6, 2017 — In a new study of indoor tanning and skin cancer risk, the use of indoor tanning among non-heterosexual black male teens was found to be nearly equal to that of heterosexual white ... 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

Fungal Skin Infections Commonly Misdiagnosed

Nov. 17, 2016 — Dermatophyte infections, the most common kind of fungal infection in the skin, hair, or nails, affect an estimated 25 percent of the world's population and have accounted for 51 million ... 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

'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

Indoor Tanning: Women Say No to Total Ban, Yes to Stricter Policies

Aug. 15, 2016 — Most young adult women who regularly visit indoor tanning salons support the introduction of policies to make it safer, but are against a total ban, a new study concludes. The findings are good news ... read more

The Next Frontier in Facial Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery

Aug. 11, 2016 — Is regenerative medicine the next frontier in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery? Researchers explored that question in a new review ... read more

Aug. 10, 2016 — Sunbathing without sunscreen can be dangerous. But it's not just your skin you need to be worried about: some substances in drugs, cosmetics and medicinal herbs can be toxic to the skin when ... read more

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