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Questions Surround Certain Cosmetic Procedures

Questions Surround Certain Cosmetic Procedures

It might first appear to be like magic in the cosmetic physician's office. Simply inject one of a variety of chemicals into fat deposits within the body and watch them disappear! This cosmetic procedure is known as mesotherapy or LipoDissolve. Alternatively, a physician can aim a radio wave at... Read More


In Times of Recession, Botox Beats Out Facelifts

In Times of Recession, Botox Beats Out Facelifts

Cosmetic surgeons are saying that surgeries such as facelifts and breast augmentations are down, while procedures that don't entail going under the knife - and which are less expensive - are up. Read More


"Extreme Makeover" Cosmetic Surgery

In this Age of Obesity, more and more people are opting for multiple cosmetic surgery procedures in one sitting. These so-called "extreme makeovers," which take their name from recent TV shows about plastic surgery, provide a number of benefits to the patient. These include the fact that they... Read More


Brand Name Surgeries Are Not a Guaranteed "Quick Fix"

Brand Name Surgeries Are Not a Guaranteed

Lifestyle Lift, Lunchtime Lift, Thread-tox, and Smart-Lipo: These are just a few of the brand-name surgical procedures being advertised as in-office operations that will smoothen out wrinkles or reshape your stomach, with no downtime and no scars. Behind the clever names, are these procedures ... Read More


Recession Causing Trend Toward Facelift Quickies

Recession Causing Trend Toward Facelift Quickies

More and more people are seeking minimally invasive cosmetic treatments that can be done in under an hour and have short recovery periods so they won’t jeopardize their jobs, a British plastic surgeon has noted.     “The average breast enhancement or facelift can ... Read More


Expert Commentary: Philip Lambruschi, M.D, FACS - 7-13-2009

Expert Commentary: Philip Lambruschi, M.D, FACS - 7-13-2009

The fairly recent trend of multiple surgical procedures being performed in a single episode has come about in the last ten years or so. This trend is due to the ability of surgeons to complete procedures safely and more efficiently, thanks to technology, and the increased difficulty for patie... Read More


Body Contouring a Good Follow-up to Liposuction

Body Contouring a Good Follow-up to Liposuction

Obese patients who undergo the weight-reduction procedure known as liposuction are left with unsightly sags of skin that are uncomfortable and embarrassing. The excess tissue may even lead to irritation and infection as it rubs against the body. Enter body contouring. This technique gets rid ... Read More


Plastic Surgery, the Who and What of It

Plastic Surgery, the Who and What of It

Ever wonder who's getting plastic surgery? For the most part, it's women. Statistics compiled by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery show that of the 11.5 million cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures done in 2005, over 90% were preformed on women. In fact, surgical pro... Read More



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