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February 7, 2017

Freezing fat: What's new in beauty

Yahoo News –

Move over liposuction, the new fad in fat is freezing it. No cuts, no needles, no anaesthesia. With "coolsculpting", people can get rid of fat while reading a book, practitioners say.

February 7, 2017

Nip, tuck, lift and shape: Cosmetic surgery thrives

Yahoo News –

Demand for cosmetic surgery is showing no sign of abating, with a boom in Asia as the procedures become more affordable and less of a taboo, experts said. In 2017, people are projected to spend 9.2 billion euros on face and body upgrades, growing to nearly 12 billion euros in 2020.

February 7, 2017

Thinking About Getting a Chemical Peel? Read This First

Reader's Digest –

Chemical peels have been around for a long time for good reason—they work. See how a pro peel could heal your skin woes, from acne scars and uneven skin tone to melasma and fine lines and wrinkles.

January 23, 2017

Addressing the upper arm wobble –

More women are seeing their plastic surgeons for brachioplasty, according to recent statistics. Treatments for addressing the under arm wobble range from traditional and mini brachioplasty to liposuction and, more recently, use of devices, such as the ThermiTight (Almirall Company).

January 23, 2017

Patient preference: Male vs female surgeons –

While most women interested in cosmetic surgery do not have a gender preference when choosing a surgeon, more than one-quarter do have a preference. And those that do have a gender preference overwhelmingly prefer a female surgeon, according to a new study.

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