Plastic surgeons head to India for charity

A group of plastic surgeons is headed to India to provide reconstructive surgeries to children who are suffering from facial deformities such as cleft lips, cleft palates, facial tumors and burns. The team is part of Operation Smile, an organization that works to improve the quality of life of children with similar conditions across the globe, the Illinois-based McLeansboro Times-Leader reports.

November 10, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


Choose a qualified professional to perform your chemical peel

Individuals who are looking for a way to reduce the signs of aging could consider chemical peel treatments. However, while the procedure can yield significant results, patients should be well informed befor their appointment, Louisiana-based newspaper The Houma Courier reports.

November 10, 2010
Categories: Skin Procedures News


Eyelid surgery a popular choice among older patients

With people living longer than ever before, many individuals have begun to work well past the typical retirement age. Due to a growing pressure to stay competitive with young coworkers, many older adults are considering plastic surgery to reduce the signs of aging, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania based-The Patriot-News reports.

November 9, 2010
Categories: Anti-Aging News


Women prefer silicone over saline, study finds

Results of a new study show that women who received silicone breast implants after undergoing a mastectomy are generally happier with their results than those who were given saline implants, The New York Times reports.

November 9, 2010
Categories: Breast Surgery News


The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), is recognized as the world’s leading organization devoted entirely to aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine of the face and body.  ASAPS is comprised of over 2,600 Plastic Surgeons; active members are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (USA) or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have extensive training in the complete spectrum of surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures. International active members are certified by equivalent boards of their respective countries. All members worldwide adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and must meet stringent membership requirements.


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