Being in the right state of mind to make plastic surgery decisions

While a plastic surgery procedure such as a breast augmentation or rhinoplasty can help improve confidence, individuals who are considering undergoing an operation should be sure that they are doing so for the right reasons.

January 24, 2011
Categories: Patient Safety

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Botox® injections increasingly used to curb excessive sweating

Though Botox is typically used to help one maintain a youthful look and smooth the appearance of wrinkles, it appears as though more and more people are requesting a Botox treatment to help eliminate excessive sweating, according to NBC affiliate WECT.

January 21, 2011
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables

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Teen turns to plastic surgery to cope with bullying

For years, classmates taunted teenager Erica Morgo because she had a larger-than-average nose. Morgo recently underwent cosmetic plastic surgery to help combat the bullying she encountered in school, according to ABC.

"In sixth grade I was on the bus, and a lot of boys made fun of me for having a big nose," Erica told the news source. "They would call me Pinocchio. And in school, in class, people would point it out. I felt helpless. I felt like a loser."

January 21, 2011
Categories: Lifestyle, Stress Relief

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Make a plan for a healthy lifestyle in 2011

For many people, the New Year is a time to get in shape and start living a healthier lifestyle. However, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the best way to lose weight and keep it off is to practice healthy habits all year around. Consistent, smart lifestyle choices will reduce the need to make a New Year's resolution in the first place. Experts say there are several tips that can make following a nutritious diet easier than one might think.

January 20, 2011
Categories: Lifestyle, Nutrition

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Report: Aging bones may contribute to wrinkles

A recent medical journal report may shed some light on what causes skin wrinkles. According to research, the change in bone structure that is an unavoidable aspect of aging may cause sagging skin on the face, reports CNN.

January 20, 2011
Categories: Anti-Aging News

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About ASAPS
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