PIP breast implants under scrutiny in Europe and South America

The controversy started in France. Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), a breast implant manufacturer, was shut down when French authorities alleged that these implants were rupturing at a rate double the industry average.

January 17, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News

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Did North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-Un undergo plastic surgery?

Since the longtime leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-Il, passed away in mid-December, the media has been speculating about what will happen in the hermetic country's future.

January 16, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News

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Winter is ideal for laser procedures

The popularity of laser skin resurfacing is on the rise, and doctors say that winter is a great time to undergo these procedures.

January 13, 2012
Categories: Skin Procedures News

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Vainest city in America invests in plastic surgery and Louis Vuitton

If you love wearing Birkenstock clogs and you’d rather can tomatoes than have your nails done, you probably shouldn’t visit Miami this winter.

January 12, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News

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Why are breast augmentation surgeries popular on the West coast?

A California-based plastic surgeon says the culture on the West coast may be behind a recent statistic that found that 38 percent of the breast implant surgeries performed in the U.S. are performed in Western states.

January 11, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News

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