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Dispelling myths about liposuction

Dispelling myths about liposuction

Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgeries, yet there are still a number of myths that may deter or encourage certain individuals to undergo the fat-removal procedure. To avoid opting for liposuction while under misconceptions about the technique, prospective patients should be sure to educate themselves.

Categories: Body Contouring News
December 20, 2010
Mommy makeover helps older mothers regain form

Mommy makeover helps older mothers regain form

For many mothers, one of the most challenging aspects of giving birth is the return journey to their pre-pregnancy bodies. Many cosmetic procedures are aimed at providing assistance for those looking to regain their svelte phsyique, doctors say. The so-called "mommy makeover" includes a tummy tuck, breast lift or breast augmentation.

Categories: Body Contouring News
November 23, 2010
Tummy tuck among the most popular plastic surgeries

Tummy tuck among the most popular plastic surgeries

Over the last decade, the number of plastic surgeries being performed has risen across the board, but one procedure in particular has experienced the most significant gains.
The number of patients undergoing tummy tucks has increased 84 percent from 2000 to 2009, according to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).

Categories: Body Contouring News
November 2, 2010
Tummy tucks on the rise among men

Tummy tucks on the rise among men

While many may believe that men are more impervious to body image issues than women, a recent trend seems to indicate otherwise. The New York Times reports that, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, between 2000 and 2009 the number of men undergoing abdominoplasty procedures, more commonly referred to as tummy tucks, has doubled.

Categories: Body Contouring News
October 28, 2010
Biggest Loser star Danny Cahill undergoes tummy tuck, reveals results

Biggest Loser star Danny Cahill undergoes tummy tuck, reveals results

Last year, Danny Cahill, a participant in NBC's The Biggest Loser, shed a record-breaking 239 pounds, falling from a weight of 430 lbs to 191 lbs. However, his drastic weight loss left excessive flaps of skin on his chest and abdomen.

His story was so inspiring that the plastic surgeon host on the show, The Doctors, offered to perform cosmetic surgery on Cahill in order to remedy this problem, so that he could fully enjoy the benefits of his weight-loss efforts.

Categories: Body Contouring News
October 13, 2010

About ASAPS
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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