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Study finds that cost deters many from plastic surgery

Study confirms effectiveness and safety of popular cosmetic procedures

A new study, conducted by researchers at the Northwestern University (NU) Feinberg School of Medicine, confirms that some popular cosmetic procedures are both safe and effective when performed by qualified individuals.

Categories: Body Contouring News, Breast Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News
February 8, 2012
A well-informed consumer will have the best results

If it’s surgically inserted, like a breast implant, it will need care

Whether you’re wearing a tank top, bathing suit or cocktail dress, there’s no better accompaniment than well-shaped breasts. Though an “A” bra cup size will not qualify you for disability insurance, those that go forth with a flat chest sometimes feel like they’re operating with a handicap. To prove this point, since 1962, between five and ten million unendowed, poorly endowed or otherwise dissatisfied women, worldwide, including an estimated 1.5 to 2.5 million in the United States, have undergone breast implant surgery.

Categories: Breast Surgery News, Patient Safety
January 24, 2012
French décolletage is currently challenged.

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.

Categories: Breast Surgery News
January 17, 2012
Why are breast augmentation surgeries popular on the West Coat?

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.

Categories: Breast Surgery News
January 11, 2012
Plastic surgery trends for 2012

Plastic surgery trends for 2012

With a new year right around the corner, many are thinking about which plastic surgery procedures will be popular.

Categories: Body Contouring News, Breast Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News
January 3, 2012

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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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