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Avoid a railroad track scar; get stitches removed after about four days.

If you’re at the ER for stitches, ask for the plastic surgeon on call

Acne, burns, dog bites, falls, surgery and other such miserable events are not only traumatic to experience but, to add insult to injury, leave their marks in the forms of scars. You may be able to live with a scar on your knee, but even boxers dislike facial scars. The May 2012 issue of Allure enlists experts from different specialties to provide you with the most effective tools to disguise,improve and prevent facial scars.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
May 2, 2012
Retinol is still regarded as a powerhouse; the trick is how to use it.

Maximize powerful anti-aging skin cream ingredients

Retinol, hydroquinone, sunscreen, antioxidants and alpha hydroxyl acids are five potent skin cream ingredients with antiaging benefits.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Skin Procedures News
April 27, 2012
Oscar winning documentary raises awareness of acid attacks and humanitarian plastic surgery

Oscar winning documentary raises awareness of acid attacks and humanitarian plastic surgery

The Academy Awards are all about glamour. There is endless talk about what celebrities are wearing, who looks best and, of course, who wins.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News
March 30, 2012
Controversy surrounding facelift procedure

Controversy surrounding facelift procedure

A recent ABC news report investigated the growing complaints against Lifestyle Lift, “a nationwide group of 40 clinics [who] promise less invasive, cheaper facelifts.” Some patients and former employees have claimed that the company is focused on financial gain, in the form of quotas and sales pressure, instead of getting the best results for patients.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
March 9, 2012
Sleep position and other habits can affect facial aging

Sleep position and other habits can affect facial aging

While getting enough sleep is one of the things doctors recommend in the fight against aging, how you sleep could also make a difference.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
March 5, 2012

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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