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English woman satisfied after years-long battle with deformity

English woman satisfied after years-long battle with deformity

Although 20-year-old Holly-Jo Jenkins has a nearly flawless appearance now, the beauty therapist from Bristol, England, has had to undergo numerous surgeries in her young life to repair a cleft lip and palate, The Daily Mail reports.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
December 6, 2010
Botox can help reduce insecurities in adults

Anti-aging treatments can help reduce insecurities in adults

While many people may think that self confidence is an issue that goes away once adolescence, the truth is that many baby boomers feel insecure about their appearance. In fact, a recent survey indicates that more than half of those over 40 are interested in reducing the signs of aging they show, the Toronto Sun reports.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
December 3, 2010
Importance of qualified surgeon grows with delicate procedure

Importance of qualified surgeon grows with delicate procedure

When President Barack Obama suffered a split lip while playing basketball over the Thanksgiving holiday, a large number of Americans likely sympathized with his injury. A cut lip is one of the most common sports-related injuries and the one that most frequently requires plastic surgery, CNN reports.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
December 1, 2010
Botox, facial fillers can reduce wrinkles around eyes

Botox, facial fillers can reduce wrinkles around eyes

Many baby boomers are looking to delay signs of aging, but not quite as many are willing to go under the knife to do so. For that reason, procedures such as Botox injections and facial fillers have been growing in popularity over the last several years, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
November 19, 2010
Specialized face lift may help cure migraines

Specialized face lift may help cure migraines

Sufferers of migraines may have some hope for relief, as a new study suggests that plastic surgery may alleviate the debilitating headaches. Researchers say they have found that removing certain muscles or nerve tissue can have a positive impact, CNN reports.

While there have been a number of other treatments that have been aimed at treating symptoms of migraines, those who conducted the study believe this is a more permanent solution.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
November 16, 2010

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