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Economy spurs dangerous trend of Botox parties for women

Economy spurs dangerous trend of Botox parties for women

In the wake of the recession, many people have been looking for any way to save money, and the same thing applies to those who are looking to undergo cosmetic procedures. As such, there has been an increase in the number of Botox parties, or events where groups of women visit a board-certified surgeon to receive the facial skin treatment.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
November 3, 2010
Facelifts still an effective anti-aging treatment, experts say

Facelifts still an effective anti-aging treatment, experts say

With the advent of many new procedures over the last decade, the number of facelifts being performed in the United States has dropped significantly. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that treatments like Botox injections and microdermabrasion seem to be gaining popularity, but facelifts remain a viable option for those who want to see a more substantial result.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
November 1, 2010
Rhinoplasty, a complicated surgery that many surgeons are hesitant to perform

Rhinoplasty, a complicated surgery that many surgeons are hesitant to perform

Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a nose job, is one of the more difficult procedures that plastic surgeons typically perform. Some have attributed this fact to the overall decline in the number of rhinoplasties performed.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
October 28, 2010
Cosmetic procedures on the rise for women over 50

Nonsurgical procedures on the rise for women over 50

According to the statistics from a leading medical center in the United Kingdom, an increasing number of women over the age of 50 are opting for cosmetic injectables and skin treatments. The most popular procedures for older women are those that are aimed at reducing the signs of aging, such as Botox injections, dermal fillers and laser treatments, the British newspaper the Daily Mail reports.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
October 27, 2010
Families raise funds for reconstructive surgery at recent Halloween event

Families raise funds for reconstructive surgery at recent Halloween event

Parents and children who recently attended The Pottery Barn Kids' Halloween Festival were treated to arts and crafts, pumpkin decorating and a petting zoo. But while the Los Angeles, California, event celebrated the fall season, it also served as a fund raiser for Operation Smile, a nonprofit group that supports reconstructive surgery to correct cleft lips and cleft palates for children around the globe.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News
October 27, 2010

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