Singer's death raises concerns about Chinese plastic surgery

After a popular Chinese singer died in China earlier this month from complications due to plastic surgery, concerns are growing across the world’s second-most populous country about the safety of such procedures there, UK paper The Independent, reports.

December 9, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News

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Lifestlye Lift has controversial results, surgeons say

The so-called Lifestyle Lift is meant to reduce the signs of aging and is growing in popularity among older adults, CBS affiliate WWL-TV reports. However, the controversial new facelift procedure is causing a concern among a number of plastic surgeons.

December 7, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News

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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.

December 6, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News

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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.

December 3, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News

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Assessment model may help prevent blood clots

As is the case with any medical procedure, plastic surgery carries with it a list of inherent risks, but researchers as the University of Michigan Medical School hope they have found away to reduce the risk of one of them.

December 2, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News

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