Plastic surgery helps woman regain post-pregnancy body and self-confidence

While some patients who chose to undergo plastic surgery are looking for a substantial overhaul in their appearance, most are more concerned with subtle improvements, the Des Moines Register reports.

November 13, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


Surgeon facing lawsuit for raising legitimate questions

A UK plastic surgeon expressed doubt in a newspaper article as to whether Rodial Limited's Boob Job cream can be as effective as the company claims, and now she is facing a libel lawsuit from the company, reports The Guardian.

The doctor’s concern stems from the fact that the cream's manufacturer has not released any details from the studies they claim to have performed. She says that it is not a matter of whether or not it will take business away from her, but instead is a  matter of safety for patients.

November 11, 2010
Categories: Breast Surgery News


Stabbing victim receives reconstructive surgery on documentary

For five years Lilly Morales had to live with the scars on her face from when she was attacked by her ex-boyfriend while living with her mother. Though insurance covered surgery on damaged muscles and nerves, facial treatment wes considered cosmetic and not covered. However, thanks to a documentary set to air on the Discovery Health Channel, Morales received the surgery earlier this year, Women's eNews reports.

November 11, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


Patients should research procedure treatment options and anti-aging tactics

While results of recent surveys have indicated that there are a rising number of people choosing to undergo plastic surgery, experts say that some individuals may be confused about which treatment is best for the type of results they desire, ABC affiliate KERO reports.

November 11, 2010
Categories: Anti-Aging News


Plastic surgeons head to India for charity

A group of plastic surgeons is headed to India to provide reconstructive surgeries to children who are suffering from facial deformities such as cleft lips, cleft palates, facial tumors and burns. The team is part of Operation Smile, an organization that works to improve the quality of life of children with similar conditions across the globe, the Illinois-based McLeansboro Times-Leader reports.

November 10, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


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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