Noninvasive cosmetic surgery on the rise for aging baby boomers

Many older adults are now opting to receive noninvasive cosmetic surgery in order to retain their youthful appearance, instead of surgical procedures such as face lifts, according to The Wall Street Journal.Many older adults are now opting to receive noninvasive cosmetic surgery in order to retain their youthful appearance, instead of surgical procedures such as face lifts, according to The Wall Street Journal.

October 15, 2010
Categories: Anti-Aging News

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More men turning to plastic surgery

The former tight-end for the Denver Broncos, Reggie Johnson, was running with his five-year old son in May when he began to experience difficulty breathing. At the time he weighed 307 pounds and admits that he was still eating like a football player, even though he had stopped playing, according to The Tampa Tribune.

October 14, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News

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Biggest Loser star Danny Cahill undergoes tummy tuck, reveals results

Last year, Danny Cahill, a participant in NBC's The Biggest Loser, shed a record-breaking 239 pounds, falling from a weight of 430 lbs to 191 lbs. However, his drastic weight loss left excessive flaps of skin on his chest and abdomen.

His story was so inspiring that the plastic surgeon host on the show, The Doctors, offered to perform cosmetic surgery on Cahill in order to remedy this problem, so that he could fully enjoy the benefits of his weight-loss efforts.

October 13, 2010
Categories: Body Contouring News

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A trained surgeon is crucial when considering laser hair removal

Laser hair removal is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure which has been gaining popularity in recent years. However, The Augusta Chronicle reports that those who are considering the treatment should be sure that the medical staff at their clinic of choice is fully trained.

October 11, 2010
Categories: Patient Safety

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Breast cancer victim shares story about struggle and recovery

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Debbie Horwitz will be speaking about her battle against breast cancer at the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in North Carolina.

She'll be sharing the details of her struggle, the diagnosis, treatment and reconstruction, according to The Richmond County Daily Journal.

Horwitz was diagnosed with breast cancer six years ago, when she was 32 years old. As soon as she received the diagnosis, she immediately turned to the internet to find
information about breast reconstruction surgery.

October 7, 2010
Categories: Breast Surgery News

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