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Patients turn to social media for information on plastic surgery

Patients turn to social media for information on plastic surgery

A new study reveals that more and more people are going online for advice and information before deciding whether or not to go under the knife.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
February 28, 2012
Medical spas growing in number, but are they a safe alternative?

Medical spas growing in number, but are they a safe alternative?

With cosmetic surgeries more popular than ever, it's no surprise that the industry of facelifts, breast implants and Botox is booming.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
February 24, 2012
India is new medical tourism hot spot, but safety is in question

India is new medical tourism hot spot, but safety is in question

India is becoming a popular destination among medical tourists looking to get plastic surgery at bargain prices.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
February 13, 2012
Medical tourism on the rise in South Korea

Medical tourism on the rise in South Korea

South Africa, Brazil, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic and Thailand are all common destinations for those looking to undergo plastic surgery but cannot afford the U.S. prices. And now, South Korea is becoming a popular medical tourism destination as well.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
January 30, 2012
Victims of fake plastic surgeon continue to emerge

Victims of fake plastic surgeon continue to emerge

Officials in Florida say as many as 30 people have come forward alleging that they are victims of an unlicensed woman who performed various plastic surgeries on them.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
January 27, 2012

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