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California Medical Board taking a hard line on phony doctors

California Medical Board taking hard line on phony doctors

California is known to be one of the most popular locations for plastic surgery, but does that mean it has a higher proportion of fake doctors trying to scam customers into paying less for low-quality procedures?

Categories: Body Contouring News, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
November 19, 2012
Doctors voice concern over popularity of medi-spas

Doctors voice concern over popularity of medi-spas

Plastic surgery has become more popular in recent years, so it may come as no surprise that the locations where patients can receive treatments like Botox injections or dermal fillers have expanded.

Categories: Patient Safety
October 23, 2012
Underground buttock injection leads to woman's death

Underground buttock injection leads to woman's death

Underground and illegal cosmetic surgery procedures are a major worry for health officials, and a recent case underlines their concern.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
October 9, 2012
For elective surgeries, take a slow and measured approach.

Groupon plastic surgery offers: don’t compromise safety for price

Dancing lessons, dinners, theatre tickets, massages, cruises and flat irons can be purchased on Groupon with variable results.

Categories: Patient Safety
September 28, 2012
FDA hands L'Oreal a warning over anti-aging claims

FDA hands L'Oreal a warning over anti-aging claims

If you walk the makeup aisle of any store that sells cosmetics, you'll likely see plenty of products, from creams to scrubs, touting anti-aging benefits.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Patient Safety
September 26, 2012

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