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New York spa owner pleads guilty to botched surgery

New York spa owner pleads guilty to botched surgery

A New York salon owner has admitted she performed the illegal liposuction surgery that nearly cost a woman her life.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
June 22, 2012
Buyer beware: Experts urge caution when using unproven anti-aging treatments

Buyer beware: Experts urge caution when using unproven anti-aging treatments

Many people who want to achieve a more youthful appearance often use creams and lotions in addition to any surgical or nonsurgical cosmetic procedure.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety, Skin Procedures News
June 15, 2012
'Black'Madam' to stand trial in botched cosmetic surgery procedures

'Black Madam' to stand trial for botched cosmetic surgery procedures

A woman dubbed the "Black Madam" will go on trial for allegedly holding various so-called "butt-pumping parties" in the Philadelphia area.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
June 13, 2012
Experts disagree with study suggesting hysterectomy with tummy tuck is safe

Experts disagree with study suggesting hysterectomy with tummy tuck is safe

While there are not many similarities between a hysterectomy and a tummy tuck, a gynecology study suggests the two procedures can be performed together without any major adverse effects.

Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
June 5, 2012
Florida law aims to make plastic surgery safer

Florida law aims to make plastic surgery safer

The governor of Florida has signed into effect a new law aimed at keeping plastic surgery patients safer.

Categories: Body Contouring News, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
May 30, 2012

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