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Lunchtime boob jobs banned in the UK

Lunchtime boob jobs banned in the UK

A procedure known as the "lunchtime boob job" will no longer be available in the United Kingdom.

Categories: Breast Surgery News, Patient Safety
May 21, 2012
New weight loss procedure seeks FDA approval

New weight loss procedure seeks FDA approval

While many people turn to cosmetic surgery procedures such as liposuction, body contouring and breast reduction to improve their appearance, others seek surgeries that will help them shed unwanted pounds.

Categories: Body Contouring News, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
May 17, 2012
No more cutting corners in liposuction procedures.

Bargain-basement liposuction booted out of Florida

If you’re a Floridian whose bikini-clad body needs a little tweaking, you will now have a much better chance of undergoing a safe liposuction procedure.

Categories: Body Contouring News, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
May 9, 2012
Avoid a railroad track scar; get stitches removed after about four days.

If you’re at the ER for stitches, ask for the plastic surgeon on call

Acne, burns, dog bites, falls, surgery and other such miserable events are not only traumatic to experience but, to add insult to injury, leave their marks in the forms of scars. You may be able to live with a scar on your knee, but even boxers dislike facial scars. The May 2012 issue of Allure enlists experts from different specialties to provide you with the most effective tools to disguise,improve and prevent facial scars.

Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
May 2, 2012
Non-certified overseas doctor fined and banned from US

Non-certified overseas doctor fined and banned from US

A Dominican man was sent back to his native country and forbidden from coming into the US for three years following a string of botched plastic surgery procedures.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
April 26, 2012

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