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UK plastic surgeons seek higher standards, more regulation

UK plastic surgeons seek higher standards, more regulation

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), a British group of plastic surgeons, recently released a statement calling for some changes in the rhetoric of the plastic surgery industry in the UK. The announcement could serve as a reminder for both patients and cosmetic surgeons here in the U.S. that it's essential to focus on realistic results and safety.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety, Psychological Issues
February 1, 2013
Botox gets green light for overactive bladder treatment

Botox gets green light for overactive bladder treatment

Most people probably know Botox for its ability to stave off wrinkles in the face, but the FDA recently approved the injectable cosmetic as a viable treatment for urinary incontinence, otherwise known as an overactive bladder, according to HealthDay.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News
January 29, 2013
Rise in male plastic surgery prompts surgeons to mix things up

Rise in male plastic surgery prompts surgeons to mix things up

Over the past few years, there have been many reports and articles discussing the increasing popularity of plastic surgery among men.

Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Lifestyle, Plastic Surgery News, Psychological Issues
January 28, 2013
Is your workout making you look older?

Is your workout making you look older?

Frowning, smoking, gravity and the passage of time - all of these factors can contribute to signs of aging.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Breast Surgery News, Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Lifestyle, Fitness, Plastic Surgery News, Skin Procedures News
January 25, 2013
What's the deal with laser hair removal?

What's the deal with laser hair removal?

If you're used to shaving, waxing or bleaching your body hair, then you may be wondering what's all the buzz about laser hair removal?

Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Cosmetic Medicine News, Laser Procedures, Plastic Surgery News
January 24, 2013

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