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Dramatic weight loss leads to skin that is dramatically loose.

World's fattest man is now seeking plastic surgery


Paul Mason was once called the world's fattest man. This 51-year-old former postman from Ipswich, England, has slimmed down from 980 pounds to 350 pounds, losing more than two-thirds of his weight after undergoing gastric bypass surgery three years ago.

Now he has new problems. This weight loss has left him with huge folds of excess skin around his stomach, arms and legs. He is in desperate need of plastic surgery to remove his excess skin.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
January 16, 2013
You may have earned your wrinkles, but that’s no reason to keep them.

Joan Kron takes plastic surgery out of the closet

We can thank Joan Kron, 85-year-old Allure editor and plastic surgery journalist, for doing her share of bringing plastic surgery out of the closet.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
January 11, 2013
Mommy makeovers: Are they worth it?

Mommy makeovers: Are they worth it?

If you've come across much news about plastic surgery in the past few years, you've probably heard the term "mommy makeover" at least once or twice.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
January 9, 2013
FDA Urges Docs to Buy Botox Made in the USA

FDA Urges Docs to Buy Botox Made in the USA

In a recent news article, we cautioned consumers about purchasing discount Botox from websites like Groupon and Living Social.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
December 28, 2012
Are attitudes towards plastic surgery changing?

Would you have plastic surgery if it was free?

Positive or negative, almost everyone seems to have an attitude about plastic surgery.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
December 20, 2012

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), is recognized as the world’s leading organization devoted entirely to aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine of the face and body.  ASAPS is comprised of over 2,600 Plastic Surgeons; active members are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (USA) or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have extensive training in the complete spectrum of surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures. International active members are certified by equivalent boards of their respective countries. All members worldwide adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and must meet stringent membership requirements.


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