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Study: Blood thinner lowers plastic surgery risk

Study: Blood thinner lowers plastic surgery risk

A new study suggests plastic surgery patients with a high risk of serious blood clot-related complications called venous thromboembolism (VTE) should be treated with the blood-thinning drug enoxaparin beforehand.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
November 29, 2011
Human fat banks can make your fat an off-the-shelf product.

Injectable fat and turkeys: fresh vs. frozen

Thanksgiving is around the corner and it’s time to secure that turkey.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
November 23, 2011
Winner of 'Nip and Tuck Sweepstakes' opts for cash prize

Winner of 'Nip and Tuck Sweepstakes' opts for cash prize

The winner of an Atlantic City casino sweepstakes with $25,000 of plastic surgeries as a reward has opted for a cash payout instead.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
November 22, 2011
Does eating less slow down the body's aging process?

Does eating less slow down the body’s aging process?

As you sit down to eat a family meal this holiday season, you might want to contemplate how those calories are affecting your looks. While many cosmetic procedures contain anti-aging therapies, a new study suggests that individuals can help the fight against aging by simply cutting their caloric intake.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
November 21, 2011
Pair to serve time in prison for botched plastic surgery

Pair to serve time in prison for botched plastic surgery

A Colombian husband and wife convicted in the death of a Las Vegas woman stemming from a botched plastic surgery will serve the maximum sentence for their crime.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
November 11, 2011

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