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Botched overseas plastic surgery carries heavy price

Botched overseas plastic surgery carries heavy price

A Malaysian woman has learned just how essential it is to choose a licensed, board-certified plastic surgeon when undergoing a cosmetic procedure.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
July 22, 2011
Common beauty problems may be symptoms of health issues.

Treat embarrassing sweating with Botox injections, but make sure your sweating is not a symptom

Excessive sweating, hair loss, dry skin, overly rosy skin, breakouts and hair growth on the chin or upper lip are those monkey wrenches that can throw you off your game. If one of these insidious problems is visiting you, you will go far to make sure that visit is temporary.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
July 21, 2011
Don't hide your legs this summer

Don't hide your legs this summer

Now that the summer is upon us, many people look forward to getting outside and showing a little skin.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
July 20, 2011
Hypnosis is touted as effective virtual gastric band surgery

Bloodless, incisionless gastric band surgery

Thirty-year old Amber, a 30-year-old Washington communications specialist, can explain in detail the gastric-band surgery she had last July: the sound of the gurney wheeled into the OR, the smell of anesthetic, the tight feeling in her stomach that she woke up with.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
July 12, 2011
Reuters finds questionable motives in anti-aging claims

Reuters finds questionable motives in anti-aging claims

Reuters Health recently investigated a November report in the British Journal of Dermatology about a hormone known as DHEA. The report argued that the chemical was an effective anti-aging treatment for wrinkles, but the news organization reveals that the doctor behind the study, Dr. Fernand Labrie, may have questionable ties to the market for DHEA treatments.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Plastic Surgery News
July 12, 2011

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