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Be wary of Lifestyle Lift, surgeons say

Lifestlye Lift has controversial results, surgeons say

The so-called Lifestyle Lift is meant to reduce the signs of aging and is growing in popularity among older adults, CBS affiliate WWL-TV reports. However, the controversial new facelift procedure is causing a concern among a number of plastic surgeons.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
December 7, 2010
Assessment model may help prevent blood clots

Assessment model may help prevent blood clots

As is the case with any medical procedure, plastic surgery carries with it a list of inherent risks, but researchers as the University of Michigan Medical School hope they have found away to reduce the risk of one of them.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
December 2, 2010
Medical tourism an alarming, dangerous trend

Medical tourism an alarming, dangerous trend

With the allure of a smaller price tag, many individuals are drawn overseas to undergo plastic surgery. However this trend, which is sometimes referred to as "medical tourism," is a dangerous practice that can leave an individual with a number of negative side effects, Marie Claire reports.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
November 24, 2010
Charitable group flies Iraqi youth to U.S. for surgery

Charitable group flies Iraqi youth to U.S. for surgery

In 2009, 9-year-old Noora Afif Abdulhameed traveled to Portland, Oregon to receive plastic surgery to help heal a wound she suffered from a sniper. She recently returned to have another round of reconstructive surgery thanks to the charitable group, No More Victims, The Portland Press Herald reports.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
November 22, 2010
Idaho woman arrested for impersonating plastic surgeon

Idaho woman arrested for impersonating plastic surgeon

Police in Boise, Idaho, recently arrested a woman who impersonated a plastic surgeon and performed at least two examinations on local residents at area establishments, the Associated Press reports.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
November 17, 2010

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