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Plastic surgery helps woman regain post-pregnancy body and self-confidence

Plastic surgery helps woman regain post-pregnancy body and self-confidence

While some patients who chose to undergo plastic surgery are looking for a substantial overhaul in their appearance, most are more concerned with subtle improvements, the Des Moines Register reports.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
November 13, 2010
3D imaging allows patients to visualized post-surgery bodies

3D imaging allows patients to visualize post-surgery bodies

A new technology being used by some plastic surgeons allows patients to view images of what they might look like post-surgery. CBS Atlanta reports that the 3D imaging process involves six cameras. Pictures are taken of the patient beforehand, and the doctor can then adjust the photos to illustrate how the patient may look after the operation.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
November 2, 2010
Trial to begin for unlicensed cosmetic surgeon

Trial to begin for unlicensed cosmetic surgeon

The operator of an underground cosmetology center in Washington recently returned to the Evergreen State to face trial. Federal prosecutors charged Conchita Sadiua Caspillo in March 2007 with performing cosmetic surgery without a license in their Lakewood, Washington home, according to the Seattle Post Intelligencer.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
November 1, 2010
Texas medical center stresses importance of plastic surgery education

Texas medical center stresses importance of plastic surgery education

Though the University of Texas' Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas has been most renowned for its work pertaining to diabetes, cancer and neurology, the institution has recently made an effort to educate the public regarding plastic surgery procedures, according to Fort Worth Texas' Star-Telegram.

The chairman of the plastic surgery department at the center says that keeping the public abreast of the important role that plastic surgery can play is important.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
October 25, 2010
Patients saving up for surgery

Patients saving up for surgery

The recession hit every industry hard and cosmetic surgery clinics were no exception. However, The Minneapolis Star reports that some surgeons are slowly seeing an increase in business recently. It seems that patients are saving up for different procedures over time, rather than skipping cosmetic enhancements all together.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
October 20, 2010

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