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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
More men turning to plastic surgery

More men turning to plastic surgery

The former tight-end for the Denver Broncos, Reggie Johnson, was running with his five-year old son in May when he began to experience difficulty breathing. At the time he weighed 307 pounds and admits that he was still eating like a football player, even though he had stopped playing, according to The Tampa Tribune.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
October 14, 2010
Surgical Friends Foundation performs philanthropic plastic surgery

Surgical Friends Foundation performs philanthropic plastic surgery

For the next few months, Dr Jay Calvert will be performing a series of plastic surgeries on a woman named Tanya, free of charge, in the hopes that the procedures will change her life for the better. For the next few months, Dr Jay Calvert will be performing a series of plastic surgeries on a woman named Tanya, free of charge, in the hopes that the procedures will change her life for the better.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
October 6, 2010
Plastic surgery shifts to accommodate new needs of patients

Plastic surgery shifts to accommodate new needs of patients

The recession has affected nearly every sector of the economy and plastic surgery has felt some changes due to patients who are keeping an eye on their finances, as some have started to seek anti-aging procedures to compete in the job market and others are opting for more affordable, non-invasive surgery, according to Tulsa World. The recession has affected nearly every sector of the economy and plastic surgery has felt some changes due to patients who are keeping an eye on their finances, according to Tulsa World.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
September 29, 2010
Book sold at auction that contains origin of rhinoplasty

Book sold at auction that contains origin of rhinoplasty

A book that dates back to the 16th century was recently sold at auction, and it contains what is believed to be one of the first depictions of rhinoplasty (surgery to reshape the nose). The book, which was published in 1597, sold for £11,000 (around $16,000) to a plastic surgeon, The UK Based Daily Telegraph reports.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
January 11, 2010

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