In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Debbie Horwitz will be speaking about her battle against breast cancer at the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in North Carolina.
She'll be sharing the details of her struggle, the diagnosis, treatment and reconstruction, according to The Richmond County Daily Journal.
Horwitz was diagnosed with breast cancer six years ago, when she was 32 years old. As soon as she received the diagnosis, she immediately turned to the internet to find
information about breast reconstruction surgery.
: Breast Surgery News
October 7, 2010
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.
: Plastic Surgery News
October 6, 2010
One question about plastic surgery that The Miami Herald recently discussed was the effect of a tummy tuck on a patient's belly button, as some patients are concerned that their navel will be permanently altered by the procedure.One question about plastic surgery that The Miami Herald recently discussed was the effect of a tummy tuck on a patient's belly button, as some patients are concerned that their navel will be permanently altered by the
: Body Contouring News
October 4, 2010
A growing number of senior citizens who are trying to look their best are undergoing cosmetic surgery to retain a youthful appearance, according to The St. Petersburg Times in Florida.
Face and eye lifts are among the most popular surgical procedures for those who are 65 and over, but Botox injections, which are less invasive, are at the top
: Age/Gender Issues
September 30, 2010
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.
: Plastic Surgery News
September 29, 2010
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