Breast cancer patients should know their reconstructive options

According to the Centers for Disease Control, aside from that of the skin, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and more than 40,000 patients died from the disease in 2006. With the number of women undergoing treatment, The Huffington Post reports that it is crucial that women know all their options for breast reconstruction.

December 21, 2010
Categories: Breast Surgery News


Dispelling myths about liposuction

Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgeries, yet there are still a number of myths that may deter or encourage certain individuals to undergo the fat-removal procedure. To avoid opting for liposuction while under misconceptions about the technique, prospective patients should be sure to educate themselves.

December 20, 2010
Categories: Body Contouring News


Ben Roethlisberger undergoes plastic surgery after injury

In the first quarter of a recent football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was hit so hard in the face that his nose was visibly broken. Despite the fact that he returned to the game, the two-time Super Bowl winner underwent plastic surgery two days later to correct the injury,the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

December 19, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


Bring medical history, list of questions into pre-surgery consultation

While plastic surgery may sometimes be undergone for purely elective reasons, the procedures still requires an extensive discussion with one's surgeon in advance of the treatment.

December 18, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


Botox, facial fillers popular choices for staying competitive in the workforce

For a number of patients who undergo cosmetic surgery, the decision to go under the knife is often made in the hopes that their new appearance will make make them feel more confident and secure. However, for others like 47-year-old Vivian Borreggine, it is a business decision, ABC affiliate WHAM reports.

December 17, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


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