Doctors discourage discount Botox injections

At the recent grand opening of a gym in Tampa Bay, Florida, consumers were given the opportunity to receive Botox injections for as little as seven dollars. Although some may jump at the opportunity to look younger at such a little cost, experts warn that such promotions are dangerous and should be avoided, the St. Petersburg Times reports.

December 16, 2010
Categories: Skin Procedures News


Organization provides reconstructive surgery for boy in wake of theft

Nine-year-old Aidan Sullivan has already survived a lot in his young life. The Brewster, New York, resident has had to undergo ten plastic surgeries to correct facial deformities he was born with, and the $8,000 required to fund his latest procedure was recently stolen.

December 15, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


Host of Bridalplasty defends premise of show

Many people have criticized Bridalplasty, a reality competition that airs on E!, but the show's creators and host have defended the program. The televised contest provides the winner with a free wedding and complimentary plastic surgeries, recently debuted amidst concerns that it sends the wrong message, CBS News reports.

December 14, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


Plastic Surgeons see legislation as patient safety concern

Officials in 30 states have approved oral-maxillofacial surgeons to perform cosmetic procedures beyond the mouth with treatments such as Botox and facial fillers, NBC affiliate WNYT reports.

December 14, 2010
Categories: Patient Safety


Anti-aging procedures restore lost volume to face

Growing older comes with a number of challenges but one of the most common is the loss of volume in facial tissue. However, there are many cosmetic procedures, surgical and non-surgical, available for those who are looking to restore volume to their face, reports.

Doctors say that facial fillers are among the most popular anti-aging treatments for addressing the issue. The injections usually require very little recovery time and the effects can last for as long as two years

December 13, 2010
Categories: Anti-Aging News


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