Charitable group flies Iraqi youth to U.S. for surgery

In 2009, 9-year-old Noora Afif Abdulhameed traveled to Portland, Oregon to receive plastic surgery to help heal a wound she suffered from a sniper. She recently returned to have another round of reconstructive surgery thanks to the charitable group, No More Victims, The Portland Press Herald reports.

November 22, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


Botox, facial fillers can reduce wrinkles around eyes

Many baby boomers are looking to delay signs of aging, but not quite as many are willing to go under the knife to do so. For that reason, procedures such as Botox injections and facial fillers have been growing in popularity over the last several years, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

November 19, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


Workshop aims to help cancer patients transition after treatment

Tanja Nielsen has had a difficult two years. After doctors discovered she had breast cancer in 2008, the single mother underwent aggressive treatment that included treatment and surgery while continuing to be a single mother. Since then, the South Carolina native has since turned to a program at a local hospital that will help her recover emotionally from the stress of her treatment, South Carolina-based newspaper The Post and Courier reports.

November 18, 2010
Categories: Breast Surgery News


Idaho woman arrested for impersonating plastic surgeon

Police in Boise, Idaho, recently arrested a woman who impersonated a plastic surgeon and performed at least two examinations on local residents at area establishments, the Associated Press reports.

November 17, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


Specialized face lift may help cure migraines

Sufferers of migraines may have some hope for relief, as a new study suggests that plastic surgery may alleviate the debilitating headaches. Researchers say they have found that removing certain muscles or nerve tissue can have a positive impact, CNN reports.

While there have been a number of other treatments that have been aimed at treating symptoms of migraines, those who conducted the study believe this is a more permanent solution.

November 16, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


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