Poorly-trained practitioners and ill-equipped facilities have no place in cosmetic surgery

In the September 13, 2011 issue of USA Today there’s a comprehensive article about practitioners who misrepresent themselves as plastic surgeons, including an oral surgeon and an OB/GYN, and the dangers of undergoing surgery in ill-equipped facilities.

September 29, 2011


Job-worthy surgeries

With the U.S. economy continuing to struggle and the unemployment rate remaining at around 9 percent, many American workers are taking drastic measures when it comes to preparing themselves for the difficult job market.

September 28, 2011
Categories: Anti-Aging News, Plastic Surgery News


Woman dies after injecting beef fat into her face

The death of an Illinois woman may serve as a warning to those considering do-it-yourself plastic surgeries.

September 27, 2011
Categories: Patient Safety


Breast reduction vs. bariatric surgery: Which should come first?

Losing weight and undergoing cosmetic plastic surgeries are two common ways many individuals choose to enhance their overall appearance.

September 26, 2011
Categories: Body Contouring News, Breast Surgery News


Is Botox recession-proof?

There's no denying the fact that even in the most dire economic circumstances, many people will still find money to spend on improving their appearance.

September 23, 2011
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Dermal Fillers, Injectables


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