Young women contemplate plastic surgery to keep their edge in the corporate world

It is still a corporate “no-no”, or at least politically incorrect, to openly acknowledge the role that beauty plays in the work situation.

April 16, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Anti-Aging News


Can makeup be harmful for the skin?

For most women, makeup is a daily part of life – like brushing your teeth and styling your hair.

April 13, 2012
Categories: Anti-Aging News, Patient Safety, Skin Procedures News


Disclose herbal and dietary supplements to your doctor before surgery

While many people undergoing a plastic surgery procedure are sure to tell their physician about the prescription and over-the-counter medications they take, they may not tell them about the herbal, homeopathic or natural remedies they use on a regular basis.

April 12, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety


New research and development for cancer-fighting breast implants

Researchers from two institutions, Brown University and the University of Akron are leading the way in developing breast implants that deter or even detect cancer cells.

April 11, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News


The Economy & Facial Aesthetic Surgery: Patient Preferences [INFOGRAPHIC]

How has the economy affected patients’ plastic surgery procedure choices? Two surveys conducted last year, one to patients and one to physicians, revealed that many patients are delaying facial plastic surgery (facelift, eyelid surgery, facial implants) by opting for less-costly nonsurgical options (botox, fillers, chemical peels) due to the recession.

April 9, 2012
Categories: Infographics



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