Study: Botox treatments most effective for chronic, non-tension-type headaches

A new study conducted by scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee suggests that Botox injections may offer better relief to those who suffer from certain types of headaches.

May 23, 2012
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables


The fat you see and the fat you don't

Patients considering liposuction may think that removing the fat also removes their risk of obesity-related problems such as high blood pressure or cholesterol levels.

May 22, 2012
Categories: Body Contouring News, Lifestyle, Fitness, Nutrition


Lunchtime boob jobs banned in the UK

A procedure known as the "lunchtime boob job" will no longer be available in the United Kingdom.

May 21, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News, Patient Safety


Art and plastic surgery go together on university curriculum

Plastic surgeons go through years of training to understand anatomy, medicine and health procedures, but more than others in the medical field, their practice is inextricably linked to aesthetics.

May 18, 2012
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News


New weight loss procedure seeks FDA approval

While many people turn to cosmetic surgery procedures such as liposuction, body contouring and breast reduction to improve their appearance, others seek surgeries that will help them shed unwanted pounds.

May 17, 2012
Categories: Body Contouring News, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety



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