Oscar winning documentary raises awareness of acid attacks and humanitarian plastic surgery

The Academy Awards are all about glamour. There is endless talk about what celebrities are wearing, who looks best and, of course, who wins.

March 30, 2012
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News


FDA approves new silicone-gel breast implant

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the use of a third brand of silicone-gel breast implants, this one manufactured by California-based Sientra.

March 29, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News


UK credit card company issues refund for PIP breast implant surgery

Sometimes there’s a big advantage to paying by credit card.

March 26, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News


Illegal botox injections administered in two Vancouver medi-spas

A CBC News investigation has revealed that unlicensed individuals at two Vancouver-area medical spas are illegally injecting patients with Botox for the treatment of wrinkles.

March 23, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety


Poll shows that women are waiting for FDA approval of gummy bear breast implants

A recent poll conducted by ImplantInfo.com revealed that more than half of the nearly 800 women questioned were willing to wait for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve "gummy bear" implants.

March 22, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News



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