Industrial grade silicone is lethal in buttock augmentation

There are special safety rules to follow when you undergo elective cosmetic surgery or other cosmetic procedures.

October 29, 2012
Categories: Body Contouring News


New injectable on the horizon targets the "double chin"

The advent of Facebook, the IPhone and Skype has placed the double chin front and center.

October 25, 2012
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables


Aging beauty: Know what to expect as your face changes

The aging process can be brutal, and sometimes, trying to combat wrinkles and other changes in one's face can seem like an uphill battle. Still, putting in effort to make yourself look as good as possible is one way to assuage some of the anxieties that come along with growing older. The trick, according to a doctor writing for, is to know how your face changes at certain ages, and what you can do to treat the issues uniquely.

October 24, 2012
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


Doctors voice concern over popularity of medi-spas

Plastic surgery has become more popular in recent years, so it may come as no surprise that the locations where patients can receive treatments like Botox injections or dermal fillers have expanded.

October 23, 2012
Categories: Patient Safety


Are the new body-sculpting technologies the answer to liposuction?

The October 2012 issue of Vogue reports on a new rash of body-altering treatments to deal with all your pet peeves…from muffin top to back fat.

October 22, 2012
Categories: Body Contouring News


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