When it comes to anti-aging products, read your labels carefully

The anti-aging market is enormous, and it seems like every day we hear about a new product claiming to have the latest youth-promoting secret ingredient. While you can certainly reap benefits by using a moisturizer on your skin, especially during the dry winter season, you must be careful when selecting products.

February 28, 2013
Categories: Anti-Aging News


Washington woman caught injecting Botox without a license

A recent case out of Kennewick, Washington, should stand as a reminder to all people considering Botox injections that patient safety must be the top priority.

February 27, 2013
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Patient Safety


Surgical vs. Nonsurgical: 4 things to consider

When weighing your plastic surgery options, you must decide whether you want to pursue surgical procedures, like a facelift, liposuction or tummy tuck, or non-surgical alternatives, like Botox or dermal filler injections. Here are five questions to ask yourself when making this choice with your board-certified plastic surgeon:

February 26, 2013
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


New silicone gel breast implant receives FDA approval

Another new silicone-gel filled breast implant has received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stamp of approval.

February 25, 2013
Categories: Breast Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News


What's making you look older than you actually are?

Have you ever taken a look in a mirror and not recognized the person staring back at you?

February 25, 2013



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