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


The problem when plastic surgery meets the limelight

The media can have a big impact on the way we perceive the world around us, but is it always wise to trust the word of news organizations?

February 21, 2013
Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety


A glass of red wine a day - on your face?

You've probably read your fair share of articles about the anti-aging benefits of a glass of red wine.

February 20, 2013
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Anti-Aging News, Cosmetic Medicine News, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Lifestyle, Sun Protection, Skin Procedures News


Cosmetic surgery procedures you may want to think twice about

In a savvy Allure magazine article, Joan Kron states, “…the most dangerous word in plastic surgery may be ‘new.’”

February 19, 2013
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Laser Procedures, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Patient Safety



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