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Plastic surgeons develop innovative microsurgery technique for reconstructing breast after mastectomy

Dr. Nicholas Haddock, Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, left, and Dr. Sumeet S. Teotia, Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, developed an innovative ...

Increased quality of life for women with breast reductions

Women with abnormally large breasts experience a poorer quality of life than other women. An operation can dramatically change life for the ...

Evidence lacking about breast implant safety

A review of more than 30 studies seeking answers about silicone gel breast implant safety finds that the studies don’t provide definitive evidence. The new paper may help inspire improved analyses of existing data as well as a new registry to provide better data. ... Full story

Unmasking perceptions of cosmetic surgery among young women

Is the rise of celebrity and ‘selfie culture’ to blame for increasing numbers of young women turning to cosmetic surgery in search of attractiveness, individuality and identity? ... Full story

Cosmetic Lip Surgery May Ease Facial Paralysis, Small Study Suggests

A cosmetic surgery that uses injections of hyaluronic acid to make lips appear fuller could also improve the lives of people with facial paralysis, according to results of a small study by researchers at Johns Hopkins and Stanford universities. ... Full story

Study Shows Weekend Admissions for Body Contouring Surgical Procedures are More Expensive

Weekday Admissions Associated with More Favorable Outcomes and Shorter Length of Stay and Hospital Charges ... Full story

When Africa smiles thanks to plastic surgery

Upon her arrival at the Mère-Enfant le Luxembourg Hospital in Bamako, little Kadiatou had a severe facial deformity. Her cleft lip ("harelip") is accompanied by a gap in the roof of her mouth under her nostrils (cleft palate), which not only causes eating and speech difficulties, but would also condemn her to hostile looks for the rest of her life. ... Full story

As Fat Grafting Evolves, Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Discover That Less Can Be More, It's Not Just For the Breasts and Buttocks and Fat Doesn't Always Act Like Fat

Top-Tier Surgeons of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Discuss New Fat Grafting Techniques, Uses and Combined Procedures to Produce Natural Results ... Full story

Nonsurgical Facelift - Marketing Gimmick or Legitimate Cosmetic Procedure?

Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Debate the Validity of the Nonsurgical Facelift and Discuss Best Approaches to Address Facial Aging ... Full story

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