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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") ...

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 ...

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

Botox makes unnerving journey into our nervous system

Research shows Botox travels to our central nervous system ... Full story

Decoding what Other People “See” in Faces After Plastic Surgery

Michael Reilly, MD, freely admits he loves faces. In his first year of medical school at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, he aced head and neck anatomy. “I got the best grade of the whole year in that course,” he says, adding that he is simply a “people person” who loves to communicate with others, “and the face is your window to the world.” ... Full story

Should breast implants come with a health warning?

Newspaper reports suggest that France may be considering health warnings – or even an outright ban – on breast implants, following a cancer scare. Should women be concerned? Dr Suzanne Turner from the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, looks at the truth behind the headlines. ... Full story

Breast implants could become safer thanks to cell-friendly surface

Scientists at The University of Manchester have created an enhanced surface for silicone breast implants which could reduce complications and make them less likely to be rejected by the body. ... Full story

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Reports Americans Spent More Than 12 Billion in 2014; Procedures for Men Up 43% Over Five Year Period

NEW YORK, NY – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) released its complete 18th annual multi-specialty statistical data today showing an aesthetic plastic surgery spend consistent with the figures for 2013, with Americans spending more than 12 billion dollars on surgical and nonsurgical procedures for the second year in a row. ... Full story

Scientists identify bone cells that could help children who need corrective facial surgery

A little girl's face is obscured by a surgical mask. (stock image)ANN ARBOR—Our bones are smart. Bones know that by adolescence it's time to stop growing longer and stronger, and from that point on bones keep their shape by healing injuries. ... Full story

Safest Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

National study offers broad evidence of safety for minimally invasive procedures ... Full story

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