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Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery Procedures for Brides-to-Be

For many brides-to-be, feeling beautiful and confident is an essential part of the wedding day. In addition to exercising, eating right and finding the perfect dress, some brides achieve aesthetic improvements with plastic surgery procedures. Some of the most popular cosmetic procedures among brides-to-be include: Tummy tuck Liposuction Breast lift BOTOX® Facial fillers These procedures […]

Victims of Illegal Plastic Surgery Highlight Importance of Surgeon Selection

Recently, there have been a number of news stories about unlicensed surgeons performing plastic surgery procedures on unsuspecting victims. These tragic cases are a reminder of the importance of choosing a plastic surgeon who is qualified and experienced, and who cares for your safety and wellbeing. Last year, a woman came forward claiming a surgeon […]

Gen X: A New Generation of Plastic Surgery Consumers

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Generation X accounts for a larger portion of plastic surgery consumers than the Baby Boomers. In the coming years, the plastic surgery demand among Generation X is likely to increase. Baby Boomers – people born between 1946 and 1964 – made up 28 percent of […]

Age-Related Plastic Surgery Concerns

In 2010, people age 40 to 54 comprised 48 percent of all cosmetic procedures performed that year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. People age 55 and older made up 26 percent. These two age groups make up the majority of consumers for both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Many people older than […]

Anticoagulant Drug Prevents Blood Clot Risk in Some Plastic Surgery Patients

Treatment with the blood-thinning drug enoxaparin may reduce the risk of the blood-clotting condition known as venous thromboembolism (VTE) following a plastic surgery procedure. This finding comes from a recent study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). VTE includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and […]

Who Should Be Allowed to Perform Cosmetic Surgery?

One of the ongoing controversies in medicine is who should be allowed to call themselves cosmetic surgeons and perform cosmetic surgery procedures such as a facelift. This controversy has been re-ignited by the consideration of a law in New York that would permit oral and maxillofacial surgeons to perform cosmetic surgery. In many states, including […]

How Safe Is Plastic Surgery?

In Dallas, Plastic surgery is very safe for well-selected patients. You may periodically hear reports about young, healthy individuals who died as a result of plastic surgery. The majority of these cases involve a surgeon who was either not board certified in plastic surgery, or not board certified at all. Exactly how safe? A 2008 […]

Breast Implant at Career Day: Whats the Big Deal?

Career days are a normal part of the elementary school experience. Children learn about the possible careers available to them so they understand the world of choices that education can open for them. And it’s normal career day advice that speakers should bring visual aids to keep children engaged and help them understand what the […]

European Plastic Surgeon Trying to Squash News of Poor Plastic Surgery Result

A Spanish plastic surgeon has taken Google to court over the search results that come up when his name is searched. Apparently, the surgeon is upset that the first page of search results on Google include the story of a lawsuit over poor breast surgery results he gave to a patient. The surgeon was accused […]

ASPS Statistics Show Plastic Surgery Recovering, Face Lifts Increasing

This month, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its statistics on the number of plastic surgery and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed in 2010. The figures show that the total number of procedures increased by 5% from 2009 to a total of 13.1 million surgical and nonsurgical procedures. As expected, breast augmentation remains the most […]