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TriHealth opens cosmetic surgery center

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:34:03 +0100

Doctors have begun seeing patients in a cosmetic surgery center that opened recently in the TriHealth Fitness& Health Pavilion in Montgomery. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)

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Women opt for cosmetic surgery to get a 'designer vagina'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:03:49 +0100

The quest for physical perfection and anti-ageing is moving south with women undergoing cosmetic surgery to get 'designer vaginas'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery Journal Publishes Ten-Year Clinical Study Data Highlighting Safety Of MENTOR(R) MemoryShape(R) Gel Breast Implants

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:17:23 +0100

New publication adds to substantial clinical data demonstrating safety and effectiveness of MENTOR® Breast Implants in primary and revision augmentation and reconstruction patients IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Netwo... Devices Mentor Worldwide, Johnson & Johnson , MENTOR , MemoryShape, breast implant (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)



Staying Safe During Gluteal Fat Transplantation Staying Safe During Gluteal Fat Transplantation

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:12:01 +0100

When it comes to patient safety during gluteal augmentation with fat transplantation, what do plastic surgeons need to know?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)



SIEA Flap for a Total Parotidectomy Defect SIEA Flap for a Total Parotidectomy Defect

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:03:39 +0100

Is this reconstructive technique a safe and effective option for volume replacement after parotidectomy?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)



Women 'shunning facial plastic surgery for flattering photo filters'

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:17:36 +0100

Photo filters mean many women 'no longer see the need' for surgery, cosmetic surgeons claim. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)

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Endo begins late-stage testing of potential cellulite treatment

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:49:38 +0100

Endo International has initiated two phase-III clinical trials testing the ability of an existing product to treat cellulite. Cellulite, a condition that results in a localized alteration in the contour of the skin, afflicts 85 to 98 percent of women. The condition occurs when the layer of fat beneath the skin pushes against connective tissue and bulges creating the appearance of lumpy or dimpled skin. The American Soci ety for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery estimates women spend about $3 billion a year… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)



Medical News Today: How to prevent a tragus piercing becoming infected

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 08:00:00 +0100

A look at infected tragus piercings, a condition where a small part of the ear develops an infection. Included is detail on avoiding infection and risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Chin Augmentation by Means of Fat Grafting Chin Augmentation by Means of Fat Grafting

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 05:15:24 +0100

How does the use of fat grafting compare with other methods for chin augmentation in terms of aesthetic results?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Breast Implants Tied to Increased Risk of Rare Blood Cancer Breast Implants Tied to Increased Risk of Rare Blood Cancer

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 21:50:48 +0100

Women who get breast implants may be more likely to develop anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, a small Dutch study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Plastic surgeon renovating St. Matthews building, relocating practice

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 19:38:52 +0100

The building was designed by a famous architect. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)



Breast implants tied to increased risk of rare blood cancer

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:13:35 +0100

(Reuters Health) - Women who get breast implants may be more likely to develop a rare type of cancer known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma, a small Dutch study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)



Medical News Today: Is it safe to get Botox while breast-feeding?

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0100

A look at Botox and breast-feeding safety. Included is detail on how Botox affects the body and other side effects that are important for mothers to know. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Mother's breast implants triggered rare blood cancer

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:38:56 +0100

Linzy Bromfield, 48, from Chelmer, Essex, suffered from a rare form of blood cancer that was triggered by her breast implants. Doctors say they identified the cancer a month before it would have killed her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Perspectives on Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction Perspectives on Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 06:14:43 +0100

How can clinicians better engage their patients to improve decision-making in postmastectomy breast reconstruction?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Yoga Face-toning Might Compete With Fillers and Facelifts Yoga Face-toning Might Compete With Fillers and Facelifts

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:06:38 +0100

To his toolbox of Botox, fillers and plastic surgery, cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Murad Alam has added a new, low-cost, noninvasive anti-aging treatment: facial yoga.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)



Surgeon arrested after report of showing up possibly intoxicated

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:12:39 +0100

Police arrest plastic surgeon after hospital received report that he showed up for surgery possibly intoxicated (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)



Kentucky plastic surgeon arrested allegedly intoxicated

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:55:14 +0100

Kentucky plastic surgeon Dr Theodore Gerstle allegedly came to do an operation drunk on Monday, only to be turned away by the hospital and arrested on Shady Lane for public intoxication. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Plastic surgeon arrested allegedly intoxicated

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:10:56 +0100

Kentucky plastic surgeon Dr Theodore Gerstle allegedly came to do an operation drunk on Monday, only to be turned away by the hospital and arrested on Shady Lane for public intoxication. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



The weirdest places people get nipped and tucked revealed

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:15:59 +0100

Australian cosmetic surgery nurse, Nicole Montgomery, revealed some of the stranger surgical procedures people are now seeking in a bid to create the body or face of their dreams. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

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Yoga face-toning might compete with fillers and facelifts

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:03:48 +0100

(Reuters Health) - - To his toolbox of Botox, fillers and plastic surgery, cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Murad Alam has added a new, low-cost, noninvasive anti-aging treatment: facial yoga. (Source: Reuters: Health)



Medical News Today: Sex and self-confidence: Do genital enhancements help?

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:00:00 +0100

What is genital cosmetic surgery, what are your options, and what should you look out for? We give you an overview based on specialist insights. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Kenya:Breast Implants Linked to Cancer

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:50:53 +0100

[Nation] Women with breast implants are at risk of getting cancer, a new study has shown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Reconstruction of an Irradiated Perineal Wound Reconstruction of an Irradiated Perineal Wound

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 06:15:28 +0100

The authors discuss the successful reconstruction of a non-healing perineal wound using an SGAP flap.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Exercising … Your Face

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 05:37:07 +0100

These exercises, from Happy Face Yoga, are among a series that were shown to make the face look fuller and more youthful. (Source: NYT Health)

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Phys Ed: Facial Exercises May Make You Look 3 Years Younger

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 05:35:12 +0100

After ‘ nonsurgical face-lifts, ’ dermatologists noted significant improvements in the fullness of women ’ s cheeks. (Source: NYT Health)



Kelly Wood in excruciating pain due to breast implants  

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:07:21 +0100

Kelly Wood, 28, from Maidstone, Kent, had augmentation surgery at 17 years old when doctors found no breast tissue developing in her body. Hardened scar tissue has deformed her breasts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Medical News Today: What is the difference between Botox and dermal fillers?

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 08:00:00 +0100

We compare Botox and dermal fillers, examining their uses, costs, and possible side effects. Learn more about the differences between them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Breast Implants Slightly Increase Risk of Breast ALCL

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 18:00:00 +0100

Implants tied to increased risk of anaplastic large - cell lymphoma; overall risk still very small (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)



Breast Implants Tied to Significantly Higher Risk for Rare Type of Breast Lymphoma

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 01:20:35 +0100

Women with breast implants face 400 times the risk for anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL) in the breast as women without implants, according to a... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)

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New York surgery clinic for men offers penis enlargement

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 23:52:32 +0100

The Club House on New York's Upper East Side is a plastic surgery clinic staffed by men which only offers services to men, from penis augmentation to moob sculpting to 'Brotox'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Hair transplants cure migraines, finds Turkish study

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 13:04:11 +0100

Researchers from  the SO-EP Aesthetic& Plastic Surgery Clinic, Turkey, also found that migraine sufferers no longer require any pain-relieving medication after undergoing transplants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Hair transplants CURE migraines

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 11:57:53 +0100

Researchers from  the SO-EP Aesthetic& Plastic Surgery Clinic, Turkey, also found that migraine sufferers no longer require any pain-relieving medication after undergoing transplants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, (ADCS Clinics) Announces...

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, the nation's largest dermatology practice, acquires dermatology clinic in Vero Beach, Florida.(PRWeb December 29, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/12/prweb15040669.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)



Safe Plastic Surgery of the Breast: Saving Nipple Sensation Safe Plastic Surgery of the Breast: Saving Nipple Sensation

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100

Find out about the'unsafe zone'of the breast that should be avoided during reduction mammoplasty to preserve nipple sensation.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)

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Buttock-enlarging procedures rise five-fold in five years

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 09:26:33 +0100

EXCLUSIVE: According to the Manchester-based cosmetic surgeon Gary Ross, women are seeking larger backsides to emulate the likes of Iggy Azalea, Amber Rose and Nicki Minaj. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Plastic surgery wrongly denied for 3 HIV positive men

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 15:56:44 +0100

A federal judge in New York ruled on Wednesday that a cosmetic surgery clinic did not review the individual medical facts about three men with HIV before wrongly denying them plastic surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Strategies for Reducing Fatal Complications in Liposuction Strategies for Reducing Fatal Complications in Liposuction

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 05:14:39 +0100

Find out about the most common severe complications associated with liposuction, and learn how they can best be prevented.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Judge: Plastic surgery was wrongly denied for 3 HIV...

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 23:53:39 +0100

A federal judge in New York ruled on Wednesday that a cosmetic surgery clinic did not review the individual medical facts about three men with HIV before wrongly denying them plastic surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Warning Against Injectable Silicone for Breast, Body Contouring Warning Against Injectable Silicone for Breast, Body Contouring

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 20:03:07 +0100

Two plastic surgeons comment on why injectable silicone (either in liquid or oil form) should not be used in breast or body contouring and offer 10 key recommendations for your patients.Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Cosmetic Procedures During the Holidays? 10 Tips for Patients Cosmetic Procedures During the Holidays? 10 Tips for Patients

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 18:59:30 +0100

As we prepare for the holidays and make New Year's resolutions, for those patients interested in improving their appearance, here are 10 tips from a reputable surgeon.Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Best of the DBJ 2017: Cosmetic surgery is booming in Colorado

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100

In an era of selfies, Snapchat and sculpted celebrities, more people than ever are asking doctors to make them look fabulous. And new non-surgical techniques are making makeovers easier. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)



Judge: Plastic surgery was wrongly denied for 3 HIV patients

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:01:01 +0100

Judge says cosmetic-surgery firm that denied surgery to 3 men with HIV violated Americans with Disabilities Act (Source: ABC News: Health)



Social Media and the Plastic Surgery Patient Social Media and the Plastic Surgery Patient

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 06:14:44 +0100

A plastic surgeon's social media platform can play an important role in engaging and educating patients.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Medical News Today: What you should know about laser hair removal versus electrolysis

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:00:00 +0100

A look at laser hair removal versus electrolysis. Included is detail on how the procedures differ. ADD MORE ADD MORE ADD MORE ADD MORE ADD MORE (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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Murder charge after patient dies at Beverly Hills plastic surgery center

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:13:23 +0100

Anesthesiologist pleads not guilty to murder in the death of a 71-year-old plastic surgery patient in Beverly Hills (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)



Prepectoral Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction Prepectoral Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:14:36 +0100

The authors report the results of prepectoral implant breast reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix coverage.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Chemence Medical wins FDA nod for Exofin Fusion skin closure system

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:57:31 +0100

Chemence Medical said today it won FDA clearance for its Exofin Fusion skin closure system designed for medium to large wounds. The Exofin Fusion skin closure system features a self-adhering mesh strip, mesh anchors and a fast-curing 2-octyl cyanoacrylate topical adhesive to close and seal large incisions and form a microbial barrier to protect from infections, the company said. Alpharetta, Ga.-based Chemence said the Exofin Fusion is designed for multiple uses, but is most applicable for orthopedic procedures including total hip and knee replacements, cardiovascular procedures, plastic surgery, spinal procedures and obstetrics for C-section closures. “Our new skin closure system can really improve the operating room experience for doctors and patients when closing larger wounds. Th...



Extended Alar Contour Grafts in Rhinoplasty Extended Alar Contour Grafts in Rhinoplasty

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:14:38 +0100

The authors discuss the extended alar contour graft as another technique in the open approach to rhinoplasty.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Reduction Mammoplasty: Intraoperative vs Pathology Weight Reduction Mammoplasty: Intraoperative vs Pathology Weight

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:15:15 +0100

Are there discrepancies between intraoperative and pathology reduction mammoplasty breast tissue specimen weights -- and if so, what are the implications for insurance reimbursement?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Aesthetic Outcomes in Delayed Breast Reconstruction Aesthetic Outcomes in Delayed Breast Reconstruction

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:15:06 +0100

Achieving excellent aesthetic outcomes in delayed breast reconstruction can be challenging. Which surgical maneuvers can help attain these results?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Report: Investors review hedge fund involvement in wake of harassment allegations against Orbimed founder Isaly

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:36:18 +0100

Institutional investors with positions in OrbiMed are reportedly reviewing their involvement with the healthcare hedge fund after sexual harassment allegations surfaced against founder and managing partner Sam Isaly. Six former employees of biotech hedge fund accused Isaly, a 72-year-old investor long revered in the biotech community for his ability to pick stocks, of routinely demeaning and harassing women with hardcore pornography and sex toys, STAT reported Dec. 5. Isaly has denied the allegations. The sixth accuser contacted the outlet after that story, requesting anonymity for fear of reprisal by the hedge fund. The story roiled Wall Street, prompting investment firm Eaton Vance to review its arrangement with OrbiMed, which provides it with investment advice, according to STAT. ...



OrbiMed Founder Sam Isaly Accused of Sexual Harassment

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:32:12 +0100

Sexual harassment scandals are not limited to Hollywood, famous broadcasters, and politicians. This week STAT broke a sexual harassment story that touches medtech, as it involves the founder of one of the industry's largest hedge funds. According to the investigative report, OrbiMed founder and managing partner Sam Isaly harassed and demeaned female employees for years. Former employees reportedly told STAT that Isaly routinely subjected young female assistants to pornography in the workplace, lewd jokes, and sexist comments. Five people who once worked at the firm described how Isaly would often handle a set of breast implants that he kept on his desk, palpating them during conversations with employees as though they were stress balls. According to STAT, moments after publishing the story...



Report: OrbiMed founder Sam Isaly harassed women for years, according to former employees

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:07:56 +0100

Several former employees of biotech hedge fund OrbiMed have alleged that Sam Isaly, the firm’s founder & managing partner, sexually harassed his female colleagues for years, according to an investigation by STAT. Isaly is a 72-year-old investor who has long been revered among the biotech community for his ability to pick stocks. But at OrbiMed, former employees told STAT he routinely demeaned women and harassed them. One woman told the news outlet that he repeatedly showed her hardcore pornography just to laugh as she reacted in disgust. “I’m scarred,” Isaly’s former assistant, Delilah Burke told STAT. “I still have anxiety from that job — now, years later.” Of the five people coming forward to accuse the investing giant of sexual harassment, ...



Minimizing Bacteria Around Macrotextured Breast Implants Minimizing Bacteria Around Macrotextured Breast Implants

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 05:14:47 +0100

Find out how to reduce the number of bacteria around macrotextured breast implants to prevent the incidence of implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Preservation Techniques in Fingertip Reconstruction Preservation Techniques in Fingertip Reconstruction

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 05:14:39 +0100

The authors discuss their experience using a composite tissue graft and volar V-Y advancement flap in fingertip reconstruction.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Tanners who use sprays and lotions less prone to get tattoos and piercings than sunbathers

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0100

(Baylor University) People who often sunbathe or use tanning beds are more likely to try risky weight-loss methods and have cosmetic surgery, as well as get tattoos and piercings. But while people who seldom tan also may try unsafe diets and cosmetic surgery, they rarely opt for tattoos or piercings, according to a Baylor University study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Donor-Site Morbidity After DIEAP Flap Breast Reconstruction Donor-Site Morbidity After DIEAP Flap Breast Reconstruction

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:14:37 +0100

CT provides important information regarding donor-site morbidity following DIEAP flap harvest in breast reconstruction.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Medical News Today: All you need to know about microblading

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:00:00 +0100

A look at microblading, a technique for filling in thin eyebrows. Learn more about what to expect from the procedure and the recovery time here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Injection Guide for Botulinum Toxin and Injectable Fillers Injection Guide for Botulinum Toxin and Injectable Fillers

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 05:14:43 +0100

This article describes techniques for the cosmetic application of botulinum toxin and injectable fillers in the targeted treatment of the upper face.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Pavmed files FDA 510(k) for CarpX carpal tunnel device

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 18:02:06 +0100

Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said today it filed a 510(k) application with the FDA for its CarpX minimally invasive device designed to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. The CarpX is a percutaneous device designed to allow the operating physician to relieve compression of the median nerve without a surgical incision. The system combines a balloon catheter with bipolar radio-frequency cutting electrodes and is positioned through guidance with ultrasound, the company said. “I have had the opportunity to use Pavmed’s highly innovative CarpX device in pre-submission testing and am very impressed with its performance. As a busy hand surgeon, I strongly believe that CarpX will be a game-changer in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, providing patients with a much less invasive option and signific...



Heterotopic Ossification During a Ventral Hernia Repair Heterotopic Ossification During a Ventral Hernia Repair

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:14:45 +0100

In this report, a case of heterotopic ossification is observed in a patient who presented for ventral hernia repair.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



ASERF outlines recommendations to increase safety of gluteal fat grafting procedures

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0100

(American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) Buttock augmentation is one of the fastest growing aesthetic procedures in the United States. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), more than 20,000 procedures were performed in 2016 alone, (a 3,267% increase compared to 2002, when ASAPS first began tracking statistics for buttock augmentation). ASAPS began tracking fat grafting to the buttocks in 2015, and for the two years it has collected that data, an average of 91% of all buttock augmentation procedures have consisted of fat grafting. Recently, The Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF) formed the Gluteal Fat Grafting Task Force to investigate the risks associated with this increasingly popular procedure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Med...



Medical News Today: What are the costs involved with a hair transplant?

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 13:00:00 +0100

In this article, we look at how hair transplants work and how much they tend to cost. We also examine other considerations and options for hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Medical News Today: What are the risks of CoolSculpting?

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 11:00:00 +0100

CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical method of removing fat from the body, but does it have any risks? Learn more about possible risks and side effects here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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Health Canada finds low number of rare cancer cases linked to breast implants

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:58:29 +0100

Health officials aren't recommending people have their breast implants removed after the Canadian government released its safety review on cases of implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). (Source: CBC | Health)



Minimally Invasive Brow Lifting Techniques Minimally Invasive Brow Lifting Techniques

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:14:38 +0100

This article reviews the efficacy of several minimally invasive browpexy techniques to address brow ptosis. How do they measure up?Current Opinion in Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



An Analysis of Malpractice Litigation in Plastic Surgery An Analysis of Malpractice Litigation in Plastic Surgery

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:14:57 +0100

A new study examines the trends in malpractice litigation in plastic surgery and discusses the importance of expert witness testimony.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Woman dies after liposuction; family demands answers

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:57:05 +0100

Irma Saenz of Los Angeles traveled to Mexico for cosmetic surgery; she went into a coma and has since died, family says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)



Woman dies after liposuction surgery, family demands answers

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:13:00 +0100

Irma Saenz of Los Angeles traveled to Mexico for cosmetic surgery; she went into a coma and has since died, family says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)

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Boob job BUST: More women now REMOVING breast implants than getting new ones

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:20:30 +0100

(Natural News) Everywhere you look, there are signs that people are increasingly waking up when it comes to their health. Organic food sales are soaring, workout apps are topping the popularity charts, and fast food chains are revising their menus to offer healthier options. In keeping with the trend toward better health, unnatural plastic surgery... (Source: NaturalNews.com)



Beware of Illegal Breast and Butt Implants

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:19:53 +0100

FDA is cracking down on illegal products intended to boost the size of a person's breasts, butt, or other body parts. “We have significant concerns with unsafe injectable silicone that’s being marketed for body contouring by unlicensed providers. We’ve seen serious adverse events result from products, which are sometimes industrial-grade silicone, being used for these unapproved medical purposes,” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD. “The FDA has stepped in to take enforcement actions against unscrupulous actors who promote and provide these services, but we also want to make the public aware of the risks, which can include irreversible disfigurement and even death." Gottlieb said the agency will continue to go after providers of these unlawful services, but he said public e...



Cosmetic surgeon disciplined after 2 patients die

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:09:52 +0100

Dr. Robert Alan Yoho won't be able to practice medicine for 30 days and will then be on five years of probation (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)



40 Under 40: Dr. Sashank Reddy, LifeSprout

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:31:02 +0100

Dr. Sashank Reddy is the CEO of LifeSprout and a plastic surgeon at Johns Hopkins Medicine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)



PIP breast implant scandal: A story that triggered change

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:35:37 +0100

In the healthcare industry, stories of patient harm can sometimes be the impetus for positive change. This was the case with the PIP breast implant scandal, where cost-cutting decisions that resulted in injuries eventually led to major regulatory updates.  In 1965, plastic surgeon Henri Arion introduced breast implants to France.  Jean-Claude Mas, a former butcher turned medical sales representative, and Henri Arion worked together in this field; following the death of Arion in a plane crash, Mas went on to launch Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) in 1991. It was the beginning of a company that would produce approximately two million sets of silicone breast implants over the course of a 20 year period and in its path, create a global health scare and shape medical device regulations. The silic...

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Doctors Prescribing Too Many Opioids After Nose Jobs

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:00:00 +0100

Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Pain Relievers, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)



Common terms in skincare marketing: Hypoallergenic fragrance

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 04:00:00 +0100

Hypoallergenic fragrance is a term that may actually have some dermatologic relevance. Since the term literally means reduced allergy, not the absence of allergy, it can be used loosely. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)



How to Cope with Emotional Body Issues: Bloat, Belly Fat and More

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:00:32 +0100

“You are more than your thoughts, your body, or your feelings. You are a swirling vortex of limitless potential who is here to shake things up and create something new that the universe has never seen.” – Richard Bartlett It’s always tough to look in the mirror and dislike what you see. Whether you’re unhappy with how you look because of unsightly and uncomfortable bloat, belly fat that just won’t go away no matter how much you exercise, flabby arms, cellulite on your legs, a nose that’s too long, wide or misshapen, Rosacea, acne, breasts too small or too large or any other emotional body issue or body image, you want a way to cope that works. Most of all, you want to feel better about yourself in your own skin, not to mention feeling the confidence that others aren’t judgi...



SculpSure expands clearance to treat the double chin

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:00:00 +0100

(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)



RealSelf expands OMS participation to facial cosmetic surgery

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:00:00 +0100

(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)

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The latest on filler complications

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:00:00 +0100

(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)



Creative marketing or deceptive advertising?

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:00:00 +0100

Dr. Ad employs a variety of advertising methods to grow his practice. Two years ago, he ran an ad that said prolonged use of his $1,000/tube facial cream would negate a need for a facelift. Now he is facing a complaint by a patient who bought 20 tubes and saw no improvement over the course of a year. Dr. Ad claims that his marketing was harmless and no different than most other ads. Is he in trouble? (Source: Dermatology Times)



Common terms in skincare marketing: Nourishing

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 04:00:00 +0100

Many facial serum formulations claim to nourish the skin; however, the term has no scientific meaning. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)



After Breast Implant, Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma May Be Under-recognized After Breast Implant, Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma May Be Under-recognized

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 20:00:32 +0100

Breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is rare, but diagnoses seem to be increasing as both patients and clinicians become more aware of this complication, researchers in Pennsylvania say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Cosmetic surgery on social media -- Patients rate preferred social media sites and content

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 04:00:00 +0100

(Wolters Kluwer Health) Plastic surgeons using social media to attract patients should know their audience's preferred social media platforms and the types of posts of greatest interest, according to a survey study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

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Laser hair removal cooling methods and operator safety

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 04:00:00 +0100

(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)



PRP for hair loss

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 04:00:00 +0100

(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)



Energy Devices 101: Radiofrequency

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 04:00:00 +0100

(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)



Hackers breach top plastic surgery clinic

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:54:44 +0100

The clinic, based in London, is known to have had high-profile clients, including TV star Katie Price. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)



Plastic surgery management of victims of terrorist violence in Ankara, Turkey - İğde M, Kaplan A.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:21:03 +0100

Terror attacks have been progressively increasing worldwide through the present era. The management of the consequences of terrorism events is under debate in almost every scientific area. The organization and advancement of health services constitute impo... (Source: SafetyLit)

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Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:00:00 +0100

Title: Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)



Common terms in skincare marketing: Sensitive skin

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:00:00 +0100

One of the most commonly used terms is “sensitive skin.” It is important for the dermatologist to understand the value of such terminology and the associated implications. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)



MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for October 20, 2017

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:00:41 +0100

Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. This surgical glue seals wounds in 60 seconds A potentially life-saving surgical glue that is highly elastic and adhesive can quickly seal wounds in seconds without the need for common staples or sutures. The surgical glue, called MeTro, is a development from biomedical engineers at the University of Sydney and biomedical engineers from Harvard University. Read more 4. FTC seeks more inf...



Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0100

Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)



Meet the two former Johns Hopkins residents disrupting the wound care market

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:40:37 +0100

Ned Swanson and Denver Lough were plastic surgery residents at Johns Hopkins when they made a choice that would change the course of their lives – they decided to drop out and start a business. Lough had a technology that they thought could help patients if it ever made it to the market, but their intensely busy schedules at Hopkins didn’t allow for a side project to grow into something bigger. “To go down the academic road, get grant after grant, write paper after paper, it’s never gonna make it to these patients that we’re trying to treat every day,” Swanson told Drug Delivery Business News. “There are tremendous resources that these universities, especially a place like Johns Hopkins and there’s really a tremendous opportunity to collaborate and work with very intellige...



Novel Injectable Tissue-Regeneration Facial Procedure Novel Injectable Tissue-Regeneration Facial Procedure

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:16:47 +0100

A discussion with Dr Steven Cohen, who is behind this potential breakthrough antiaging treatmentMedscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:10:38 +0100

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 -- A particular breast implant may be associated with a rare type of cancer, researchers report. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is estimated to affect 1 in 30,000 women each year, but... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)



Medical tourism on the rise in central and eastern Europe

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:02:47 +0100

Cheaper dentistry and cosmetic surgery costs tempt visitors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)



Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100

Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk (Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)

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People Deemed Better Looking, Better Off After a Nose Job

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:00:00 +0100

But the study only included patients who achieved 'ideal' results Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)