How to Rejuvenate the Neck Area: Surgery or Spa

Whether one is bothered by wrinkles, loose skin, or loss of jaw-line angularity, the neck is a frequently mentioned area of concern. Fortunately, cosmetic surgeons and aestheticians are providing a wide variety of options for neck rejuvenation. Skin rejuvenation: chemical peels and facials Wrinkles and crepey skin on the neck are very common. Some are

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Recent Study Investigates Safety of Immediate Breast Reconstruction

A new study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery shows a low rate of complications in breast reconstruction immediately after mastectomy. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the results shown in this study “alleviate concerns that immediate reconstruction leads to increased complications” and make a strong argument for immediate breast reconstruction, Reduced psychological

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How Long Does Fat Grafting Last?

If you’re concerned about longevity of an injectable treatment, then fat grafting is one option to seriously consider. A new study in Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery shows long-lasting results from fat grafting surgery around the eye area. Doctors reviewed 99 patients to evaluate their results and see how long fat grafting lasted after aesthetic

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Limb Salvage Team Helps Victims of Haitian Earthquake

A team of plastic and orthopedic surgeons achieved a high success rate in limb salvage – minimizing the need for amputations – among patients injured in last year’s devastating earthquake in Haiti, according to a study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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New Technique Doubles Breast Size Using Patient's Own Fat

A plastic surgery procedure in which the patient’s own fat is transplanted to the breasts – used along with treatment to expand the breast tissue before surgery – can achieve up to a twofold increase in breast size, according to a study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal

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How to Not Be a Dogbite Victim

Four national medical organizations are teaming up to raise awareness during National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 15-21. It’s estimated that 4. 7 million people are bitten by dogs every year. Yet most dog bites are entirely preventable through training, proper control of dogs, and education. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Society

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Reconstructive Surgeons Caution Against Injuries Caused by Lawnmowers

247,000 people were treated for lawn mower-related injuries last year and more than 18,000 of them were children under age 19, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. Lawn mower-related injuries have increased 7 percent since 2008. With the summer mowing season approaching, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM), American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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ASPS Reports Plastic Surgery Statistics for 2009

Although it’s been a sluggish year for plastic surgery due to the economy, the long-term outlook is more encouraging. According to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 12.5 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were performed in the United States in 2009, down 1 percent from 2008; up 69 percent since

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Welcome to Our Cosmetic Surgery blog!

Thanks for visiting our new blog.  Here you will be able to find information on plastic surgery news, recent trends, special offers, and the latest events happening at our office.  We want to stay in touch with our local community and present news that will be relevant to our patients. Are you interested in health,

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