Global Plastic Surgery Numbers

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Breast augmentation, eyelid and other plastic surgery procedures are on the rise – globally. It’s become clear that the U.S. isn’t the only country obsessed with beauty. In fact, several other countries have topped the U.S. with their annual plastic surgery procedures. ABC News recently released the top 7 “nip/tuck” destinations across the globe: 1)

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Options for Financing Your Plastic Surgery

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So you’ve taken the time to research your procedure and you’re ready to take the next step. But how do you pay for it all? Financing your plastic surgery procedure can be one of the most difficult decisions you’ll have to make prior to surgery. Unless you’re seeking out reconstructive surgery following a traumatic accident or illness,

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Herbal Supplements and How They May Affect Your Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedure

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Herbal supplements are more popular than ever, which may pose new risks for cosmetic plastic surgery patients. While many patients choose these natural treatments for their long term health benefits, they fail to recognize that these supplements can still pose health hazards. Like prescription medication, herbal supplements can have drug-like effects on the body. This also

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New Study Reveals Dangers of Medical Tourism

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Exotic travel destinations coupled with low prices have created a rise in plastic surgery medical tourism. Medical tourism, a term used to describe the act of seeking health care abroad, isn’t always the safest or cheapest option for plastic surgery procedures such as liposuction or breast augmentation, according to the results of a new survey.

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New Study Evaluates Functional Improvements of Breast Reduction

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Breast reduction has been a popular plastic surgery procedure for years due its cosmetic and functional capabilities. Until recently, the actual scope of functional capabilities had never been scientifically evaluated. Researchers Kimberly A. Singh, M.D. and Albert Losken, M.D., sought to perform a systematic review of the functional outcomes of breast reduction, in regards to

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New Study: Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Patients Experience Increased Quality of Life

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How high should your expectations be following liposuction or a tummy tuck? Pretty high, according to the results of a new study published in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The study, which evaluated the outcomes of 360 patients undergoing liposuction and/or abdominoplasty (also known as a tummy tuck) found that these patients

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Brazilian Government Funds Low-Income Plastic Surgery

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Many people dream of free plastic surgery, and if you live in Brazil, this dream has the potential to become a reality. Performing more than 11.5 million procedures annually, Brazil represents one of the largest plastic surgery consumer markets in the world. To many Brazilians, beauty is a right that should not be reserved solely

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Turn Back Time with Hand Lift Procedures

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Cosmetic enhancement is sought out to counteract signs of aging all over the face and body, so neglect the hands? According to plastic surgeons across the U.S., hand lift procedures are becoming increasingly popular with men and women looking to turn back the clock a few years. “As you get older, your hands lose volume,

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Joan Rivers Sits Down with Barbara Walters to Discuss Plastic Surgery

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Stand-up comedian Joan Rivers recently sat down for a chat with Barbara Walters to discuss her prior plastic surgery experiences for a 20/20 segment investigating plastic surgery. Rivers’ who has become just as famous for her plastic surgery as she has for her career as a stand-up comedian held nothing back in her candid interview

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Australians Spend More on Lipo and Other Cosmetic Procedures

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America isn’t the only country obsessed with physical perfection. According to a new study released by Costhetics, an informational website dedicated to educating consumers about cosmetic surgery in Australia, Australians spend a surprising 40% more annually than Americans on cosmetic surgery procedures. The study, which focused on both non-invasive and surgical cosmetic procedures, found that

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