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The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Questionnaire (BDDQ) developed by Katherine Phillips, M.D., director of the BDD Program at Rhode Island Hospital can help identify patients who should undergo further evaluation for suspected BDD.
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Together with the American Melanoma Foundation, Plastic Surgery Practice is launching its first annual PSP Sun Safety awards. Deadline for entry is April 1, 2015. Don't miss out!
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Two new studies seek to improve outcomes associated with of gluteoplasty and labiaplasty.
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Google Glass may help enhance surgical training, medical documentation, and patient safety, a new study suggests.
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The future of Lifestyle Lift is uncertain. Are you surprised?
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Learn about the steps that dermatologist Brett Coldiron, MD, FAAD, and the AAD are taking to help save the specialty.
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Dermatologist Ruth Tedaldi, MD, explains why the recent FDA approval of Suneva Medical Inc.’s Bellafill for the treatment of acne scars may be a game change.
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In this month's 10 Things, PSP talks to Phillip Langsdon, MD, FACS, about the advent and evolution of the Foundation for Facial Aesthetic Surgery.
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Dermatologist Zein Obagi, MD, opens up about his career, and why he continued to forge ahead when many others would have just coasted.
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A newly improved non-surgical procedure can safely and effectively correct newborn ear deformities in just two weeks — a drastically shorter period of time than previously reported, according to a study the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City used the […]
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The FD gave its nod to Allergan’s NATRELLE INSPIRA™ round gel-filled smooth breast implants for women undergoing breast reconstruction, augmentation, or revision surgery.
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Experts shave their go-to techniques for reigning in undereye bags, dark circles, and noticeable puffiness. How do you address undereye bags?
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Curious what patients are paying for cankle lipo in New York City? Check out Buildmybod's new 2015 pricing report.
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In 2014, there were 15.6 million cosmetic procedures, including both minimally invasive and surgical, performed in the United States, an increase of 3% since 2013, according to the latest stats from ASPS.
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Nonsurgical fat reduction and buttock augmentation popped in 2014, ASAPS reports.
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In March's Behind the Scenes, Christine E. Foley discusses the importance of team work at Skin Care Physicians in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
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This month's “Social Studies with Wendy Lewis" offers advice on how to use the social media platforms that make the most sense for your practice.
Providing patients with nicotine patches to help them quit was a "vital component" of the program's success.
The new study results show lasting benefits of the brief intervention, increasing patients' chances of being nonsmokers 1 year after surgery.
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Check out Environ's Cosmetic Roll, Exuviance Sheer Daily Protector, Laseresults products, and a Shark Tank-worthy lip balm in PSP's March 2015 Hot Stuff.
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CareCredit gives back, and the grants span six healthcare professions to help low-to-moderate income households in the US obtain necessary care, including a donation to the Plastic Surgery Foundation Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Fund.