David Gault, FRCS, consultant plastic surgeon and international laser expert, speaks out against the Department of Health’s proposal to deregulate laser and intense pulsed light devices for aesthetic treatments. Gault, who helped develop the first ha
According to statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 2.6 million aesthetic plastic surgery procedures were performed on ethnic patients in 2007, a 13% increase from 2006.
A survey conducted by treatmentabroad.com reports that in 2007, 100,000 patients traveled abroad for plastic surgery treatments. According to the report, the reason that patients traveled abroad was to avoid infections such as MRSA, to avoid NHS wait
According to statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, plastic surgery procedures of the face and chest were popular among women and men in 2007, increasing at similar rates for similar procedures.
State Rep. Monique Davis, an Illinois lawmaker, says she wants more stringent regulations on plastic surgery and would like to see a board-certified plastic surgeon affiliated with an accredited hospital or university to perform all procedures.
A study published in the January 2008 issue of <i>The American Surgeon</i> found Starion Instruments’ Tissue Welding technology minimized intraoperative blood loss, postoperative complications, and may reduce the development of facial paresis in paro
Alan Bittner, MD, founder and director of Beverly Hills Liposculpture, in Beverly Hills, Calif, has developed a tumescent micro-liposculpture technique that is minimally-invasive and allows patients to remain awake during the procedure.
Facial plastic surgery improves patients’ quality of life, but the effects are different for men and women, researchers report in the March/April issue of the <i>Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery.</i>
CHICAGO (Reuters) – A dangerous drug-resistant bacterial infection has been showing up in a small number of patients who undergo face-lifts, doctors reported on Monday.
According to the survey results of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 2007 Procedural Data, sclerotherapy, the standard treatment for spider and varicose veins, is the second most aesthetic procedure performed by men. In the past 5 years, scle