The FDA has finally approved a Botox alternative for the US market. Formerly announced as Reloxin, Medicis' Dysport is the first of a small wave of so-called "Botox killers" we have been waiting for for some time. Dysport is
Allergan Inc’s wrinkle-filler Botox and a similar product must carry a strong warning about the risks of severe complications if the injected botulinum toxin spreads in the body, U.S. regulators said today.
Despite expectations, saline-filled implants remain the most popular choice for primary breast augmentation, according to a study published in the March/April issue of Aesthetic Surgery Journal.
The educational program is also offered to residents in ophthalmology, oculoplastic surgery, otorhinolaryngology and facial plastic surgery at a bargain.
It’s Monday morning review time, a good opportunity for me to plow through a backlog of news and other types of stories that I’ve bookmarked but haven’t gotten around to write-up for this blog. Barry Eppley’s plastic s
WellPoint research subsidiary HealthCore also found that patients of Blue Distinction Centers for Bariatric Surgery experienced fewer complications and infections during the 30-day period after surgery, compared to those who had the procedure done at
Eva S over at RealSelf has published another winner topic that should be on the minds of all plastic and cosmetic surgeons: A medical license may not
Eliminating the extra half day of exhibit time would allow exhibit personnel to return to their offices earlier in the week.
Commonly used herbal medications, such as ginkgo biloba, ginseng, garlic, echinacea, valerian root and others, can have harmful effects when combined with surgery.
The Breast Reconstruction Blog, maintained by Minas Chrysopoulo, MD, of San Antonio, is a well-written and always informative Web site. His latest entry on