In the US in 2009, 12.5 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were performed, down 1% from 2008, and up 69% since 2000. Nearly 5.2 million reconstructive plastic surgery procedures were performed last year.
Some of you might enjoy reading a slightly alternate version of the history of plastic surgery. Posted on Islamdigest.net on April 21st, 2010:
Patients can decrease the frequency of Botox Cosmetic injections after approximately two years and still receive most of the same wrinkle-smoothing cosmetic benefits, according to new research.
The New York Times recently published a cringe-inducing article by Laura M. Holson on how Hollywood movie casting directors are purportedly not interested in hiring those performers who have “had work done.” Let’s get right into i
Among cosmetic surgical procedures planned in the next year, 27% of respondents will have eyelid surgery and 18% will undergo hair replacement; followed by facelifts (13%), tummy tucks (12%) and breast lifts (12%).
LLLT achieved safe and significant girth loss sustained over repeated treatments and cumulative over 4 weeks of eight treatments, according to researchers.
PureGraft is a "game changer" in the marketplace, according to one physician.
The ASLMS meeting was a decidedly mixed bag this year — the scientific program was quite good, the accompanying vendor/exhibit hall was quiet as a field full of crickets at dusk, and the venue could have been more carefully chosen. I enjoyed it,
A new study demonstrates the clinical benefits of using a 1440 nm wavelength in laser-assisted lipolysis to disrupt fat tissue and tighten skin through tissue coagulation.