Simultaneous Implant Exchange with Fat (SIEF) Shows Promise

A "reverse liposuction" approach replacing breast implants with the patient’s own fat cells may provide a new alternative for some women undergoing explantation, according to a case study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Facelift Buys at Least 5 Years

How long do facelift results last? New research shows that more than 5 years after facelift surgery, there is no significant objective or subjective sign of continued aging or "relapse" in any area except for the neck.

Filler Frenzy: Evidence Backs Use of Most Dermal Fillers

A new review article suggests that a high level of evidence supports the use of many dermal fillers on the market today including hyaluronic acid- based fillers. The study appears in the <i>Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. </i>

A little Rhinoplasty Music, Please …

Music therapy can help patients before, during, and after surgery, and may reduce pain and recovery time, researchers report in <i>Southern Medical Journal.</i>

Study: Internet Info on Cosmetic Gynecology Lacks

There’s much ado about designer vaginas these days in <i>Plastic Surgery Practice,</i> and now a new study suggests that there is a lack of accurate information on these procedures on the Web.