Rodrigo Alves is known as "the human Ken doll" because of his surreal, plastic-like resemblance to Barbie's beau. But he's now in danger of losing his carefully crafted nose after dozens of surgeries left him with infections and scar tissue so extensive he can barely breathe, according to Business Insider.
A study looks at acoustic waves (extracorporeal shockwaves) initiated within the operation field prior to surgery and their ability to stimulate tissue regeneration which leads to wound healing with reduced scar formation.
Aesthetic Surgery Journal, one of the two official publications of The Aesthetic Society, chronicles Breast Implant Illness (BII), and suggests how doctors can help and manage patients describing symptoms.
A new anatomic study highlights critical technical issues to ensure safe performance of the increasingly popular "Brazilian butt lift" - a procedure using the patient's own fat to augment and improve the appearance of the buttocks.
What is the monetary value of changes in attractiveness achieved through rhinoplasty, as perceived by society? Researchers posed this question in a study published recently in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.
Endo International plc announces it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) for the treatment of cellulite in the buttocks.