Headache-Related QoL Improves After Ptosis Repair Headache-Related QoL Improves After Ptosis Repair
Ptosis repair or blepharoplasty may reduce tension-type headaches and improve headache-related quality of life (QoL), new research hints.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 10, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news
Quarter of sun-exposed skin samples had DNA mutations
Conclusion This study estimated around 25% of normal skin cells have DNA mutations that could prime them to develop into skin cancer in the future. This was a lot higher than the scientists expected. The genetic analysis of the study was robust, but used skin samples from just four people. This severely limits the generalisablity of the findings to the general population. For example, the results might be different for people of different ages, sun exposures and skin colours, so we don't know if this is true for most people. Similarly, the researchers only used eyelid cells. There may be something unique about eyelid tiss...
Source: NHS News Feed - May 22, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Lifestyle/exercise Source Type: news
Tuesday Q and A: Eyelid lift can help reduce vision problems caused by excess skin
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just turned 48 and am considering having blepharoplasty surgery to remove the excess skin on my eyelids, which has bothered me for years. What does this procedure involve? What are the risks? Is the change permanent, or is there a chance my eyelids will return to the way they look now? [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 2, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Cosmetic surgery operations in UK top 50,000 for the first time
Market in 2013 for plastic surgery was mainly female, says data released by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic SurgeonsMore and more Britons are turning to cosmetic surgery to improve their appearance, with the number of procedures topping 50,000 a year for the first time in 2013.A total of 50,122 operations were carried out last year, 17% more than in 2012. Demand grew despite the scandal over potentially hazardous PIP breast implants and grew by levels unseen since before the recession began in 2008.Breast enlargement remains the most popular procedure, with 11,135 augmentations performed in 2013 – up 13%...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 3, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Tags: The Guardian Plastic surgery Obesity Biology News Health & wellbeing Society UK news Life and style Ageing Science Source Type: news
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
Title: Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 1/31/2005 6:50:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/4/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 4, 2013 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news