The most popular plastic surgery procedure is...
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Source: CNN.com - Health - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The most popular plastic surgery procedure is ...
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most popular cosmetic procedures in 2016
What's the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States? A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveals the top five reasons why Americans went under the knife last year. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic Surgery Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic Surgery
Find out about the existing role of virtual technology in the operative planning of corrective jaw surgery.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

New plastic surgery statistics reveal focus on face and fat
(MediaSource) New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reveals that Americans want to put their best face and body forward as their annual plastic surgery procedural statistics show a three percent growth in cosmetic procedures over the last year. According to ASPS statistics there were 17.1 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2016. The data also shows new cosmetic trends in both facelifts and fat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 1, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Surge in women wanting 'designer vaginas' with labiaplasty
Scores of young women are electing themselves for cosmetic surgery down below - and it has virtually nothing to do with pornography, one London surgeon insists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red carpets and deadly toxins go hand in hand
Awards season demands complexion perfection: no wonder some stars turn to a toxin seven million times more poisonous than cobra venomAwards season is fast accelerating towards its glamorous peak,the Oscars. It will be a fabulous evening of gorgeous gowns and flawless complexions. Those on the red carpet will be scrutinised by millions. Thepressure to look perfect must be huge.Humans have been augmenting their appearance as long as there have been humans. In the past men and women have risked their lives with killer cosmetics such as white lead, and fatal fashions including arsenic-laced clothes, and much else besides. But ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 24, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Kathryn Harkup Tags: Cosmetic surgery Oscars Beauty Life and style Science Chemistry Microbiology Source Type: news

Public Perception of Cosmetic Surgeons vs Plastic Surgeons Public Perception of Cosmetic Surgeons vs Plastic Surgeons
What common misperceptions exist regarding patients'understanding of cosmetic surgeons vs plastic surgeons?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

The haircuts as anti-ageing as a FACELIFT!
Maria, 51, was given a new breed of anti-ageing haircut. Her wrinkles appeared to have been gently smoothed away, her cheekbones were more pronounced and her face looked slimmer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Playboy model has her breast implants removed
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Karen McDougal, 45, from Phoenix, Arizona had her implants removed last month after they left her bed bound. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More on the cover story: CU Medical School is adding resources, emphasis to plastic-surgery program
After several struggles and rejuvenations over the past 30 years, the plastic surgery program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeing a boom in interest and support once again. School leaders revived the residency aspect of the program, which allows the school to bring in young and interested surgeons, in 2012. And in 2014, program officials opened the CU Plastic Surgery clinic specializing in cosmetic procedures on campus, allowing them to offer a training ground to res idents… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

More on the cover story: Doctors say the plastic surgery business is looking good (Video)
More Coloradans want lifts and tucks, drawing more doctors to the plastic-surgery field. DBJ reporter Ed Sealover writes about the plastic-surgery book in this week's print-edition cover story. In the video above, doctors talk about the growing interest in plastic surgery. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kathleen Lavine Source Type: news

More on the cover story: Doctors say the plastic surgery business is looking good (Video)
More Coloradans want lifts and tucks, drawing more doctors to the plastic-surgery field. DBJ reporter Ed Sealover writes about the plastic-surgery book in this week's print-edition cover story. In the video above, doctors talk about the growing interest in plastic surgery. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kathleen Lavine Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery is booming in Colorado
Patricia Wszolek, chief operating officer of Grossman Plastic Surgery and its noninvasive sister firm, Facial Aesthetics, can ’t pinpoint the moment she realized cosmetic surgery and related procedures had achieved significant public acceptance. Maybe it was when mothers started bringing in their teenage daughters for a nose job or to have their ears taped back. Or perhaps it was when an 89-year-old woman arrived for a face lift, declaring she wanted to look as good as she felt. Or maybe it was… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Celebrities causing a surge in plastic surgery
New mothers are making up around half of all plastic surgery clients for tummy tucks because of the pressure from celebrities, a surgeon from Imperial College, London, claims. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make-up so good it'll be like a facelift in a bottle
'Why spend over £10,000 on a facelift surgery when you can give yourself a DIY version in under 10 minutes and for around £100?' writes make-up artist LISA ELDRIDGE. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Instagram selfies are driving plastic surgery boom
A survey of US surgeons found that around 40 percent of clinics are populated by people seeking a 'natural filter' so they look better on social media. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revision of a Hypertrophic Tracheostomy Scar Revision of a Hypertrophic Tracheostomy Scar
What surgical options are available for the revision of tracheostomy scars?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Let them eat steak: Charlottetown doc calls for food guide facelift
Charlottetown physician Laura Hogan has joined a group of doctors across the country lobbying to change Canada's Food Guide to include more healthy fats and lower carbs. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/PEI Source Type: news

Why are fewer people in the UK having cosmetic surgery?
The number of people having cosmetic surgery in the UK has fallen to its lowest level in almost a decade. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cosmetic operations fall to lowest in ten years
28,300 women went under the knife in 2016, down 39 per cent from 2015. Numbers of men having cosmetic surgery has fallen by half this year. Breast enhancement is still the most popular op. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery procedures 'fell by 40% in 2016'
Britons are increasingly choosing cheaper, non-surgical procedures such as chemical peels, say surgeons. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery procedures fell by 40% last year
Experts say 'global downturn' made potential patients think again about surgery Related items fromOnMedica Royal College launches cosmetic surgery advice New standards for cosmetic surgery issued Demand for cosmetic surgery rises 13 per cent Formal regulation of cosmetic surgery clinic standards proposed GMC urges patients considering cosmetic surgery to question doctors (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 12, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Caring for your skin
How to care for skin during and after radiation Skin changes can be one of the primary side effects of radiation therapy. In addition to using a mild, unscented moisturizer, try these tips to feel more comfortable. Breast reconstruction with implants: An overview After a mastectomy, how does a plastic surgeon restore shape to a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 9, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

What’s the best way to fast-track a facelift?
FACELIFTS used to involve lengthy invasive surgery and months of painful recovery time. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laser May Be Best Skin Primer for Photodynamic Therapy Laser May Be Best Skin Primer for Photodynamic Therapy
Laser pretreatment seems the most effective way to enhance methyl aminolevulinate hydrochloride-induced protoporphyrin IX (PPIX) formation in photodynamic therapy (PDT), according to Danish researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 8, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Acelity pays down debt with LifeCell proceeds, snags new $1.1B facility
Acelity said today it used proceeds from the sale of its LifeCell regenerative medicine to repay debt owed by the company and its subsidiaries Kinetic Concepts and KCI USA. The San Antonio, Texas-based company said it repaid in full the existing credit facilities of its Kinetic Concepts and KCI USA subsidiaries and redeemed all outstanding principal amounts on their 9.625% second lien senior secured notes due 2021 and the 12.5% senior notes due 2019. “The completion of the sale of LifeCell and subsequent repayment of debt bolsters our balance sheet and significantly reduces our interest expense. This further position...
Source: Mass Device - February 8, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Acelity Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for February 7, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. Merit Medical picks up Argon Medical Devices, Catheter Connections assets for $48m Merit Medical said today it picked up assets from Argon Medical Devices and Catheter Connections for $48 million. The South Jordan, Utah-based c...
Source: Mass Device - February 7, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson ’ s Mentor sued over silicone breast implants
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Mentor Worldwide’s silicone breast implants are accused of causing muscle pain, nausea and other symptoms in a product liability lawsuit reportedly filed in California state court last week. Mentor allegedly failed to run adequate clinical studies establishing the implants’ safety, plaintiff Rexine Mize claimed in the lawsuit, according to Bloomberg. The implants leak silicone, leading to a variety of ailments, according to the suit. Mentor, Allergan (NYSE: AGN) and Sientra (NSDQ:SIEN) are the only companies licensed to sell silicone implants in the U.S. since the FDA...
Source: Mass Device - February 7, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Legal News Product Liability Wall Street Beat Johnson & Johnson Mentor Worldwide Source Type: news

An Interesting Case of a Retrobulbar Cavernous Hemangioma An Interesting Case of a Retrobulbar Cavernous Hemangioma
Learn more about the clinical presentations, differential diagnosis, and treatment options for orbital cavernous venous malformations.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Undiagnosed body dysmorphic disorder in cosmetic surgery patients
Amy WallaceFeb. 6 (UPI) -- Researchers found that plastic surgeons are missing the signs of body dysmorphic disorder in potential patients seeking cosmetic procedures. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who is appropriately qualified to perform cosmetic surgery?'Confusing jargon' contributes to misperceptions
Do you know what makes a'plastic surgeon'different from a'cosmetic surgeon'? If you're considering surgery to improve your appearance, the answer has important implications for choosing an appropriately qualified physician, according to a report. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 6, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Who is appropriately qualified to perform cosmetic surgery? 'Confusing jargon' contributes to misperceptions
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Do you know what makes a 'plastic surgeon' different from a 'cosmetic surgeon'? If you're considering surgery to improve your appearance, the answer has important implications for choosing an appropriately qualified physician, according to a report in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Yelp Could Be The Key To Finding A Good Doctor (Yes, Seriously)
People scour online reviews to find the best restaurant or bar — and new research suggests that people are increasingly turning to online reviews to find the best doctors, too. But unlike restaurants, which are rated on factors such as food and service, what separates a five-star physician review from a one-star panning? In a new small study, published Jan. 26 in the journal JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, researchers examined what factors influenced how patients rated their doctors on Yelp. To do so, they analyzed Yelp reviews posted in May 2014 for dermatologists, general plastic surgeons and facial plastic surgeons i...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for February 1, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. Allergan closes $3B Acelity LifeCell buy Acelity said today that it closed the sale of its regenerative medicine unit, LifeCell, to Allergan for $2.9 billion in cash. The deal brings LifeCell’s regenerative medicine and r...
Source: Mass Device - February 1, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

Allergan closes $3B Acelity LifeCell buy
Acelity said today that it closed the sale of its regenerative medicine unit, LifeCell, to Allergan (NYSE:AGN) for $2.9 billion in cash. The deal brings LifeCell’s regenerative medicine and reconstructive portfolio to Allergan, joining a portfolio of medical aesthetics, breast implant and tissue expander product lines. Dublin-based Allergan said it expects to bring in $450 million in revenue this year, growing at a mid-single digit rate. “This milestone marks an important step in our continued evolution of Acelity,” Acelity president & CEO Joe Woody said in prepared remar...
Source: Mass Device - February 1, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions Regenerative Medicine Wall Street Beat Wound Care Acelity Allergan Inc. LifeCell Corp. Source Type: news

Reconstructing Defects of the Lower Lip Reconstructing Defects of the Lower Lip
The authors examine the role of the Estlander flap as a reconstructive option for lower lip defects.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

What investigators found when they raided suspected fake doctor's plastic surgery clinic
The College of Physicians and Surgeons was in court Friday to keep tattoo artist Zhuo Li, also known as Sabrina Li, from practising plastic surgery. New documents were disclosed outlining what investigators saw and seized when they raided her Delta home in December. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

After Mastectomies, an Unexpected Blow: Numb New Breasts
Reconstructive surgery is billed as being better than ever, but most women lose sensation in their chest, which can be devastating and even dangerous. They wish they had been warned. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Mastectomy Breasts Breast Cancer Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

AirXpanders lands $34m private placement
AirXpanders (ASX:AXP) said today that it has commitments from investors in a private placement to raise A$45 million, or $34 million USD. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company said that its investors committed to subscribe for 16.3 million shares of common stock at ¢70 apiece. The company plans to use the funds to bring its breast tissue expansion device to the U.S., including building inventory for the U.S. market and hiring a sales force. AirXpanders also said it plans to complete its expansion of commercial manufacturing capacity in Costa Rica. “Following receipt of FDA de novo clearance in December 2016, ...
Source: Mass Device - January 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Implants Surgical Women's Health AirXpanders Source Type: news

Elsevier Announces the Launch of Otolaryngology Case Reports
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of Otolaryngology Case Reports, a new open access journal publishing case reports in all areas of adult and pediatric otolaryngology. This peer-reviewed, online-only companion journal to the prestigious American Journal of Otolaryngology is now accepting submissions and is scheduled to begin publication of issues in early 2017. “Case reports offer great value as teaching and educational resources, yet they aren’t often published in otolaryngology journals due to factors like jou...
Source: News from STM - January 27, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Open Access Source Type: news

Porn is behind the explosive growth of 'Barbie vaginas'
In 2015, nearly 100,000 across the world underwent a labiaplasty, which involves trimming back the inner 'lips', figures from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery showed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, (ADCS Clinics) Announces...
Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, the nation's largest dermatology practice, acquires dermatology clinic in Arizona.(PRWeb January 24, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/01/prweb14002794.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, (ADCS Clinics) Announces...
Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, the nation’s largest dermatology practice, acquires dermatology clinic in Denver Colorado Area(PRWeb January 23, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/01/prweb14000866.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breast implants could feature material from space shuttles
Unlike standard breast implants, the new B-lite, created by an Israeli manufacturer, offer a gel filling containing tiny hollow microspheres made from borosilicate, used on the Nasa shuttle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French court says German firm must compensate for faulty breast implants
MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - A French court ruled on Friday that German certification agency TUV Rheinland compensate thousands of women for its role in approving faulty breast implants produced by manufacturer PIP until its 2010 closure. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

PIP breast implants: French court tells TUV to pay damages
German safety body TUV is told to pay hefty compensation over the PIP breast implant scandal. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Memphis Medical Society names longtime member 140th president
A longtime member of the Memphis Medical Society will become its new president. The Memphis Medical Society will install its 140th Board of Directors, as well as other officers and board members, during a dinner on Saturday, Jan. 28. Dr. Phillip R. Langsdon, FACS, a facial plastic surgeon at the Langsdon Clinic, will replace outgoing president Dr. Tommy J. Campbell. Langsdo n graduated with his medical degree from the University of Arkansas in 1980 and has been in private practice for over 30 years… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 20, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Plastic surgeons often miss patients' mental disorders
Maureen Salamon, HealthDay News Nearly one in 10 patients seeking facial plastic surgery has a mental illness that distorts perception of physical defects, but doctors often miss the problem. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dee Hicks learns mouldy breast implants behind poor health
WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Dee Hicks, from Satellite Beach in Florida, suffered hair loss, chest pain, rashes and depression, and was ultimately bed-ridden for six months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news