Treating Adverse Events of Fillers and Neuromodulators Treating Adverse Events of Fillers and Neuromodulators
Which adverse events are associated with procedures involving fillers and neuromodulators -- and how are these complications best managed?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 -- Nearly one in 10 patients seeking facial plastic surgery suffers from a mental illness that distorts their perception of physical defects, but doctors often don't spot the problem, new research suggests. Researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 18, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients ’ Mental Disorders
10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 17, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, News, Source Type: news

RCS urges surgeons to apply for cosmetic surgery certification to improve patient safety
The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) is launching a new system of certification which will make the cosmetic surgery industry safer for patients and enhance the reputation of the profession. The RCS is urging all surgeons who perform cosmetic surgical procedures to apply for certification. The new certification system will help patients to identify a surgeon with the appropriate training and experience to perform a specific procedure, in different parts of the country. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients of suspected fake Delta, B.C., plastic surgeon warned to get tested for HIV, hepatitis
All patients of a suspected illegal cosmetic surgery clinic in Delta are being urged to get tested for HIV and hepatitis by the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Botox use is on the rise – but are some using it to freeze their feelings? | Anouchka Grose
Dannii Minogue is brave to admit to using the beauty treatment at difficult times. Cosmetic procedures and the reasons we use them are still hard to talk aboutDannii Minogue hasadmitted to using Botox at difficult times in her life in a subconscious attempt to mask her feelings. Not only might she literally have been disabling her capacity to frown, she may also have been acting things out on her body in order to fend off her own emotions.Related:Is America developing a ‘crack-like addiction’ to Botox beauty?Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 10, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Anouchka Grose Tags: Cosmetic surgery Society Mental health Body image Dannii Minogue Psychology Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Jan-Feb 2017, NLM Tox Town Gets a Facelift for 2017
Tox Town is updated with an easier to navigate homepage and new color scheme. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - January 9, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Case Challenge: A Power Saw Cuts Into a Man's Face Case Challenge: A Power Saw Cuts Into a Man's Face
A 50-year-old construction worker was using a circular saw at work when the blade bounced back into his face.Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Case Challenge Source Type: news

Tox Town gets a Facelift for 2017
The National Library of Medicine has updated Tox Town with an updated site that is easier to navigate. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - January 6, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for January 5, 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. AirXpander’s AeroForm tissue expander transforms decades-old procedure For 40 years, plastic surgeons have used saline injections to expand tissue and prepare patients for breast implants following mastectomies. These tis...
Source: Mass Device - January 5, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

AirXpander ’ s AeroForm tissue expander transforms decades-old procedure
For 40 years, plastic surgeons have used saline injections to expand tissue and prepare patients for breast implants following mastectomies. These tissue expanders consist of a silicone shell with a magnet and a self-sealing port; a doctor uses a different magnet above the skin to access the port and inject saline to stretch the skin. The process is lengthy – patients come into the doctor’s office every week for as much as 3 months. Dr. Tracey Stokes, a plastic surgeon based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has spent 11 years working with mastectomy patients, often using saline expanders to prepare them ...
Source: Mass Device - January 5, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Implants Oncology Surgical Women's Health AirXpanders Source Type: news

Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp and Calvarium Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp and Calvarium
This report describes utilizing a multidisciplinary approach for calvarial reconstruction in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the scalp.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article 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 Greeley, Colorado.(PRWeb January 04, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/01/prweb13953889.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breast Reconstruction With Acellular Dermal Matrix/Mesh Breast Reconstruction With Acellular Dermal Matrix/Mesh
Find out what there is to know regarding the use of acellular dermal matrix and synthetic mesh in subcutaneous implant-based breast reconstruction.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Allergan wins FDA nod for Natrelle Inspira SoftTouch breast implant
Allergan (NYSE:AGN) said today it won FDA approval for its Natrelle Inspira SoftTouch breast implants designed for breast reconstruction, augmentation or revision surgeries. The newly cleared Inspira SoftTouch implant is designed from a new medium firmness gel, the company said, bringing the total number of firmness options or its Natrelle line up to 3. “I am excited to have yet another option available within the Natrelle portfolio.  This is one of the most exciting times in the history of breast surgery and what a great time for women, who are looking to have augmentation or have to have re...
Source: Mass Device - January 3, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Women's Health Allergan Inc. Source Type: news

FDA Clears New Breast Implant Natrelle Inspira SoftTouch FDA Clears New Breast Implant Natrelle Inspira SoftTouch
The implant is a medium firmness cohesive silicone gel implant approved for breast reconstruction, augmentation, or revision surgery.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 3, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Alert Source Type: news

Allergan Announces FDA Approval of NATRELLE INSPIRA(R) SoftTouch Breast Implants
DUBLIN, Jan. 3, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Allergan plc (AGN) today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market NATRELLE INSPIRA® SoftTouch breast implants, offering women u... Devices, FDA Allergan, NATRELLE, INSPIRA SoftTouch, breast implants (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 3, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prophylactic Antibiotics and SSI After Breast Reconstruction Prophylactic Antibiotics and SSI After Breast Reconstruction
A new review explores the question of whether the administration of prophylactic antibiotics reduces the risk of surgical site infections after prosthetic breast reconstruction.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Round or'shaped' breast implants? Even plastic surgeons can't tell the difference
Looking at before-and-after photos, plastic surgeons and nurses can't tell whether breast augmentation surgery was done using conventional round implants or newer anatomically shaped implants, reports a new study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Breast implants being given barcodes by NHS to try and 'revolutionise' patient safety
Using the technology made famous in retail stores, the NHS hope to record every surgical item. Early results from six pilot hospitals suggest the scheme has the potential to save lives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Closure of a Tracheocutaneous Fistula Closure of a Tracheocutaneous Fistula
In this report, a novel combination method of closing a large tracheocutaneous fistula is described.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Round or 'shaped' breast implants? Even plastic surgeons can't tell the difference
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Looking at before-and-after photos, plastic surgeons and nurses can't tell whether breast augmentation surgery was done using conventional round implants or newer anatomically shaped implants, reports a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 29, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Breast implants and other medical items get safety barcodes
Barcodes are being printed on breast implants and other medical items to improve patient safety. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AirXpanders wins de novo FDA clearance for AeroForm breast tissue expander
AirXpanders (ASX:AXP) said yesterday it won FDA de novo clearance for its AeroForm tissue expander system designed for breast reconstruction procedures, and announced it is preparing to launch the device in the U.S. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company’s AeroForm tissue expander is designed for use in post-mastectomy breast reconstructions to expand and stretch the skin and underlying muscle prior to a permanent breast implant. “While approximately 70% of women who opt for reconstructive surgery undergo tissue expansion to prepare a space for breast implants, little progress has been made with regard to tis...
Source: Mass Device - December 22, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Women's Health AirXpanders Source Type: news

Rhino-Orbital-Cerebral Mucormycosis and Orbital Exenteration Rhino-Orbital-Cerebral Mucormycosis and Orbital Exenteration
Learn more about mucormycosis, how it presents, and the best ways to treat it.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Novel Tissue Expander for Breast Reconstruction Clears FDA Novel Tissue Expander for Breast Reconstruction Clears FDA
After implantation, the AeroForm tissue expander uses controlled carbon dioxide inflation operated by patients in preparation for a permanent implant and breast reconstruction.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 22, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Alert Source Type: news

Allergan picks up Acelity ’ s LifeCell biz for $2.9B
Acelity said today that it inked a definitive agreement with Allergan (NYSE:AGN) to sell its LifeCell business for $2.9 billion in cash. The deal will put LifeCell’s regenerative medicine and reconstructive portfolio under Allergan’s roof, joining its medical aesthetics, breast implant and tissue expander product lines. Dublin-based Allergan said it expects will generate approximately $450 million in revenue this year, growing at a mid-single digit rate. “The acquisition of LifeCell is both strategically and financially compelling to Allergan and serves as our entry point into regenera...
Source: Mass Device - December 20, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Regenerative Medicine Acelity Allergan Inc. LifeCell Corp. Source Type: news

South Korea clinics bank on unlikely celebrity: President Park
SEOUL (Reuters) - Plastic surgery and dermatology clinics in South Korea are looking to cash in on President Park Geun-hye's enthusiasm for "aesthetic injection" treatments, including one with human placental extract, despite her deep unpopularity. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

SABCS: RT complicates breast implant reconstruction
Radiation therapy (RT) may increase complications in breast cancer patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Use MRI to diagnose PIP breast implant ruptures, Dutch say MRI adds to cancer detection in women with breast implants Unusual breast implant sensations while flying: Mystery solved Radiotherapy complicates implant-based breast reconstruction FDA OKs new silicone gel-filled breast implant (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Reinserting the Hump in Primary Rhinoplasty Reinserting the Hump in Primary Rhinoplasty
The authors describe a novel technique of reinserting the resected hump in primary aesthetic rhinoplasty.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

A Novel Autologous Wound Matrix for Complicated Wounds A Novel Autologous Wound Matrix for Complicated Wounds
This article describes the use of a whole blood clot matrix in the treatment of complex, chronic wounds. Is it a safe and effective option?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Plastic surgeons urge giving up e-cigs before procedure
HealthDay News Plastic surgery patients should avoid smoking e-cigarettes for at least four weeks before their procedures, two plastic surgeons advise. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic Surgeons Urge Giving Up E-Cigs Before Procedure
Docs recommend abstaining 4 weeks to aid in healing Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: E-Cigarettes, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Case Challenge: How Would You Treat This Hand Deformity? Case Challenge: How Would You Treat This Hand Deformity?
A 24-year-old man arrives at the trauma unit after a motorcycle accident, with obvious deformity of his right hand. How would you proceed?Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 2, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Clinical Case Source Type: news

Juxta-Articular Myxoma of the Hand Juxta-Articular Myxoma of the Hand
What was the cause of this case of juxta-articular myxoma -- and how was it diagnosed and treated?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Implant Size Selection Systems for Breast Augmentation Implant Size Selection Systems for Breast Augmentation
For primary breast augmentation, which is the best approach to implant size selection?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Plastic Surgeons Urge Giving Up E-Cigs Before Procedure
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 -- Plastic surgery patients should avoid smoking e-cigarettes for at least four weeks before their procedures, two plastic surgeons advise. Patients who smoke are believed to face a higher risk of skin flap failure, apparently... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 2, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Vaping May Increase Plastic Surgery Complications
(MedPage Today) -- Patients urged to refrain from e-cigarettes before surgery (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - November 30, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brow lift
— Overview covers the definition, risks and possible benefits of this cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of the forehead and brow. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients should stop using e-cigarettes before plastic surgery, experts conclude
Cigarette smokers are at increased risk of complications after plastic surgery. Could e-cigarette users face a similar risk? Evidence and recommendations related to e-cigarette use by plastic surgery patients are discussed in a new paper. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Patients should stop using e-cigarettes before plastic surgery, experts conclude
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Cigarette smokers are at increased risk of complications after plastic surgery. Could e-cigarette users face a similar risk? Evidence and recommendations related to e-cigarette use by plastic surgery patients are discussed in a special topic paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 29, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Tweeting #plasticsurgery -- plastic surgeons urged to engage and educate on twitter
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Twitter has become an important resource for people seeking information about plastic surgery. But only a small percentage of plastic surgery 'tweets' consist of evidence-based information posted by credentialed plastic surgeons, according to a report in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 29, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Body Image vs. Self Image: A Self Discovery?
Body Image vs. Self Image; A Self Discovery? Robert Reames, CSCS, CN, CES/FNS/CPT www.facebook.com/robertreameslive If you've ever looked at celebrities in the media and thought to yourself; "does she really look like that? Is he that perfect?" The answer to these and other questions like this; highly doubtful. I think it started back as early as the 40's and 50's the onset of the "glamour" days in Hollywood. The "looks" of the media stars seem to set the tone and the quest for the flawless. Sometimes even when a healthy weight is achieved there are still parts of our bodies that in our tho...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Vulva Gallery Wants Women To Know That Body Diversity Is Beautiful
This article features illustrations of vulva that may not be safe for work. Many, many beautiful illustrations of vulva. A photo posted by The Vulva Gallery (@the.vulva.gallery) on Oct 8, 2016 at 11:51pm PDT According to illustrator Hilde Atalanta, “all vulvas are amazing and beautiful just the way they are.” Atalanta would know ― she is the digital proprietor of the Vulva Gallery, a collection of illustrations that celebrate the vulva in all its glorious diversity. She is also the gallery’s primary artist; all of the portraits showcased on a dedicated website and on Instagram are hers. ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kaley Cuoco Admits To Plastic Surgery: Why Don't Others?
The Big Bang Theory (BBT) television show star Kaley Cuoco recently revealed that she has had plastic surgery. What are the tell-tale signs of plastic surgery and why don't more people admit to having gotten some " work done " ? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Can facial plastic surgeons correctly estimate age from a photograph?
The lack of scientific tools to translate perceptions - such as more beautiful or rejuvenated - into numbers that can be analyzed is a challenge in the field of facial plastic surgery and it can get in the way of producing high-quality scientific publications, say experts. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 17, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Could your boob job be fit to BURST? Doctor issues stern warning about breast implants
BREAST implant awareness campaign aims to help women avoid some of the gruesome risks associated with breast augmentation (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A 10 year epidemiological study of paediatric burns at the Welsh Centre for burns and plastic surgery - Sanyaolu L, Javed MU, Eales M, Hemington-Gorse S.
Paediatric burns make up a significant proportion of burn injured patients seen within the hospital setting and worldwide account for a significant proportion of unintentional deaths. Currently there is limited data on severe paediatric burns requiring int... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 10, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news