Ibuprofen does not increase bleeding after plastic surgery, study says
Stephen FellerANN ARBOR, Mich., March 31 (UPI) -- Researchers found in a review of previous studies that ibuprofen and other NSAIDs used for pain after plastic surgery do not increase the risk for bleeding. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ibuprofen doesn't increase bleeding risk after plastic surgery
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Patients are often instructed not to take ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs before or after surgery because of increased bleeding risk. But available evidence suggests that ibuprofen does not increase the risk of bleeding after plastic surgery procedures, according to a research review in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 31, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

3515363 Why you should NEVER squeeze your spots - by a dermatologist
Instead of squeezing a spot, wait a week and the swelling will go down on its own, according to Dr Cameron Rokhsar, a dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon in New York and Long Island. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Proven Screening Tool for Alcohol Abuse UnderutilizedProven Screening Tool for Alcohol Abuse Underutilized
Time may be the biggest barrier to screening and intervention for alcohol abuse, experts say. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - March 29, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

17 Healthy Habits That Help Keep You Young
Don't smoke, eat better, and exercise -- these are often referred to as the basics of longevity but the reality is a little more complex and a lot more fun. You still absolutely must quit the nasty habit of smoking, but feeling and looking younger for a long time depends on a few more easy tricks you can do during the day. Click Here to see the Complete List of Healthy Habits That Keep You Young Getting old doesn't have to be degenerative. "Small changes can lead to big, powerful shifts that can vastly improve [people's] health while overriding the effects of aging," says Amanda Rose Walsh, certified fitness trai...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cleft Surgery Boosts Economy in Developing NationsCleft Surgery Boosts Economy in Developing Nations
Born in Ghana with a cleft lip and palate, baby Kodjo was on the brink of being drowned in a river by his family in a religious sacrifice until a passing villager intervened. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 25, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Monophasic Hyaluronic Acid Filler for Nasolabial FoldsMonophasic Hyaluronic Acid Filler for Nasolabial Folds
The addition of lidocaine to hyaluronic acid dermal fillers may help alleviate injection pain -- but is it safe? Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

The Bay Area’s Lieberman & Parikh Expanded the Team—and Available...
Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery added a new member in March: Moira Ljungquist, RN. She will help with patient care during procedures and administer Ultherapy®, fillers, and...(PRWeb March 24, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/03/prweb13288662.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 24, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fighting Facial Fat -- Doctor's In-depth Interview
Craig A. Vander Kolk, M.D., The Weinberg Women’s Center, Director of Cosmetic Surgery, Professor of Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins talks about a one of its kind non-surgical procedure to get rid of chin fat. (Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com)
Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com - March 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burnley mother has plastic surgery and hair extensions to look like her daughter
Janet Horrocks, 57, from Burnley, Lancashire, has spent a staggering £40,000 on cosmetic surgery and beauty procedures in a quest to look like her daughter, 35-year-old Jane. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 22, 2016 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 Northern Virginia.(PRWeb March 22, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/03/prweb13281273.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 22, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A Vibration Device to Ease Pain During Facial InjectionA Vibration Device to Ease Pain During Facial Injection
A novel vibration device may be a safe and effective means of reducing injection-associated facial pain. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

3D printing method offers new approach to fixing damaged cartilage
A new advance in 3D printing technology could lay the groundwork for new approaches to repairing cartilage damaged by arthritis and other injuries.Scientists have found a way to produce cartilage tissue by 3D bioprinting an ink containing human cells, with successful animal tests having been completed. It is hoped that the method could be applied to the creation of precise printed implants for knees, noses and ears.Creating the new ink Led by the Wallenberg Wood Science Center in Sweden, the research team created the new ink by mixing polysaccharides from brown algae and tiny cellulose fibrils from wood or made by bacteria...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - March 22, 2016 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

3.3% Overall Revision Rate After Septorhinoplasty3.3% Overall Revision Rate After Septorhinoplasty
About 3% of patients will undergo revision after a primary septorhinoplasty, a new retrospective cohort analysis shows. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 17, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Is Social Media Driving Cosmetic Surgery Among Millennials?Is Social Media Driving Cosmetic Surgery Among Millennials?
AAFPRS President Edwin F. Williams III, MD, warns against the influence of social media on young patients. Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 14, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

It's Scarily Easy To Get A Surprise Medical Bill, Even When You're Insured
WASHINGTON -- The American health care system is confounding under the best of circumstances. But frustration can reach a boiling point when a patient thinks she's followed all the rules and still gets hit with a huge surprise bill. That's what happened to Lisa Bettendorf in 2012. She had to pay almost $10,000 even though she said the doctors told her their treatment would be covered. Bettendorf injured herself in a fall caused by fainting. "I had a fricking hole in my face that I could stick my tongue through," she said. So she visited the emergency department at a nearby hospital that was in her insurance ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ultrasonic surgery reduces pain, swelling after chin surgery
For patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin (genioplasty), the use of ultrasonic 'piezosurgery' equipment reduces trauma, pain, and swelling, compared to traditional surgical drills, reports a study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 11, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Ultrasonic surgery reduces pain and swelling after chin surgery
(Wolters Kluwer Health) For patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin (genioplasty), the use of ultrasonic 'piezosurgery' equipment reduces trauma, pain, and swelling, compared to traditional surgical drills, reports a study in the The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Woman reveals horror after a facelift left her looking like she'd been in a 'car crash'
Lin Fox, 48, from North London, spent more than £4,000 on the procedure in the hopes of turning back the clock. Instead it left her looking battered and bruised with threads poking out of her face. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cosmetic Breast Augmentation: Mammographic FindingsCosmetic Breast Augmentation: Mammographic Findings
This review presents the variety of commonly encountered radiographic findings in patients with both intact and ruptured breast implants. Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 9, 2016 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology 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 Michigan.(PRWeb March 07, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/03/prweb13249315.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 8, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Supernumerary Digits of the HandSupernumerary Digits of the Hand
This article discusses the development and classification of polydactyly of the hand. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Ear Lobule Rejuvenation in Face-LiftingEar Lobule Rejuvenation in Face-Lifting
Is fat grafting to the ear lobule during augmentation rhytidectomy an effective means of rejuvenating deflated ear lobules? Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Quality of Life Not Notably Better for Women Choosing Double Mastectomy
This study supports what has concerned many of us -- that women are not benefiting as greatly from CPM as they expect they will,” Hwang said. “Unless a woman has a gene mutation that places her at significantly increased risk of a new cancer in the other breast, CPM doesn’t prolong life and our study shows that it doesn’t make for a notably better quality of life.”  Hwang said it’s important for women to have a clearer understanding of the risks and benefits of the choices they are facing.  “The key to having long term satisfaction with treatment decisions is to review al...
Source: DukeHealth.org: Duke Health Features - March 7, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Duke Medicine Source Type: news

How Tissue Expanders Are Used in Breast...
Tissue expanders are used in breast implant reconstruction. Tissue expanders come in a variety of sizes, shapes and textures. Learn more about tissue expanders and breast implant reconstruction after a mastectomy. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 4, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

America's Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures Of 2015 [Infographic]
America's love affair with plastic surgery is pretty intense. Last year, there was a grand total of 1.7 million cosmetic surgery procedures across the United States, a 2 percent increase on 2014. Breast augmentation was most in demand with 279,143 procedures recorded by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 3, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Niall McCarthy Source Type: news

Federal Register: General and Plastic Surgery Devices; Reclassification of Blood Lancets
The FDA is proposing to reclassify the following three types of blood lancets used to puncture skin to obtain a drop of blood for diagnostic purposes from class I (general controls) exempt from premarket notification into class II (special controls) an... (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 3, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Using streaming online media such as YouTube to learn new surgical techniques
(The JAMA Network Journals) A small survey American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery members found that most of them had used online streaming media (i.e., YouTube) at least once to learn a new technique and most had used those techniques in practice, according to an article published online by JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Plastic surgery is surging in America — the trends in six simple charts
America's increasing obsession with beauty is fueling a surge in cosmetic surgery procedures. In 2015, there were 15.9 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures or about one procedure per 16 adults in the United States. The fastest growing: buttock implants. Below is a look at some important trends. [Last year's numbers: Thanks, Kim, Nicki, Iggy and JLo. Love, plastic surgeons […] (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Source Type: news

SculpSure Fat Melter --Doctor's In-depth Interview
Dennis Dass, M.D., Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery talks about a new procedure for fat reduction. (Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com)
Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com - March 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bilateral Reduction Mammaplasty for Managing Breast CancerBilateral Reduction Mammaplasty for Managing Breast Cancer
Is this technique an oncologically safe approach in women with breast cancer and macromastia? ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 1, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

The surge in butt implants in America and other plastic surgery trends — in 5 simple charts
America's increasing obsession with beauty is fueling a surge in cosmetic surgery procedures. In 2015, were 15.9 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures or about one procedure per 16 adults in the United States. Below is a look at some important trends. [Last year's numbers: Thanks, Kim, Nicki, Iggy and JLo. Love, plastic surgeons everywhere] 1. The number […] (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Source Type: news

Krystina Butel blew £130k on plastic surgery to look like her holiday caricature
Krystina Butel, 31, from Wakefield, had extensive surgery including breast augmentations, lip fillers and Botox in a quest to look like a portrait she'd had aged 16 while on holiday in Ibiza in 2014. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The hottest trend in plastic surgery
A new report looks at the fastest-growing cosmetic procedures in the U.S. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Butt Implants, Male Breast Reductions Among Top Plastic Surgery Trends
Americans going under the knife are increasingly conscious of their derrieres. Men are also becoming a bigger part of a market once dominated by women patients. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 29, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Mullin Source Type: news

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
New data on plastic surgery trends also finds men increasingly undergoing breast reductions (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
New data on plastic surgery trends also finds men increasingly undergoing breast reductions (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - February 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
New data on plastic surgery trends also finds men increasingly undergoing breast reductions Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
FRIDAY, Feb. 26, 2016 -- More Americans are putting their backsides to the front of the line when it comes to plastic surgery, a new report finds. Butt implants and lifts are now the fastest-growing types of plastic surgery in the United States,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 26, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Annual plastic surgery statistics reflect the changing face of plastic surgery
The annual plastic surgery procedural statistics show that in 2015 there were 15.9 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States -- up 2 percent from 2014. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 25, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Annual plastic surgery statistics reflect the changing face of plastic surgery
(MediaSource) The annual plastic surgery procedural statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), show that in 2015 there were 15.9 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States -- up 2 percent from 2014. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 25, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

J-Pac Medical offers dry room processing capabilities for assembly and packaging of environmentally-sensitive healthcare products
J-Pac Medical announced its dry room processing capabilities for the packaging of environmentally-sensitive healthcare products. J-Pac’s dry room capabilities feature low humidity processing in Class 7 cleanrooms with options for both low and high volume applications. The low humidity environment extends the WIP Time (Open Exposure Time) for materials and components that are moisture sensitive. This reduces the risk of overexposure to humidity that can negatively affect shelf life and efficacy. Any of J-Pac’s processing competencies can be housed within its dry rooms. The capability is tailo...
Source: Mass Device - February 24, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well J-Pac Medical Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery: What to know beforehand
Considering cosmetic surgery? Here's help deciding whether surgery is right for you. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - February 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FGM is 'akin to male circumcision, breast implants and designer vagina ops'
Two Cleveland-based experts argue minor procedures such as a small nick are similar to male circumcision and should be legalized. But more serious forms of FGM should remain illegal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Time Affect Satisfaction and HRQoL After Mammoplasty?Does Time Affect Satisfaction and HRQoL After Mammoplasty?
A patient survey provides insight into postoperative satisfaction and quality of life after breast reduction surgery -- and how time after surgery may impact these measures. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 23, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

JR Batchelor obituary
Immunologist who played a significant role in the development of tissue and organ transplantsThe most dramatic medical advance in the second half of the 20th century was, arguably, in the field of tissue and organ transplantation – now commonplace for a great many organs, but unthinkable in the 1950s. Richard Batchelor, who has died aged 84, played a very significant part in this revolutionary development.As director of the Blond McIndoe Research Centre in East Grinstead, West Sussex, founded as a tribute to the great plastic surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe who treated and rehabilitated badly burnt airmen during the se...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 23, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Leslie Brent Tags: Immunology Medical research Biochemistry and molecular biology Science UK news Source Type: news

Lay emphasis on the treatment and exploration of extraordinary injuries - Zhang G.
Treatment of "extraordinary injuries" is a major challenge for surgeons major in burn care and plastic surgery, though they are experts in wound treatment and repair. The "extraordinary injuries" is very complicated, and its treatment needs multidisciplina... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Plastic surgery leaves woman with bigger boobs, a flatter tummy and KLEPTOMANIA
The Brazilian woman, 40, was caught stealing an item from a shop, hiding it in her purse despite having the money to pay for it. Doctors say a lack of oxygen to the brain, caused brain damage that triggered the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for February 16, 2016
Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 3 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.   3. FDA approves trial for J&J’s Mentor MemoryGel breast implant Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Mentor Worldwide said it won FDA investigational device exemption approval for its Athena clinical trial testing its Mentor MemoryGel breast implants. The Mentor MemoryGel beast implants are...
Source: Mass Device - February 16, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 3 Source Type: news

FDA approves trial for J&J’s Mentor MemoryGel breast implant
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Mentor Worldwide said today it won FDA investigational device exemption approval for its Athena clinical trial testing its Mentor MemoryGel breast implants. The Mentor MemoryGel beast implants are designed for breast reconstruction patients with larger chest widths, larger breast sizes, higher BMI or greater amounts of removed mastectomy tissue, the company said. “There is a clinical need for breast implants larger than those currently available in the United States. The size options for breast implants today are not adequate, especially when perfor...
Source: Mass Device - February 16, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Cosmetic/Aesthetic Women's Health Johnson & Johnson Mentor Worldwide Source Type: news