FDA releases update on breast implant lymphoma risk
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 21 released an update...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA issues update on cancer linked to breast implants 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 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

More Cases Are Reported of Unusual Cancer Linked to Breast Implants
Women with breast implants have an increased risk of a type of lymphoma that can usually be cured by surgery alone — but not always. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DENISE GRADY Tags: Implants Breasts Allergan Inc Breast Cancer Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Mentor Worldwide LLC Food and Drug Administration American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

FDA Issues Update on Rare Breast Implant-Associated Lymphoma FDA Issues Update on Rare Breast Implant-Associated Lymphoma
As of September 30, 2017, the FDA has received a total of 414 medical device reports of anaplastic large cell lymphoma associated with breast implants, most involving implants with textured surfaces.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

#FDA issues updated information on Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Know and consider the risks. https://go.usa.gov/xQxxs   #MedicalDevice
#FDA issues updated information on Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Know and consider the risks. https://go.usa.gov/xQxxs  #MedicalDevice (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

5 Things to Know About Breast Implants
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates breast implants as medical devices. Learn about the risks of these products, and consider this advice. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Transgender surgery can improve life for most, study confirms
A first-of-its kind study uses a transgender-specific questionnaire to assess the quality of life of those choosing gender reassignment surgery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

The Addition of Platelet-Rich Plasma to Facial Lipofilling The Addition of Platelet-Rich Plasma to Facial Lipofilling
A new study examines the potential benefits of platelet-rich plasma as an additive to facial lipofilling procedures.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Heterotopic Ossification: A Late Chemical Burn Complication Heterotopic Ossification: A Late Chemical Burn Complication
A patient who sustained a napalm burn in combat later developed heterotopic ossification. How was this case diagnosed and managed?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Women missing from breast implant register
NHS Digital says all cases should be logged by clinics to help them keep tabs on any safety issues. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girls' guide to what a 'normal' vulva looks like
The online reference tool, designed by health experts, aims to stem the cosmetic surgery "designer vagina" trend. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Distorted Selfie Images Spark Plastic Surgery Increase
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Source: AARP.org News - March 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Virtual Surgical Planning: The Pearls and Pitfalls Virtual Surgical Planning: The Pearls and Pitfalls
A new study examines the benefits and drawbacks of virtual surgical planning in craniofacial surgery.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Selfies distort face's appearance, plastic surgeons warn
At 30 centimetres away, selfies increased nasal size by 30 per cent in males and 29 per cent in females. At 1.5 meters, however, the proportion of features is to real-life scale, plastic surgery researchers say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

'This is not a cosmetic surgery,' says Manitoba woman fighting for coverage of out-of-country treatment
A Winnipeg woman says her quality of life has drastically improved since going to Germany for water-assisted liposuction to remove painful fat nodules caused by a chronic disease. But the province refuses to pay for the treatment, saying there isn't adequate proof that it's effective. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

More People Requesting Nose Jobs To Make Selfies Look Better
CBS Local — A picture may be worth a thousand words, but according to a new report a selfie is worth thousands of dollars in plastic surgery to a growing number of patients. A study published in the journal JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery found that selfies make a person’s nose appear to be 30 percent larger than it actually is. “Despite the ease with which selfies are taken, the short distance from the camera causes a distortion of the face owing to projection, most notably an increase in nasal dimensions,” researchers wrote. The study adds that selfies are typically taken about 12 inches away from the...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Chris Melore Local TV nose job Plastic Surgery selfies Smartphones talkers Source Type: news

Selfies distort faces like a "funhouse mirror," study finds
Plastic surgeon warns that when you take a selfie, you're essentially "looking into a portable funhouse mirror" that distorts your features (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selfies make your nose look 30% bigger, study says
Taking selfies at a distance of about 12 inches from the face increases perceived nose size by nearly 30%, according to a report published Thursday in the journal JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does my nose look big in this? Plastic surgeons reassure those worried by selfies
Pictures taken close to the face distort the proportions of your features, study emphasisesIf a penchant for selfies has left you worried about the size of your nose, you might want to consider a selfie-stick.Researchers say selfie-lovers should be aware that snapping a picture with the camera close to your face distorts the proportions of your features.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Plastic surgery Society Health Photography Science & wellbeing Social media Source Type: news

New statistics reveal the shape of plastic surgery
(MediaSource) The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released new data which shows continued growth in cosmetic procedures over the last year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Distortive effects of short distance photographs on nasal appearance: The selfie effect
(Rutgers University) Nasal distortions in selfies taken at close range are prompting people to seek out surgeons to make their noses smaller. Such was the experience of Rutgers facial plastic surgeon Boris Paskhover, who worked with a Stanford mathematician to develop a model to show patients how much their nose becomes distorted in close-up photos. The model is published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Osteochondrolipoma of the Mandible Osteochondrolipoma of the Mandible
In this report, a very rare example of osteochondrolipoma of the mandible is described. How was this case successfully diagnosed and treated?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Yale Medicine plastic surgeon helps repair self-esteem
In addition to repairing damaged tissue and reconstructing faces, Dr. Yan Ho Lee ’s work goes beyond appearance to help restore confidence in her patients. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 26, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery procedures that don't cause wounds
EXCLUSIVE: Surgeons in the UK are now in a position where they can perform labiaplasties, breast lifts and eyelid surgery without causing any wounds, blood or stitches. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Late Inflammatory Response to Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers Late Inflammatory Response to Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers
Are you aware of this rare complication associated with the use of injectable hyaluronic acid-based fillers? Find out what there is to know.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Belly buttons are the new plastic surgery craze
Belly button plastic surgery has doubled in recent years. Experts say this is due to social media and people being more aware of their bodies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Competing for attention in a social media world: Global demand for plastic surgery is way up
(Natural News) The demand for plastic surgery has gone way up, especially with both men and women’s desires to be constantly attractive not only in real life but also – and sometimes even more so – in social media. For instance, women who searched for a “designer vagina” have increased by45 percent in 2016 as compared... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya:Aga Khan Offers Free Plastic Surgery for Burn Survivors
[Nation] The Aga Khan Hospital in Mombasa planned to conduct its first free reconstructive surgeries for fire accident survivors in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

TriHealth opens cosmetic surgery center
Doctors have begun seeing patients in a cosmetic surgery center that opened recently in the TriHealth Fitness& Health Pavilion in Montgomery. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Women opt for cosmetic surgery to get a 'designer vagina'
The quest for physical perfection and anti-ageing is moving south with women undergoing cosmetic surgery to get 'designer vaginas'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery Journal Publishes Ten-Year Clinical Study Data Highlighting Safety Of MENTOR ® MemoryShape® Gel Breast Implants
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery Journal Publishes Ten-Year Clinical Study Data Highlighting Safety Of MENTOR(R) MemoryShape(R) Gel Breast Implants
New publication adds to substantial clinical data demonstrating safety and effectiveness of MENTOR® Breast Implants in primary and revision augmentation and reconstruction patients IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Netwo... Devices Mentor Worldwide, Johnson & Johnson , MENTOR , MemoryShape, breast implant (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Staying Safe During Gluteal Fat Transplantation Staying Safe During Gluteal Fat Transplantation
When it comes to patient safety during gluteal augmentation with fat transplantation, what do plastic surgeons need to know?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

SIEA Flap for a Total Parotidectomy Defect SIEA Flap for a Total Parotidectomy Defect
Is this reconstructive technique a safe and effective option for volume replacement after parotidectomy?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Women 'shunning facial plastic surgery for flattering photo filters'
Photo filters mean many women 'no longer see the need' for surgery, cosmetic surgeons claim. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endo begins late-stage testing of potential cellulite treatment
Endo International has initiated two phase-III clinical trials testing the ability of an existing product to treat cellulite. Cellulite, a condition that results in a localized alteration in the contour of the skin, afflicts 85 to 98 percent of women. The condition occurs when the layer of fat beneath the skin pushes against connective tissue and bulges creating the appearance of lumpy or dimpled skin. The American Soci ety for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery estimates women spend about $3 billion a year… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Endo begins late-stage testing of potential cellulite treatment
Endo International said Tuesday it has initiated two phase-III clinical trials testing the ability of an existing product to treat cellulite. Cellulite, a condition that results in a localized alteration in the contour of the skin, afflicts 85 to 98 percent of women. The condition occurs when the layer of fat beneath the skin pushes against connective tissue and bulges creating the appearance of lumpy or dimpled skin. The American Soci ety for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery estimates women spend about… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to prevent a tragus piercing becoming infected
A look at infected tragus piercings, a condition where a small part of the ear develops an infection. Included is detail on avoiding infection and risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Chin Augmentation by Means of Fat Grafting Chin Augmentation by Means of Fat Grafting
How does the use of fat grafting compare with other methods for chin augmentation in terms of aesthetic results?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast Implants Tied to Increased Risk of Rare Blood Cancer Breast Implants Tied to Increased Risk of Rare Blood Cancer
Women who get breast implants may be more likely to develop anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, a small Dutch study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon renovating St. Matthews building, relocating practice
The building was designed by a famous architect. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Breast implants tied to increased risk of rare blood cancer
(Reuters Health) - Women who get breast implants may be more likely to develop a rare type of cancer known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma, a small Dutch study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to get Botox while breast-feeding?
A look at Botox and breast-feeding safety. Included is detail on how Botox affects the body and other side effects that are important for mothers to know. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Mother's breast implants triggered rare blood cancer
Linzy Bromfield, 48, from Chelmer, Essex, suffered from a rare form of blood cancer that was triggered by her breast implants. Doctors say they identified the cancer a month before it would have killed her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Perspectives on Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction Perspectives on Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction
How can clinicians better engage their patients to improve decision-making in postmastectomy breast reconstruction?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Yoga Face-toning Might Compete With Fillers and Facelifts Yoga Face-toning Might Compete With Fillers and Facelifts
To his toolbox of Botox, fillers and plastic surgery, cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Murad Alam has added a new, low-cost, noninvasive anti-aging treatment: facial yoga.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Surgeon arrested after report of showing up possibly intoxicated
Police arrest plastic surgeon after hospital received report that he showed up for surgery possibly intoxicated (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kentucky plastic surgeon arrested allegedly intoxicated
Kentucky plastic surgeon Dr Theodore Gerstle allegedly came to do an operation drunk on Monday, only to be turned away by the hospital and arrested on Shady Lane for public intoxication. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon arrested allegedly intoxicated
Kentucky plastic surgeon Dr Theodore Gerstle allegedly came to do an operation drunk on Monday, only to be turned away by the hospital and arrested on Shady Lane for public intoxication. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The weirdest places people get nipped and tucked revealed
Australian cosmetic surgery nurse, Nicole Montgomery, revealed some of the stranger surgical procedures people are now seeking in a bid to create the body or face of their dreams. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga face-toning might compete with fillers and facelifts
(Reuters Health) - - To his toolbox of Botox, fillers and plastic surgery, cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Murad Alam has added a new, low-cost, noninvasive anti-aging treatment: facial yoga. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news