Boob job BUST: More women now REMOVING breast implants than getting new ones
(Natural News) Everywhere you look, there are signs that people are increasingly waking up when it comes to their health. Organic food sales are soaring, workout apps are topping the popularity charts, and fast food chains are revising their menus to offer healthier options. In keeping with the trend toward better health, unnatural plastic surgery... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beware of Illegal Breast and Butt Implants
FDA is cracking down on illegal products intended to boost the size of a person's breasts, butt, or other body parts. “We have significant concerns with unsafe injectable silicone that’s being marketed for body contouring by unlicensed providers. We’ve seen serious adverse events result from products, which are sometimes industrial-grade silicone, being used for these unapproved medical purposes,” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD. “The FDA has stepped in to take enforcement actions against unscrupulous actors who promote and provide these services, but we also want to make the public a...
Source: MDDI - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgeon disciplined after 2 patients die
Dr. Robert Alan Yoho won't be able to practice medicine for 30 days and will then be on five years of probation (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

40 Under 40: Dr. Sashank Reddy, LifeSprout
Dr. Sashank Reddy is the CEO of LifeSprout and a plastic surgeon at Johns Hopkins Medicine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

PIP breast implant scandal: A story that triggered change
In the healthcare industry, stories of patient harm can sometimes be the impetus for positive change. This was the case with the PIP breast implant scandal, where cost-cutting decisions that resulted in injuries eventually led to major regulatory updates.  In 1965, plastic surgeon Henri Arion introduced breast implants to France.  Jean-Claude Mas, a former butcher turned medical sales representative, and Henri Arion worked together in this field; following the death of Arion in a plane crash, Mas went on to launch Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) in 1991. It was the beginning of a company that would produce approximat...
Source: Mass Device - November 13, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Doctors Prescribing Too Many Opioids After Nose Jobs
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Pain Relievers, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common terms in skincare marketing: Hypoallergenic fragrance
Hypoallergenic fragrance is a term that may actually have some dermatologic relevance. Since the term literally means reduced allergy, not the absence of allergy, it can be used loosely. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - November 4, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

How to Cope with Emotional Body Issues: Bloat, Belly Fat and More
“You are more than your thoughts, your body, or your feelings. You are a swirling vortex of limitless potential who is here to shake things up and create something new that the universe has never seen.” – Richard Bartlett It’s always tough to look in the mirror and dislike what you see. Whether you’re unhappy with how you look because of unsightly and uncomfortable bloat, belly fat that just won’t go away no matter how much you exercise, flabby arms, cellulite on your legs, a nose that’s too long, wide or misshapen, Rosacea, acne, breasts too small or too large or any other emotion...
Source: Psych Central - November 1, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Addictions Diet & Nutrition Eating Disorders Healthy Living Self-Esteem belly fat bloat Body Acceptance Body Dissatisfaction Body Dysmorphia dieting Source Type: news

SculpSure expands clearance to treat the double chin
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

RealSelf expands OMS participation to facial cosmetic surgery
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

The latest on filler complications
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Creative marketing or deceptive advertising?
Dr. Ad employs a variety of advertising methods to grow his practice. Two years ago, he ran an ad that said prolonged use of his $1,000/tube facial cream would negate a need for a facelift. Now he is facing a complaint by a patient who bought 20 tubes and saw no improvement over the course of a year. Dr. Ad claims that his marketing was harmless and no different than most other ads. Is he in trouble? (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Common terms in skincare marketing: Nourishing
Many facial serum formulations claim to nourish the skin; however, the term has no scientific meaning. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 28, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

After Breast Implant, Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma May Be Under-recognized After Breast Implant, Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma May Be Under-recognized
Breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is rare, but diagnoses seem to be increasing as both patients and clinicians become more aware of this complication, researchers in Pennsylvania say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery on social media -- Patients rate preferred social media sites and content
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Plastic surgeons using social media to attract patients should know their audience's preferred social media platforms and the types of posts of greatest interest, according to a survey study in the November 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 - October 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Laser hair removal cooling methods and operator safety
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 26, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

PRP for hair loss
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 26, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Energy Devices 101: Radiofrequency
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 26, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Hackers breach top plastic surgery clinic
The clinic, based in London, is known to have had high-profile clients, including TV star Katie Price. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic surgery management of victims of terrorist violence in Ankara, Turkey - İğde M, Kaplan A.
Terror attacks have been progressively increasing worldwide through the present era. The management of the consequences of terrorism events is under debate in almost every scientific area. The organization and advancement of health services constitute impo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
Title: Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - October 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Common terms in skincare marketing: Sensitive skin
One of the most commonly used terms is “sensitive skin.” It is important for the dermatologist to understand the value of such terminology and the associated implications. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 21, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for October 20, 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. This surgical glue seals wounds in 60 seconds A potentially life-saving surgical glue that is highly elastic and adhesive can quickly seal wounds in seconds without the need for common staples or sutures. The surgical glue, cal...
Source: Mass Device - October 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MassDevice Tags: Blog News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meet the two former Johns Hopkins residents disrupting the wound care market
Ned Swanson and Denver Lough were plastic surgery residents at Johns Hopkins when they made a choice that would change the course of their lives – they decided to drop out and start a business. Lough had a technology that they thought could help patients if it ever made it to the market, but their intensely busy schedules at Hopkins didn’t allow for a side project to grow into something bigger. “To go down the academic road, get grant after grant, write paper after paper, it’s never gonna make it to these patients that we’re trying to treat every day,” Swanson told Drug Delivery Bus...
Source: Mass Device - October 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regenerative Medicine Wall Street Beat Wound Care polarityte Source Type: news

Novel Injectable Tissue-Regeneration Facial Procedure Novel Injectable Tissue-Regeneration Facial Procedure
A discussion with Dr Steven Cohen, who is behind this potential breakthrough antiaging treatmentMedscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 -- A particular breast implant may be associated with a rare type of cancer, researchers report. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is estimated to affect 1 in 30,000 women each year, but... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical tourism on the rise in central and eastern Europe
Cheaper dentistry and cosmetic surgery costs tempt visitors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk (Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - October 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

People Deemed Better Looking, Better Off After a Nose Job
But the study only included patients who achieved 'ideal' results Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Textured breast implants might be causing breast cancer
Penn State College of Medicine researchers found that textured implants might be more dangerous than smooth implants. They are supposedly more likely to cause breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rare cancer linked with textured breast implants may be underreported, misunderstood
(Penn State) A rare cancer in patients with breast implants may be on the rise, but not all patients and physicians may be aware of the risks associated with the procedure, according to a group of Penn State College of Medicine researchers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 18, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Do you screen for BDD?
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 18, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Surgical scaffold for breast support
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 18, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Revisiting the migraine lift
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 18, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Sclerotherapy for the Management of Seromas Sclerotherapy for the Management of Seromas
A new review examines the potential role sclerotherapy may play in the management of seromas.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

How well do you know the law?
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 11, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Marketing in a fragmented reality
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 11, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

The aesthetic for-profit practice
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Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 11, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

NHS plastic surgeon warns against cheap foreign boob jobs
NHS surgeon Professor Ash Mosahebi of the Royal Free Hospital in London said more than one in ten breast patients end up losing a nipple if they undergo cosmetic surgery abroad. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health concerns with BPA
BPA is found in food containers, dental fillings and vitamin gel capsules. It also is found in milk, butter and meats, just like phthalates, and is also considered a hormone disruptor. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 7, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

New breast implant for patients undergoing breast reconstruction, augmentation or revision surgery
MENTOR ® Announces U.S. Availability For MemoryGel® Xtra Breast Implants (Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A New Criterion for Implant-Only Breast Reconstruction A New Criterion for Implant-Only Breast Reconstruction
The authors describe new criteria to classify patients undergoing implant-only breast reconstruction after mastectomy.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Don ’t ignore facial dynamics when using fillers
Dermal fillers that include physicochemical properties proved to be effective in reducing acne scarring without compromising natural facial dynamics, researchers reported ASDS. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 6, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

New shot for men and women
Today I want to tell you about a quick, painless procedure that will put the spontaneity back into your sex life. And you don’t have to take a pill and then wait 30 minutes or more… I’m talking about platelet-rich plasma, or PRP for short. I’ve used PRP in my patients to heal sports injuries, aching joints and surgical wounds. It’s better than a facelift to smooth fine lines and wrinkles. But PRP also works if you’re having trouble in the bedroom. More than a third of men suffer from sexual dysfunction. And 40% of women do too. I’m talking about everything from erectile dysfuncti...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Men's Health Women's Health Source Type: news

Plastic Surgery Videos Need Strict Ethics Standards, Doctors Argue Plastic Surgery Videos Need Strict Ethics Standards, Doctors Argue
Some plastic surgeons have gained large social media followings by sharing theatrical videos of surgery with entertainment, rather than education, in mind. Now experts are proposing ethics guidelines to ensure that the content of plastic surgery videos on social media isn ’ t harmful to patients.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 4, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

New Breast Implant For Patients Undergoing Breast Reconstruction, Augmentation Or Revision Surgery
MENTOR® Announces U.S. Availability For MemoryGel® Xtra Breast Implants IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Mentor Worldwide LLC, a global leader in breast aesthetics, today announced the availability of i... Devices, Product Launch Mentor Worldwide, MemoryGel, breast implant (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery turf wars
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 4, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

The real deal with nonsurgical skin tightening
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 4, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news