One Group has Higher Rates of Satisfaction in Breast Reconstruction Surgery

There are two main avenues for breast reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy – implants and utilizing a patient’s own tissues. While both types are highly successful, a study by surgeon Dr. Yassir Eltahir and colleagues at University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands, has found that women who have undergone reconstructive surgery using their own tissues […]

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People Do Age Differently, New Research Says

Sure, sometimes people may mistake you for the older sibling when you’re actually the younger one. Or you may wonder why your good friend looks so much older than you when she’s almost a whole year younger than you. Common answers to these little mysteries tend to be genes, diet, (lack of) exercise, or picking […]

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What Makes it a “Mommy Makeover?”

While 2015 has seen more men seeking cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery treatments, it has also seen another plastic surgery trend. Many U.S. plastic surgeons are seeing the procedure known as the “mommy makeover” gain more and more popularity. A mommy makeover typically is done after a woman has had a baby. It not only varies […]

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Blepharoplasty: A Surgical Procedure that is Eye-Opening

As we’ve seen in recent years, reports are observing that more and more men are seeking cosmetic or plastic surgery. Among those surgical procedures is blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery. While men appear to be more likely to keep mum about their plastic surgery than women are, there is no need to feel embarrassed about undergoing […]

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More Men Seek Cosmetic Surgery Treatment

It seems that men and women have yet another thing in common: the desire to improve their appearance with cosmetic surgery. One thing does still differ between the sexes, however, and that is that men have a higher tendency to keep news of their procedures under wraps than women do. Regardless, according to RealSelf.com, a […]

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Brest Lift Procedures and Various Scar Types

Because an incision is unavoidable with any type of breast lift procedure, some scar tissue will inevitably result. You do have the opportunity, however, to choose the shape and location of the scar. You should discuss this aspect of a breast lift procedure with your surgeon, who will be able to show you scars that […]

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Beyond Aesthetics – Cosmetic Surgery that Repairs

There’s no question that one of the reasons cosmetic surgery grows in popularity each year is the potential it holds to enhance a person’s appearance. We see the evidence of that on television, in magazines and on the Internet all the time. But there is another reason people turn towards plastic surgery for help: to […]

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Cultural Differences Define Attitudes Toward Cosmetic Surgery

A fairly high percentage of youth in china say they’d consider cosmetic surgery to improve their appearance. That’s not the case in Australia, where a higher percentage of people consider plastic surgery a last resort for looking better. According to a recent survey of students at 30 universities in China, more than one-third of respondents […]

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Important Considerations Prior to Breast Augmentation Surgery

Undoubtedly one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures, breast augmentation was performed more than 290,000 times in 2013, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). This is most likely due to a continued societal trend for pursuing an idealized appearance and ever-improving techniques and technology. While this procedure continues to become more […]

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