Posted May 25, 2016
Memorial Weekend marks the beginning of summer for most of us. School is out. The days are longer. And we spend more time out in the sun. It is a perfect time to think about your summer skin care routine, which should include daily sun protection.
Posted April 28, 2016
It has long been believed that ibuprofen and other NSAIDs increased risks of excessive bleeding when taken before or after breast augmentation. However, a new research review published in the April 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® has found that not to be the case. In fact, according to researchers, ibuprofen offers a safe and effective alternative to long-term use of more powerful prescription pain medications.
Posted April 19, 2016
Stretch marks are a result of skin stretching at a rate too fast for elastin fibers to keep up with. This can occur during puberty and growth spurts or during periods of rapid growth such as pregnancy.
Posted January 05, 2016
Will antidepressants slow or complicate your recovery from breast augmentation, liposuction, or another plastic surgery procedure? Conventional wisdom says yes, but new research suggests this may not be the case. An analysis of six studies looking into increased risks for bleeding after plastic surgery found that results were inconsistent at best. In fact, the authors […]
Posted December 09, 2015
Breasts that are overly large and heavy can cause a range of physical discomforts. In some cases, these discomforts can be extreme, resulting in significant limitations and even shortening lifespan.
Posted October 20, 2015
Mammograms save lives. Every year, more than 231,000 women are diagnosed with invasive forms of breast cancer. Over 60,000 in situ cases are diagnosed every year as well.
Posted October 16, 2015
More and more men are beginning to look to plastic surgery to address issues as varied as stubborn fat deposits and premature signs of aging.
Posted August 20, 2015
According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, men and women between the ages of 50 and 64 account for nearly 25% of the plastic surgery procedures performed in the United States every year.
Posted August 11, 2015
Contact lenses have been identified as a contributing factor to premature eyelid drooping.
Posted May 19, 2015
In a recent study released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons it was found that patients identified as obese were more likely to require emergency care following plastic surgery. The study looked at patients who had undergone tummy tuck surgery, liposuction, breast reduction, and blepharoplasty and found that those with a BMI that would quality as obese were 72 percent more likely to encounter postsurgical complications.