In the Journals

Major complications in thighplasty include infection, hematoma

November 1, 2016
Thighplasty procedures have a low number of risk factors and the most common major complications include infection and hematoma, according to study…

In the Journals

Hyaluronic acid filler provides significant improvement in hypotrophy of labia majora

October 31, 2016
The use of hyaluronic acid filler for women with mild to severe hypotrophy of the labia majora is a safe and effective technique, according to study…

Hot topics in breast reconstruction, safe flap harvest this week

October 27, 2016
The Allergan 410 anatomical breast implants provide a safe option for reconstruction with high patient satisfaction, as reported on…

In the Journals

Free thoracodorsal artery perforator flap has low donor-site morbidity rates

October 26, 2016
Use of the free thoracodorsal artery perforator flap donor-site has safe outcomes and low morbidity rates, according to study results published in…

In the Journals

Face-Q Eye Module measures patient satisfaction with cosmetic eye treatment

October 20, 2016
The FACE-Q Eye Module is a validated patient-reported outcome measure for analyzing patient satisfaction and adverse effects following cosmetic eye…

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery names Washenik president

October 20, 2016
The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery has elected Ken Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS, president, according to a press release.

In the Journals

Calf donor sites offer optimally thin tissue for intraoral reconstruction

October 19, 2016
Calf donor sites offer significantly thinner tissue perforator flaps for use in intraoral reconstruction compared with conventional thigh donor…

In the Journals

Curved nonrotary punch has lower transection rates in FUE for patients of African descent

October 17, 2016
Patients with curly, Afro-textured hair may have lower transection rates in follicular unit extraction using a curved nonrotary punch compared with…

In the Journals

Primary laparoscopic vaginoplasty in transgender women with penoscrotal hypoplasia has successful outcomes

October 17, 2016
Primary total laparoscopic sigmoid vaginoplasty in transgender women with penoscrotal hypoplasia has success and complication rates comparable to…

Hot topics in aesthetic agumentation, reconstruction this week

October 13, 2016
The "no-touch" lip augmentation technique where a needle or cannula is inserted on the outside of the lip's white line to spar the mucosa barrier…

In the Journals

Simplified craniofacial trauma scale maintains correlation with complex scales

October 11, 2016
Researchers have proposed a new scale for describing craniofacial trauma based only on clinically reducible fractures, which researchers believe is…

In the Journals

Laparoscopic intestinal revision vaginoplasty presents certain advantages over full-thickness skin graft revision

October 10, 2016
Laparoscopic intestinal revision vaginoplasty showed a moderately higher success rate in reconstruction over perineal full-thickness skin graft…

In the Journals

Fat grafting effective for gluteal augmentation, but carries risk

October 7, 2016
Major complications may arise from gluteal augmentation using fat grafting if care is not taken to avoid gluteal vessel damage, according to a review…

Alopecia, atopic dermatitis studies top dermatology, aesthetics reads for week

October 3, 2016
Research presented at Plastic Surgery The Meeting finding that cell-enriched fat may represent an alternative for treating androgenetic alopecia in…

Histogen, Pineworld Capital team to market hair growth treatment in China

September 28, 2016
Histogen announced a licensing agreement with Pineworld Capital to develop and commercialize its proprietary hair stimulating complex in China…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Female genital plastic surgery undergoing rapid growth

September 27, 2016
LOS ANGELES ― At Plastic Surgery The Meeting, Heather J. Furnas, MD, plastic surgeon at Plastic Surgery Associates in Santa Rosa, Calif., discusses…

Meeting News Coverage

Comfort, self-esteem key reasons why women seek labiaplasty

September 26, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Results from a recent survey indicated that the key reasons women seek labiaplasty are physical discomfort and psychological…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Data verifies greater risk of surgical site infection in certain patient demographics

September 25, 2016
LOS ANGELES —  James C. Grotting, MD, discusses research presented at Plastic Surgery the Meeting that found certain patient demographics

Meeting News Coverage

Cell-enriched fat may represent alternative for treating pattern hair loss

September 25, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Stromal vascular fraction-enhanced adipose transplantation to the scalp may represent a promising alternative to treating…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Components involved in gender reassignment therapy, surgery

September 25, 2016
LOS ANGELES —  Loren S. Schechter, MD, discusses a panel presentation on gender confirmation surgery at Plastic Surgery The Meeting…

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