In the Journals

Ibuprofen not associated with increased bleeding risk in plastic surgery

April 5, 2016
Ibuprofen provided pain control and did not significantly increase the risk for bleeding in patients undergoing plastic surgery, according to…

Galderma, Mentor announce collaboration on facial rejuvenation, breast augmentation

April 4, 2016
Galderma and Mentor Worldwide LLC announced in a press release a nationwide collaboration to partner with surgeons for advancing patient experiences…

Recent developments in breast surgery

March 23, 2016
A recent FDA warning concerning reports of magnetic interference between breast tissue expanders with magnetic injection ports and other implantable…

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VIDEO: Research presented at the Skin of Color Society meeting

March 16, 2016
WASHINGTON – In a video perspective, Amy J. McMichael, MD, discusses research presented at the Skin of Color Society meeting. Research…

In the Journals

Surveyed plastic surgeons report using streaming media such as YouTube as educational tool

March 14, 2016
A majority of surveyed plastic surgeons reported previously using online streaming media, such as YouTube, to learn a new technique, according to…

BLOG: Cosmetic pearls from the AAD annual meeting

March 14, 2016
The annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology was a resounding success with more than 18,000 attendees and a myriad of lectures and…

ASAPS reports 20% increase in aesthetic procedures in 2015

February 25, 2016
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has reported preliminary survey findings that finding combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic…

Sientra breast implants to return to US market

February 22, 2016
Sientra recently announced in a press release that its breast implant products and other medical devices will return to the U.S. market beginning…

Five recent developments in cosmetic surgery

February 17, 2016
Study findings that patient satisfaction was high following full facial feminization surgery was among recent developments reported on


BLOG: Submental liposuction is a powerful technique for sculpting the lower face

February 10, 2016
The young, slim face has a characteristic "inverted cone of youth" — a triangular shape like that is narrow at the chin and wider at the…

Five recent developments in cosmetic dermatology

February 4, 2016
Findings that fractional microneedling plus topical anesthesia decreased pain sensation better than topical anesthesia alone when used prior to…

In the Journals

Lipofilling in breast reconstruction not associated with increase in breast cancer recurrence

February 1, 2016
There was no significant difference in rates of breast cancer recurrences in breasts reconstructed with lipofilling compared with breasts…

In the Journals

Interest in tanning peaks prior to summer months

January 4, 2016
Interest in tanning, including indoor tanning, is seasonal and peaks in March in the United States and Canada, according to study results recently…

Recent developments in breast surgery

December 17, 2015
Recent developments reported on have included study results finding a greater risk for skin flap necrosis and implant failure…

In the Journals

Novel technique for reconstruction of full-thickness scalp defects has low morbidity

December 16, 2015
A novel technique for large full-thickness scalp defects that can be performed on an outpatient basis with minimal wound care resulted in low…

Breast implant comparisons, extensive face transplant top November aesthetics reads

December 2, 2015
Study results showing that contoured cohesive gel breast implants by three different manufacturers were found to have similar low complication rates…

Five recent developments in breast surgery

December 1, 2015
Recent developments reported on have included study results showing that optimal primary treatment for breast…

Extensive face transplant tops week's aesthetics reads

November 20, 2015
The successful completion of the most extensive face transplant to date was the most-read article of the past week on Other…

NYU Langone Medical Center announces successful total face, scalp transplant

November 16, 2015
NYU Langone Medical Center held a press conference today to announce the successful completion of the most extensive face transplant to date, which…

In the Journals

Evidence for association between silicone gel breast implants, long-term health outcomes inconclusive

November 12, 2015
Results from a systematic review of studies suggest there is inconclusive evidence about any association between silicone gel breast implants and…

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