In the Journals

Online marketing efforts do not cater to men seeking plastic surgery

June 22, 2015
When quantifying the gender differences that exist in online plastic surgery marketing, researchers discovered only 22% of websites for plastic…

In the Journals

Online marketing efforts do not cater to men seeking plastic surgery

June 22, 2015
When quantifying the gender differences that exist in online plastic surgery marketing, researchers discovered only 22% of websites for plastic…

Meeting News Coverage

Liposuction significantly increases quality of life in lipedema patients

June 19, 2015
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — After treatment with liposuction, patients with lipedema showed a significant reduction of subcutaneous fatty…

Meeting News Coverage

Liposuction significantly increases quality of life in lipedema patients

June 19, 2015
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — After treatment with liposuction, patients with lipedema showed a significant reduction of subcutaneous fatty…

In the Journals

Brava-assisted autologous fat grafting helps shape unaffected breast during unilateral reconstruction

June 19, 2015
The use of Brava-assisted autologous fat grafting to aid in unilateral breast reconstruction was effective in shaping the unaffected breast…

In the Journals

Brava-assisted autologous fat grafting helps shape unaffected breast during unilateral reconstruction

June 19, 2015
The use of Brava-assisted autologous fat grafting to aid in unilateral breast reconstruction was effective in shaping the unaffected breast…

Meeting News Coverage

High-power RF, combined with infrared optical energies, tissue manipulation reduces abdominal circumference

June 18, 2015
Twelve weeks after the final treatment, researchers observed a mean reduction of 1.2 cm in abdominal fat using a 200W high-power, bipolar…

Meeting News Coverage

High-power RF, combined with infrared optical energies, tissue manipulation reduces abdominal circumference

June 18, 2015
Twelve weeks after the final treatment, researchers observed a mean reduction of 1.2 cm in abdominal fat using a 200W high-power, bipolar…

In the Journals

Quilting sutures in abdominoplasty significantly lower seroma formation

June 9, 2015
In a retrospective study published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal, quilting sutures were an effective means for the prevention of seroma formation…

In the Journals

Selective cryolipolysis reduces subcutaneous tissue at short-term follow-up

June 8, 2015
A systematic review of selective cryolipolysis style found that the procedure safely and effectively reduces subcutaneous tissue deposits, with few…

FDA News

SmartLipo365 initiates voluntary nationwide recall due to undeclared ingredients

June 4, 2015
SmartLipo365 issued a voluntary recall of Smart Lipo (800, 900, 950 mg) capsules as a result of undeclared sibutramine, desmethylsibutramine and…

In the Journals

Study: Cryolipolysis is a promising procedure for nonsurgical fat reduction

June 4, 2015
Cryolipolysis is an effective alternative to liposuction, with limited adverse effects, that results in significant fat reduction when used for…

In the Journals

Inpatient setting, trunk and multiple region contouring increase venous thromboembolism risk

June 4, 2015
The biggest predictors of venous thromboembolism among patients undergoing body contouring procedures were older age, contouring of the trunk…

In the Journals

Breast volume increases post saline deflation at 3 weeks prior to revision

June 3, 2015
“Elastic breast recoil” after saline implant deflation is important to consider prior to revision surgery and is likely caused by a…

In the Journals

Facial microfat grafting safely, effectively corrects facial deformities from maxillary, mandibular hypoplasia

June 3, 2015
The use of facial microfat grafting to correct facial deformities in patients with maxillary or mandibular hypoplasia significantly improved patient…

In the Journals

Staff differences may lead to “Weekend effect” in body contouring procedures

June 3, 2015
In body contouring procedures, weekend admission is associated with a statistically significant increase in hospitalization costs and in hospital…

May’s top 5 stories in aesthetics

May 29, 2015
With May came and went the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery annual meeting in Montreal, including loads of video coverage and…

Top research from ASAPS 2015

May 22, 2015
Top plastic surgery professionals convened in Montreal from May 14 to 19 for The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’s annual…

In the Journals

Blood transfusions linked to more complications in post-bariatric surgery abdominoplasty

May 21, 2015
Patients requiring blood transfusions in post-bariatric surgery abdominoplasty experience higher complication rates, longer hospital stays and a…

In the Journals

Abdominoplasty combines safely with abdominal liposuction when perforator vessel is spared

May 14, 2015
The combination of abdominal liposuction with abdominoplasty showed no increase in complications when a perforator vessel was spared, according to…

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