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Worldwide demand for cosmetic surgery continues dramatic increases

July 14, 2017

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published results of the annual Global Aesthetic Survey that showed a 9% overall increase in surgical and nonsurgical procedures for 2016.

The United States was the leader, accounting for 17.9% of the procedures. The top five countries, were the U.S., Brazil, Japan, Italy, and Mexico, which together accounted for 41.4% of procedures globally. Russia, India, Turkey, Germany, and France rounded out the top 10.

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Columella retraction suture shows safety in nasolabial correction

June 16, 2017
Columella retraction suture may be a safe and effective method for controlling dead space after correcting the nasolabial and columella-tip complex, according to recent…

Almost one-third of surveyed men 'extremely likely' to consider cosmetic procedure

June 14, 2017
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has released the results of a survey of 618 men, finding that 31% of respondents reported…
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Free diced cartilage grafts may be effective in rhinoplasty for the nasal dorsum

June 9, 2017
A technique of dicing and placing free diced cartilage grafts was associated with low revision rates among patients undergoing rhinoplasty for irregularity or deformity…