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Demand for Hair Loss Treatments Continues Growth

Worldwide hair restoration surgeries increase 76% since 2006, survey finds The annual member survey by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) shows that more men and women are turning to hair restoration surgery as a permanent, natural-looking solution for hair loss. Surgical hair restoration procedures performed worldwide jumped by 76% from 2006 to Continue Reading

Earn Rewards on Treatments with Cosmetic Injectables

Enjoy discounts and savings while maintaining your youthful beauty Recent years have seen tremendous growth in the field of soft tissue fillers and botulinum toxin products for women and men alike. To attract customers in this competitive market, the makers of popular injectables such as BOTOX Cosmetic, Dysport, Juvéderm and Restylane have introduced rewards programs that Continue Reading

Restylane Silk – Subtle, Smooth and Soft

Hedden Plastic Surgery offers new FDA-approved treatment for “lips and lines” If you are looking for a subtle lip enhancement and smoothing of the lines and wrinkles around your mouth, a new product from the Restylane® family may be right for you. Restylane Silk is the first and only dermal filler specifically designed for your Continue Reading

Contacts Shown to Increase Risk of Droopy Eyelids

Study of identical twins finds more drooping in hard vs. soft contact lenses Contact lenses help millions of people see the world more clearly. However, research at the annual Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, found that contacts can contribute to droopiness of the upper eyelids. Of the 96 sets of identical twins studied, those Continue Reading

Body Contouring After Weight Loss Procedures on the Rise

Increase in weight loss surgeries has ripple effect in plastic surgery People who have lost a large amount of weight are sometimes dismayed to find that their skin has stretched and lost much of its elasticity. This condition is common for those who have lost weight after bariatric surgery, such as a gastric bypass or Continue Reading

Botox – What Women Want to Know

Cost, product safety top list of concerns about BOTOX Cosmetic Many women are familiar with the brand name BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA), but the results of a recent study revealed some of what they really want to know. In a survey of more than 2,200 women, 54% wanted to learn how much Botox costs. The survey Continue Reading

Facial Rejuvenation Benefits from Long-Term Maintenance

Skin products, sunscreen, injectables and laser treatments can delay surgical facelift need Aesthetic experts say that a paradigm shift is occurring in how plastic surgeons address facial aging. A panel of aesthetic plastic surgeons recently agreed that the best way to address facial aging is to establish a long-term maintenance plan that takes advantage of Continue Reading

Skin Revitalization with Microdermabrasion

A fast and effective way to reduce superficial skin damage at Spa Greystone As time marches on, years of aging and exposure to the sun can cause the skin to develop irregularities such as facial wrinkles, rough skin and age spots. Microdermabrasion is a popular lunchtime treatment used to exfoliate damaged skin cells and reveal Continue Reading

Bigger Bottoms Tops in Cosmetic Surgery Growth

Buttock augmentation one of fast growing procedures in 2014 A robust rise in Buttocks Augmentation contributed to a 3% increase in cosmetic procedures over the past year, according to annual statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The ASPS found breast augmentation, nose reshaping (rhinoplasty), liposuction, eyelid surgery and facelift to be the top five cosmetic Continue Reading

Targeting Unwanted Hair at the Follicle

Laser Hair Removal offers a clear alternative to tweezers, razors and waxes Some people find the presence of hair on certain areas of the body to be unsightly or embarrassing. Others tire of the hassles of shaving, tweezing, waxing and other methods of hair removal. If you are one of these people, silky smooth skin Continue Reading