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Cosmetic Procedures Top 10 Million in 2012

Breast Augmentation, Liposuction head list of most popular cosmetic surgery procedures More than 10 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed nationwide in 2012, according to the 16th annual statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Breast augmentation and liposuction were the top cosmetic surgical procedures. Botulinum toxin type A (including Continue Reading

Patients Report Satisfaction with Breast Augmentation

BREAST-Q survey reports increases in self-image, sexual well-being A recent study suggests that women who had Breast Augmentation reported higher satisfaction not only with the overall appearance of their breasts, but also in their physical, sexual and psychosocial well-being. The researchers also found that overall satisfaction with breast augmentation was most strongly correlated with breast Continue Reading

Study Suggests Safety of Combined Lift, Augmentation

Complication, re-operation rates similar whether breast procedures are simultaneous or staged Combining Breast Lift and Breast Augmentation procedures is as safe as performing them separately, concludes a study reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The study is based on evaluation of 430 women who either had a breast lift alone or together Continue Reading

Use the Rice Test to Start Finding Your Target Breast Size

Easy experiment allows you to quickly ‘try on’ different sizes of Breast Implants If you are thinking about Breast Augmentation and need a place to start, consider the Rice Test. By wearing “rice implants” inside of a sports bra, this simple experiment allows you to begin to get an idea of what you would look Continue Reading

Body Contouring Brings Lasting Improvements

Weight loss surgery patients report better quality of life after excess skin removal Body Contouring for patients who have had weight loss surgery (also called bariatric surgery) produces long-term gains in quality of life, says a study that recently appeared in the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). For patients who Continue Reading

Find the Right Breast Implants for Your Body

Women today can draw upon the best Breast Augmentation and Enhancement technology When you choose to enhance your breasts, your desired look is more than simply a matter of size. The volume of your breast implants – along with their shape, proportion and feel – will define your final result with breast augmentation. That’s why Continue Reading

BRA DAY USA for Breast Reconstruction Awareness

Singer/songwriter Jewel is spokesperson for Oct. 17 event to “close the loop” The U.S. has joined 20 other countries in recognizing October 17 each year as National Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day. This international event is designed to “close the loop” on breast cancer by promoting education, awareness and access to breast reconstruction following a Continue Reading

Twins’ Breasts Reveal Appearance Factors

Annual Twins Days Festival provides participants for study Women who wonder how they can maintain great looking breasts may have more answers thanks to a new study of identical twins. Researchers found that breastfeeding, moisturizing and hormone therapy can lessen the perceived aging of the breasts, while factors such as smoking and drinking frequently have Continue Reading