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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

Hair Restoration Society Celebrates 20 Years of Progress

Advancements in Hair Transplant techniques attract more men and women with hair loss The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is highlighting important advances in the fight against hair loss as the society prepares for its 20th anniversary in October. Major strides have been made in the art and science of Hair Restoration Surgery 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

More Men Opting for Cosmetic Surgery

Increases in Nose Reshaping, Eyelid Surgery, Botox, Laser Hair Removal seen among men With an eye toward social and professional success, more men of all ages and from all walks of life are embracing cosmetic plastic surgery procedures and their potential for improvement. Cosmetic surgery has gone mainstream in the past decade and men are Continue Reading

New Study Says Liposuction Lives Up to Promise

Barring extreme weight gain, Liposuction permanently removes excess fat New research reveals that Liposuction lives up to its promise to permanently remove excess fat from stubborn areas unless patients experience extreme weight gain. The study, recently reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), found that fat cells don’t return to treated areas and Continue Reading

Study Says Breast Augmentation Improves Life Quality

Women note significant gains in several key areas Women who had breast augmentation surgery reported substantial improvements in key quality of life areas, according to a study reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The biggest increases were seen in breast satisfaction, psychosocial well-being and sexual well-being, with more than 80% of the women Continue Reading

Jewel Named Breast Reconstruction Spokesperson

Singer/songwriter joins international effort to increase awareness Many women who have bravely battled breast cancer and had life-saving surgery must also grapple with the question, what’s next? That’s why the United States and 20 other countries are joining an international effort to increase awareness about options for Breast Reconstruction after having a mastectomy. The initiative, which was Continue Reading

Liposuction is No. 1 in 2011

Almost 9.2 million cosmetic procedures were performed last year, say annual cosmetic surgery stats The number of cosmetic surgery procedures increased again last year, with Liposuction and Breast Augmentation leading the list of the most popular procedures. Among nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, Botulinum Toxin Type A (BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport) was the top choice, followed by Continue Reading

Rhinoplasty Reshapes Face’s Most Prominent Feature

Are you interested in improving the appearance of your nose? Since the nose has perhaps the greatest impact on the way we look, Nose Reshaping or Rhinoplasty is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed today. Nose reshaping can improve a disproportionate appearance by altering the size or shape of the nose, the span Continue Reading