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Nose Surgery Shown to Help with Headaches

Functional nasal surgery relieves chronic headache for some patients Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, according to a paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). At lease partial improvement in their Continue Reading

Selfie Surge Drives Rise in Lip Enhancement

Record number of Americans plumping their lips, new data shows In the age of social media, more people are looking to show off the perfect pout in their pictures. The selfie craze may be one of the reasons a record number of women and men underwent Lip Augmentation last year. Growth was seen in lip enhancement with 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

Fuller, Longer, Darker Eyelashes with Latisse

FDA-approved product differs from lash conditioners You may have seen over-the-counter products that condition the lashes. Latisse is different. Latisse is the first and only product FDA-approved to grow lashes fuller, longer and darker in people with inadequate or not enough lashes. Available by prescription only, Latisse is believed to increase the percentage of hairs Continue Reading

Patients Follow Breast Reconstruction with Cosmetic Surgery

ASPS study participants seek body image improvement following mastectomy Although Breast Reconstruction can dramatically improve a woman’s self-esteem and sense of well-being following a mastectomy, it may not be the only step some patients take to improve their self-image. Breast reconstruction patients may also choose cosmetic surgery procedures such as Liposuction or Eyelid Surgery in a quest Continue Reading

Patients See Results with Secondary Facelifts

Researchers study more than 800 procedures to gain valuable insights into outcomes, longevity Performed an average of a decade after initial facelift surgery, a “secondary” facelift can achieve similarly lasting results with a low rate of complications, according to the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the medical journal of the American Society of Continue Reading