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Face Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Most Popular in 2020

‘Zoom Boom’ causes upsurge in demand More people are working at home during the coronavirus pandemic and spending much of their work time on Zoom and other video conferencing apps. Continually seeing their own faces and those of their colleagues on the screen has led to a “Zoom Boom” in demand for cosmetic surgery for Continue Reading

2019 Plastic Surgery Statistics

Breast augmentation tops list of most popular cosmetic surgery procedures Breast augmentation was again the top cosmetic surgical procedure last year and minimally-invasive facial rejuvenation procedures continued their growth, according to the 2019 Plastic Surgery Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Top 2019 cosmetic surgical procedures While the ASPS anticipates a decrease Continue Reading

Age Alone Doesn’t Increase Breast Reconstruction Complications

Breast Reconstruction using a “free flap” technique is a safe procedure with a high success rate in older women who opt for reconstruction after mastectomy, reports a study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Although the risk of some complications Continue Reading

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day Set for Oct. 18, 2017

Close the loop on breast cancer Research has shown that not all women are made aware of their options for breast reconstruction at the time of their breast cancer diagnosis. To promote awareness of breast reconstruction options, the 6th annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, or “BRA Day,” is set for Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, with the aim Continue Reading

Cosmetic Procedures Total Almost 16 Million in 2015

Breast augmentation is most popular cosmetic surgical procedure The popularity of breast enhancement and botox continued last year, according to the 2015 National Plastic Surgery Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgery. The top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures in 2015 were breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery and tummy tuck. The top 5 cosmetic minimally-invasive procedures 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 the 2014 annual statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The ASPS found breast augmentation, nose surgery (rhinoplasty), liposuction, eyelid surgery and facelift to be the Continue Reading

Patti LaBelle Joins Breast Reconstruction Campaign

Legendary singer named 2015 spokesperson The Breast Reconstruction Awareness Campaign has announced that Patti LaBelle, a legendary singer, author and actress, has joined the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the Plastic Surgery Foundation to help women “close the loop” on breast cancer. As the campaign’s spokesperson for 2015, LaBelle will be instrumental in educating Continue Reading

Researchers Seek the ‘Perfect Breast’

Defined ratio of breast upper to lower poles found to have universal appeal What’s the perfect breast shape? According to a new study reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), most people agree that the breasts are most attractive when 45% of the breast is above the nipple and 55% is below the 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

BRA DAY USA for Breast Reconstruction Awareness

Singer Jewel is spokesperson for Oct. 17, 2012 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 Continue Reading