When a Kansas woman recently sued a plastic surgery clinic and the manufacturer of the procedure she underwent, it raised some important questions about cosmetic procedures and their possible side effects. The procedure in question was a popular fat-reduction procedure that kills fat cells without the downtime associated with traditional liposuction. The suit alleges that following the procedure, the patient … Read More
What to Know About Botox
Are you looking for a fast and minimally invasive way to smooth forehead wrinkles and crow’s feet? You’ve probably heard of the popular injectable cosmetic product Botox. Botox is the only FDA-approved product to temporarily improve the look of forehead frown lines and crow’s feet. But despite what you may have heard, there are a few things you probably don’t … Read More
Guys, Surgery Is Nothing to Be Ashamed of
An estimated 65 percent of men who are middle-aged and older suffer from this condition. Similarly, an estimated 70 percent of boys in puberty also suffer from it. Though it is not painful, gynecomastia can often cause a very different kind of suffering: embarrassment. That’s because gynecomastia – defined as enlargement of the male breast tissue – can make sufferers … Read More
Is Carbon Dioxide Therapy Better than Liposuction?
If you have been researching liposuction but have been hesitant about it due to the cost or downtime, you may have already heard about a supposedly cheaper, less invasive alternative called carboxytherapy. But what is this new therapy – and is it really as good as liposuction? Here’s what you should know before you choose one over the other.
Most Popular Procedures by Region
From cuisines to fashion to differences in climate, it’s no big secret that here in America, many things vary by region. But did you know that the same concept applies to plastic surgery? It’s true. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently released a report detailing which plastic surgery procedures are most popular in which areas in the … Read More