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The QuickLift Facelift
Stocking Stuffer Safety: Gifting Aesthetic Treatments
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The holidays are prime time for festive cocktail hours, family dinners and shoppingâ€”and for getting laser treatments, facials and injectables, too.
Dec 4, 2017 - 11:12:11 AM
Removing and Downsizing Breast Implants
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, December 4, 2017 â€“Â Every year, hundreds of thousands of women in the United States receive breast implants, either to reconstruct a breast lost to cancer or for cosmetic purposes.
Dec 4, 2017 - 9:16:56 AM
Breast Reconstruction: Now or Later?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, November 6, 2017 â€“Â In the midst of the emotional turmoil of realizing that she has cancer, women are faced with critical decisions about treatment.
Nov 6, 2017 - 9:48:36 AM
An Innovative Breast Reconstruction Method: The PAP Flap
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS â€“ Oct. 17, 2017 â€“ When Carla Forbes was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, the retired elementary school principal didnâ€™t think twice about opting for a bilateral mastectomy. â€śI lost my mom to the disease,â€ť she said. â€śI just didnâ€™t want to leave anything to chance.â€ť
Oct 17, 2017 - 5:33:47 PM
End to Circus in Plastic Surgery Social Media Videos?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO --- The circus atmosphere of plastic surgeons donning costumes, dancing and juggling breast implants during live surgery videos on social media may soon change.
Sep 29, 2017 - 10:19:06 AM
Latest Fat-Trimming Techniques Effective -- Not Miraculous, Experts Say
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Albertson, NY, August 17, 2017 â€“Â Get rid of fat â€“ fast. Science is confirming the safety and effectiveness of various body-sculpting techniques to eliminate â€ślove handles,â€ť brassiere rolls,....
Aug 17, 2017 - 9:38:45 AM
New School Year, New Nose?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - With a new haircut, some highlights, a hot new outfit and a sun-kissed complexion, many teens envision a dramatic reveal when they return to school to start a new semester.
Aug 7, 2017 - 9:54:26 AM
Secondary Breast Reconstruction, Getting It Right
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, July 26, 2017 â€“ For many women, breast reconstruction is a process rather than a single procedure. Some women have experienced complications, particularly with implants, that require additional surgery.
Jul 26, 2017 - 12:23:30 PM
Prophylactic Mastectomy: Options for Breast Reconstruction
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, June 27, 2017 â€“ All women are at risk for breast cancer, particularly with advancing age. There are specific factors, however, that significantly increase the risk for women of all ages.
Jun 27, 2017 - 11:40:49 AM
Ken Isnâ€™t The Only Man Getting a Makeover
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Ken (yes, Barbieâ€™s bf) has gotten a major new look. As part of its #TheDollEvolves campaign Mattel just rolled out 15 new and diverse Ken doll styles.
Jun 22, 2017 - 12:36:43 PM
Removing Breast Implants
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, June 20, 2017 â€“ According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, about 400,000 women in the United States had breast implant surgery in 2016.
Jun 20, 2017 - 10:25:32 AM
Surgery-Free Body Contouring: New Techniques Transforming Results for Patients
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Gone are the days of scary liposuction techniques or cosmetic surgery that provide uncertain results, thanks to the latest non-surgical innovations.
May 24, 2017 - 8:17:21 AM
Bullies and Their Victims More Likely to Want Plastic Surgery
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - School bullies and their victims are more likely to want cosmetic surgery, according to new research by the University of Warwick.
Apr 27, 2017 - 11:39:57 AM
Good Looks, Good Health?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Weâ€™ve all heard the old adage â€śbeauty is more than skin deepâ€ś, but sometimes outward aesthetic indicators can clue us in to whatâ€™s happening within.
Apr 25, 2017 - 10:40:00 AM
Life Changing Facial Reconstructive Surgery
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - After Melissa Dohme was stabbed 32 times by an ex-boyfriendâ€”including one slash across her face that damaged a facial nerveâ€”she never thought sheâ€™d survive, let alone be able to smile again.
Mar 29, 2017 - 11:30:23 AM
Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion On Aesthetic Procedures For The First Time Ever
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, March 15,Â 2017 --Â The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reports that Americans spent more than $15 billion on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures for the first time ever
Mar 15, 2017 - 10:36:44 AM
90s Beauty is Back: Chemical Peels Trending with Facial Plastic Surgeons
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - History tends to repeat itself, and what goes around usually comes around when it comes to trends.
Feb 13, 2017 - 1:04:12 PM
Rising Trends in Facial Plastic Surgery
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, DC, - January 26, 2017 â€“ Today, theAmerican Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the worldâ€™s largest association of facial plastic surgeons, announces the outcomes of its annual survey....
Jan 26, 2017 - 10:01:10 AM
Whatever It Takes: Know All Your Options for Alleviating Disc and Spinal Pain
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Human physiology has its weak points, and the back is one of the worst.
Dec 12, 2016 - 9:47:55 AM
Think You Know Everything About Liposuction
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Liposuction is one of the top 5 most common surgical procedures in The United States. Approximately 363,912 procedures are performed each year.
Dec 6, 2016 - 2:43:32 PM
When the Nose Takes a Hit: Solutions for Sports-Related Facial Trauma
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Football season is in full swing and baseball has reached a fever pitch with the World Series beginning today.
Oct 25, 2016 - 1:50:50 PM
Questions You Have Always Wanted to Know About Plastic Surgery but Didnt Know Who to Ask
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Terms like Botox, filler, liposuction, facelift, breast implants, have become such a common part of our lexicon.
Sep 8, 2016 - 3:34:26 PM
Cosmetic Procedures: Which To Do, Which To Skip
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Every single one of us, though flawless, has at some point taken a look in the mirror and found at leastÂ one thing we'd like to change.
Jul 12, 2016 - 2:45:12 PM
360 Mommy Makeover Introduced
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Marina del Rey, CA - June 29, 2016 - Luis H. Macias, M.D., F.A.C.S., a double board certified plastic surgeon withÂ Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, introduces the "360 Mommy Makeover"
Jun 29, 2016 - 8:40:48 AM
Botulinum Toxin Injections to the "11s" Produce Significant Patient Satisfaction
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK,Â June 28, 2016Â -- Botulinum toxin type A injections are the most common cosmetic procedure performed inÂ the United States, with 4.3 million procedures performed in 2015 accounting for 42% of all cosmetic procedures in that year
Jun 28, 2016 - 11:45:08 AM
Red Flags to be Aware Of When Choosing A Plastic Surgeon
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - There are literally thousands of plastic surgeons in The United States alone.Â Any surgeon practicing cosmetic procedures can call themselves a "cosmetic surgeon"
Jun 14, 2016 - 4:08:08 PM
No Manâ€™s Land No More: Facial Plastic Surgery is a Guyâ€™s Thing
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Everyone is doing it.Â By it, we mean facial rejuvenation procedures, and by everyone, we mean women and growing numbers of men.
May 31, 2016 - 2:32:17 PM
Big Butts: Getting to the Bottom of the Fastest Growing Cosmetic Procedure
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - No ifs, ands, orbutts about it! Augmentations of the derriere are the procedures everyone is buzzing about.
May 20, 2016 - 1:31:18 PM
Talking to Your Teen About Plastic Surgery
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Growing up has never been easy. Even before the Internet, the teenage years came with changes, insecurity, and a list of "flaws" to correct.
May 9, 2016 - 2:27:07 PM
Do You Have 'Runners Face?'
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Runner's Face. Not referring to the aggressive face an athlete makes prior to crossing that finish line.Â Runner's face generally occurs in both men and women ages 40+ whoÂ exercise to improve their body, and in doing so end up with a skeletal and bony face.
Mar 29, 2016 - 11:47:12 AM
How To Choose the Right Plastic Surgeon
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The majority of deaths that occur within health and medicine are due to negligence or incompetence.
Feb 25, 2016 - 12:06:03 PM
The Aging Face Takes on New Meaning
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, DC, -Â January 14, 2016 -TheÂ American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) is pleased to announce the outcomes of its annual survey, which explores the top trends in facial plastic surgery over the past year and predictions for where the field is headed.
Jan 14, 2016 - 11:41:38 AM
New Breasts Without Implants
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Women who have undergone a single or double mastectomy and survived breast cancer certainly deserve a new lease on life.
Jan 7, 2016 - 4:25:13 PM
Do Your Homework Before Scheduling Facial Plastic Surgery
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Your inbox is flooded with deals and steals promising discounted laser skin resurfacing, injectables and much more.....
Dec 10, 2015 - 3:22:21 PM
A Lift Could Be Key to Plump Lips
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - We lift our eyes, boobs and butts, but what about our smiles? Lips are having a major moment.
Dec 10, 2015 - 2:26:45 PM
They Reconstructed His Face Without Leaving a Scar
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - Scar-free facial reconstruction is now a reality. A team led by Daniel Borsuk, a doctor at HĂ´pital Maisonneuve-Rosemont and a professor at the University of Montreal, recently conducted the very first such procedure
Nov 12, 2015 - 11:06:34 AM
The Skinny on Body Contouring After Weight Loss
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Weight loss, as a result of exercise and dieting alone or due to surgery, can be a wonderful and empowering thing.
Oct 31, 2015 - 11:09:42 AM
New School Year, New Nose?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - With a new haircut, some highlights, a hot new outfit and a sun-kissed, clear complexion, many teens envision a dramatic reveal when they return to school to start a new semester.
Aug 25, 2015 - 10:13:35 AM
Injection that Destroys Fat Cells May Offer Option to Surgery for Double Chin
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS - August 4, 2015 - UT Southwestern Medical Center plastic surgeons have a non-surgical approach to treating "double chins"
Aug 4, 2015 - 1:12:35 PM
Half of Consumers Considering Cosmetic Procedure
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - August 4, 2015, Rolling Meadows, Ill. - Half of consumers are considering a cosmetic medical procedure and the specialty in which the physician is board-certified is increasingly influential in their choice of practitioner
Aug 4, 2015 - 9:21:09 AM