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American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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  • Eyelid lift can help reduce vision problems caused by excess skin

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just turned 48 and am considering having blepharoplasty surgery to remove the excess skin on my eyelids, which has bothered me for years. What does this procedure involve? What are the risks? Is the change permanent, or is there a chance my eyelids will return to the way they look now?
  • Mythbusters: The Skinny on Liposuction

    Mythbusters: The Skinny on Liposuction
    It seems like magic: a surgeon uses a wand and poof! Away goes that stubborn fat through liposuction. The procedure has become popular as people look to contour what diet and exercise can’t smooth. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons...

    Myth Buster: Smoothing misconceptions about Botox and dermal fillers

    Myth Buster: Smoothing misconceptions about Botox and dermal fillers
    Have you ever been curious about Botox or other injectable treatments, but shied away from using them to help you look your best? Botox and soft tissue fillers are among some of the most popular minimally invasive procedures with more than 8 million...

    Mythbusters

    Mythbusters
    Maybe you just want your clothes to fit better, make a slight improvement to your current shape or revamp your shape after weight loss or pregnancy. The reasons for getting breast augmentation are as varied as the women who choose this deeply personal...

    Plastic surgeons making house calls 'ideal for S. Florida'

    Plastic surgeons making house calls 'ideal for S. Florida'
    The typical plastic surgery patient fights traffic and sits in a waiting room to discuss an upcoming facelift or breast augmentation with a doctor. But one class of clientele is taking those appointments in style — by welcoming a private-duty...