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  • Renee Zellweger's About Face Ushers In A New Realm Of Reconstruction

     Renee Zellweger's About Face Ushers In A New Realm Of Reconstruction
    Renee Zellweger doesn't look at all like Renee Zellweger anymore.
  • Eyelid lift can reduce vision problems caused by excess skin

    Eyelid lift can 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...

    Unqualified Cosmetic Procedure Practitioners

    The Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgeons applauds the recent actions taken by the Medical Examining Board and reported by The Courant Sept. 16 [courant.com. "Med Board Stops Employee's Use Of Fat-Melting Laser On Clients"]. Aesthetic procedures...

    Mythbusters: Tummy Tuck Tall Tales

    Mythbusters: Tummy Tuck Tall Tales
    It’s something that can’t be helped – as we age, have kids or surgery, or lose weight, you can develop a paunch that is sagging or sticks out. Even fit people of normal body weight and proportions can find themselves with an abdomen that...

    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...