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American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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  • 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...
  • Kissimmee woman, 35, dies 4 days after having tummy tuck surgery

    Kissimmee woman, 35, dies 4 days after having tummy tuck surgery
    A Kissimmee woman died Tuesday from complications of a tummy tuck, the Medical Examiner's Office said Friday. Rafaela Ortiz, 35, died of a pulmonary embolism four days after she had a tummy tuck and liposuction at Elase Medical Spas and Cosmetic Surgery...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Express beauty service: Sure, it's fast, but are the results long-lasting and cost-effective?

    Express beauty service: Sure, it's fast, but are the results long-lasting and cost-effective?
    Blow-out salons, lash bars, hair conditioning studios and makeup lounges that offer express takes on a single beauty service are popping up all over the city. One of the latest — and arguably most novel —concepts in the pamper-and-go...
  • With cosmetic treatments, more men enlist in battle of the bulges

    With cosmetic treatments, more men enlist in battle of the bulges
    A slew of nonsurgical body contouring treatments promising to zap inches on your lunch hour has taken off recently, ushering a flood of new patients — many of them men — into doctors' offices. However not all of these treatments, touted on...
  • 'Mommy makeover' trend in plastic surgery comes to Baltimore

    'Mommy makeover' trend in plastic surgery comes to Baltimore
    With each cute baby Crystal Neilson delivered, she found her body more unattractive. Her breasts sagged a little more. The skin on her stomach stretched out like a deflated balloon. “There was stuff falling out all over the place,” said...
  • Surgeon in China 'grows' nose on man's forehead

    Surgeon in China 'grows' nose on man's forehead
    Images of an expertly sculpted nose on a Chinese man's forehead may be shocking to many, but plastic surgeons say the use of forehead tissue for nasal reconstructive surgery dates back thousands of years. The practice of using flaps of tissue from...
  • Women opting for surgery to get Michelle Obama's arms

    Women opting for surgery to get Michelle Obama's arms
    The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its latest cosmetic and resconstructive surgery statistics on Monday.  Many of the trends were familiar.  In all, the group reported, Americans underwent 1.6 million cosmetic surgeries, including face-...
  • From Sun Magazine: Budging the bulge with CoolSculpting

    From Sun Magazine: Budging the bulge with CoolSculpting
    It's a common refrain in Gia D'Anna's office: Extra inches that childbirth or time left around the middle are resisting diet and exercise. D'Anna is the office manager for a Lutherville plastic surgeon, and, as a mother, she sympathizes with the...