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American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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  • After death, Maryland to limit where cosmetic surgeries are performed

    After death, Maryland to limit where cosmetic surgeries are performed
    Maryland is moving to toughen regulations on the fast-growing medspa industry — a move designed to narrow a "loophole" and prevent deaths such as one last year following a liposuction treatment at a Timonium facility. Regulations being discussed...
  • 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-...
  • Plastic surgery group cites Michele Obama in procedure's growth

    Plastic surgery group cites Michele Obama in procedure's growth
    The U.S. plastic surgery industry, which performed $11 billion worth of cosmetic procedures last year, issued a report Monday that highlights a growing trend: operations to get arms like first lady Michelle Obama's. The American Society of Plastic...
  • 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...
  • Dr. Elizabeth Kinsley

    Dr. Elizabeth Kinsley
    Covington based plastic surgeon, Dr. Elizabeth Kinsley, offers a personal approach to patient care. There are so many things to consider when making a decision as personal and permanent as getting plastic surgery. We understand the impact a particular...
  • Good plastic surgery, bad plastic surgery

    Good plastic surgery, bad plastic surgery
    Like it or not, plastic surgery is here to stay. Sure, some people will tout the virtues of self-acceptance and aging gracefully and lament that the rise of cosmetic procedures (including fillers, Botox and the like) signifies the swift decline of...
  • Plastic surgery increasingly is a couples activity

    Plastic surgery increasingly is a couples activity
    When Margaret first met her boyfriend, she weighed 105 pounds and wore short crop tops. But after 13 years together, the 55-year-old retiree from Torrance developed a "muffin top" that she just couldn't eliminate. So she did what so many other women do...
  • Dr. Arthur Perry

    Dr. Arthur Perry
    Arthur W. Perry, MD, FACS is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. This is the single most important qualification in choosing a plastic surgeon.   Dr. Perry graduated from Rutgers College magna cum laude with high distinction in...
  • Lifts on the rise among plastic surgery procedures

    Lifts on the rise among plastic surgery procedures
    Breast augmentation may be as popular as ever, but what really has heads turning at the plastic surgeon'soffice is the surge in lifts: upper arm lifts, lower body lifts, butt lifts, breast lifts — some of these procedures have experienced growth...
  • FOX Focus: Getting Plastic Surgery To Get Hired?

    FOX Focus: Getting Plastic Surgery To Get Hired?
    When the going gets tough, are the tough getting a little help? A tuck here or a lift there? With a still tight job market, revamping the resume and work wardrobe isn't enough for some. Statistics show more and more older Americans are getting plastic...
  • Plastic Surgery & Men: A Little 'Brotox' now no Big Deal

    Plastic Surgery & Men: A Little 'Brotox' now no Big Deal
    Chuck Bennington is one of those guys--who didn't want to be one of those guys--who let themselves go. Chuck figured it was one of those pay me now or pay me a lot more--later moments. "You don't work on the car until the engine is blown," Chuck...