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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...
  • Lunch Hour Facelift

    Lunch Hour Facelift
    A bunch of plastic surgeons are in town as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons convention gets underway at the Convention Center. One of the topics of conversation: quick alternatives to fight the aging process. It's what one Metairie doctor has...
  • Gummy Bear Boobs?

    Gummy Bear Boobs?
    Have you heard of Gummy Bear boobs? With more than $1-Billion spent on cosmetic breast surgery a year in the United States it's no surprise manufacturers keep coming out with the next best thing. Vanessa Bolano has the story. Ask for gummy bears at a...
  • Harley Edward Sterling

     Harley Edward Sterling
    Sterling, Harley Edward, "Ed", MD, 82, passed away at home from cancer, on Saturday, August 18, two days before his 83rd birthday, surrounded by his family.  He was born in 1929 in Granite City, Illinois, and was the only child of Gladys and Harley Edward...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • More men going under the knife for facelifts, liposuction

     
    More men are going under the knife for plastic surgery, according to a report released Monday by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. While the number of cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. increased 5% in 2010 compared with 2009,......
  • Keep the kids safe around lawn mowers

     
    It's that time of year again — time for kids and adults to start mowing the lawn. And with lawn-mowing season comes another sign of the season: Injuries from mowers. June is National Home Safety Month and five national medical organizations are...
  • Stem cell face-lifts on unproven ground

    Stem cell face-lifts on unproven ground
    When doctors, researchers and celebrity lobbyists talk about the amazing potential of stem cell therapy, their discussions usually center on big-ticket items such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, cancer and spinal cord injuries. They don't, as a rule, talk...
  • Dumbest question in the universe

    Dumbest question in the universe
    First things first: I didn't watch Monday night's Miss Universe Pageant. I did not even know it was on. The last time I might have tuned into such a program was in middle school, the height of insecurity. I was short, scrawny and getting used to my first...
  • From Sun Magazine: Botox 2.0

    From Sun Magazine: Botox 2.0
    When Sandy Rosenblatt looked in the mirror, the striking brunette could see nothing but one big flaw — her eyes, which were sunken and seemed a little dark. So at 34 she had a plastic surgeon smooth them over. While she was there, she decided to...