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American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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  • Health officials alarmed over silicone injections for fuller buttocks

    Some women who want rounder, fuller buttocks are turning to a dangerous cosmetic procedure: illegal injections of silicone offered by people who lack medical training and may buy their supplies in home improvement stores. The trend — which has...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The 2008 Image Index: winners and losers

    Image is a slippery creature, and one month's style sensation is the next month's tasteless trend. For those keeping score, we offer the 2008 Image Index, a sliding scale of the people, places, ideas and trends that moved up -- and down -- the pop culture...

  • Cutting Back on Beauty Procedures?

    Cutting Back on Beauty Procedures?
    In the fall season opener of "Nip/Tuck," the sleek Los Angeles office of McNamara/Troy sat forlorn and empty, a voice-over reminding that when times are tough, one of the first things to go is the luxury of elective cosmetic surgery. That same scene...

  • Stamford Physician Called Into Question

    Dr. Efraim Gomez-Zapata advertised himself as a pioneer in laser liposuction in the Hispanic community — at a discount rate, no less. But state health officials say the Stamford doctor's cut-rate surgeries came at a steep price. Twice in two...
  • Plastic surgery boosting careers?

    Plastic surgery boosting careers?
    The media, and its consumers, generally keep conversation about plastic surgery and careers pegged on a couple of figures: The aging Hollywood idol and the would-be Hollywood idol. Cosmetic surgery is de rigueur in the movie and TV business--pretty...
  • Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery

    Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery
    People are cutting back on cosmetic surgery and other elective surgeries in response to the dismal economy, reversing the booming popularity of tummy tucks, eye lifts, and breast implants, which have soared in popularity in recent years, particularly...