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American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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  • Enhance your look

    Enhance your look
    Q: I would like to have my tummy tucked, but my best friend disagrees with me. What are your thoughts on this? A: You are not alone in considering plastic surgery. But you should wisely weigh the pros and cons first. About 1.9 million of the 11...
  • 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...
  • Find a reputable plastic surgeon

    Find a reputable plastic surgeon
    There's more to finding a reputable plastic surgeon than simply looking at advertisements or going through business listings. Whether you're looking for a plastic surgeon for reconstructive or elective surgery, do your research before making your final...
  • Too young for cosmetic surgery?

    Too young for cosmetic surgery?
    Cosmetic plastic surgery at any age offers benefits while carrying risks. Are the risks worth taking when you're still a teen? Why Teens Get Cosmetic Plastic Surgery According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), teens who request...
  • Taking Metrosexual to the Next Level

    Taking Metrosexual to the Next Level
    What do business men, actors, newscasters and other celebrities have in common with the boy next door? They're increasingly turning to plastic surgeons to improve their looks. Men and boys' cosmetic procedures in 2009 numbered 898,379. Compared to...
  • Operation Smile

    Operation Smile
    It all begins with a smile. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, it is, and it isn't … and here's why. Sadly, more than 200,000 children are born with cleft lips and cleft palates each year. In fact, every three minutes, a child is born with a cleft...
  • All Ears? No Laughing Matter

    All Ears? No Laughing Matter
    Disney's classic character Dumbo was all ears, and quite self-conscious about it. Ironically, there are many children who would like to be able to fly away for the very same reason. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that...
  • Hair Today, Bare Tomorrow

    Hair Today, Bare Tomorrow
    Bald is beautiful. Really? Says who? Obviously, for the millions of men, and in some cases, women, who struggle with " hair issues," bald is not an option. A research study cited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one in seven...
  • Pucker up ... permanently?

    Pucker up ... permanently?
    What is permanent makeup? Permanent makeup (micropigmentation) is a type of tattooing in which dye is embedded beneath the skin to add permanent color to eyebrows, eyes, lips, cheeks and other parts of the body to simulate makeup or restore lost...
  • Cosmetic Breast Surgery

    Cosmetic Breast Surgery
    Considering breast surgery to change your breast size or lift sagging breasts? Familiarize yourself with these basics before you consult with a plastic surgeon. Breast Augmentation: Implant Pros and Cons Breast augmentation is achieved by inserting...
  • Considering a post delivery tummy tuck?

    Considering a post delivery tummy tuck?
    Being pregnant stretches your abdominal muscles and skin and can leave an unsightly pouch and stretch marks—especially if you've had multiple pregnancies. If your skin's elasticity doesn't snap back after diet and exercise, you may want to...