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American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cosmetic Surgery, Hollywood Style

    Cosmetic Surgery, Hollywood Style
    It started with shows like Extreme Makeover and The Swan and can now be found in the pages of any tabloid magazine, Twitter feed and celebrity blog out there. Media executives, Hollywood plastic surgeons and even celebrities themselves have made plastic...
  • Plastic surgery? There's an app for that

    Plastic surgery? There's an app for that
    Check your e-mail, Facebook account and text messages? Duh. Get the play-by-play of your favorite MLB team? Sure. Find a decent Mexican restaurant in your neighborhood before your date tonight? Easy. Get answers to questions about that hair transplant...
  • Surgeons Urge Team Approach

    Surgeons Urge Team Approach
    Advocating the need for a medical team approach in the treatment and recovery from breast cancer, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), in partnership with the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS), urges breast cancer patients, and...
  • 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...
  • Your Best Face Forward

    Your Best Face Forward
    Subtle changes in your facial features can make a big difference in your overall appearance. Learn how plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures can turn drooping eyelids into inviting peepers; fix an out-of-joint nose; sculpt a chiseled chin; flesh out...
  • No-Cut Anti-Aging Procedures

    No-Cut Anti-Aging Procedures
    Here are seven cosmetic procedure options for looking younger without going under the knife. They vary in treatment, recovery time and cost, so consult with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon to decide which procedure is best for you. - Botulinum...