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What really killed the beauty queen?
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When Argentine beauty queen Solange Magnano approached Dr. Guillermo Blugerman in 2004 about helping her achieve a flatter stomach, the plastic surgeon says, he obliged with liposuction. But when she returned five years later requesting silicone injections for a higher, firmer rear end, he turned her away. "I said this was not allowed to be done in Argentina," Blugerman said on the telephone from his Buenos Aires office. Blugerman, the president of the Argentina Association of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery said he believes Magnano then went in search of someone who would give her the injections she wanted. More




American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Announces New You Magazine
Marketwire via Yachts & Charters Magazine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery recently announced the launch of New You, the official consumer magazine of the 2,500-member organization of doctors dedicated to patient safety and physician education in cosmetic surgery. The launch is set for January 2010. "Our goal is to educate the public about their choices in cosmetic procedures," said Jeff Knezovich, executive vice president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. "Whether our readers want to reduce wrinkles to look younger, or change something more fundamental with a facelift or liposuction, we want them to be fully informed about the costs, the results and the safety issues." More


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Going to bat for tax-free Botox
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Under the Senate's proposed health care reform bill, a tax would be levied on certain elective cosmetic procedures to help defray the enormous projected costs of the overhaul. The 5 percent excise tax, which would be collected on the physician-level, would be cover such popular procedures as breast augmentation, liposuction and Botox injections. Not surprisingly, companies like Allergan Inc., a leading marketer of breast implants and the wrinkle-battlers Botox and Juvederm, has declared war on the Senate measure, going so far as launching a Web-based petition drive. More




Facelift without surgery: FDA-approved Ulthera
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Approved by the FDA in September 2009, Ulthera is sweeping the nation as the newest non-invasive facelift technology. Ulthera works through focused ultrasound. Focused ultrasound allows doctors to look deep inside the skin and treat areas without surgery. "We can actually see the layers, the skin, the fat, the muscle," says Dr. Barry DiBernardo. "And then we target the muscle layer that we pull in a face lift, and it locks in on that layers and fires little pulses which tighten and shrink that layer." More


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Protesting the Bo-Tax in Times Square
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A handful of New Yorkers recently let their outrage be seen as they took to the streets to protest a D.C. proposal to tax boob jobs, Botox and various other forms of elective cosmetic surgery. More




Rhinoplasty improved with ribcage cartilage
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Rhinoplasty specialists often use cartilage from the ear or septum to support the nose. But, a new survey finds that using cartilage from the ribcage can improve outcomes. A new study at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston shows that rhinoplasty is very successful when doctors use cartilage from the patient’s ribcage. More


Senate bill's 'Botax' wrinkles noses in Houston
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Thanks to what wags are calling the Botax, the tummy tuck tariff and the implant imposition, Houstonians who love plastic surgery may find themselves asked to cough up a little more to help pay for health care reform. More
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