Can facial flaws cost you the job?
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Birthmarks, scars and other facial blemishes may make it harder for people to land a job, new research suggests. This is because interviewers can be distracted by unusual facial features and recall less information about job candidates, according to the investigators at Rice University and the University of Houston. More
2012 COSM Meeting in San Diego
Make your plans now to join us for the AAFPRS return to the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM), at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in beautiful San Diego. The AAFPRS sessions are scheduled for Wednesday, April 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Thursday, April 19, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Be sure to sign up for the Reception on Thursday night. The sessions will include paper presentations, panels and lectures. Visit the COSM website for more details.
Move over, Botox: There's a new wrinkle filler in town
Xeomin has been FDA approved specifically for the vertical frown lines between the eyebrows. Apparently, this product was previously approved for use in adults with cervical dystonia, a condition in which spasm and contractions of the neck muscles produce a very uncomfortable and unsightly appearance. Likewise, it had been approved for blepharospasm, which is involuntary flickering of the orbicularis muscle which surrounds the eye. More
Charla Nash, chimp victim, shows new face to Meredith Vieira on 'Today'
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Charla Nash, the Connecticut woman who was brutally attacked by a 200-pound chimpanzee, recently showed off her new face. The press has been following Nash's recovery since the horrific attack in 2009. She sat down with Oprah in 2010 and revealed what ABC News described at the time as "the remnants of her missing eyes, nose and lips." More
AAFPRS Rejuvenation of the Aging Face
The AAFPRS Rejuvenation of the Aging Face is back in San Diego, Jan. 18-22, 2012. Program chairs, Mary Lynn Moran, MD and Sam P. Most, MD have prepared an innovative program showcasing the latest trends in the treatment of the aging face. Click here for full details.
Latisse for your dome? Eyelash enhancer also thickens thin hair
Latisse may soon be inducted into the hair club for men (and women, too). The drug, which in its earliest incarnation existed solely as a glaucoma treatment, is best known as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved wonder drug that can grow and darken your poor listless lashes . Now, it's being tested for a new use: growing hair on your dome. More
Breakthrough surgical adhesive dramatically reduces fluid accumulation after plastic surgery
Knowing that a loved one has come through a plastic surgery procedure is a relief. Seeing them post-surgery sprouting drainage tubes from various parts of their body is another story entirely. More
How young is too young for plastic surgery?
Doctors say more kids are now having plastic surgery. Dr. Jeffery Raval, the medical director and owner of Raval Facial Aesthetics and Rocky Mountain Laser Aesthetics, says most teens come in for nasal reshaping, sometimes after a sports injury. More