I often have patients in the office or at a seminar ask, "How many cosmetic procedures can be done at once?" And the short answer is, "It depends." The longer answer revolves around a few things. First, are the areas of the body that you want to treat in close proximity?...
According to a Reuters report, which cites a survey from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, individuals who went under the knife did so to feel more comfortable taking a photo on their smartphone. According...
Considered one of the most sought after cosmetic surgeries in the United States, more than 220,000 Americans underwent rhinoplasty in 2013 making it the second most common cosmetic procedure next to breast augmentation. In their...
Suneva Medical Inc.'s ArteFill is now Bellafill in the U.S. Bellafill is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the correction of nasolabial folds.
According to a new study by The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1 in 3 plastic surgeons attests that the selfie phenomenon has deliberately increased the interest and demand for plastic surgery over the last couple of years. In the same study,...
The United States Congress has passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act (H.R. 4250/S. 2141), which gives the Food and Drug Administration the authority to prioritize the review and approval of more effective sunscreen ingredients that have been available to consumers outside...
As 2014 draws to a close, facial plastic surgeons are gleaning their crystal balls to predict what we will see more of and less of in 2015. And we will surely see more of nips and tucks.
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