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?...
Sam Most has rebuilt nearly 1,000 severely damaged or destroyed noses over the past 15 years, in many cases using a surgical technique commonly called the "forehead flap" that dates from ancient times.
Why does each human face look different from all others and yet is recognizable as the same face from infancy to old age? This is a question for genetics, but also for computer algorithms that are growing ever more sophisticated. While...
Michael Jackson's vexed relationship to his skin wasn't only cosmetic, and it wasn't only a response to media pressure. In 1983, Arnold Klein, his dermatologist, observed not only that Jackson had vitiligo, the condition that would lead...
Plastic surgery may have been around for decades, but the industry currently is raking in more dough than ever. Undoubtedly, a big part of that is down to the growing "if you don't like it, change it" approach to looks in the world of showbiz. Whether aiming to persevere...
According to a new survey by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery the face of plastic surgery is getting younger. In fact 64 percent of members saw an increase in cosmetic surgery or injectable treatments in patients under age 30 last year. This...
Plastic surgery procedures are nothing new. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported for 2014 that 15.6 million cosmetic procedures, including minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the U.S., a 3 percent increase since 2013. Additionally, 5.8...
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