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Botox Sales Remain Steady Through European Debt Crisis

Amid the European debt crisis, sales of BOTOX have continued to show strong growth throughout the region. A significant increase has also been seen for other non-invasive cosmetic procedures such fillers that reduce creases around the mouth. Such activity shows that a gloomy financial climate poses little threat to beauty-conscious European consumers. “My surmise is […]

Surgeon Explains Cosmetic Procedures After The Biggest Loser

After achieving weight loss success on “The Biggest Loser,” how do the winning contestants deal with loose skin on their bodies? Loose, excess skin is a common problem for people who lose a large amount of weight in a short amount of time. The skin redundancy causes irritation, issues with the fit of clothing, as […]

Laser Helps to Minimize Scars After Skin Cancer

Scarring from skin cancer removal can be minimized with a fractional CO2 laser treatment, according to dermatologists. Reuters Health recently reported about a study of 10 patients undergoing Mohs surgery for skin cancer removal. The skin cancers were located in highly visible locations such as the face, neck and arms. After removing the lesions, dermatologists […]

Anesthesiologist Study: Driving Safely After Outpatient Surgery

After outpatient surgery with anesthesia, older drivers are safer than younger drivers, says a new study released by the American Society of Anesthesiologists. A study of 198 patients tested driving ability with a simulator, before and after outpatient surgery under sedation. Researchers checked for driving violations, swerving and other indicators of poor driving ability. Swerving […]

Restylane Gets FDA Clearance for Lip Augmentation

Medicis has just announced FDA clearance for Restylane injectable gel to be used in lip augmentation. As one of the world’s most popular wrinkle fillers, Restylane has been used for years to treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. The new FDA clearance will include indications for lip enhancement in patients over 21. New […]

Courtney Thorne Smith Discusses Her Experience with BOTOX?

Allergan just launched a new media campaign with actress Courtney Thorne-Smith to discuss the changes in women’s perceptions about Botox Cosmetic. The actress is talking about her experience with Botox, and helping to answer some of the most common Botox questions that women still have. According to a new survey by HealthyWomen: The number of […]

Study Asks, How Long Does Fat Grafting Last?

Patients who struggle with a hollow appearance around their eyes may benefit greatly from fat grafting procedures. A recently published study published in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery asked, “How long does fat grafting last?” when injected near the eyes. The results were largely positive for many patients. The effects of the treatment are […]

A Scaled Back Brow Lift May Be Best in Some Cases

A more conservative brow lift may yield more benefits for some patients than a traditional full brow lift. Using special brow lift techniques, plastic surgeons are able to help a patient appear younger and open an eye area that may suffer from a descending brow. Rather than fully lifting the brow to a higher position, […]

Test Drive Your Natrelle Breast Implants Before Surgery

Have you ever wondered what you would look like with breast implants? These days, women are finding the right look with a Natrelle Pre-Consultation kit. “It comes with these different sized inserts, so you can figure out which look you like,” explains the young lady in this video from Natrelle.? The second half of the […]

Tips to Avoid Lawn Mower Injuries

CHICAGO – As the school year draws to a close, thousands of children across the country will take on a familiar chore: mowing the lawn. June is National Home Safety Month and five national medical organizations are warning Americans that the routine task of lawn mowing can be extremely dangerous to children, the operator, and […]

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