Cosmetic Surgery News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/9/2017
10/20/2017
Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk

10/19/2017
People Deemed Better Looking, Better Off After a Nose Job

But the study only included patients who achieved 'ideal' results

5/22/2017
U.S. Transgender Surgeries Up 20 Percent in 2 Years

Plastic surgeons' group identifies top transition treatments

4/6/2017
When Do Plumped-Up Lips Become 'Too Much'?

At some point, augmented mouths simply begin to look unnatural, survey finds

3/16/2017
'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds

Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

3/2/2017
With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies

Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds

1/18/2017
Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders

10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

10/28/2016
Breast Reconstruction Worthwhile for Older Women: Study

They had no greater risk of complications, benefited as much as younger breast cancer patients

8/25/2016
Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger

Study supports notion that balding men appear older, less attractive

7/14/2016
CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic

Report details cases of U.S. women who developed disfiguring infections after procedures there

4/22/2016
New Guidelines Issued on Breast, Genital Plastic Surgery for Teen Girls

Leading ob/gyn group says growing interest in procedures prompted recommendations

4/18/2016
Americans Embraced Record Number of Lip Procedures in 2015

Implants, injections soar in the 'age of the selfie,' plastic surgeons say

2/26/2016
More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts

New data on plastic surgery trends also finds men increasingly undergoing breast reductions

11/5/2015
Complications From Tummy Tucks Exceed Other Cosmetic Surgeries

Combining the surgery with another cosmetic procedure boosts the risk by 50 percent, study finds

7/10/2015
'Fat Grafting' Widely Used During Facelift Surgery

Procedure is helpful for adding volume, roundness to certain areas of the face, experts say

6/18/2015
Lip Injections May Ease Challenges of Facial Paralysis

Procedure might benefit stroke, Bell's palsy, muscular dystrophy patients, researcher says

6/1/2015
Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds

Increases reported for both types of procedures

5/6/2015
Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery?

Women may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity, study finds

5/4/2015
Obesity Tied to Risk of Complications After Plastic Surgery

Study findings suggest these patients might need more thorough care before and after procedure

4/20/2015
FDA Warns of Bogus Botox

Doctors should closely examine wrinkle-reliever packaging

4/9/2015
Facelifts May Make Women Seem More Likable, Study Suggests

But this doesn't mean they'll be happier, expert says

2/26/2015
Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices

Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

11/5/2014
Most Minor Cosmetic Procedures Safe, Study Concludes

Fillers, neurotoxin injections and lasers have low complication rates, researchers say

4/11/2014
After Skin Cancer, Removable Model Replaces Real Ear

Attached by implanted magnets, prosthetic ear helps Chicago patient feel 'normal' again

2/26/2014
Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons

More than 15 million cosmetic surgeries and minimally invasive procedures performed in 2013

2/6/2014
Voice Changes May Follow 'Nose Job' in Some Patients

Small study from Iran didn't find speech problems, however

12/4/2013
Healthy Blood Flow Seen a Year After Face Transplants

Study of three patients found 'excellent' circulation in transplanted tissue

10/16/2013
Lawsuits Involving Laser Treatments by Non-Docs on the Rise

Medical-grade lasers can cause burning and cell damage to skin, experts warn

10/11/2013
Buttocks-Enhancing Procedures Please Patients, Small Study Finds

Technique uses liposuction, fat injections to produce curvier backsides, but not without potential risks

10/10/2013
Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction

Women who've had a mastectomy sometimes seek procedures such as facelifts, study says

10/10/2013
Breast-Feeding After Implants Won't Cause Sagging, Study Finds

Any changes result from pregnancy, not nursing, doctors say

10/9/2013
New Method May Improve Face Transplant Matches

Study found 5 key measurements involved in getting best facial appearance

10/9/2013
Do Breast Implants Boost Women's Sex Lives?

Small study suggests they might, but critic says other factors may be at work

9/27/2013
Stem Cells From Fat Might Improve Plastic Surgery

Early study found 'enriched' transplants from liposuction appeared to last longer

8/1/2013
Will You Look More Attractive After Plastic Surgery?

Patients appear younger, but not necessarily better looking, small study finds

7/26/2013
Herbal Meds, Cosmetic Surgery a Bad Mix: Experts

Despite risks, nearly half of patients take some kind of supplement before facial procedure, study found

4/29/2013
3/15/2013
Study Examines Combo Chin, Nose Plastic Surgery

Profile proportions important to overall appearance, doctors say

2/27/2013
Before Deciding on Breast Implants, Consider FDA Precautions

First, realize that future surgeries are likely, agency says

2/20/2013
Hear This: 3-D Printing Creates Lifelike Artificial Ears

The prosthetics look and feel like the real thing, and could help accident victims or those with cancer

2/19/2013
As Economy Rebounds, More Folks Try Turning Back Hands of Time

Report on cosmetic procedures finds Botox, fillers, chemical peels and laser hair removal topped the list last year

9/18/2012
Most Forehead Lift Patients Recommend Procedure: Survey

But others are unsatisfied, and recovery time can be long

6/14/2012
Liposuction Might Have 'Boomerang' Effect

But exercise kept post-surgical increase in fat around organs at bay, study found

6/8/2012
Enter the 'Brotox' Era

Men seeking subtle improvements are opting for injections in growing numbers, experts say

4/27/2012
Blood Clot Risk for Outpatients Needs More Attention: Study

Researchers created tool to measure patient risk following surgery

4/16/2012
Chin Implant Surgeries On the Rise in U.S.

Some people may be motivated by unflattering views during video chats, surgeons' group says

3/18/2012
Varicose Veins Keep Some in Long Pants All Year

An expert discusses risk factors and treatments

3/9/2012
FDA OKs 3rd Silicone-Gel Breast Implant

Manufacturer must conduct extensive studies to gauge health risks

2/9/2012
More Patients Seek Plastic Surgery Advice From Facebook, Twitter

Surveyed surgeons said Botox, nose and eyelid modifications among most common requests