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Breast reconstruction after mastectomy offered less often to older women, study finds

Breast reconstruction after mastectomy offered less often to older women, study finds

Body dysmorphic disorder may be ‘under-diagnosed’ by cosmetic professionals, study suggests

Body dysmorphic disorder may be ‘under-diagnosed’ by cosmetic professionals, study suggests

Systematic use of anatomically shaped implants is not justified, says plastic surgeon

Systematic use of anatomically shaped implants is not justified, says plastic surgeon

Plastic surgeons question the value of subjective patient satisfaction ratings

Plastic surgeons question the value of subjective patient satisfaction ratings

Study examines health care costs linked to lumpectomy patients requiring reoperations

Study examines health care costs linked to lumpectomy patients requiring reoperations

Study identifies recurrent genomic alterations in subset of breast cancer

Study identifies recurrent genomic alterations in subset of breast cancer

Implant reconstruction after radiation leads to complications, less satisfaction in breast cancer patients

Implant reconstruction after radiation leads to complications, less satisfaction in breast cancer patients

Study explores fitness training approach during breast cancer treatment in multi-sport athlete

Study explores fitness training approach during breast cancer treatment in multi-sport athlete

Experts advise patients to refrain from e-cigarette use before plastic surgery

Experts advise patients to refrain from e-cigarette use before plastic surgery

Immediate breast reconstruction can help avoid period of psychosocial distress linked to mastectomy

Immediate breast reconstruction can help avoid period of psychosocial distress linked to mastectomy

Allergan wins FDA approval to market new NATRELLE INSPIRA Cohesive breast implants

Allergan wins FDA approval to market new NATRELLE INSPIRA Cohesive breast implants

Special review highlights benefits of using botulinum neurotoxin for treating facial wrinkles

Special review highlights benefits of using botulinum neurotoxin for treating facial wrinkles

African-American women twice as likely to choose autologous breast reconstruction, study shows

African-American women twice as likely to choose autologous breast reconstruction, study shows

Study highlights more barriers to breast reconstruction than previously thought

Study highlights more barriers to breast reconstruction than previously thought

Women trust their own judgment when making breast cancer surgery-related decisions

Women trust their own judgment when making breast cancer surgery-related decisions

Surgeons outline complete face transplant procedure in facial burn patients

Surgeons outline complete face transplant procedure in facial burn patients

Google Glass shows promising plastic surgical application in operating room

Google Glass shows promising plastic surgical application in operating room

Combining VCA with organ transplants improves patient outcomes

Combining VCA with organ transplants improves patient outcomes

Modified surgical technique may be effective treatment option for chronic temporal headache

Modified surgical technique may be effective treatment option for chronic temporal headache

DIEP flap breast reconstruction improves long-term quality of life for breast cancer patients

DIEP flap breast reconstruction improves long-term quality of life for breast cancer patients