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Smoking, a major problem in plastic surgery

Smoking, a major problem in plastic surgery

Botox may reduce the incidence of keloids, improving the appearance of scars

Botox may reduce the incidence of keloids, improving the appearance of scars

Botox reduces pain and spasms during breast reconstruction after mastectomy

Botox reduces pain and spasms during breast reconstruction after mastectomy

Not only are breast enhancement pills unproven, they could be dangerous

Not only are breast enhancement pills unproven, they could be dangerous

Silicone facial implants provide HAART patients with a healthier appearance

Silicone facial implants provide HAART patients with a healthier appearance

Plastic surgeons can reduce breast augmentation re-operation rate by over 15 percent

Plastic surgeons can reduce breast augmentation re-operation rate by over 15 percent

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

Plastic surgeons successfully perform entire face reconstruction with minimal scarring in a single procedure

Plastic surgeons successfully perform entire face reconstruction with minimal scarring in a single procedure

Loss of fat and sun exposure play a bigger role than gravity in aging the face

Loss of fat and sun exposure play a bigger role than gravity in aging the face

Botox could be assuming a new role as a pain reliever

Botox could be assuming a new role as a pain reliever

Massive weight loss patients should be aware that body contouring may require surgeons to address the entire body circumferentially

Massive weight loss patients should be aware that body contouring may require surgeons to address the entire body circumferentially

Barbed sutures, ultrasonic body contouring and soft tissue fillers offer patients faster results without the downtime of surgery

Barbed sutures, ultrasonic body contouring and soft tissue fillers offer patients faster results without the downtime of surgery

Researchers discover new mechanism responsible for blood vessel tumors that cause facial deformities

Researchers discover new mechanism responsible for blood vessel tumors that cause facial deformities

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Cosmetic surgery less risky and less painful than plastic surgery

Cosmetic surgery less risky and less painful than plastic surgery

Today’s scientists have the skills and experience to transplant a human face

Today’s scientists have the skills and experience to transplant a human face

Mitomycin C offers limited benefit in reducing unsightly scars

Mitomycin C offers limited benefit in reducing unsightly scars

Study of the effects of liposuction on different parts of the body finds the procedure to be safe under proper conditions

Study of the effects of liposuction on different parts of the body finds the procedure to be safe under proper conditions

Botox for the treatment of severe underarm sweating

Botox for the treatment of severe underarm sweating

Study requires patients for new type of silicone-gel breast implants

Study requires patients for new type of silicone-gel breast implants