Liposuction in Strong Demand

Liposuction in Strong Demand

Published on June 1, 2015 by

Liposuction – the most performed cosmetic surgery procedure! Although temporary, non-invasive cosmetic procedures have captured a strong hold in the aesthetic world, classic cosmetic surgery procedures continue to play an important role in improving our appearance. According to our most recent statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Surgery (ASAPS), liposuction is the number one […]

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Choosing the right Plastic Surgeon?

Published on March 2, 2015 by

In America, we have always had a special relationship with the UK, most often for the better. It seems though we can share bad habits as well. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) has been a leader in public education with a firm policy of surgery by surgeons, and board certification in plastic […]

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Plastic Surgery Statistics 2012

Published on April 12, 2013 by

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) released the 2012 statistics concerning the number of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures completed by our members. Again, as in other years, minimally invasive cosmetic procedures seemed to be leading the way; such as, botulinum or Botox up +8%, soft tissue fillers, such as Juvederm up +5%, as well […]

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Secondary Rhinoplasty: Second to None

Published on October 10, 2012 by

According to statistics by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, one in five patients will consider a revision after their nasal procedure. Yes, 20% find that after rhinoplasty they wish that they had looked a bit better, or closer, to their dream result. These findings are also supported by comments found on, where questions […]

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Psychological Screening before Cosmetic Surgery?

Published on September 14, 2012 by

While catching up on the pulse of the nation, I just happened to notice that we have been re-branded as part of the ‘Sun Scare’ Industry. Yes, we have been guilty of giving out “misinformation” about the harms and risks of ultraviolet radiation and been active participants in recommending sun blocks and sunscreens to hapless […]

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Are Seniors at Risk during Cosmetic Surgery?

Published on March 28, 2012 by

There has been a continued trend for facelift, or nip and tucks, at a younger age. The idea is one of maintenance rather than repair for signs of aging. After all, many of us would prefer not to age at all. But for those of us who might have delayed facelift or rejuvenation, is it […]

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Cosmetic Surgery, Dr Johnson, Facebook

Published on March 21, 2012 by

Just when we thought there wasn’t the time for one more thing during the day, we discovered that over 42% of you out there use social media and Facebook for research and exploration into issues concerning cosmetic surgery. So we have made the leap, turned off the television, powered off the radio, and fired up […]

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Cosmetic Surgery Horror Stories are on the Rise

Published on March 9, 2012 by

With the changes imposed by the national healthcare transition, it seems that more physicians are making a transition into cosmetic surgery, often with very little training. Under current practice in Illinois, any physician in the state may call themselves a cosmetic surgeon, or open offices featuring cosmetic medicine. We are entering the wild west of […]

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Welcome Generation X: Cosmetic Surgery is trending to a Younger Age Group

Published on March 1, 2012 by

Review of plastic surgery procedures by the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons has revealed a new trend in the demand for cosmetic procedures. According to their 2010 statistics there had been a shift from the Boomers, to Generation X, as the drivers and consumers of cosmetic surgery procedures. The 30 to 45-year-old group, or […]

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Breast Implants: Can they save your life?

Published on February 27, 2012 by

After breast augmentation, there is a worry that breast implants might limit a very robust and physical life because of a concern that breast implants can rupture. Mammograms, perhaps, cause the first worry, followed by strenuous active adventures, such as scuba diving, and rock climbing. Even kick boxing will come up as a risk to […]

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