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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Most Common Plastic Surgery Procedure?

Published on October 27, 2014 by

The public interest in cosmetic plastic surgery is endless, and each year as our practice statistics are released we can just feel the excitement as we open the envelop and pronounce, “And the winner is”. What we notice in our practice, and this reflects the trends nationally, is that the hands down winner year after […]

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Silicone Gel Breast Implants are on the Rise

Published on April 12, 2013 by

It seems like the silicone gel breast implant ban was ages ago, and looking at our experience with the silicone gel breast implant, the gel breast implant is again on the rise. The moratorium on silicone gel ended just six years ago in 2006, after a 15 year period of time, where the saline breast […]

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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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Chin Implant Surgeries — The Dramatic Increase

Published on May 11, 2012 by

By now, you have probably seen the “quoted” dramatic rise in the popularity of chin augmentation which has blanketed the internet — noted everywhere from Fox News to WebMD. Although chin augmentation procedures have seen a 70% increase, the actual number of chin implants performed is roughly about 20,000. Compared to breast augmentation where 300,000 […]

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The Silicone Gel Breast Implant, the Most Studied Device in the World [Part 4 of 5]

Published on May 9, 2012 by

During the silicone breast implant moratorium, juries continued to grant large awards based on “junk science” and an unproven link to autoimmune illness, and the plaintiff’s bar and “experts” continued to reap huge fees for their efforts. Even before the historic bankruptcy of Dow Corning, the medical community responded with study after study failing to […]

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The Silicone Gel Implant Moratorium [Part 3 of 5]

Published on May 8, 2012 by

In the spring of 1992, thirty years after the development of the silicone gel breast implant, Dr. David Kessler the head of the FDA placed a moratorium on the use of the silicone gel implant. This decision occurred despite the fact that FDA expert panels were unable to find any casual link to illness. Despite […]

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The U.S. is not the most “Nip and Tucked” Nation after all!

Published on May 7, 2012 by

We often get a bad reputation for being a culture obsessed with youth and beauty, driven to stay competitive while at work and out and about. The U.S. is certainly the largest market for both surgical and non surgical cosmetic procedures. However, according to a recent survey by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons […]

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Silicone Gel Breast Implants Turn 50

Published on April 5, 2012 by

The most studied, and yes, the most litigated device in medical history, is set to turn fifty years of age with the coming of spring 2012. Despite the tempestuous course, breast augmentation and the rise of the silicone gel breast implant has been an exciting story and remains the second most popular cosmetic surgical procedure […]

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Number of Patients Seeking a Breast Lift sees a Dramatic Rise

Published on March 26, 2012 by

According to the statistics of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, over the past ten years there has been an increase in the number of breast lift procedures by a whopping 600%. Liposuction which remains the most popular cosmetic procedure has seen the demand fall slightly during this same period. We hope that this is […]

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