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Some patients stop needing antidepressant medication after having plastic surgery
It has been proven that plastic surgery can improve self-esteem, but can it also act as a natural mood enhancer? (2006-10-08)
Dramatic rise in ethnic plastic surgery in 2005
The number of ethnic patients who chose to enhance their appearance or minimize the signs of aging through cosmetic plastic surgery took a substantial jump in 2005, with nearly 2.3 million procedures performed. (2006-03-16)
Cosmetic surgery epidemic among young adults a myth
Many parents worry about the potential influence media may have on their children's self-esteem and body image. (2005-02-28)
Complications in plastic surgery are unrelated to duration of anesthesia
The length of time patients spend under anesthesia during facial plastic surgery procedures does not appear to be linked to their risk of complications or death. (2006-01-23)
Faces age due to fat loss, skin changes - not gravity
To the surprise of many people, the loss of fat and sun exposure play a bigger role than gravity in aging the face, according to a study presented today at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Plastic Surgery 2004 conference in Philadelphia. (2004-10-12)
'Fringe' plastic surgery procedures more hype than reality, ASPS says
Vaginal rejuvenation, pectoral implants, buttock implants and calf augmentation have been touted in the media recently as the (2006-03-15)
Breast implant Website launched by leading plastic surgery societies
Information regarding the safety and effectiveness of breast implants, silicone or saline-filled, has been confusing and controversial for more than a decade. (2005-03-07)
News briefs from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the most widely read plastic surgery journal in the world. (2008-05-28)
Study reveals reason women are more sensitive to pain than men
For centuries, it has been generally believed women are the more sensitive gender. (2005-10-24)
Massive weight loss conference Dallas April 1-2
While massive weight loss surgery is increasingly becoming the treatment of choice for the morbidly obese, many patients are unaware that additional plastic surgery - body contouring - will likely be necessary to achieve their desired body shape. (2005-03-23)
10.2 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2005 - up 11 percent
More than 10.2 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were performed in the United States in 2005, up 11 percent from 2004, according to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (2006-03-15)
New breakthrough may make breast-implant procedures safer
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas plastic surgeons have developed a new antibiotic solution that may help reduce or eliminate capsular contracture, the most common risk associated with cosmetic and reconstructive breast-implant surgery. (2000-01-11)
The terms 'plastic surgery' and 'cosmetic surgery' are perceived differently
Cosmetic surgery is perceived as less risky with a shorter recovery time and less pain than plastic or reconstructive surgery, according to an article in the September issue of The Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. (2004-09-20)
Study examines Appalachian Kentucky's breast cancer care disparities
Despite the benefits of breast reconstruction, women from Appalachia are less likely to have the surgery than non-Appalachian Kentuckians, according to a new study by the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center. (2019-11-20)
Plastic Surgery 2004: The true plastic surgery reality show coming to Philadelphia
In today's world, plastic surgery patients want treatments that are quick, require less recovery time and produce terrific results. (2004-09-13)
Plastic surgeons or nurses: Who are the better injectors?
In recent years, minimally invasive aesthetic injectable procedures have grown in popularity as more and more men and women are seeking age-defying treatments. (2014-08-01)
Recession cuts many, not all plastic surgery procedures
According to the newest national procedural statistics report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in 2008, doctors performed over 12 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures -- encompassing both surgical and minimally invasive procedures. (2009-03-25)
Study reveals who is really considering plastic surgery
In the first-ever research of its kind, a study conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) details the people considering plastic surgery and their motivations, debunking many stereotypes. (2005-08-29)
Patients positively weigh in on liposuction
Patients are weighing in on liposuction, the most popular cosmetic plastic surgery procedure in 2005, and resoundingly saying they would have the procedure again. (2006-05-05)
Holiday feasting could sabotage liposuction results
Although liposuction is mistakenly viewed by some as a (2004-11-30)
Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery theme issue highlights work from Asia
Advances in facial plastic surgery that originated in Asia can benefit patients elsewhere in the world, according to an editorial in the July/August issue of Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. (2010-07-19)
Reconstructive breast surgery rates low in Canada
A low rate of breast reconstruction among women who have had a mastectomy may be due to a lack of knowledge about the procedure by referring physicians, says a University of Toronto study. (2002-12-11)
Botox could play a key role in pain control during breast reconstruction
Botox, a household name for wrinkle reduction, could be assuming a new role as a pain reliever. (2004-10-10)
Guiding principles for facial transplantation unveiled
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) today unveiled a landmark joint document, Facial Transplantation-ASPS/ASRM Guiding Principles, to assist plastic surgeons considering participation in facial transplantation procedures. (2006-01-25)
Editorial: Better science, more rigorous studies characterize field of ophthalmic plastic surgery
Collaboration between the fields of ophthalmology and facial plastic surgery has led to fresh approaches to clinical problems, according to an editorial in the December issue of the journal Archives of Ophthalmology, a theme issue on orbital and ophthalmic plastic surgery. (2007-12-10)
News briefs from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Selected news briefs from the August 2008 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the most widely read plastic surgery journal in the world. (2008-07-23)
Men, check your blood pressure before checking in for plastic surgery
As a holiday luxury, many people give themselves the gift of plastic surgery. (2005-11-28)
Plastic surgery reflects on its past; Highlights innovations for the future of the specialty
Plastic Surgery 2006, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) annual scientific meeting, will include presentations by experts discussing cutting-edge techniques and developments and the latest issues affecting plastic surgery. (2006-10-02)
Survival after melanoma not affected by surgical background
Survival of melanoma patients does not depend on the surgical background of the person removing the primary tumour, concludes a study in this week's BMJ. (2002-11-28)
Can facial plastic surgeons correctly estimate age from a photograph?
The lack of scientific tools to translate perceptions - such as more beautiful or rejuvenated -- into numbers that can be analyzed is a challenge in the field of facial plastic surgery and it can get in the way of producing high-quality scientific publications. (2016-11-17)
9.2 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2004 - up 5%
Reality TV shows are creating a greater public awareness of cosmetic surgery and may attribute to the growth in procedures, however, these shows have not caused a rampant increase. (2005-03-16)
One-third of breast cancer patients unhappy with cosmetic outcome of lumpectomy
Women with breast cancer often undergo a lumpectomy and radiation to save their breasts and avoid the need for additional reconstructive surgery. (2006-10-08)
Body contouring after bariatric surgery helps obese patients keep the weight off
Patients who have plastic surgery to reshape their bodies after bariatric procedures are able to maintain 'significantly greater' weight loss than those who do not have surgery, according to a new study by Henry Ford Hospital researchers. (2014-10-11)
Patients who travel abroad for plastic surgery can bring home serious complications
With the promise of inexpensive procedures luring patients to travel abroad for plastic surgery, medical tourism has become an expanding, multi-billion-dollar industry. (2018-03-29)
Breast asymmetry surgery improves quality of life, self-esteem
Many women suffer from uneven breasts, also known as breast asymmetry -- a relatively common condition that is often not discussed. (2006-10-08)
Largest review of office-based plastic surgery confirms safety in accredited facilities
A study examining plastic surgery procedures performed in accredited outpatient facilities found that office-based surgery is as safe as surgery performed in hospitals. (2008-07-16)
Weight loss found to reduce cellulite in some overweight women
Weight loss may decrease the severity of cellulite for some women -- but may worsen the condition for others, reports a study in August's Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. (2006-08-14)
Modifications to body contouring techniques for post-bariatric patients
Many post-bariatric surgery patients experience an extreme loss in skin elasticity that leads them to have body contouring procedures, which greatly differ from contouring procedures performed on normal weight patients. (2004-10-10)
2004's top 10 hot topics in plastic surgery
Along with Brittany's weddings, Julia's babies and Martha's new home in a federal penitentiary - one of the biggest stories of 2004 was plastic surgery. (2004-12-16)
Surgical treatment of migraines reduces sick days and increases employee productivity ASPS study
Migraine sufferers who had surgical treatment reduced the amount of time missed from work by 73 percent, according to a study published in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® (PRS), the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (2004-12-30)
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