Plastic Surgery Update: Chin Implants, Butt Lifts, Face Transplant

Plastic Surgery Update is a new monthly video news report featuring hot topics in plastic surgery. From science and research to consumer trends, Plastic Surgery Update is a quick roundup of the most newsworthy stories in our field. Produced by The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, this fast-paced, contemporary video is full of stories journalists and the public want to know about, told in a fun, informative and entertaining way.

MAY 2012 STORIES

  • The Chin is In - Chin implant procedures rose a whopping 71% last year. What's driving the increase?
  • Relief for Migraines - A forehead lift is working for some suffers. The study is in a recent issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
  • A Reason to Smile - The first full-face transplant recipient is now able to smile. The Department of Defense is watching closely and hoping to use the procedure on wounded soldiers.
  • Better Butts - The royal wedding gave way to the Pippa butt lift for women. Now, men are interested in the procedure for themselves.