2013 Stats Reveal Advances in Plastic Surgery Driving Growth

2013 stats reveal advances in plastic surgery driving growth  Read more


New Techniques, Technologies Credited with Soaring Arm Lift Rates

Plastic surgeons have always responded to the needs, wants and desires of the public for cosmetic treatments, and the newest trend in beautification of the upper arms is no different. New technologies and techniques have made it more reasonable to treat heavy upper arms, which have driven many patients crazy for years.  Read more


ASPS annual statistics: plastic surgery in 2012

Each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases statistics about the number and variety of plastic surgery procedures that were performed in the previous year. This is a bit of a “state of the field” for plastic surgery...  Read more


Behind the scenes: How we determined patients still look younger five years after facelift surgery

One of the questions people enquiring about facelift surgery will ask most frequently is “How long will it last?” Surprisingly, there is very little in the scientific literature to enable doctors to give an honest and straightforward answer so they tend to pluck a number out of the air.  Read more


The vampire facelift: Not really a facelift and no vampires involved

With popular interest in vampires seeming to survive beyond a natural lifespan, it was probably inevitable that someone would find a way to capitalize on the term in plastic surgery. But the “vampire facelift” isn’t really a facelift, and the only connection to vampires is the fact that it involves use of a product made from your own blood.  Read more


How to Reduce Fat Without Diet, Exercise or Surgery

We all want to lose fat. But not all of us want to go under the knife to do it. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, last year 204,702 Americans underwent liposuction, making it the third most common cosmetic surgery performed. This is in stark contrast to 2000, when 354,015 Americans had liposuction, making it the most popular cosmetic surgery of that year.  Read more


Summer's Not Over Yet! Protecting Your Skin From the Sun.

Sun safety includes multiple modalities of sun protection, as well as close follow-up with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for skin health maintenance and early cancer detection. Many simple and easy methods must be employed to make your life sun-safe.  Read more