A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reveals that Americans spent more than ever before – $16 billion – on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally-invasive procedures in 2016. The new report also breaks down the national average cost of surgical and minimally-invasive procedures.
ASPS Plastic Surgery News
Now that summer is just around the corner, it is not unusual to notice those stubborn areas that have not responded to all of those long, hard months of exercise and following a healthy lifestyle. Liposuction may be a good option for these areas.
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Skull fractures and other head and facial injuries from motorcycle trauma in Michigan have doubled since that state relaxed its motorcycle helmet laws, reports a study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The new study is one of the first to focus on how helmet laws affect CMF trauma rates.
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