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Does nonsurgical fat removal work?

Rod Rohrich, MD, FACS | Dallas, TX Friday, December 15, 2017

Nonsurgical fat removal is a less invasive alternative to "regular" liposuction, but does it work? The answer is more complex than a simple yes or no.

Four tips for a healthy recovery after a breast augmentation

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, December 12, 2017

An easy recovery will depend on several factors, including how prepared you are to pamper yourself during those first vital days.

Plastic surgery options for patients with a small or recessed chin

Stephen Chidyllo, MD, DDS, FACS | West Long Branch, NJ Friday, December 08, 2017

"Doctor, I have no chin." I can't tell you how many times I hear that from a patient.

Combining a breast lift with breast implants

Mark Schusterman, MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Unhappy with your breasts? You're not alone. The most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States is breast augmentation.

Which breast implant shape is best for you?

Mark Schusterman, MD | Houston, TX Friday, December 01, 2017

If you've decided on getting breast implants, one major factor to consider is their shape.

How can laser treatments be used for vaginal rejuvenation?

Ewa Komorowska-Timek, MD | Grand Rapids, MI Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Laser vaginal rejuvenation has been shown to be effective and safe in treating the troublesome vaginal and urinary conditions of menopause, increasing sexual function and improving the quality of life.

The holidays are the perfect season for plastic surgery and nonsurgical procedures

Karen Horton, MD, FACS, FRCSC | San Francisco, CA Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The holidays are the busiest time of year in plastic surgery offices! Whether it's patients seeking cosmetic surgery or just looking to refresh with nonsurgical procedures, everyone seems eager to squeeze in their end-of-year appointment.

Why are millennials getting Botox and fillers in their twenties?

Rod Rohrich, MD, FACS | Dallas, TX Friday, November 17, 2017

With the rising popularity of selfies, it is no surprise that younger people are opting for invasive and noninvasive procedures in hopes to achieve the perfect look.

Breast augmentation should never involve raw silicone injected directly into the breast

John Katzen, MD | Beverly Hills, CA & Las Vegas, NV Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A patient came to an ASPS member surgeon recently with breast problems due to raw silicone being injected into her breasts.

Mommy makeover – when diet and exercise aren't enough

Shruti Tannan, MD | Raleigh, NC Friday, November 10, 2017

Even the best diet and exercise regimen may not be enough to reverse some of the permanent changes to a woman's body after pregnancy. This is where a mommy makeover procedure can help.

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