Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Industry
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"The Evolution of
the Facelift"By Lawrence M. Korpeck, MD
The facelift, one of the most
popular of all cosmetic procedures, has progressed.
Despite the extensive peels, laser treatments, and dermabrasion
techniques available today, the facelift continues to be the
technique that patients turn to when their jowls, neckline,
and the areas around the mid-face begin to sag, or when their
facial wrinkles and creases become deeper. Boca
Mixed reaction to moratorium
South Florida doctors show mixed reaction
to moratorium on certain in-office surgeries. In August of
2004, the Florida Board of Medicine issued an emergency moratorium
on certain types of surgeries performed in physicians' offices,
such as tummy tucks and breast augmentation. The reason? Read
more on in office surgery...
Quarterly 'nip and tuck magazine' debuts today with circulation
Dr. Korpeck, practicing in Boca for 18 years, said recent
television shows like "Extreme Makeover" and "Nip/Tuck" had
made "botox", "breast implants", and "liposuction" into household
names and fueled public interest in dermatology and cosmetic
surgery to the point where a specialty magazine like NewBeauty
was inevitable. More on
Boca Raton magazine New Beauty...
Study Reveals Who Is Really Considering Plastic Surgery
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently completed
a groundbreaking study which investigated potential patients
considering plastic surgery and their motivations. The study
found that those potential patients with plastic surgery in
mind came from a variety of different economic backgrounds
and age groups. The study polled 644 people considering plastic
surgery. . Read
More on plastic surgery...
Do Your homework, be prepared ... all for the right reasons
If you are one of the millions of people considering a cosmetic
surgery procedure, it is important to know that you are making
the right decision for you. This article provides answers
to questions that you should consider before having a cosmetic
surgery procedure done. . More
on preparing for cosmetic surgery...
Boca Raton Botox, Liposuction leading the way...
Botox injections and liposuction topped the list of the nearly
11.5 million cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures
performed in the United States in 2005. Pectoral implants,
buttock implants, calf augmentation and vaginal rejuvenation,
have all been touted in the media recently as the "hot" new
procedures taking plastic surgery by storm. According to the
ASPS, the reality is quite different from the hype. More
on Boca Raton Botox
Plastic surgery attracting Boca Raton couples...
A new trend in Boca Raton cosmetic surgery is new his and
her treatments. Couples are now going into cosmetic surgery
centers in Boca Raton together for cosmetic procedures. Boca
Raton couples are headed into clinics for botox treatments,
eyelid surgery, face lifts and more. Boca
Raton cometic surgery for couples
FX Drama 'Nip/Tuck' slices into plastic surgery. Boca Raton
cosmetic surgeons say that the show is absurd...
Scenes involving the slicing and carving of patients, including
one memorable liposuction gone wrong in which the fat hits
the fan, have some real life cosmetic surgeons up in arms.
"The FX show in no way represents
the way in which qualified, professional and ethical plastic
surgeons manage their practices or care for their patients,"
the ASPS said in a statement.
Boca Raton plastic surgeon Lawrence
Korpeck, says he is also concerned about the show's inappropriate
representation of the practice of medicine. Boca
Raton cosmetic surgeons comment on Nip Tuck
Near-Total Ban On Silicone Breast Implants Could End..
A 13-year, near-total ban on silicone breast implants may
soon come to an end. The Food and Drug Administration will
hear testimony next month. The panel will decide whether silicon-gel
breast implants can be approved for general use and whether
they are safe for use. More
on Silicone Breast Implants Cosmetic Surgery Will Use
Stem Cells . Stem cell researchers have shown how cosmetic
surgery, such as wrinkle removal and breast augmentation,
might be improved with natural implants that keep their original
size and shape better than synthetics. Stem cell researchers
have shown how cosmetic surgery, such as wrinkle removal and
breast augmentation, might be improved with natural implants
that keep their original size and shape better than synthetics.
on Stem Cells and Cosmetic Surgery
Cosmetic Surgery Will Use Stem Cells
Stem cell researchers have shown how cosmetic surgery, such as wrinkle removal and breast augmentation, might be improved with natural implants that keep their original size and shape better than synthetics. Stem cell researchers have shown how cosmetic surgery, such as wrinkle removal and breast augmentation, might be improved with natural implants that keep their original size and shape better than synthetics. More on Stem Cells and Cosmetic Surgery
demonstrates safety of liposuction, established study protocol
released, comprehensive study has found liposuction procedures
both safe and effective.The
final report for the Lipoplasty Effectiveness and Patient
Safety (LEAPS) outcomes research study was recently presented
by Bruce Cunningham, MD, LEAPS principal investigator.This
study was funded by Association of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS),
Plastic Surgeons Education Foundations (PSEF), and the Aesthetic
Surgery Education and Research Foundation. More on Liposuction Safety
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