A clinical trial performed by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine shows success in using botulinum toxin A, or Botox, for improving the appearance of surgical scars. The study was published in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. It illustrates […]
The abdominoplasty tummy tuck procedure is an excellent way for women to reshape their midsection after pregnancy and childbirth, but a new study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery says the procedure can also help reduce stress urinary incontinence for postpartum women as well. Stress urinary incontinence is a condition that causes the unintentional release […]
Researchers from Belgium and the United States have recently discovered 15 genes that help determine the features of the face. The findings of the study, conducted by the KU Leuven, a research university in Belgium, and the universities of Pittsburgh, Stanford and Penn State, were published in Nature Genetics. Genes determine appearance, and identifying the […]
An increase in complaints regarding botched plastic surgery procedures may prompt new laws against untrained practitioners in the United Kingdom. The Guardian reports that the high number of procedures that have reportedly gone awry has motivated doctors and activists alike to ask for improved legislation on who can perform procedures.
Want to change your face? Hate your earlobes? Want a bigger butt? There’s a plastic surgery procedure for that. Hate your belly button? Don’t worry, there’s a plastic surgery procedure for that, too. According to Allure magazine, belly button procedures are increasing in popularity. According to Business Insider, several thousand people each year talk to […]
Dr. Chernoff Presented Research and Clinical Outcomes at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL Sept 18-20, 2014. Dr. Greg Chernoff shared his clinical research and experience with adult stem cell stromal vascular fraction (SVF) in cosmetic other applications. His research focuses on delaying the aging process, improving skin […]