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Seoul to limit plastic surgery ads

The South Korean capital Seoul is to restrict the use of plastic surgery adverts on public transport, officials said Wednesday, after complaints that they were fuelling an unhealthy obsession with body image.

Mar 26, 2014
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Taiwan bans cosmetic surgery for under-18s

Taiwan on Thursday banned "medically unnecessary" plastic surgery on under-18s in an attempt to protect beauty-obsessed youngsters who overlook the health risks of such procedures, officials said.

Feb 27, 2014
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Necks, butts growth areas for U.S. plastic surgeons

(HealthDay)—Eyelid surgery and facelifts are up. So are butt augmentations and neck lifts, according to new figures from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons that show a steady increase in cosmetic ...

Feb 26, 2014
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Students edge China jobs race by a nose

Battling for jobs with millions of other new graduates, Chinese students are turning to plastic surgery for an advantage—with one clinic offering noses inspired by the Eiffel Tower.

Nov 22, 2013
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ASPS: Breastfeeding after implants won't cause sagging

(HealthDay)—Among women with breast implants, breastfeeding does not worsen the degree of sagging due to pregnancy, according to a study presented at Plastic Surgery The Meeting, the annual meeting of the ...

Oct 10, 2013
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Plastic surgery

Plastic surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the correction or restoration of form and function. While famous for aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery also includes two main fields: plastic and reconstructive surgery. The word "plastic" derives from the Greek plastikos meaning to mold or to shape; its use here is not connected with the synthetic polymer material known as plastic.

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