News tagged with plastic surgery
(HealthDay) -- Aesthetic facial plastic surgery results in a reduction in perceived age, with the effect more substantial for those who undergo multiple procedures, according to a study published online Feb. ...
Surgery Feb 21, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (8) | 4
The number of Americans getting nips and tucks rose in 2011 for the second straight year despite difficult economic times, a major US plastic surgeons' groups said on Thursday.
Other Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Plastic surgery could be outlawed for under 18-year-olds unless medically necessary under a proposal by lawmakers from Germany's ruling party, according to a document seen by AFP Thursday.
Health Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—As the use of fat grafting in plastic surgery continues to evolve, a new way of classifying fat grafting techniques has been proposed that aims to match the technique to the specific clinical ...
Surgery Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Patients who undergo endoscopic forehead-lift procedures report high satisfaction and lasting results, according to research published in the September/October issue of the Archives of Facial Pl ...
Surgery Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Daily sessions of whole-body vibration may combat prediabetes in adolescents, dramatically reducing inflammation, average blood glucose levels and symptoms such as frequent urination, researchers report.
Diabetes Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Within a year after having face transplant surgery, some patients regain sensory and motor functions such as the ability to speak, chew food and smile, experts have found.
Surgery Oct 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—As researchers work on reconfiguring cells to take on new regenerative properties, a new review from Penn Medicine plastic surgeons sheds additional light on the potential power of adipose-derived stem ...
Surgery Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dog bites to the face are a relatively common injury in young children, and often require repeated plastic surgery procedures to deal with persistent scarring, according to a report in the March Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. ...
Surgery Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The overall complication and reoperation rate for a one-stage simultaneous breast augmentation/mastopexy procedure is about 23 percent, according to research published in the January issue of ...
Surgery Jan 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Ninety-eight percent of women undergoing breast augmentation surgery say the results met or exceeded their expectations, according to a prospective outcome study published in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Su ...
Surgery May 01, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
UCLA stem cell scientists purified a subset of stem cells found in fat tissue and made from them bone that was formed faster and was of higher quality than bone grown using traditional methods, a finding that may one day ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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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