Surgery

Over 17.7 million cosmetic procedures performed in U.S. in 2018

(HealthDay)—More than 17.7 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States in 2018, with an increasing trend seen in body-shaping procedures, according to a report published ...

Surgery

If you're considering cosmetic surgery...

(HealthDay)—More than 17 million cosmetic procedures are performed in the United States each year. Most of these are minimally invasive, designed to improve your appearance in subtle ways without the surgery, stitches and ...

Surgery

ASPS: Cosmetic procedures increased 3 percent in 2014

(HealthDay)—According to a new report, 15.6 million cosmetic procedures, including both minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the United States in 2014, an increase of 3 percent since 2013. The report was issued ...

Surgery

Legal claims rising for laser surgery by nonphysicians

(HealthDay)—Legal claims related to cutaneous laser surgery performed by nonphysician operators (NPOs) are increasing, according to research published in the April issue of JAMA Dermatology.

Surgery

Low fluence, multiple pass laser efficacious in hair removal

(HealthDay)—Using diode lasers at low fluences and high average power with a multiple pass in-motion technique is an effective method for hair removal, according to a study published online Feb. 7 in Lasers in Surgery and ...

Other

Patients increasingly sue over botched laser hair removals

(HealthDay)—Laser hair removal is the most commonly litigated cutaneous laser surgery procedure, with physicians being named as defendants even when not performing the procedure, according to research published in the February ...

Other

At-home diode laser effective for permanent hair reduction

(HealthDay) -- Eight treatments with a home-use diode laser provide effective and safe permanent hair reduction one year after the last treatment, according to research published in the September issue of Lasers in Surgery ...

Other

US plastic surgeries rise for second straight year

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.

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