Surgery

Ask the right questions before opting for plastic surgery

Making the decision to undergo plastic surgery should not be taken lightly, according to Dr. Shayan Izaddoost, associate professor in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery and in molecular and cellular biology at Baylor ...

Surgery

More than skin deep: cosmetic surgery industry booming

In the never-ending quest for youthful, magazine-cover looks, 8.6 billion euros ($10.7 billion) were spent last year on materials and chemicals used in cosmetic procedures worldwide, the IMCAS industry body said Thursday.

Surgery

CDC warns of dangers of plastic surgery in Dominican Republic

(HealthDay)— U.S. health officials are warning about the dangers of "medical tourism" after at least 18 women from the East Coast became infected with a disfiguring bacteria following plastic surgery procedures they had ...

Surgery

Ibuprofen doesn't increase bleeding risk after plastic surgery

Patients are often instructed not to take ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) before or after surgery because of increased bleeding risk. But available evidence suggests that ibuprofen does not ...

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