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Sunday, June 30, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, AAFPRS, Cosmetic surgery, Surgery

Social Media Use Linked to Self Esteem, Plastic Surgery Acceptance

‘Low-selfie’ esteem may be a gateway to cosmetic surgery acceptance, a new study in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery suggests. Researchers from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore surveyed 252 adults…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Cosmetic surgery, Surgery

New Florida Law Tightens Restrictions on Cosmetic Surgery Centers

Florida is cracking down on the state's cosmetic surgery industry in a big way. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law the first major reform in more than a decade that gives the state the power to …

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Thursday, June 20, 2019 | American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, ASAPS, Surgery

Dr. Robert Singer Receives ASERF Career Achievement Award

La Jolla, Calif-based plastic surgeon Robert Singer, MD, FACS received The Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation’s (ASERF) Career Achievement Award. The Award, which w…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Male aesthetics, Surgery

ASPS: Daddy-Do-Overs Are On The Rise

More than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men last year alone, representing a 29 percent increase since 2000, according to a new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.…

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Thursday, May 02, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Surgery

New Soft Tissue Substitute Shows Promise for Correcting Defects

A newly invented synthetic soft tissue substitute may hold advantages over currently available fillers, fat and implants when treating defects. The new composite is well tolerated and encourages th…

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Wednesday, May 01, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Allergan , ASAPS, Cosmetic surgery, Galderma, Millennials, Restylane, Surgery

ASAPS: Americans Spent More than $2B on Silicone Gel Breast Implants and Injectables in 2018

Americans spent more than $2 billion on silicone gel breast implants and injectables in 2018 alone, according to new data from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (The Aesthetic Society…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | Hair loss, Marketing, Restoration Robotics, Surgery

New ISHRS Campaign Takes on Black Market Hair Restoration Clinics

The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is launching a new public awareness campaign to help patients recognize “black market pirate” hair restoration clinics and mis…

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