Plastic surgery

David Simpson from Mount Sinai Hospital: Botulinum Toxin Past, Present, Future

April 29, 2016

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The history of botulinum toxins dates back hundreds of years. What it can mean for the future of medicine and what conditions it can help in the future remains to be seen.

David Simpson from Mount Sinai Hospital: New Guidelines Provide Clearer Picture for Botulinum Toxin Use

April 29, 2016

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As with many parts of medicine guidelines are constantly being updated across a variety of specialties. The American Academy of Neurology recently released new guidance on how and when to use botulinum toxin in patient care.

Ibuprofen Can Help Bleeding Risk After Plastic Surgery

April 11, 2016

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Patients have often been told to avoid ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) before or after surgery due to an increased risk of bleeding.

Radiation after Mastectomy and Immediate Reconstruction: Risk Factor for Failure

December 31, 2015

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Four trends—increased use of preoperative MRI, increased awareness of genetic predisposition, celebrities’ well-publicized mastectomy choices, and patient preference—have increased the likelihood that surgeons will perform contralateral prophylactic mastectomy.

Men Are an Untapped Market for Plastic Surgery

December 28, 2015

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Between 1997 and 2014, the annual number of cosmetic procedures performed in the United States increased by more than 274%. Plastic surgeons performed the vast majority of those procedures on women, although the number of men undergoing cosmetic procedures increased somewhat. This suggests that plastic surgeons could do a better job of advertising to male patients.

More than Just Nose Jobs: The Public Perception of Plastic Surgery

December 28, 2015

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Many American associate plastic surgery with the procedures they see on reality television, and this perception may limit plastic surgeons’ scope of practice.

Patients Receiving Radiotherapy Have Increased Risk of Complications in Face Lift Procedures

October 22, 2015

Article

A retrospective review suggests that patients who have cervicofacial rhytidectomy (face lift) after radiotherapy are likely to have increased complication rates over patients who have not had radiotherapy.

The Secrets to a Successful Career As a Plastic Surgeon

May 05, 2015

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What factors make a plastic surgeon successful? That was the research question asked by a team of researchers, and answered by an analysis of a survey sent to members of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. The results, published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, provide insight that could help select the best candidates for careers in plastic surgery.

Plastic Surgery: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

March 02, 2015

Article

The financial collapse a decade ago was hard on the practice of plastic surgery-at least for elective cosmetic procedures. Since then, said Alexes Hazen, MD, an associate professor of plastic surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and director of the Aesthetic Surgery Center, demand is way up again. But so is the competition. Success means staying ahead of the game by testing and adopting the latest procedures and technology.

Fat Melting and the Future of Plastic Surgery Part 3

February 26, 2015

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A lot has changed in the field of plastic surgery which was was also greatly impacted by the economy in recent years. Looking to the future there remain many questions about what the field will look like in years to come.

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