Archive for the ‘Plastic Surgery’ Category

ASPS’ Annual State of Plastic Surgery Report for 2012

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Every year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) releases their “State of Plastic Surgery,” an annual statistics report that shows how many plastic surgery procedures were performed and other key trends. The 2012 report shows that, along with economic indicators like auto, retail and home sales, cosmetic surgery saw considerable gains. According to ASPS [...]

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Project Beauty: The One-Stop Health & Beauty Site

Monday, February 18th, 2013

There are a few noteworthy plastic surgery information sites that encourage real doctors and patients alike to discuss different procedures and treatments in an open forum. RealSelf.com is a popular website where many prospective plastic surgery patients go to read about other people’s experiences, and to ask cosmetic surgeons questions about procedures they are considering. [...]

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Plastic Surgery Etiquette: ‘Don’t Ask, Let Them Tell’

Monday, September 17th, 2012

An interesting topic has been making the rounds in the media recently. Although the popularity and awareness of plastic surgery is nothing new (and is only on the rise), a certain stigma still exists when someone has undergone a cosmetic procedure. Controversy over altering one’s appearance by going under the knife is unlikely to fade [...]

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Dr. Barr Discusses Cosmetic Procedures in New YouTube Series

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

If you’re considering cosmetic surgery, you likely have a lot of questions about your chosen procedure. At Palm Beach Plastic Surgery, we never forget how overwhelming it can be to decide to undergo plastic surgery. To help ease any pre-procedure anxiety, Dr. Barr recently sat down to discuss five popular procedures in a series of [...]

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Should Your Tax Dollars Be Spent on Buying Plastic Surgery to Help Reform Criminals?

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Before criminals complete their sentences and rejoin society, prison systems generally try to rehabilitate these inmates to ensure that they don’t become repeat offenders. Often times, rehabilitation means job training, life skills classes, drug education, or even therapy, but there is another, more controversial approach: plastic surgery. That’s right, plastic surgery. The theory is that [...]

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Does Plastic Surgery Help Self Esteem?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

 If you’re considering plastic surgery, you must be honest with yourself. Why do you want surgery and what do you expect surgery to do for you? The number of people choosing to have plastic surgery has soared in recent years. Technological advances have increased the options you can consider. However, all surgery carries some risk. [...]

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The Risks of Plastic Surgery Depends on More Than Age

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

 A new study has found that age alone should not be the determining factor when deciding if a (older) person should have plastic surgery. In following 216 women over the course of three years, researchers from Cleveland Clinic found that, women who have facelifts after age 65 are at no greater risk for complications than those [...]

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