Whether patients are traveling a long distance to have their procedures performed or they are simply more financially conscious or pressed for time, there is a growing trend for patients to undergo more than one procedure at a time, according to an obstetrician/gynecologist who performs laser vaginal rejuvenation and related procedures in Los Angeles.
Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health
For most women who have suffered genital mutilation, reconstructive surgery is associated with improvements or no worsening of pain, as well as restoration of pleasure, according to a recent study.
Labioplasty with clitoral hood reduction is a very safe procedure when performed in a meticulous manner, and the resultant improvements in aesthetic appearance and comfort lead to high patient satisfaction — and sometimes life-changing results, according to Gary J. Alter, M.D.
Combining abdominoplasty with hysterectomy is safe and effective, according to a poster presentation at the annual clinical meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Women seek vaginal tightening surgery for a variety of reasons, some legitimate and others not. Preoperative screening is necessary to identify women with appropriate motivations and those who would benefit from referral to address sexual and body image disorders and dysfunction.
Stemming time's tides: Adipose stem cell promise Early data shows ADCs engender neovascularization in fat transplants
Long-term unpredictability of volume maintenance is a well-known limitation of fat transplantation used as a filler in plastic and reconstructive surgery. The primary mechanism of tissue loss appears to be insufficient blood supply, which occurs even when the graft is transferred as small fat particles to locations near vascularized structures according to the technique described by Coleman in 1997.
Mark A. Price, M.D., was drawn to medicine at a young age. He was fascinated by the character, Hawkeye Pierce, portrayed by Alan Alda on the television show M*A*S*H*, who handled trauma and dealt with potential devastation by bringing levity to life-altering events. But it would be his love for creating art and his desire for variety that would sway him to plastic surgery.
Houston - Extremely obese women who undergo breast-reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy face a high risk of complications, according to a new study.
New York-According to a story that aired on WCBS-TV in New York recently, many women worry that their breast implants will make it hard for mammograms to detect breast cancer.
The blood supply for new breast tissue post-DIEP is better than it is post-TRAM, according to Dr. Williams.