Almost any woman who wants a more aesthetically pleasing labia is a candidate for the central wedge approach, which delivers natural-looking results.
Like it or not, social media and the “selfie” era are here to stay.According to a recent survey released by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), social media’s impact on aesthetics has been enormous, especially in how people perceive and project themselves. The survey results showed that in 2017, 55% of facial plastic surgeons consulted patients that wanted to look better in selfies. This is a 13% increase from 2016.
Aesthetic providers should consider discussing sexual health with their 65-and-older patients, according to a recent poll. More than three-quarters of older U.S. adults think sex is important for romantic relationships at any age. Armed with a growing arsenal of medications, noninvasive devices and surgeries aimed at improving sexual function and addressing cosmetic concerns, plastic surgeons are among the providers helping today’s patients address sexual health issues.
Johns Hopkins’ researchers recently published results from performing a modified muscle transplant operation to restore the ability to smile in patients whose faces had been paralyzed.
A significant trend in modern aesthetics is the steady increase in males actively seeking anti-aging and cosmetic procedures. While females still make up a large majority of the patient demographic, as many as 10% to nearly 50% of patients in a given practice are male, and as medical aesthetics becomes more mainstream this number will continue to rise.
A recent study examines the effectiveness of treatment options for xanthelasma lesions and finds no therapy is a clear-cut winner.
Two significant mega trends have developed in aesthetic medicine: male aesthetics and women’s intimate health services. Practitioners should not ingnore these.
Retroactive study examines serious patient complications from cosmetic surgery abroad.
Treating cellulite around the buttocks helps to achieve optimal results when gluteal fat grafting.
Procedure modification with hairline lowering surgery offers more comfort with permanent results for patients with tall, prominent foreheads.