Usually a 'facelift' has a different meaning, based upon the age of the patient. However, the idea of surgical facial rejuvenation, either because a patient used to look better or never enjoyed a youthful appearance due to a physical issue, covers the age spectrum.
Researchers are asking critical questions of teenagers regarding motives, issues and whether they are even able to make informed decisions regarding what usually are permanent changes to their appearance.
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Cosmetic facial surgeon Joe Niamtu, III, D.M.D., hears cosmetic surgeons' concerns on the economy and how reduced consumer spending affects their practices. He offers his own spin on the matter.
Cosmetic practice marketing experts avoid advertising "price reductions," yet in today's economy, it's vital to find innovative ways to offer "value" to consumers to continue to support your practice
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Elective and cosmetic surgery arenas are feeling the pinch of the economic state. Meanwhile credit scores are taking a nosedive in response to the hard times. Ultimately, consumers are having a much harder time parting with their money for procedures that may not be essential.
In the best case scenarios, some practices are just reporting flat business cycles. Far more common today are instances where practices note that patients are less likely to book surgery due to less discretionary spending.
The degree of skin aging from cosmetic surgery is proportional to the degree of invasiveness of the procedure, according to Frank Michael Prager, M.D., a private general practitioner in London.
University of Miami Miller school of Medicine, Miami, Fla., is taking cosmetic medicine research to a new level by launching a formal multidisciplinary institute, led by a dermatologist and staffed with plastic, facial plastic and oculoplastic surgeons, as well as a nutritionist.