Breast implants — whether silicone gel or saline filled, textured or smooth, placed behind the muscle or in front of it — significantly decrease mammography screening sensitivity, radiology experts tell Cosmetic Surgery Times.
The cosmetic surgery arena became one of the darlings of Wall Street in 2002 when Botox (Allergan medical) hit the market with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's cosmetic nod of approval.
The contested corridor: The cosmetic surgeon's futures lies in the longitudinal management of patients, pushing the scientific envelope, and knowing when to let go
Big changes are in store in cosmetic surgery — changes fueled by evolutions in demographics, cultural factors, consumer and payer demands, technology and the transformation of the cosmetic surgery marketplace.
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.
The only way to eliminate the negative effect of muscle activity on wound healing would be to stop the muscle from functioning.
James E. Zins, M.D., chairman of the department of plastic surgery, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF), Cleveland, always has to be on his professional toes. As an academician, he is constantly challenged by inquisitive plastic surgery residents and fellows at the CCF.
The blood supply for new breast tissue post-DIEP is better than it is post-TRAM, according to Dr. Williams.
New York - Patients who have facial cosmetic surgery are bound to ask their doctors about skincare. By keeping abreast of the latest skincare options, cosmetic surgeons can help their patients maintain good cosmetic results and keep patients coming back to the office for minimal procedures or more products, Jeannette Graf, M.D., said
Nashville, Tenn. - Cosmetic surgeons often hear and read about rhinoplasty technique, but that is not the only ingredient for patient satisfaction. Rhinoplasty success goes beyond the textbook to include insight from experienced surgeons.
Nashville, Tenn. - Whatever a cosmetic surgeon does skillfully and judiciously to an aging face will make it look better. The question, said facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Frank M. Kamer, M.D., is for how long and with what sequelae?