CoolSculpting, Ulthera, & Counterfeit Cosmetic Devices

China. They can lack the high level of safety that comes with a clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is especially important considering the local damage that can be done to nerves, muscles, and blood vessels in ...

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Brazilian Butt Lifts Aren't As Safe As You Think

Research Foundation’s Gluteal Fat Grafting Task Force recently convened to discuss the safety behind Brazilian butt lifts. The group included practitioners from multiple specialties, and it was chaired by Drs. Dan Mills, J. Peter Rubin, and ...

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Plastic Surgery Information - What to Know Before Getting Surgery

Consider Cost and SafetyRemember that plastic surgery is just that: surgery. And surgery can be costly. Usually, insurance companies will not cover non-essential cosmetic procedures, so it is vital that you decipher how you are going to pay the out ...

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Ten Questions To Ask Before Getting Lip Injections / Fillers

Juvederm Volbella. Both products are FDA approved and have been tested clinically for safety and efficacy.It?s especially dangerous to receive lip injections outside of the United States or by anyone not qualified to administer lip fillers. Dr. ...

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When It Comes To Cosmetic Medicine, Is The Body The New Face?

... non-invasive treatment provides my patients with the desired improved appearance, while ensuring safety thanks to the APIC temperature-control technology," says Edward M. Zimmerman, MD, a cosmetic surgeon in Las Vegas, Nevada."Kybella can ...

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What Makes Millennials Consider Cosmetic Procedures Differently

The survey results did shed light on an area of interest when it comes to safety. It appears that millennials will gather information about cosmetic procedures equally from friends and family, Google searches, and family physicians, but when making ...

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How To Choose the Right Plastic Surgeon

... is a newer procedure, you can ask your doctor to provide you peer-reviewed information about the safety and success of it.Additionally, by going to the Federation of State Medical Boards website you are able to search a particular doctor and see ...

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Brazilian Butt Lift - A Word Of Caution For Those Considering The Procedure

Together with four other surgical organizations, the ASPS et al has initiated a Task Force for Safety in Gluteal Fat Grafting. The purpose of the newly formed group is to sound the alarm regarding the specific findings, through autopsy reports, that ...

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The Balance Between Cosmetic Procedures and Professionalism on Social Media

It is up to the surgeon to always maintain the dignity and safety of the patient while continuing to help each person feel their most beautiful, confident ...

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Maybe Botox Parties Aren't The Best Idea?

... or placed incorrectly, leading to a lopsided, frozen, or just-plain strange look, among other safety concerns.  The product itself may be tainted, counterfeit, or watered down. The needles used may not be sterile or may be used on multiple ...

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Cosmetic Procedures in Younger Generations

... from society to undergo aesthetic procedures at a younger age, we should all think twice about safety above all else. If considering procedures, make sure that you see a certified practitioner who is experienced with treating your age ...

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Treating Acne in Pregnancy

Category B (what has been shown to be safe in animals), Category C (uncertain safety), Category D (unsafe), and Category X (highly unsafe).Some of the safer topicals in Category B include azelaic acid, clindamycin, and erythromycin, while some of ...

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What's Real in the World of Cosmetic Surgery?

I see exaggerated claims of benefit and misleading claims as to safety and efficacy,” says Avram. Who's Behind the Post?According to L.A. Magazine, Instagram has transformed the field of cosmetic surgery. Half of U.S. plastic surgeons ...

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The Impact of the Coronavirus in Aesthetic Practices

... surgeons and not put themselves in dangerous situations where profits are more important than safety." Michael Gold, MD Nashville, TN“I get concerned when I see people that have Spring Break and they are all congregating around ...

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