Face Transplant Recipient Smiling Nearly eight months to the day since undergoing the world's first partial face transplant, a French woman is smiling – broadly, as her recovery exceeds expectations.
Does Body Contouring Surgery Work? Fat-dissolving and skin-tightening procedures for body contouring that are less invasive can seem oh-so-appealing when weighed against other options, such as liposuction.
Trendy Plastic Surgery Overhyped? Plastic surgery has become much more common in recent years, but some procedures remain on the fringe of the field, a new study shows.
How Long Do Wrinkle Fillers Last? Wrinkle fillers containing hyaluronic acid smooth out wrinkles for more than four months, according to a report in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Breast Implant Safety Incomplete A report issued Friday cautions against the likely return of silicone breast implants to the U.S. market, warning that companies have not performed long-term safety studies in breast cancer patients.
Skin Woes From Bogus Cosmetic Procedure The CDC reports that 14 women in the Washington, D.C., area had prolonged skin reactions after getting a bogus version of a cosmetic procedure called mesotherapy.