FDA Questions Studies of Breast Implant Safety A panel of expert advisors to the FDA has been asked to solve a mystery: What happened to thousands of women who enrolled in studies designed to evaluate rare complications that might arise years after they received silicone gel breast implants?
FDA: Silicone Breast Implants Don't Last a Lifetime A new report from the FDA shows that 20% of women who get silicone gel implants to increase the size of their breasts, and half of all women who get them for breast reconstruction, will have those implants removed within a decade, often because of complications like breast hardening or rupture.
Does Mom Want a Major Makeover? Does mom want a major makeover for Mother’s Day? A new survey suggests most moms would entertain the thought of a tummy tuck or breast lift to get their pre-baby body back.
Study: Fat May Return After Liposuction Liposuction, the popular fat-sucking procedure, can trim problem areas of the body. However, the fat removed returns in a relatively short time, according to a new study.
Does Botox Affect How You Read Emotions? The Botox injections used by millions each year to turn back the hands of time may do more than paralyze frown lines and other wrinkles; they may actually inhibit the ability to read others’ facial emotions.
Fat Injection for Breast Enlargement May Hinder Mammogram Breast augmentation involving injections of fat taken from other parts of the body are an increasingly popular alternative to breast implants and traditional lifts, but there are new concerns that the procedure may interfere with mammogram readings.
Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise in the US Led by breast enlargement operations, plastic surgery procedures jumped 9% in 2010 compared to the previous year, shows a study from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise in Men Growing numbers of male baby boomers are fighting harder than ever against the effects of aging by enthusiastically embracing facelifts, liposuction, and other cosmetic plastic surgical procedures aimed at making them look younger, new research suggests.
Cosmetic Plastic Surgeries on the Rise Facelifts, breast augmentations, tummy tucks, and other cosmetic plastic surgery procedures have rebounded sharply along with an uptick in the U.S. economy, according to a new report.