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Some quick links

  Here are links to a couple interesting articles about plastic surgery: 1. Are more and more men having plastic surgery as a way to keep competitive in the workplace? ‘Fraid So! Click here for the article from Lan Nguyen at AOL Walletpop. 2. Has Botox Jumped the Shark? I don’t think so! Click here […]



ASAPS Annual Meeting 2010

I just returned from the annual meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Washington, D.C. It was an excellent meeting, attended by a “who’s who” in aesthetic plastic surgery. Some interesting topics covered in the first few days:1. Biofilms as a cause of capsular contracture – the bane of my existence as […]



FDA Warns Spas Against Fat-Melting Claims of Lipodissolve

Is Lipodissolve or mesotherapy safe? The FDA has recently issued a warning to six medical spas for making false or misleading statements that their fat melting injections are safe and effective, despite the fact that they’ve never been appropriately studied or approved by the FDA for this purpose. According to the US News and World […]




Cynosure Smart Lipo

I went to a fascinating preceptorship/educational course on Cynosure Smart Lipo today, taught by my former residency program director Dr. Steven Ringler. There were 20 other plastic surgeons in attendance from all parts of Southeastern Michigan. Dr. Ringler performed laser-assisted liposuction with the Smart Lipo MPX machine on two patients, and it went very well. […]


VH1 News Presents: Plastic Surgery Obsession

Premiering this Sunday, March 21st at 10pm ET/PT on VH1 is a new one hour special called Plastic Surgery Obsession. From their website: VH1 NEWS provides an in-depth look at the new “face” of plastic surgery – featuring fresh interviews with doctors, celebs and pop culture experts. Some highlights:Cutting Edge: What are the some of […]