Category Archives: Plastic Surgery News

Being A Plastic Surgeon Requires A Lot Of Explaining

This is an interesting guest editorial in KevinMD.com by a prominent reconstructive plastic surgeon.  Not all of us specialize in cosmetics! A new crop of medical students will begin a residency in plastic surgery this summer. They have worked long and hard to secure these coveted spots.  As a service to them and to the […]

  • Posted on: Jun 18 2013
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Plastic Surgery Can Give You A Lift – Some Interesting Statistics From ASAPS

These are some interesting statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.  I do a lot of lifting procedures and find that these have some of the highest satisfaction rates in plastic surgery.  One thing that surprised me, 80% of people who lose weight gain it back!  That’s a disappointing number.  I wonder how […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2013
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Man Sues Cosmetic Surgeon After He Allegedly Removed His Nose

The video says it all. So why did this man’s doctor remove his nose? This is pure speculation, but an infection of the cartilage of the nose, such as by MRSA, could result in the cartilage being destroyed. This could cause the nose to collapse, and necessitate actual removal. So what should people take away […]

  • Posted on: Jun 10 2013
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Medicare Funding Eyelid Lifts – Possible Insurance Fraud?

The media has been all over this one.  Statistics are showing that the number of people utilizing Medicare to pay for upper eyelid lifts has increased significantly.  From Salon.com: From 2001 to 2011, eyelid lifts charged to Medicare more than tripled to 136,000 annually, according to a review of physician billing data by the Center […]

  • Posted on: Jun 3 2013
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Double Jaw Surgery In South Korea – A Horrifying New Trend

This is a fascinating video from Newsy about a new trend in Korean plastic surgery: the double jaw surgery. This is an operation where the jaw is broken in two places, reshaped, and wired shut for six weeks. Apparently, many South Koreans are having this done in order to thin their jawlines to look more […]

  • Posted on: May 29 2013
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Miradry – A Permanent Solution to Excessive Armpit Sweating – Now At YOUN Plastic Surgery in Metro Detroit, Michigan!

I am really excited about the newest treatment we have at my office in Troy, Michigan. We’re now offering Miradry, the only FDA-approved, non-surgical solution to excessive underarm sweating, or hyperhidrosis. I’m actually the ONLY board-certified plastic surgeon in the entire state of Michigan to offer Miradry. So what’s the scoop with Miradry? The device […]

  • Posted on: May 25 2013
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Is Your Sunscreen Poisoning You?

There is an interesting article (and accompanying television segment) from plastic surgeon and fellow ASAPS member, Dr. Arthur Perry, on the possible long-term side effects of chemical sunscreens.  From his article on www.doctoroz.com: There are 17 individual sunscreen ingredients that are FDA approved: 15 of these are clear chemicals that absorb UV light and two […]

  • Posted on: May 9 2013
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Arm Lifts Grow In Popularity – From USA Today

From today’s USA Today: “Arm lifts” have become one of the fastest-growing varieties of plastic surgery, a new study shows. More than 15,000 women underwent an arm lift in 2012, an increase of more than 4,000% since 2000, according to a report out Monday from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The popularity of the […]

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2013
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The Plastic Surgery Diet By Dr. Robert Tornambe

We are what we eat.  And that refers to how we look.  Dr. Robert Tornambe, a board-certified plastic surgeon and member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) recently published an article on the Huffington Post called “the Plastic Surgery Diet.”  These are his recommendations on what to eat in order to maintain […]

  • Posted on: Apr 26 2013
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