Category Archives: Plastic Surgery News


Chin Implants On The Rise: New ASPS Statistics For 2011

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Here is an interesting segment from the Today Show based on the new plastic surgery statistics for 2011 by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. For the accompanying article, including my comments on Chinplants, click HERE.


L.A. Times Publishes Series Of Plastic Surgery Articles

The L.A. Times published a series of articles about plastic surgery this past Sunday.  There are some interesting reads here.  Please see links below if you have a few minutes and are looking for something plastic surgery-relate to read: Good Plastic Surgery, Bad Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery Increasingly Is A Couples Activity Plastic Surgery: The […]


Women Waiting For Gummy Bear Breast Implants

A recent study printed in the Cosmetic Surgery Times revealed that over half of 800 women surveyed are willing to wait for the FDA to approve form-stable “gummy bear” breast implants.  Gummy bear breast implants have been hailed world-wide as the only ones that simply don’t leak.  The devices, already approved in Europe and Canada, […]


ASAPS Releases Plastic Surgery Statistics for 2011

From the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS): NEW YORK, NY (March 20, 2012) – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today released their 15thannual multi-specialty procedural statistics. The Aesthetic Society, which has collected plastic surgery procedural statistics since 1997, says the overall number of cosmetic procedures has increased 197 percent since […]


FDA Approves New Silicone Gel Breast Implant

The FDA has approved the silicone breast implant from the manufacturer Sientra.  From the FDA website: FDA approves new silicone gel-filled breast implant Approval conditioned on post-approval safety studies Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a silicone gel-filled breast implant manufactured by Sientra Inc. to increase breast size (augmentation) in women at least […]


Thank The FDA For Your Breast Implants

Last month 30,000 French women were urged by their government to have their PIP breast implants removed. The French Ministry of Health fears that the implants’ industrial-strength silicone filler, originally made for mattresses, could leak and cause serious health problems. So what should American women with breast implants do? Thank the Food and Drug Administration. […]


Plastic Surgery Grew By 5 Percent In 2011

From The American Society of Plastic Surgeons: ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The plastic surgery market continues to show significant growth – two years in a row. According to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 13.8 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures (both surgical and minimally-invasive) were performed in the United States […]


Study Shows Breast Augmentation Can Improve Your Sex Life… Duh!

RealSelf.com is a plastic surgery site that’s great at creating dialogue between real plastic surgeons and the public.  This is the site that allows patients to vote on whether certain procedures are “worth it.”  For example, Breast augmentation has a 91% worth it rating, whereas the Lifestyle Lift has a 52% worth it rating. RealSelf.com […]