FDA Releases New Breast Augmentation Guidelines

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 As part of its effort to keep people informed and healthy, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) occasionally releases guidelines for products including medications, cosmetic products, and even prosthetic devices such as breast implants. Recently, the FDA issued new guidelines for breast implants, updating the guidelines published in 2019. T...
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Things to Consider Before Breast Augmentation

Things to Consider Before Breast Augmentation
​Are you unhappy with the look, feel or shape of your breasts? Have you noticed changes over time that include a drooping or sagging appearance? Have you considered surgical options but shied away because of fear of scarring or looking unnatural? The good news is that advances in both implant design and modern medicine have made breast augmentation...
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Should Plastic Surgery Be Tax Deductible?

Should Plastic Surgery Be Tax Deductible?
When Queensland, Australia-based model Jasmin Shojai lobbied her local government to allow models to deduct plastic and cosmetic procedures from their taxes, her request was denied. Much like lawmakers here in the United States, Australian lawmakers do not feel that cosmetic enhancements are medically necessary or required to fulfill the duties of ...
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Some Plastic Surgery Procedures May Require Maintenance

Some Plastic Surgery Procedures May Require Maintenance
​Plastic surgery is a significant investment for most people. That's why when selecting a cosmetic or plastic surgeon, reviews are so important. You want to be sure you're getting the best results for your money. But even under the best circumstances, there are things you should know about plastic surgery: namely that the results will change over t...
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Studies Find Addiction Rates High Following Plastic Surgery

Studies Find Addiction Rates High Following Plastic Surgery
​Two recent studies have found that patients who undergo plastic surgery procedures may be prescribed too many - or not enough - painkillers following their surgery. The studies, which appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Facial Plastic Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, claim that doctors may be under- or...
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Plastic Surgery Procedures Rose in 2018

Plastic Surgery Procedures Rose in 2018
​The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has released its annual report regarding the most popular plastic surgery procedures completed in 2018, and the numbers may come as a surprise. The annual report not only tracked the most popular procedures, but also offered insight into why the numbers for each procedure are what they are. The No. 1 proced...
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