Blepharoplasty is cosmetic eyelid surgery that is undergone by over 100,000 people every year. Not only do droopy upper eyelids make a person look older, they can interfere with vision as well. Cosmetic eyelid surgery corrects droopy eyelids and can remove puffy bags under the eyes as well.
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The findings in a study of animals cannot be directly applied to human obesity, but may help in understanding the condition and in developing therapies to treat it, researchers wrote in the journal "Nature Neuroscience."
The study, involving rats, found that overconsumption of high-calorie food can trigger addiction-like responses in the brain and that high-calorie food can turn rats into compulsive eaters in a laboratory setting, the article said.
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So you look in the mirror and see wrinkles. Thankfully, unlike in days past there are things you can do to minimise them.
Damage from the sun, cigarettes, and other caustic skin assaulting substances have done some damage. Here are some options for the "elastin challenged."
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Theresa Payne tried exercise to burn off fat. When that didn't work, she decided to freeze it off.
Payne, of Nashville, underwent the new non-invasive procedure Zeltiq in December, which cooled her back fat to frigid temperatures. She said the results have been striking.
"I've lost about a stick of butter on each side of my back," she said.
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Shaped implants represent the fourth generation of breast implants. For patients who lack sufficient breast tissue in the lower pole, as well as for mastectomy patients, these shaped implants offer significant benefits, according to Dr. Biggs.
"Most patients will be adequately treated with a round implant, but there is a subset of patients who will definitely benefit from a shaped implant," he says. "One of the deficiencies of the shaped implant is that if it rotates, it creates a significant Read More >
Forget the collagen, for the perfect pout plump for a lip graft using muscle from your neck, according to US cosmetic surgeons.
A team at the Aesthetic Surgery Centre in Naples, Florida, claim they have achieved good results in 25 patients.
They say the surgery, which can be done at the same time as a facelift, helps defy signs of ageing by making the lips appear fuller and less puckered.
Their findings are published in Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery.
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The number of non-invasive cosmetic procedures rose 47 percent according to new survey results released by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). The results show a continuation of the trend from the previous year, where consumers are opting to have less invasive procedures to look and feel refreshed. The economy is playing a large role in the growing trend. Not only are consumers having less-costly procedures, but 80 percent of physicians surveyed say Read More >
Women all around the world want to look their best. Iraq is no different. Even in a semi-war zone being beautiful makes people feel better. Baghdad, of any place, could use a little "pick me up."
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Although many women are getting implants in their 20s, just as many are getting them in their 30s or 40s, waiting until after they have had their children, said Dr. Jeremy Benedetti of Benedetti Cosmetic Surgery in St. Petersburg.
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One of the biggest hits on ABC is a show called Cougar Town, and supposedly takes place here on the Suncoast. But the make believe world of this television comedy about cougars is not far off from reality.
Based on the opening of the show, the rest of the nation probably thinks this is the cougar capital of the United States. The show features Courtney Cox as a newly divorced mother in her 40's, who tries dating younger guys...the basic definition of a cougar. But there's much more Read More >