New Procedure Transfers Stem Cell-Enriched Fat to ‘Reverse’ Aging

Cell Enriched Cosmetic Surgery, which Caruth began performing in March, involves removing fat cells from one or multiple parts of the body, treating the fat cells to multiply the amount of stem cells within them, and then transferring those stem cell-rich fat cells to the breasts, face, or other areas of the body to provide more volume and a longer-lasting result, Caruth told Click here for the story. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Read More >

A Decade of Tummy Tucks: 5 Superlative Stats From the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

You just can't stop modern science -- especially if it's the science of plastic surgery. The $10 billion industry (that's the U.S. alone) has grown exponentially from its early days. With data collected since 2000, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently released its annual report documenting a decade in the field's evolution. Among other findings: Liposuction is down, and dog bite repair has remained generally consistent. Surge(ry) Desk breaks out the scalpel to present the five most Read More >

The Skinny on Liposuction

  Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty, contours your body, removes excess fat, and helps you to appear slimmer. Liposuction will reshape your body and improve your body’s proportions. Over the years, advances such as tumescent liposuction, ultrasonic assisted liposuction and laser assisted liposuction have made the procedure increasingly more powerful and successful. Click here for the story. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Read More >

Superfood definitions vary according to age

More than likely, you’ve seen this term: superfood. But what does it mean to a teenager, a 20-year-old college student or that thirtysomething friend? Good question. Superfoods are so packed with vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, phenols, flavonoids and omega 3’s that they can help anyone perform better, regardless of gender or stage of life. That said, each decade of life has certain unique nutritional challenges. While these foods can indeed be eaten by anyone at any time, they have extra Read More >

Will Cosmetic Surgery Give You an Edge on a Job?

Guess what? It helps to be good-looking when you're looking for a job or a raise. You might not want to believe it, but according to a survey done by Newsweek, it's the truth. Fifty-seven percent of hiring managers said that qualified but unattractive candidates are likely to have a harder time landing a job, while more than half advised spending as much time and money on "making sure they look attractive" as on perfecting a résumé. Click here for the story. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Read More >

How to find a safe plastic surgeon

The way one finds a plastic surgeon who is trustworthy, safe, and offers assurance that procedures turn out all right is to look for, and “follow the training” and the reputation of the caregivers. Just as if one was seeking the services of a dentist, an accountant, an attorney — to list just a few professionals — one is going to check out their education, certification, and their practice in their respective field before selecting them for their services. Click here for the story. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Read More >

Why You Need Antioxidants

The reason that fruits (and vegetables) are so important to your overall health is that they are major purveyors of antioxidants. Antioxidant molecules are like the missile-defense system of your body, preventing damage from molecular bombs called free radicals. Click here for the story. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Read More >
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