Join us for the 1st International Meeting of Rhinoplasty Societies. This meeting is the first ever joint symposium hosted by the Rhinoplasty Society (US) and the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe and promises to be the most extraordinary cross-specialty rhinoplasty educational symposium that our field has witnessed. Perhaps like us, you… Read More
The lay public has a "significantly better perception" of linear facial scars compared with zigzag scars, California-based plastic surgeons report. "Z-plasty scar revision was initially described as a technique to break up the linear scar into smaller, more camouflageable segments," they write in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, online April 7.… Read More
As over 100 plastic surgeons came into Panama City for the 2nd edition of the Highlights of Plastic Surgery a gentle breeze blew in, and for the entirety of the congress we were blessed with blue skies and a clear, bright and warm tropical sunshine. The clear and bright exemplified… Read More
Although lipofilling of the breast is performed worldwide in thousands of patients per year, including as an alternative to implant placement for breast augmentation in some patients, there has been no study published with a control group regarding the oncologic safety of lipofilling in general or lipofilling of the breast.… Read More
To better understand revision rates and factors associated with higher revision rates, a large study including results and data coming from three databases on 175,842 patients who underwent septorhinoplasty in 2005-2012 in California, Florida, or New York was conducted by Emily Spataro, MD; Jay F. Piccirillo, MD; Dorina Kallogjeri, MD,… Read More
Breast augmentation and reconstruction mammaplasty have been in practice for decades and are highly prevalent surgeries performed worldwide.While overall patient satisfaction is high, common long-term effects include breast tissue atrophy, accelerated ptosis and inframammary fold breakdown. Increasing evidence attribute these events to the durative loading and compressive forces introduced by… Read More
As over 400 plastic surgeons came into the city of Beijing for the 4th annual gathering of ISPRES  a gentle breeze blew in an pushed away the unpleasant smog that had lingered for too long over the city, and for the entirety of the congress we were blessed with blue… Read More
Over 20 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed worldwide in 2014, according to statistics released today by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), Botulinum Toxin remains the most popular cosmetic procedure overall for both men and women.  For surgical procedures, breast augmentation is highest among women… Read More