Posts From March, 2012

Fruits and Vegetables Enhance Skin Tone

“You are what you eat” – once again, science is proving direct correlation between dietary food intake and physical appearance. In a recent study out of Scotland, researchers examined skin quality in patients based on their daily consumption of fruits and vegetables. Their findings revealed that even a modest increase in daily intake of fruitsRead More

Herbal Supplements and Plastic Surgery

Herbal supplements and homeopathic remedies are being used by increasing numbers of people, and often they confer health benefits. Some of these products, however, can affect a person’s normal ability to clot, and so are potentially harmful when recovering from surgery. In addition, they may also interact with other medications such as anaesthetic agents usedRead More

Eat Healthy To Help Stay Healthy

Scientific research is lending increasing evidence to support the fact that nutrition directly impacts our health. Maintaining a healthy diet leads to improved health overall, and conversely, poor nutritional habits adversely affect one’s health. According to the latest studies, the risk of developing diabetes is related to certain foods. Eating blueberries, apples and pears reducesRead More

New Silicone Gel Breast Implants Approved

On March 9th, 2012 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of a new type of silicone gel filled implants manufactured by Sientra, Inc. The silicone implants will be available for use in aesthetic breast augmentation patients over 22 years of age as well as in breast reconstruction patients of all ages. TheseRead More

Fat, Stem Cells and Liposculpture

Plastic surgeons have long known that fat possesses wonderful properties, and that it can be harvested and injected for volume augmentation in many diverse conditions. What makes fat different from, and in many ways better than, any other fillers is the fact that it is natural tissue harvested from a person’s own body, and itsRead More

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