Houston - Extremely obese women who undergo breast-reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy face a high risk of complications, according to a new study.
Other patients who might not be good candidates include those with dry eyes.
Since there are so many aspects of eyelid surgery, we must be cognizant of all the possible complications. A poorly performed blepharoplasty can cause problems for a lifetime in a patient.
New and better fillers have greatly improved cosmetic facial
enhancement, and they have become an outstanding adjunct to Botox
(Allergan), and in many situations are complementary or even
superior to surgery.
Chicago — As physicians increasingly use injectable fillers and botulinum toxin as complementary treatments for facial rejuvenation, success depends on educating patients thoroughly and injecting products cautiously, says Seth L. Matarasso, M.D., clinical professor of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.
Vancouver, British Columbia — Rewind to 1981. Jean Carruthers, M.D., was a pediatric ophthalmologist and ophthalmic geneticist, while husband Alastair Carruthers was running a general dermatology practice.
New Orleans — The application is novel and the approach often a contradiction in terms of safety, yet treating the tear trough with hyaluronic acid injections is becoming one of the most viable treatments among young patients requesting a non-surgical correction.
Boston — The past year has been chock-full of new developments for botulinum toxin (BT), according to Neil Sadick, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.C.S., .
San Diego — The numbers detailing teardrop or anatomic breast implant rotation rates in the recent literature are not impressive. With up to a 14 percent overall rotation rate with this style implant and a 9.8 percent deflation rate for all types of implants within seven years attached to the augmentation procedure, many cosmetic surgeons may be looking for a way to avoid these numbers.
New York ? A limited population of abdominoplasty patients who also desire breast augmentation can have the performed procedures together without scars on or around the breast.