When we think about hair loss, the first image that often comes to mind is of a 40-year-old man who is struggling to hang on to his hair in fear of looking like his balding relatives.
The DIEP flap procedure — DIEP stands for “deep inferior epigastric perforator” artery — which has been available for some time, is an advance on an older surgery called a TRAM flap.
The team-based approach to breast reconstruction, who is involved in your care, and what each team member does is an important part of the process if you decide to have reconstruction after a breast cancer diagnosis.
As the holidays roll around, people sometimes call my plastic surgery office inquiring about giving the gift of plastic surgery. A wife may want to pay for her husband’s eyelid lift, or a husband might ask to surprise his wife with a breast augmentation.
The lack of scientific tools to translate perceptions – such as more beautiful or rejuvenated – into numbers that can be analyzed is a challenge in the field of facial plastic surgery and it can get in the way of producing high-quality scientific publications, say experts.
Breast reductions, tummy tucks, liposuctions, enlarging of the male chest, eye jobs, nose jobs, facelifts….they’re all becoming more and more popular among the male patient population, say experts in the plastic surgery field
People who are considering plastic surgery are likely to encounter people with strong opinions either way and must be prepared to handle them.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have produced a new 3-D imaging system that will provide patients considering facial cosmetic procedures with an accurate prediction of the results.
While regenerative medicine isn’t rebuilding missing tissue like they do in “Star Trek” movies, it is about unlocking the regenerative potential of allografts and flaps, which are the foundation of surgical reconstruction, the authors write
Surgeons expect seromas to develop after surgical procedures or where any skin break occurs. In most cases, seromas are harmless and are allowed to heal naturally.
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