Cosmetic surgery has been banned for children and adolescents in Germany. The ban was announced on Wednesday that will stop the tens of thousands of German youth going under the knife in the name of beauty.
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General anesthetic is the predominant choice of anesthesia cosmetic surgery.
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FDA this morning said that Age Intervention Eyelash cosmetic product worth of about $2 million is sezed due to the risk that the product, made by Jan Marini Skin Research, Inc., contains drug ingredient, makes unapproved drug claims, could damage eye.
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American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reminds consumers that plastic surgery is real surgery and outlines several important recommendations when considering plastic surgery.
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