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Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann on behalf of the Ohio Optical Dispensers' Board filed six motions requesting temporary restraining orders and complaints for injunctions against businesses selling cosmetic contact lenses without a license.
Reconstructive plastic surgery's principle benefit is an improved overall quality of life for patients who have had a mastectomy to surgically remove one or both breasts.
Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety issued a consumer warning about complications arising from cosmetic injectable treatments offered in non-medical settings.
Safer, Simpler, Better and Cost Effective cosmetic surgery anesthesia is here today.
Smaller-framed women reap significant health and quality-of-life benefits from breast reductions that involve the removal of under 500 grams of tissue per breast.
Immunosuppressive risks associated with facial transplantation may be lower than thought, possibly making the procedure a safer option for people who have suffered severe facial injuries.
Women who receive cosmetic breast implants are three times more likely to commit suicide.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons cautions consumers on the importance of checking physician credentials.
Cosmetic surgery techniques, such as having a patient sit or stand while incision sites are marked so they blend into natural lines of the body, can improve the aesthetic result of thyroid surgery as well.
Physicians and researchers may have discovered a natural way to fill-in pesky crow's feet and get rid of unwanted fat in the thigh and abdominal areas.
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro reintroduced FDA Scientific Fairness for Women Act, which would make women's health a priority at FDA by taking politics out of decision-making anout breast implants.
Just over half of ASPS Member Surgeons predict they will perform up to 25 percent more breast augmentations in the next 12 months and that 40 percent or more of all patients will choose silicone implants.
Professor Jacques Marescaux and his team successfully performed the world's first no-scar surgery.
Lord Hunt announced that the Department of Health has asked the cosmetic surgery industry to work on improving safety in the cosmetic use of botulinum toxin and dermal fillers.
POH Medical Center announces Sister and Sister Fashion and Beauty Extravaganza to benefit the Free Mammogram Program for Underserved Women.
Significant differences in plastic surgery referral practices by general surgeons treating newly diagnosed breast cancer patients partially explain the low rates of breast reconstructive surgery in the United States.
Urging people to become educated on the immediate and long-term life threatening risks of liquid silicone injections, a practice known as "pumping".
Protect yourself against unsanitary practices by making sure the technician's and salon's licenses are posted in plain sight or by making sure the technician carries a license wallet card.
Disciplinary action taken for unsanitary performance and employing individuals to practice cosmetology arts and sciences without a license.
The final rules will protect patients having skin procedures
There is a real health risk associated with getting nails done in a salon that does not follow proper sanitary procedures.
The research of women undergoing breast augmentation for cosmetic reasons showed that proteins may be involved in causing immune reactions in patients from breast implants and other types of silicone implants.
Use of unlicensed, highly concentrated botulinum preparation for cosmetic injections can result in severe, life threatening illness.