Monthly Archives: December 2010

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Dec

Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2011

Published: December 28, 2010

Looking ahead to the New Year, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) spoke with plastic surgeons around the country to come up with a list of “predictions” for plastic surgery in 2011. Three areas where they see growth is facelifts, injectables, and body contouring. As the economy improves, the society believes the demand … Continue reading Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2011

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Dec

Study Evaluates Alloderm for Prevention of Breast Reconstruction Complications

Published: December 19, 2010

A recent study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery examines the use of accellular cadaveric dermis (ACD) as an alternative to the total sub-muscular approach in breast reconstruction. During the breast reconstruction study, an Alloderm ACD – a bioengineered tissue substitute – created a “retaining envelope” for the breast implant, which was hypothesized to reduce … Continue reading Study Evaluates Alloderm for Prevention of Breast Reconstruction Complications

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17

Dec

Despite Initial Scalp Numbness, Most Patient would Undergo Brow Lift Again

Published: December 17, 2010

As the forehead naturally descends with aging, it can age the face by causing frown lines, creases across the forehead and a low or sagging brow. Brow lift surgery helps minimize these characteristic. The traditional open brow lift and the endoscopic brow lift are the common techniques used to perform the surgery. The open brow … Continue reading Despite Initial Scalp Numbness, Most Patient would Undergo Brow Lift Again

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7

Dec

Dr. Kim Opens New Office Location in Katy, Texas

Published: December 7, 2010

Dr. Sugene Kim of SGK Plastic Surgery and the Institute of Advanced Breast Reconstruction is proud to announce the opening of her new office in Katy, Texas. Residents in West Houston and the Katy area will be able to choose from a wide variety of cosmetic surgery procedures for the face, breast and body at … Continue reading Dr. Kim Opens New Office Location in Katy, Texas

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Dec

CNN Highlights Need for Breast Cancer Patients to Know Reconstruction Options

Published: December 1, 2010

A recent CNN story tells the story of breast cancer patient Elizabeth Anderson and how she found a breast reconstruction procedure that would work for her. The story highlights the need for plastic surgeons to be involved in the treatment of breast cancer patients and says that 7 in 10 breast cancer survivors may be … Continue reading CNN Highlights Need for Breast Cancer Patients to Know Reconstruction Options

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