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SGK Plastic Surgery Raises Funds For Montgomery County Animal Shelter

  At SGK Plastic Surgery, we are passionate about more than our patients and great results. We have a huge heart for animals! In fact, we have 27 fur babies in the SGK family! Our love for animals and the well-being of our community inspired us to make a meaningful contribution. During the month of April, we raised …

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Older Patients at No Extra Risk for Facelift Complications when Properly Screened

If older patients are properly screened before facelift surgery, they do not have a higher risk for surgery complications than younger patients, according to a new study. This suggests that age alone is not an independent risk factor for facelift surgery. Researchers performed a retrospective study of 216 women who had a facelift between 2005 …

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Post-Pregnancy Makeover Combines Tummy Tuck & Bladder Surgery

A mommy makeover typically includes a combination of two or more procedures, such as a tummy tuck, breast lift, breast augmentation and liposuction. ABC News in San Francisco is reporting a new twist on the makeover for moms — combining the cosmetic tummy tuck with a medical surgery for bladder problems. An ob-gyn and a …

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Surgeons Report Success with Fat Grafting for Breast Reconstruction

U.S.-based biotech company Cytori Therapeutics is reporting that their fat grafting procedure has been used successfully for breast reconstruction by British surgeons. The company, which calls its procedure RESTORE, said that clinical outcomes reported at the Association of Breast Surgery Conference in Manchester, England, earlier this month suggest the procedure is a viable breast reconstruction …

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Divorced Women Find Confidence with Plastic Surgery

Is looking good the best revenge? Good Morning America recently reported on one of the latest plastic surgery “trends”—getting cosmetic procedures after a divorce. GMA cited a British survey that found over a quarter of people getting plastic surgery there are newly divorced women. Procedures the women get range from Botox to breast augmentation. Unfortunately …

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Survey Shows Plastic Surgery on Mom’s Mother’s Day Wish List

Giving Mom cards and flowers are a nice gesture for Mother’s Day, but what do some moms really want? According to a new survey, many moms want plastic surgery. Conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the survey showed that 62 percent of mothers said they would consider a “mommy makeover,” which includes …

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More Than Half of Americans Approve of Plastic Surgery

On a recent episode of the reality TV show “Real Housewives of Orange County,” cast member Alexis Bellino asked, “Who doesn’t want Botox? Hello?” Her sentiments appear to reflect a growing portion of the U.S. population beyond Orange County, as a new survey by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) found that more …

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Fat Transfer Causes Confusion on Mammograms, Study Finds

A new study warns against fat transfer for breast augmentation, saying it can cause false suspicion of breast cancer on follow-up mammograms. The study, published in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) journal found that mammographic changes occurring after the fat transfer procedure — in which fat from other parts of the …

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BOTOX® Alternative Looks to Freeze Away Wrinkles

While BOTOX® Cosmetic is famous for paralyzing facial muscles to smooth wrinkles, a potential alternative is aiming to freeze them away. A new technology called cryoneuromodulation that zaps away forehead wrinkles by freezing nerves shows promise in clinical trials, according to U.S. News & World Report. “It’s a toxin-free alternative to treating unwanted lines and …

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More Men Are Going Under the Knife for Plastic Surgery

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has released new statistics that reveal plastic surgery for men is on the rise. Cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in men were up 2 percent in 2010 compared to 2009, and some surgical procedures had significant increases, including facelifts (up 14 percent) and liposuction (up 7 percent). This trend …

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