Plastic Surgery News
August 9, 2016 Ivo Pitanguy, MD, icon of Brazilian plastic surgery, dies at 93 A world-renowned plastic surgeon known for pioneering the “Brazilian butt-lift,” Ivo Pitanguy, MD, rose to prominence more than 50 years ago when he helped save and reconstruct hundreds of his countrymen tragically burned in a circus-tent fire. The day before he … Continue reading Plastic Surgery News
Fake Botox in the United States FDA Warns!
Fake Botox in the United States FDA Warns! A counterfeit version of onabotulinum toxin A (Botox, Allergan) has been found in the United States and may have reached physicians’ offices and medical clinics nationwide, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns. “The product was sold by an unlicensed supplier who is not authorized to … Continue reading Fake Botox in the United States FDA Warns!
Mommy makeovers combines procedures for postpartum body contouring
More women are expressing interest in plastic surgery to restore a more youthful figure after having children. An update on combined procedures for postpartum body contouring — addressing the abdomen, breasts, and other problem areas — is presented in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society … Continue reading Mommy makeovers combines procedures for postpartum body contouring
How Does Botox Work?
Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin. It is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions and cosmetically remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles. Botulinum toxin is sold commercially under the names: Botox, Vistabel, Botox cosmetic (OnabotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A) Dysport (AbobotulinumtoxinA or … Continue reading How Does Botox Work?
What is liposuction? What are the risks and benefits?
Liposuction, also called lipoplasty, liposculpture suction lipectomy, or lipo, is a type of cosmetic surgery which breaks up and “sucks” fat from various possible parts of the body, most commonly the abdomen, thighs, buttocks, neck, chin, upper and backs of the arms, calves, and back. The fat is removed through a hollow instrument – a … Continue reading What is liposuction? What are the risks and benefits?
What is a facelift? What is a rhytidectomy?
A facelift is a surgical procedure that is typically used to give a more youthful appearance to the face. Technically, it is also called a rhytidectomy. This type of cosmetic surgery reshapes the lower one-third of the face by removing excess facial skin. Some facelift procedures also include the tightening of underlying tissues. To achieve … Continue reading What is a facelift? What is a rhytidectomy?
6-Year-Old Boy Gets ‘Life-Changing’ Plastic Surgery
Gage Berger, a 6-year-old boy in Utah, recently got “life-changing” plastic surgery after suffering “years of bullying from kids who called him elf ears,” according to his parents. Prior to cosmetic ear pinning surgery, Gage had prominently protruding ears that made him the subject of unwanted teases and taunts, his dad Timothy Berger told ABC … Continue reading 6-Year-Old Boy Gets ‘Life-Changing’ Plastic Surgery
You are invited to join us for our open house
You are invited to join us for our Open House Thursday, October 15th from 12 to 6 p.m. Seduction Cosmetic Aventura 18205 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 100 Aventura, FL 33160 Consults with our doctors and staff during your visit. Get a quote that day for your future face, body and laser procedures, Complete with *special pricing* … Continue reading You are invited to join us for our open house
Celebrities who had plastic surgery … or didn’t
Some confessed, others denied – vehemently. See which stars have (allegedly) upgraded their physical assets, and which say they haven’t. Cameron Diaz Hiding something? Cameron Diaz stepped out for lunch with sister-in-law Nicole Richie with a noticeable more puffy face than usual. Whether it’s due to cosmetic fillers or just simply a bad day, Diaz … Continue reading Celebrities who had plastic surgery … or didn’t