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2010-09-23 08:04:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As technologies for fat removal become more advanced, physicians now have a superior choice in not only reshaping the body but also recycling the fat to further enhance appearance. According to the most recent statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, liposuction and injectable filler treatments are among the two most popular invasive and non-invasive cosmetic procedures in the U.S. The VASER Lipo®...

2010-09-14 08:51:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Surgical Technologies, a leading manufacturer and distributor of ultrasonic body contouring technologies, announced the launch of VASER Shape MC1 today, a non-invasive ultrasound and massage system. Most well-known for the VASER Lipo® System, Sound Surgical Technologies has expanded its product line to include both minimally invasive devices for aesthetic body contouring and non-invasive systems to smooth and shape the...

2010-06-08 07:27:00

MERRIMACK, N.H., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally recognized San Francisco plastic surgeon, Michael Kulick, MD, has utilized a 3D imaging validation method for quantitatively measuring changes in cellulite. He is the first physician to apply this technology to a study validating and measuring the effectiveness of the SmoothShapes® laser for improving cellulite and the results are being published in this month's issue of the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery...

2010-01-13 08:30:00

MERRIMACK, N.H., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleme Medical Inc., premier aesthetics company and leader in the body shaping market, announced today that they will be conducting a global contest to select cellulite patients to be The Real Women of SmoothShapes. An alternative to celebrity endorsement, the campaign's objective is to promote the most preeminent success stories from real women who experienced SmoothShapes cellulite and BodySlimming(TM) treatments, letting the results speak for...

2009-12-09 07:10:00

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A former standout on NBC's hit weight loss reality show "The Biggest Loser," Amy Cremen, has proudly acknowledged undergoing a series of surgical body shaping procedures from esteemed Michigan plastic surgeon Dr. Michael H. Freedland, helping her to complete the makeover she began in the public eye. A year after Cremen was eliminated from Season 6 of the Biggest Loser, she was more than ready for weight loss surgery. She chose Dr. Freedland...

2009-09-14 10:07:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Dennis Hurwitz F.A.C.S., founder of the Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery, and Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School was featured today on the hit medical show "The Doctors". Dr. Hurwitz discussed the first few stages of an extreme patient makeover he performed on a local Pittsburgh resident. The extreme makeover started five years ago on a now 53-year old woman who was looking to refine her overall...

2009-08-10 07:09:00

DENVER, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver plastic surgeon Dr. Gregory A. Buford has pioneered a unique procedure to restore youthful fullness to his patients' faces. Dr. Buford's "Deep Cheek Volumization (DCV)" effectively replaces cheek volume lost as a part of the normal aging process. Dr. Buford employs a customized deep placement of a Collagen or Hyaluronic Acid filler to re-inflate the cheeks - restoring a natural fullness and youthful appearance with minimal recovery time. Dr. Buford's...

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2009-07-30 12:56:09

New research shows that the risks from obesity-related surgeries has dropped dramatically, and is now no riskier than having a gall bladder out, a hip replaced or most other major operations, The Associated Press reported. Safety results for gastric bands and stomach stapling at 10 U.S. hospitals specializing in these procedures from 2005 through 2007 showed that for every 1,000 patients, three died during or within a month of their surgery, and only 43 had any major complication. But only a...

2009-06-26 16:56:07

A scoring system that rates a bariatric surgery patient's risk of complications can reduce post-surgical complications by 65 percent, U.S. researchers said. The scoring system that rates a bariatric surgery patient's risk of complications on a scale of 1 to 4 can also reduce hospital re-admission rates by more than 80 percent. Researchers from Arizona devised a Metabolic Acuity Score that places surgery patients into one of four groups based on risk factors including the severity of their...

2009-06-01 14:30:00

FINAL INCHES Announces Custom Swimsuit Giveaway for Los Angeles and Orange County Locations LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With locations in Orange County and Los Angeles, FINAL INCHES, the first Medical Body Shaping Center that specializes solely in Laser Liposculpture, a minimally-invasive procedure that permanently eliminates frustrating fat, announced today that they are helping their patients get ready for summer with their custom swimsuit giveaway. www.finalinches.com "Certain...