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2011-05-23 06:05:00

NEW YORK, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manhattan-based 5th Avenue Millennium Aesthetic Surgery (http://www.5thavesurgery.com), the practice of New York's longest-tenured microsurgical team, Dr. Carlin Vickery and Dr. Leo Keegan, announced today that it is offering CoolSculpting® by Zeltiq(TM), a breakthrough procedure in noninvasive fat reduction. Approved by the FDA late last year and making news as a "fat-freezing" technique, CoolSculpting is a cutting-edge process that...

2011-05-07 00:00:30

Surgeons have been performing nipple surgery for years to improve the look of enlarged nipples, correct inverted nipples or achieve areola reduction. Dr. Grant Stevens is known for nipple repair procedures and has seen an increase at his practice. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 According to Dr. Grant Stevens, a board-certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery Associates (http://www.marinaplasticsurgery.com), more and more women are coming to his practice...

2011-04-12 19:14:00

LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast cancer is one of the most devastating and widespread forms of cancer in the modern world, with hundreds of thousands of women falling victim to it every year. While many women are able to win their battle with breast cancer, it often comes at the price of a mastectomy, in which the breast and the cancerous tissue within it are removed. For women who have lost their breast(s) due to cancer, breast reconstruction surgery is the most thorough...

2011-03-17 09:28:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading breast reconstruction surgeons Frank J. DellaCroce, M.D., FACS, Scott K. Sullivan, M.D., FACS, and Chris Trahan, M.D., have recently published their groundbreaking work and pioneering description of a new technique that allows for women historically considered too thin for breast reconstruction with their own tissue to undergo their procedure with high success rates. The manuscript, "Stacked Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap...

2011-03-03 00:00:28

Board certified plastic surgeon and American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery member Christopher K. Livingston, M.D., F.A.C.S., P.A. recently moved to a modern, more patient-friendly, 3,000 square foot office in the Texas Medical Center. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 Board certified plastic surgeon Christopher K. Livingston, M.D., F.A.C.S., P.A. has recently moved into a newly remodeled private practice office located on the ninth floor of the University of Texas Professional...

2011-02-24 00:00:45

Atlanta Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. James Namnoum Explains Water-Assisted (Body Jet) Liposuction Technique and Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 The Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SESPRS) hosts the annual Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium to keep cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgeons around the globe up-to-date with the most accurate and effective breast surgery methods, tools, and technologies....

2011-02-19 00:00:44

Dr. Koneru (Advanced Concepts in Plastic Surgery) is first in Texas to offer this ground-breaking e-simulator to patients in San Antonio and South Central Texas San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 17, 2011 In order to better serve his plastic surgery patients receiving breast implants, Dr. Suresh Koneru is the first physician in Texas to use a new software program from Crisalix - the e-Stetix 3-D simulator. Developed by engineers in Switzerland, e-Stetix is the first Web-based 3-D physical...

2011-02-15 00:02:49

New Update Provides 'Rational Approach' to Evaluating Lumps and Swelling in Breasts with Implants Arlington Heights, Ill. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 14, 2011 In the wake of a recent FDA statement linking breast implants to a rare cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a newly updated algorithm provides plastic surgeons with guidance in managing women with breast lumps or swelling after breast augmentation. The algorithm appears in an article published on the website of Plastic and...

2011-02-09 00:01:26

In the most recent study from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the top five most performed procedures for women in 2009 were breast augmentation, liposuction, eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty, and breast reduction. Steven H. Turkeltaub, MD recently discussed the study's findings as well as benefits that those patients seeking breast reduction surgery can generally expect at his Scottsdale plastic surgery practice. Scottsdale, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) February 08, 2011 Of...

2011-02-05 00:00:46

Currently only 30% of breast cancer patients are informed of their breast reconstruction options before mastectomy or lumpectomy. New legislation is being proposed in Texas that aims to significantly improve that abysmal statistic for breast cancer patients. PRMA Plastic Surgery is proud to support HB 669 and is calling on breast cancer patients, physicians, and all those touched by breast cancer throughout the state of Texas to offer their support by calling their representatives. San...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.