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2011-06-26 00:02:04

Dr. Callanta (callantaplasticsurgery.com) is first in Manila to offer this ground-breaking e-simulator to patients in Manila, Philippines. (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 In order to better serve his plastic surgery patients undergoing breast augmentation, Dr. Alfredo Callanta, is the first physician in the Philippines 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 simulator for breast...

2011-06-22 09:30:00

Agency highlights information women should know when considering implants SILVER SPRING, Md., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a report today updating the clinical and scientific information for silicone gel-filled breast implants, including preliminary safety data from studies conducted by the manufacturers as a condition of their November 2006 approval. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) While the report...

2011-06-01 00:06:49

Preoperative Expansion is Key to Improving Results of Breast Fat Transplantation Arlington Heights, Ill. (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 A plastic surgery procedure in which the patient's own fat is transplanted to the breasts"”used along with treatment to expand the breast tissue before surgery"”can achieve up to a twofold increase in breast size, according to a study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of...

2011-05-27 07:01:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study suggests a technique called lipofilling may be safe for women who are having their breasts reconstructed after breast cancer surgery. Lipofilling has been used for over 30 years.  The procedure involves taking fat from another area of a women's body, usually her abdomen or thighs, and using it to fill in small defects that may occur during breast reconstruction. Until now, there has been a lack of evidence as to whether the technique could trigger a...

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....


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