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Dorsal Reduction Adds to Social Perception of Rhinoplasty

Dorsal reduction has a greater effect than tip manipulation in adding value to social perception of the facial profile of patients undergoing cosmetic rhinoplasty.

Defining Normal: An Ethical Responsibility in Surgery


In the past few years, Snapchat has allowed plastic surgeons to showcase labiaplasty surgical procedures to a large audience, which has led to ethical concerns.

Research Lacking on Platelet-Rich Tx for Facial Aesthetics, Alopecia

Further research is needed on the use of platelet-rich therapy for facial aesthetics and alopecia.

Restylane Lyft Approved to Correct Volume Deficit in the Dorsal Hand


The approval was based on a multicenter, randomized, evaluator-blinded, split-hand study (N=89) which showed that treatment with Restylane Lyft resulted in a clinically meaningful improvement in the correction of volume deficits of treated hands for up to 6 months.

No Long-Term Benefit With Carboxytherapy for Reduction of Abdominal Fat


Although carboxytherapy was well tolerated by the participants, the transient decrease in subcutaneous fat reported in the study may not persist.

Ethically Using a Personal "Brand" in Plastic Surgery Advertisements

By Alyssa Capel

Although social media advertising is an innovative and useful tool, there are risks to patients who are exposed to a physician's "brand" through social media.

Novel Algorithm Can Help Create 3-D Human Nose Prosthesis

All clinicians surveyed indicated that they would consider using this tool to create a temporary prosthesis instead of referring to a prosthodontist.

Online Review of Cosmetic Breast Surgery Extends to Surgeon, Staff

Good cosmetic results are not the only factor mentioned in online breast augmentation reviews of plastic surgeons.

Low-Dose Hyaluronidase Can Remove Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

Very low doses of hyaluronidase can remove hyaluronic acid filler nodules, but more rapid resolution is seen with slightly higher doses.

Healthy Diet Associated With Fewer Facial Wrinkles Among Women


Investigators sought to determine the link between facial wrinkles and diet.

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