Archive for January, 2011

New National Coalition for Patient Safety

Published on January 27, 2011

Four national medical societies formed a new coalition to protect patient against unsafe practices in cosmetic medicine and aesthetic surgery. With the increasing popularity of cosmetic treatments and surgery comes with an increasing and disturbing number of non-qualified clinicians and

2011 Plastic Surgery Forecasts

Published on January 24, 2011

With the comeback from the recent economic slump, experts are predicting a continual increase in nonsurgical procedures. Fillers such as Juvederm and Radiesse are becoming more and more popular. Some predict that fillers will become as popular as Botox.

Facial Bones Age as Well

Published on January 21, 2011

      Your skin isn't the only thing that changes with time. Your facial bones contribute to aging too. In a research study, CT scans showed facial skeleton change and decrease in volume with increasing age. The facial bone

Your Skin Needs a Healthy Diet

Published on January 18, 2011

  'You are what you eat' doesn't just apply to your health; your skin needs a healthy diet as well. Eating a variety from all food groups is the best way to ensure that you get everything you need for

How to Prepare for a Glycolic Peel

Published on January 10, 2011

    At the Chow Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, we also offer the gentle and effective Glycolic Facial Peel. This treatment is used to exfoliate the skin. Containing a medical grade 70% glycolic compound, the facial peel process triggers the production of new collagen and elastin, which

Cosmetic Surgery Gifts on the Rise

Published on January 6, 2011

      Cosmetic surgery gifts are on the rise, with a major year-on-year increase in sales of gift vouchers this past holiday season. Many patients are favouring the non-surgical gift vouchers over  ‘traditional’ beauty gift vouchers as the effects

16th Century Diagrams of the Earliest Rhinoplasty

Published on January 4, 2011

A 16th century book detailing one of the earliest rhinoplasty operations came to light when it was sold at auction. The operations were carried out to repair faces that had been wounded in battle. The tome is illustrated with diagrams

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