Plastic Surgery Blog
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 unproven treatments being promoted to the public. The coalition plans on developing an educational forum […]
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.
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 structure provides the framwork on which the soft-tissue envelope drapes. One prominent change in both women and men […]
'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 beauty. While supplements can help improve our skin, nutrients should be from whole foods. Oranges, fish, […]
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 reduces fine lines and wrinkles, evens skin tone, and […]
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 are longer lasting, and you get more bang for the buck. Chow Center for Facial Plastic Surgery also […]
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 in which the patient's nose was attached to a flap of skin from his upper […]
Before committing to any plastic surgery procedures, it’s a good idea to do thorough research. The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery launched a third edition of THE FACE BOOK which covers everything facial plastic surgery has to offer. The Face book is available in our office; for more information, email us!
Read here about a unique facial plastic surgery that saved a 12 year old boy’s jaws.
The increased popularity of cosmetic injectable fillers has also resulted in a rise in illegal injections with dangerous substances by unlicensed or unqualified injectors. Make sure to always go to a facial plastic surgeron for all your aesthetic needs.