Cosmetic Surgery :: Surgeons denounce booby prize

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the not-for-profit organisation established for the advancement of education and practice of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for public benefit, denounced a competition run by Liverpool?s 107.6 Juice FM where the prize awarded was a breast augmentation ? the radio station have just announced the winner is Nadine Pude from Wirral.

Cosmetic Surgery :: Scientists discover key to manipulating fat

In what they call a “stunning research advance,” investigators at Georgetown University Medical Center have been able to use simple, nontoxic chemical injections to add and remove fat in targeted areas on the bodies of laboratory animals. They say the discovery, published online in Nature Medicine on July 1, could revolutionize human cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and treatment of diseases associated with human obesity.

Cosmetic Surgery :: 11 Million Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures in 2006 – Up

Nearly 11 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were performed in the United States in 2006, up 7 percent from 2005, according to statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). In addition, more than 5.2 million reconstructive plastic surgery procedures were performed last year.