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    • New Study Reports Uplifting Technique for Bald Men's Faces

      Published Dec 26 2019, 02:11 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Whether they choose the look, or genetics chooses it for them, some guys are embracing baldness. However, without a hairline, bald men who desire a facelift have a difficult time hiding their scars, which has always presented a challenge to plastic surgeons.

    • 'Nipple By Number' Device Helps Plastic Surgeons Perform 3D Nipple Tattoos

      Published Dec 26 2019, 02:06 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Three-dimensional tattoos offer a new alternative for creating a natural-looking nipple after breast reconstruction. For most women, accessing this option means finding a tattoo artist with the skill to create these detailed tattoos. Now a new device called Nipple By Number® enables plastic surgeons to perform realistic-looking 3D nipple tattoos as an in-office procedure, reports a paper in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Treating Lipedema With Liposuction May Help Women With 'Painful Fat' Disease

      Published Dec 19 2019, 12:42 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Suppose you're a teen or young woman who starts putting on fat, mainly in your legs. Doctors say you're obese – but no matter how much you diet and exercise, you can't lose the fat. After years of weight gain, pain, and swelling, you're finally diagnosed with lipedema – a common but "enigmatic" disease of the peripheral fat. That's the experience of women with lipedema surveyed in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Plastic Surgery Training Has Negative Effects on Reproductive Health

      Published Oct 29 2019, 10:27 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Plastic surgery training takes a toll on childbearing and reproductive health, including negative effects on fertility, complications during pregnancy, and breastfeeding practices, reports a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • New Study in Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery Compares Long-Term Patient Outcomes, Including Sexual Well-Being and Satisfaction With Breasts

      Published Oct 29 2019, 10:09 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Women who underwent breast reduction surgery before age 25 continue to report lasting benefits 10 to 30 years following the procedure, according to a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • 'Tummy Tuck' Improves Quality of Life in Overweight/Obese Patients

      Published Oct 02 2019, 10:48 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) yields high patient satisfaction and improved quality of life in patients who are overweight or obese – despite a substantial risk of complications, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Insurance Plans Vary in Coverage of Gender-Affirming 'Top' Surgery for Transgender Patients

      Published Oct 02 2019, 10:44 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Insurance companies having variable policies for covering gender-affirming breast/chest "top" surgery in transgender patients, according to a special topic paper in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Study Supports Benefits of Breast Reduction in Teens and Young Women

      Published Aug 29 2019, 02:57 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Breast reduction surgery is a safe and effective procedure for adolescents and young women with pain and other concerns related to excessively large breasts, concludes a study in the September issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Reconstructive Surgery Trips to Developing Countries Are Cost-Effective and Sustainable

      Published Aug 29 2019, 02:51 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Trips to perform reconstructive surgery procedures in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are cost-effective in terms of reducing the impact of disability on the lives of patients, reports a special topic paper in the September issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Changes to Abdominal Muscles After Pregnancy May Affect 'Tummy Tuck' Results

      Published Aug 15 2019, 10:42 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Especially in women who have had multiple pregnancies, widening and thinning of the abdominal muscles may contribute to problems with the outcomes of abdominoplasty ("tummy tuck") surgery, reports a study in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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