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Appeals court affirms previous victory for Utah Society, ASPS, ABPS truth-in-advertising efforts The 10th District U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 31 upheld the September 2013 dismissal of a lawsuit filed by an ENT and oral surgeon against the Utah Plastic Surgery Society (UPSS), ASPS, the American Board of Plastic Surgery –… Read More »


Guide to Safe Plastic Surgery- Patient Safety

Questions to ask my plastic surgeon   You’ll achieve the best results from plastic surgery if you and your surgeon communicate openly and work together to achieve realistic goals. An understanding of your your goals, expectations and motivation is essential to a successful partnership between you and your surgeon, helping both of you to determine… Read More »


Types of Collagen Injections

Collagen injections involve the use of collagen to treat facial imperfections such as wrinkles, worry lines, acne scars, crow’s feet etc. Collagen is a natural form of protein that is found in the human body. It is obtained from areas such as the skin, tendons, cartilage, and bones. The collagen found in the skin is… Read More »


What is an eyelid lift?

An eyelid lift or blepharoplasty removes the excess skin, tightens the muscle and sculptures the underlying fat to a more youthful appearance. Many patients lose elasticity of the upper eyelid skin, causing droopy eyelids and obstruction of peripheral vision. This may require surgery of the eyelids to improve visual function. A transconjuctival blepharoplasty hides the… Read More »


Is it important to give a full medical history to my plastic surgeon?

Absolutely! There is a risk with any cosmetic surgical procedure to improve the appearance. It is very important for the plastic surgeon to a document your allergies, medications and medical history as record. Hypertension, previous blood clots, diabetes, smoking, cardiac and respiratory symptoms do not prevent you from having an elective surgery, but can increase… Read More »


Are You the Right Candidate for Chin Augmentation?

Chin augmentation is an effective procedure for individuals who feel that the chin is not symmetrical in size or shape when compared to other facial features. A small or weak chin can give the illusion of a larger nose or fleshier neck, even when they are not. Sometimes, patients have a pointed, squared or recessed… Read More »


Allergan buying Kythera, developer of double chin treatment

Botox maker Allergan buying Kythera, developer of double chin treatment Already hoping to erase your wrinkles, Allergan now wants to do away with double chins. The Ireland-based drug company, seller of Botox anti-wrinkle injections, agreed Wednesday to pay $2.1 billion in cash and stock for Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. Kythera, based in Westlake Village, is rolling… Read More »


Fat Grafting Widely Used During Facelift Surgery

‘Fat Grafting’ Widely Used During Facelift Surgery Procedure is helpful for adding volume, roundness to certain areas of the face, experts say FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Most U.S. plastic surgeons use a procedure called “fat grafting” to enhance the effects of facelifts, a new study reports. This technique involves transferring small amounts… Read More »


What you Should Know about Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is an excellent treatment for people who are looking to fix their noses. Noses can lose shape or look odd due to a variety of reasons that include injury or birth defects etc.  Rhinoplasty can be used to shape the nose, change the size, improve nose width, position the nose properly, and even position… Read More »


Is Lip Augmentation Right For You?

Pouts are very powerful. If you are unhappy with your pout or feel that you want fuller lips, there are treatments available to help you. These fall in the category of lip augmentation surgery, which is a cosmetic procedure designed to give you larger and fuller lips. It can be performed on both upper and… Read More »


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