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Perennial Problems and Innovative Solutions: Update on Aesthetic Breast Surgery

Aesthetic breast surgery has made many advances to provide plastic surgeons and their patients more control over the results.  Capsular contracture is a classic problem with breast implants where the healing membrane around the implant distorts shape and symmetry and degrades softness.  This was once largely the result of silicone gel that leached out of […]

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Is 50 Really the New 30?: How Modern Aesthetic Medicine Has Given Us A Decade of Delay in Facial Aging

Phrases like “50 is the new 30” are popular these days but is there basis in fact?  Dr. Bass discusses how lifestyle changes in the past few decades and the ascendance of non-surgical techniques in plastic surgery–often termed aesthetic medicine –have transformed how we look at a given age.  These changes have also transformed our […]

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So Many New Fillers, So Little Time

Injectable fillers like Restylane, Juvederm and others are a mainstay of facial rejuvenation and have many additional uses for enhancing the youthful face–lip augmentation, cheek augmentation, chin augmentation and liquid rhinoplasty being a few examples. Dr. Bass and guest expert dermatologist Dr. Michael Gold discuss the role of fillers along with some of the trends […]

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Size Matters But Its About So Much More Than The cc’s: How to Pick a Breast Implant

  Breast implants are devices that will eventually wear out, affecting many considerations in implant selection and breast augmentation.  Dr. Bass and his guest, plastic surgeon Dr. Jason Pozner discuss how to think about fill, implant selection and sizing. Hear their different viewpoints about silicone gel vs. saline filled implants, including the advantages and benefits […]

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Some Relaxing News: Exploring How The Neuromodulator Landscape Is Evolving From Botox to Revance

More on Neuromodulators Neuromodulators, also termed neurotoxins that are used in plastic surgery are derived from botulinum toxin A, a substance produced by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. Botox is the original product, with Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau also on the market in the United States.  I like the term relaxers for these medicines as it points […]

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