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Aug 19, 2013, 09:50 ET Liquid Facelift Quick and Effective for Reversing Signs of Aging and Fatigue

Immediate facial rejuvenation without surgery can be accomplished in less than an hour with a "liquid facelift" that targets specific areas...


Aug 15, 2013, 09:50 ET Early Surgical Correction for Babies Critical to Cleft Lip and Palate Repair

 Surgical treatment starting as early as two or three months of age provides the best chance of a successful outcome for babies born with...


Aug 06, 2013, 09:50 ET Weight Management Key to Long-Lasting Liposuction Benefit

 Liposuction is a highly effective method for removing fat from specific areas to improve body contour, but patients who maintain results...


Jul 31, 2013, 09:50 ET Women Can Rely on Own Bodies for Most Natural Breast Reconstruction Results

 Many women seeking breast reconstruction as part of a mastectomy to treat or prevent cancer can use their own body's tissue for breasts...


Jul 23, 2013, 11:31 ET Breast Augmentation Provides Cosmetic or Medical Benefit

Breast augmentation, or enlargement, is the most frequently performed cosmetic plastic surgery procedure in the United States, but can also...


Jun 25, 2013, 09:50 ET Summer Home Repair Safety Tips to Prevent Serious Hand and Finger Injuries

 Hand and finger injuries are among the most common causes for emergency room visits, but taking time to prepare a safe work area, using...


Jun 11, 2013, 09:50 ET Rhinoplasty, or Nose Reshaping, Provides Most Cosmetic and Emotional Benefit when Expectations are Clear and Realistic

 Rhinoplasty, or a "nose job," is the second most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedure in the United States, but is also a complex...


May 23, 2013, 09:29 ET Direct to Implant ("One Step") Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction Reduces Number of Surgeries and Time to Final Cosmetic Results

 Direct to implant, or "one step," breast reconstruction following mastectomy is an appropriate option for many women with BRCA (BReast...


May 21, 2013, 12:11 ET Flabby Upper Arms Due to Body Type, Age or Weight Loss May Need More than Diet and Exercise to Tone

 Body type, age or significant weight loss can prevent some women from achieving tight and toned upper arms despite diligent efforts with diet...


Apr 18, 2013, 09:45 ET Protecting Legs and Feet When Motorcycle Riding is Critical, But Too Often Ignored

 Motorcycle ridership for both recreation and commuting has increased dramatically over the past couple of decades, bringing a corresponding...


Apr 11, 2013, 09:50 ET New York Group for Plastic Surgery Kicks Off Challenge to Benefit Cancer Organization

 Plastic and reconstructive surgeons Dr. C. Andrew Salzberg and Dr. R. Michael Koch of the New York Group for Plastic Surgery are spearheading...


Apr 10, 2013, 09:45 ET Breast Reduction Allows More Women to Choose Nipple Sparing, Direct to Implant Option for Prophylactic Mastectomy

 A procedure that starts with a breast reduction or lift can make nipple sparing, direct to implant ("one step") prophylactic (preventive)...


Apr 04, 2013, 09:45 ET Tips to Determine Cause and Fix for Drooping Eyelids

 The reasons for drooping upper eyelids can be medical or cosmetic in nature but either can affect vision and self-esteem, and both can be...


Mar 14, 2013, 09:50 ET New York Group for Plastic Surgery (NYGPS) Expands Practice to New York City

Plastic and reconstructive surgeons C. Andrew Salzberg, M.D. and Tae Ho Kim, M.D. of the New York Group for Plastic Surgery are now providing...


Mar 07, 2013, 09:50 ET Proper Diagnosis Key to Successful Treatment of Facial Birthmark in Young Children

 A reddish birthmark that appears on a baby's skin in the first few weeks after birth is most often harmless, but should be brought to a...


Feb 26, 2013, 11:06 ET New York Group for Plastic Surgery Expands Locations and Expertise for Cosmetic and Reconstructive Services

 Citing an increasing demand for specialized expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, the New York Group for Plastic Surgery...