What is Liposuction?

Many people struggle with excess body fat every day. When a healthy diet and exercise fail to get rid of fat bulges, liposuction is often a good option to achieve their desired body contour. Liposuction can target many areas, such as the abdominal region, thighs and hips. Unfortunately, some men and women may have unrealistic expectations for…

LENI Flap Reliable for Nasal Defect Reconstruction

The lateral extended nasal island (LENI) flap is an effective and predictable single-stage reconstructive technique for medium-size nasal tip defects, according to research published recently in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Simon J. Madorsky, MD, from the Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center in Newport Beach, California, retrospectively reviewed 97 consecutive cases of patients who underwent reconstruction…

What Constitutes Beauty, and How Is it Perceived?

Research shows there are many biological, psychological, cultural and social aspects that influence how beauty and attractiveness are perceived. Researchers now believe that beauty preferences are partly an effect of a rudimentary cognitive process that appears quite early in life, with humans having a seemingly automatic ability to categorize a person as beautiful or not.…

RealSelf Partners with The Aesthetic Society, Focuses on Patient Safety

RealSelf announces a partnership with The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (The Aesthetic Society) to conduct studies and develop new resources for consumers that provide detailed information about breast implants and Brazilian butt lifts, empowering patients to make informed decisions. Leaders from both organizations will meet later this week at The Aesthetic Meeting 2019, taking place May…