SARASOTA – It’s a lucrative, cash-up-front business serving wealthy older people with money to spare. Small wonder doctors — both genuine and ersatz — are performing cosmetic surgery in Sarasota, a city known for active people with the means to keep aging at bay.
The results can be abysmal, says a new consortium of local plastic surgeons who sometimes must repair the damage.
Cosmetic surgery is big business. The ASPS estimates 18.8 million procedures will be done this year in the United States at a cost of $10.4 billion.
Twelve surgeons have formed the Plastic Surgeons of Sarasota Educational Cooperative to help inform potential patients about the serious risks involved in “getting a little work done.”Continue Reading
Plastic surgery involves many choices. The first and most important is selecting a surgeon you can trust.Continue Reading
Plastic Surgeon Says Labial Surgery Can Be Life-Changing for Patients An Expert Interview With Jennifer L. Walden, MD
Labiaplasty, a procedure done to reduce the size of the labia minora in women, is one of the most common female genital aesthetic surgeries, says Jennifer L. Walden, MD, a plastic surgeon with a private practice in Austin, Texas. Dr. Walden, who has performed 25-50 labiaplasties per year since opening her practice 9 years ago, says that although the procedure can be life-changing, it is too often done by physicians unfamiliar with the latest techniques and with little experience operating on female genitalia. In this interview with Medscape, she reveals what she considers to be best practices for this procedure.Continue Reading
Leawood, Kan. — Barring massive weight gain, fat does not regrow following liposuction and abdominoplasty, according to the results of a new study that counters previous research.Continue Reading