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FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval to Expand Use of Lap Band

Allergan Inc. announced that an FDA Advisory Committee has recommended with an 8-2 vote that the FDA extend the currently approved use of the company’s Lad Band® System, used for weight loss surgery, to patients that have a body mass index below 40. The Lap Band, which is an inflatable silicone device that gets placed… Read more »

Study Finds Botox Improves Patient’s Quality of Life

In addition to smoothing wrinkles, Botox may also improve your quality of life and your self-esteem, according to a new of the  study published in the journal Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Steven H. Dayan, of the Chicago Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, conducted the study on 100 participants who received either Botox injections or a saline… Read more »

New Guidelines for Post Bariatric Surgery Care Published

Bariatric surgery is becoming more common—the Endocrine Society estimates that around 200,000 weight loss surgeries were performed last year. Because of this, the society put together a task force that has published guidelines for post-op bariatric surgery follow-up and monitoring. Seventeen recommendations were published online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism by the… Read more »

Weight Loss Surgery for Teens May Head Off Lifetime of Obesity

While some doctors may be reluctant to perform weight loss surgery on teens, new studies suggest that this measure might help patients head off a lifetime of obesity. “There’s certainly a feeling among health-care providers and families that little Johnny is really getting heavier and heavier, but all he needs to do is put his… Read more »

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Memory

Three months after bariatric surgery patients had a significant improvement in memory function, according to research conducted by Gladys Strain, PhD, director of research for laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Bariatric surgery, such as gastric bypass, is an effective obesity treatment, but its effects on cognition have not been well studied,… Read more »

Mature Faces Turn to Less Invasive Procedures, Reports WSJ

The Wall Street Journal online reports that older workers are increasingly considering minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures to help them look younger and stay competitive in the current economy. Statistics compiled by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) show that for those in the 51-64 age range, the number of facelifts dropped from over 75,000… Read more »

Study Finds Technique Reduces Post-op Pain for Tummy Tuck Patients

A new study finds that when patients are injected with a combination of nerve blocks and long-acting local anesthetics into nerve branches around the abdomen before tummy tuck surgery, they have significantly less pain during their recovery period. A nerve block numbs the nerves in the area of the body where it’s injected. The author, microvascular plastic and reconstructive… Read more »

Study Finds Bariatric Surgery Reduces Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Obesity is becoming a bigger health issue in the United States every day. A new study released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) found that after a review of the 33 leading world economies, the U.S. came in first with the most overweight population. They estimated that about a third of Americans… Read more »

Cosmetic Surgery Market to Double in Size by 2017, According to Report

The cosmetic surgery, facial aesthetics and medical lasers market is expected to double in size by 2017, exceeding $3 billion, according to a new reoprt from medical device and pharmaceutical market research company iData Research. The aesthetic laser and light therapy markets for skin resurfacing, hair removal and laser lipolysis will be the fastest growing segments,… Read more »

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