Navigation Links
News briefs from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Is Breast Reduction More Dangerous for Morbidly Obese Women?

As the obese population increases, more overweight women are consulting plastic surgeons for breast reductions. In previous studies, this group of patients had been thought to have higher complication rates. The authors of this study, however, found it to be as safe to perform large-volume breast reductions in morbidly obese women as slimmer patients. (Study title: Breast Reduction: Safe in the Morbidly Obese?)

Post-Bariatric Patients' Nutritional Deficiency: Concerns for Plastic Surgery

With the increasing popularity of bariatric operations, there has been a subsequent increase in body contouring following weight loss. This study highlights an important detail plastic surgeons need to assess in these potential patients: their nutritional health or lack of it. This study reports on the widespread evidence of nutritional deficiency in these patients that can lead to problems with wound healing and immune response optimization. The authors detail the various nutritional deficiencies commonly found in post-bariatric patients, noting that plastic surgeons may want to recommend optimal nutrition through supplements. (Study title: Nutritional Deficiency of PostBariatric Surgery Body Contouring Patients: What Every Plastic Surgeon Should Know)

Lasik Dry-Eye Needs Unique Approach to Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

Patients looking to rejuvenate aging eyelids, but have dry-eye syndrome following Lasik surgery, present unique difficulties. Authors in this study describe how to identify and alter the surgical technique (such as staging the operations for upper and lower lids) for this unique group of eyelid surgery patients. (Study title: Optimizing Blepharoplasty Outcomes in Patients with Previous Laser Vision Correction)


Contact: ASPS Media Relations
American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. News briefs from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
2. Weill Cornell science briefs May 2008
3. News briefs: May issue of the journal Chest
4. Journal Chest -- March 2008 news briefs
5. News Briefs from Preventive Medicine 2008
6. Nanotech Briefs Announces Call for Nominations for the Fourth Annual Nano 50(TM) Awards
7. DuPont Group Vice President Briefs Investors on Performance Materials Segment
8. News briefs from the November issue of Chest
9. URAC Releases Issue Briefs Examining Stakeholders Views of Care Coordination Along the Healthcare Continuum
10. News briefs from the journal Chest, August 2007
11. American Biosurgical Adds David Brazeal, CPA as Chief Financial Officer
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... VA (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... Preparing ... 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST, , FDA has long asserted ... CLIA regulations apply to performing the tests and do not meet the device regulations. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... advisory organization, is pleased to welcome Winter-Dent & Company as its newest Partner ... day one to become a client's most trusted advisor regardless of whether that ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... With Thanksgiving right around the ... safety tips to help protect your family and vehicle. , According to the National ... Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Amica is sharing the following safety tips from the NHTSA: ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Dr. Rodney E. Willey , has answered a new ... Center for Sleep Disorders, provides treatment for snoring and sleep apnea through oral ... Koala Center for Sleep Disorders in the US, one of four in the Illinois area. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 24, 2015 , ... Dr. Kevin Day, local family chiropractor in Warsaw ... this holiday season. During the Indiana winter months, Vitamin D deficiency can lead ... at AlignLife want to help provide the tools needed to combat it this year! ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015  BioPlast Manufacturing, ... the medical research, clinical diagnostic and biotech environments, ... leading manufacturer of quality petri dishes. This acquisition ... clients a platform of products that are designed ... with the highest quality.  ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... brand Revo has debuted a new capsule collection ... Bono as part of the " Buy Vision, Give Sight ... than 5 million people by 2020.  --> ... sale of every pair of Revo sunglasses, including Bono,s "Vision ... to the "Buy Vision, Give Sight" initiative. These funds will ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... USA , Inc. (OTCQB: WCUI), today provided an update ... to targeted dermatology markets in Boston , ... North Carolina . This follows earlier shipments to the ... , and New York dermatology markets. ... reported on October 1, 2015 will be realized in the pending quarter, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: