Navigation Links
Study Shows Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise as Safety and Efficacy of Procedures Increase
Date:9/24/2007

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosmetic procedures, both surgical and nonsurgical, have risen in popularity as evidenced by makeovers seen on "Oprah" and reality shows such as "Extreme Makeover." And, of course, we cannot overlook the success of the television series, "Nip/Tuck."

Nearly 11.5 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States in 2006, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).

Statistics show an increase in procedures that transfer one's own fat from one part of the body to another using an instrument called a cannula, a closed-end tubular device made from stainless steel. It looks much like a large needle and is commonly used to extract tissue during liposuction and fat-transfer procedures. Tulip Biomed, Inc. makes a disposable cannula the company says is more effective and safer than non-disposable devices.

"Industry statistics, as well as our own research, show that while nonsurgical procedures are on the rise, so are the number of plastic surgeons eager to obtain instrumentation that fit their medical needs, improve procedural outcome, decrease post-trauma effect and, at the same time, reduce liability concerns," said Richard Burgoon, COO, Tulip Biomed, Inc.

Americans spent just under $12.2 billion on cosmetic procedures; $7.6 billion for surgical procedures, such as liposuction and breast augmentation; and $4.5 billion for nonsurgical procedures, such as transferable fat injections and Botox.

James Stuzin, MD, President, ASAPS, commented, "...Furthermore, as the safety and efficacy of the nonsurgical procedures on the market continue to improve, the number of those procedures performed by board-certified plastic surgeons continues to rise year after year."

The overall number of procedures increased 446 percent since ASAPS first began collecting data in 1997. Contributing to this rise are the aging Baby Boomers who are acutely aware of wrinkles and bulges,
'/>"/>

SOURCE Tulip Biomed, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Rural Canadians travel far for specialists: study
2. A new study surpasses Gene Therapy Hurdle
3. Tomato Sauce reduces Cancer Risk- Study
4. A question on study of Adult Stem Cell
5. Study on obesity and heart failure
6. National Lung Study in the process
7. Marijuana gateway theory strengthened by study of twins
8. Old theory of adaptation confirmed by new study
9. Study casts doubt on keyboard ills
10. Gene study links endometriosis, infertility
11. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Liberty University has received accreditation for its resident Clinical ... for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP). ... & Family Studies , is under the leadership of Dr. ... Behavioral Sciences. Prior to the formation of the new school, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Padre Murphy's and Owner Tom Boyle in Glendale, ... Health Alliance (PPHA). The PPHA's passion for others' well-being ... NFL greats, treated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has propelled ... cause in the valley. The most recent plans for an ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... AngelWeddingDress, the premier women’s dress supplier, has ... View website of AngelWeddingDress.com to find more ... dresses online for a bridal party. AngelWeddingDress offers a ... them. Its maternity wedding dresses are specially designed for ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... released a new blog post explaining the main features of ... Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find the best coverage ... an agent or visit an agency for price information. These ... http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies heavily on transportation ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Calif. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were ... their leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical ... and Olsen each received the “2014 Life Sciences ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Liberty University's Resident Master’s Counseling Program Receives CACREP Accreditation 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Recently Released Its Collection Of 2015 Maternity Wedding Dresses 2Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3
... most people go,out to mow the lawn, jump-start the car ... they think about is protecting their eyes, but it,should be ... Month, and Eye M.D.s across the,country are urging Americans to ... most ordinary of activities., "More than one million people ...
... release is available in German . , ... problems have expanded. The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency ... that some new surgical techniques are being heavily promoted without ... essential , For many men, the symptoms of ...
... (NYSE: SGP ) today announced the transition ... Stolp, D.V.M., Ph.D., to Raul E. Kohan, who,was ... unit. In his role as,senior vice president and ... Fred Hassan, chairman and chief,executive officer., In ...
... computer program helped , , FRIDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay ... American doctors have them answer before physical exams, ... of these screening tools, new reports say. , ... 2008 Clinical Congress of the American College of ...
... Control Through Good Nutrition, MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 17 ... to get the necessary amounts of calories,protein and nutrients ... of this, patients often lose significant amounts of lean,muscle ... feel nauseous,or have a strong aversion to foods. These ...
... On Monday, November 3, the Supreme,Court will hear opening ... from an unfortunate error that resulted in a tragic ... improperly administered,the drug to her in a separate action. ... where the jury,s verdict conflicts with the,FDA,s considered scientific ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology 2Health News:Enlarged prostates: The choice of treatment needs careful consideration 2Health News:Schering-Plough Announces Transition of Animal Health Leadership 2Health News:Doctors Often Overestimate Patients' Health Literacy 2Health News:Strong Bodies Battle Better 2Health News:Strong Bodies Battle Better 3Health News:Wyeth v. Levine: Preemption and The Facts 2Health News:Wyeth v. Levine: Preemption and The Facts 3
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; ... a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall ... the Company,s accomplishments in 2014 and its outlook for 2015 ... Dear Fellow Shareholders, We would like to take ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015  Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH ) announced ... of the new Simple Plex platform through its Proteins ... the re-branding of the previously acquired CyPlex instrument platform ... a transformative immunoassay technology which integrates an innovatively designed ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015 Increasing sophistication among ... consolidation of localization purchasing in 2015, says Moravia ... to a recent study by market research firm Common ... single-source solution for their translation and localization needs. "From ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 2Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 3Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 4Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 5Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 6Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 7Bio-Techne Launches Simple Plex Platform 2Bio-Techne Launches Simple Plex Platform 3Moravia Sees Single-Sourcing as Key Localization Trend in 2015 2
Barraquer needle holder, curved, delicate....
Clinical micro clamps by Acland. Black finish. It provides impressive security in use, both against slippage and against leakage due to controlled closing force and working grip surface....
Yasargil Spring Hool with Bulldog Clamp, Galea hook....
Extremely fine straight....
Medicine Products: