Medical Spa MD: Stories & News

This is the first post of news from around the world on cosmetic Medicine. These posts will not be 'catagorized' but you can search for past posts and links using the search function.

  • Doctors warn agains Lipodissolve but fans say it works.
  • Sundown for Cosmetic Cowboys:
    In response to the government’s recent call for self regulation of cosmetic procedures, The British Association of Cosmetic Doctors (BACD) today announced the appointment of ten regional representatives to provide educational focus, set standards for cosmetic doctors, and provide mentoring for colleagues,
  • Adverse Reactions to cosmetic filler in eye area:
    A study suggests that polylactic acid (PLA) an injectable cosmetic filler previously deemed to be safe and reliable can lead to permanent facial scarring in certain patients.
  • The disturbing world of Back-street Botox:
    Practitioners with no medical training,drugs bought over the internet and disfiguring results. Worse still, it's all legal.
  • Doctors want Botox & Laser Limits:
    as the number of clinics rises, so do the medical problems stemming from those procedures, several dermatologists said. Dr. Nate Trookman of Colorado Springs said he used to see about six people a year with such complications and now it’s about one a week.
  • Plastic Surgery Reality TV Shows Influence Patients To Have Surgery
    According to a study published in July's Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), first-time patients seeking cosmetic plastic surgery are directly influenced ...
  • Plastic surgery on the NHS?
    But the latest study, to be published in the British Journal of
    Plastic Surgery, finds that surgeons are turning a blind eye to the rules because of ...