Archive for January, 2011

Wal-Mart Targeting 8 Year Olds With Make Up And Anti Aging Products?

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I think sometimes large corporations use incorrect judgment that really lands them in the hot seat with the entire community. A recent decision to offer make up and anti-aging products to tweens (8-12 year olds) is just strange. According to a recent news site: The new ‘Geo-Girl’ beauty line is said to be aimed at […]

6th Breast Surgery Leads To Death For One Patient

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Recently a woman by the name of Carolin Berger who was also a contestant on “Big Brother” passed away from attempting to have a 6th breast augmentation surgery. She was 23 and she was going from a 34F to a 34G when her heart stopped beating during the surgery. According to the Huffington Post: Cora […]

Dr. Spiegel Discusses FFS Surgery In London Saturday February 19, 2011

Facial Feminization Surgery: Maximizing Results

Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel, Chief of Facial Plastic & Re-constructive Surgery at Boston University Medical Center, will review the goals and methods of facial feminization surgery. There will be a discussion of what procedures are available, how to maximize results, risk, and how new technologies and advances have allowed for improving structural changes to bone. Since 2004, Dr. […]

Plastic Surgeons Caught In The Crossfire on The War On Drugs

With the current state of the medical industry going through a rather large overhaul things are changing across the board causing plastic surgeons and physicians to get caught in the crossfire of red tape and politics.  With prescription drug abuse becoming a rather large epidemic many things are changing in order to slow down than […]

Non-Surgical Facial Procedures On A Dramatic Incline

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According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery nearly 75% off all surgeries performed in 2010 where non-surgical.  With Botox treatments being up by almost 50%. “The increase in non-invasive procedures administered by facial plastic surgeons was seen across the spectrum of treatments with the greatest increase being poly-l-lactic acid (up 71 […]

Nanotechnology Is No Longer Just For Sci-Fi Movies

Nanotechnology has made its appearance on the big screen in many different sci-fi related movies but that amazing technology might soon become a very strong reality in the mainstream medical industry. Nanotechnology is starting to play a rather large role in reconstructive surgeries when human cell growth needs to be magnified in order for a […]

Teens Turning To Plastic Surgery To Fight Bullying

It is very unfortunate but there is an alarming rate of young teens turning toward cosmetic plastic surgery in order to shed off the wrath of schoolyard bullies. We were all young once and kids can be cruel but is it going too far? 6th graders now want to turn to plastic surgery in order […]

Physicians Aesthetic Coalition Created To Promote Patient Safety

According to Plastic Surgery Practice a new cosmetic patient safety group has been created called the Physicians Aesthetic Coalition. This combined group is made up of all the top aesthetic surgey associations in the cosmetic plastic surgery industry. It is a group effort made up of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the […]

6 Reasons To Not Get Plastic Surgery

There are a variety of reasons why people choose to acquire more information surrounding cosmetic plastic surgery. Some are good, some not so good and some reasons are not even worth mentioning they are so bad. As a certified licensed cosmetic plastic surgeon you need to be able to distinguish when a potential patient should […]

How To Reduce Forehead Wrinkles

Forehead wrinkles are just a part of life but luckily there have been many breakthroughs on how to reduce or get rid of those pesky wrinkles entirely. Whether it is through cosmetic plastic surgery, lotions or just plain facial exercising there is something for everyone to try and reduce their forehead wrinkles. Here are a […]

Welcoming Dr. Jacob Tower to The Spiegel Center!