Archive for September, 2009

Support RIDE FOR THE CURE and Get a Discount on Injectable Treatments! Now Through November 1st

As we posted before, Mark and Marianne Mandell-Brown are participating in the Greater Cincinnati Chapter Ride for The Cure October 15-18, 2009. Marianne is riding 60 miles and Mark is attempting over 100 miles through Death Valley, California. Most importantly, it’s for a great cause; we’re trying to raise funds for research on juvenile onset […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery a Viable Solution for Aging?

The UK Observer published an editorial over the weekend that offered contrasting opinions from British journalist Alice Hart-Davis and Annabel Jones, beauty director for the UK fashion magazine Grazia. The Observer asked them, “Can cosmetic surgery ever be a viable solution to aging?” It seems the question is flawed from the beginning; can anything at […]

6 Ways to Define Successful Breast Surger

What do satisfied patients say about breast augmentation? How do we define success in this field? The August 2009 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery includes an article in which 6 factors related to breast augmentation success were identified, based on a study of patient surveys. 1. Satisfactory Breast Characteristics This is clearly the main […]

Sculptra Wrinkle Filler Featured on Today Show

The recent FDA approval of Sculptra for cosmetic use has spawned a renewed interest of the drug in the cosmetic surgery industry and in the media. The Today Show recently featured Sculptra injectable wrinkle filler on a segment of “Today’s Health.” The first half of the segment features a brief treatment demonstration and some patient […]

What Is Propofol and How Did It Cause Michael Jackson’s Death?

Propofol (or Diprivan) is an anesthetic often used during cosmetic surgery procedures, in closely monitored settings. The recent controversy surrounding the drug stems from the death of Michael Jackson. The media has been inundated with stories about the pop singer and how the drug Propofol caused his death. Jackson is said to have requested the […]

The “Liquid Face Lift” Featured in Harper’s Bazaar

The so-called liquid facelift has once again been featured by a national media outlet. Harper’s Baazar recently posted an excellent article that outlines the pros and cons of all the latest wrinkle fillers. The Best Beauty section of the September issue includes before and after pictures and a discussion of professional techniques for administering injectables. […]