Archive for January, 2011

Roger Ebert Writes About New Facial Prosthesis on Blog

If you’ve been following the story of famed movie critic Roger Ebert, you know about his illness and the disfiguring changes that occurred in his face. “After surgery, I studiously avoided looking at myself in a mirror” he writes in a recent blog post. But things may be getting better for the famous critic. In […]

SST and Cytori Form Sales Partnership

Sound Surgical Technologies, maker of the VASER liposuction system, and Cytori Therapeutics have formed a sales partnership. According to a recent news release from SST, the company will be selling Cytori’s high-tech fat grafting systems. The VASER lipo system is a popular ultrasound-assisted platform that has been shown to provide viable harvesting of fat for […]

Cosmetic Surgeons Meet for 27th Annual Scientific Meeting

Yesterday marked the beginning of the 27th annual scientific meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. This year’s meeting, which takes place in Phoenix, will involve some exciting developments for the academy as well as aesthetic medicine in general. One such development is the change in leadership for the AACS. It was announced today […]

Dr. Mandell-Brown Named Among Best Plastic Surgeons in Cincinnati

In early January, Cincinnati Magazine released the 2011 results of a poll of 5000 Tri-State area physicians who vote to name the Tri-State area’s best physicians in multiple categories. Dr. Mark Mandell-Brown, director of The Plastic Surgery Experts, was named “TOP DOCTOR” in plastic surgery. He has been consistently recognized for his plastic surgery and […]

16th Century Book Describes Early Rhinoplasty Surgery

A rare book published in 1597 describes the nose surgery technique of Gaspare Tagliacozzi, a professor of surgery at the University of Bologna. According to the UK Telegraph, the book was recently purchased by a plastic surgeon at auction for 11,000 British pounds (about 17,000 U.S. dollars). Inside the book, De Curtorum Chirurgia Per Insitionem, […]