Archive for February, 2011

Can Fruits and Veggies Help You Heal After Cosmetic Surgery?

In a new clinical study out of Brazil, doctors asked 60 women to dramatically increase their intake of fruits and vegetables during their recovery from cosmetic surgery. Their findings reveal some promising potential benefits of antioxidant intake, not only after surgery, but also for the treatment of inflammatory conditions. Doctors hypothesized that a diet rich […]

Ethnic Groups Differ in Cosmetic Surgery Preferences

Different ethnic groups are choosing different cosmetic procedures, which are “tailored to their cultural preferences and ideals of beauty,” says a recent article in The New York Times. “When a patient comes in from a certain ethnic background and of a certain age, we know what they’re going to be looking for. We are sort […]

AAFPRS Stats Show Rise in Non-Surgical Treatments for Face

Statistics about facial cosmetic treatments show that in 2010, about 75 percent of the procedures performed were non-surgical, which may confirm an often discussed trend toward less invasive cosmetic treatments. The stats come straight from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), and they show a 45 percent increase in the number […]