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How Safe Are Facial Fillers? New Study Reviews Over 2,000 Injections

Side effects were rare with facial fillers in recent study. Three injectable soft-tissue fillers designed to reduce facial wrinkles and lines and provide a more youthful, fresher appearance have been deemed to be safe, according to a recent study in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Over a five-year period, researchers reviewed data on 2,089 office-based injections for these so-called liquid facelifts. The study included: 1,047 injections of hyaluronic acid (brand names Juvederm, Restylane, Puragen, Captique, Esthélis, Elevess,… Read Full Post

Angelina Jolie Chooses Teardrop Shaped Implants for Breast Reconstruction

Actress, humanitarian and mother of six’s preventative mastectomy and reconstruction expands dialogue and raises awareness about women’s health Angelina Jolie’s preventative double mastectomy and subsequent breast reconstruction resulted in a firestorm of publicity. Not only did it create dialogue about what to do when testing positive for the defective BRCA 1gene as Jolie had, but also about the type of reconstruction. The defective BRCA1 gene increases breast cancer risk by an estimated 87 percent. In… Read Full Post

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