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Plastic and orthopedic surgeons assist in Haitian earthquake relief

Organized by the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons in concert with Medical Emergency Response International, a team of surgical experts were deployed to Haiti following the earthquake which took place on January 12, 2010. The team was landed in country just three days after the catastrophe, and were performing limb-saving surgeries by […]

Tummy Tuck Honolulu, Hawaii by Dr Schlesinger

Tummy Tuck in Honolulu Hawaii The key to a great tummy tuck is a great belly button. The belly button has two blood supplies – one from the skin around it and one from the liver. There are two veins and one artery that come from the liver and go to the bottom of your […]

What is the latest and greatest in eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty) by Dr Schlesinger in Honolulu Hawaii

What is the latest and greatest in eyelid surgery? Well, let’s go back and review some of the problems that occurred in the past. The first one is too much skin taken out of the upper eyelid. This one truly is not a problem if you choose the right Board Certified plastic surgeon. Lower eyelids […]

Hawaii soldier’s face repaired by Iraq Star

KAHULUI, Maui — Military doctors patched up Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Goede’s shattered body after a bomb exploded near his vehicle in Iraq three years ago, but until yesterday he still carried bits of the war-torn country in his face. Sixteen surgeries at nine medical facilities repaired his mangled leg and removed some of the […]

Male Breast Reduction – Gynecomastia in Hawaii

Due to the embarrassing nature of enlarged breasts in men there is a refusal of a lot of men to even talk about it. It is a very little known fact that one in every three men suffers from Gynecomastia or Man Boobs. Male breast reduction is therefore commonly sought after. Gynecomastia is a common condition […]

BOTOX could become better regulated

BOTOX is among the top used anti-aging treatments in the world. Last year almost two and a half million people were injected with the fast acting substance in order to achieve a smoother, more youthful appearance. It’s no surprise the treatment is so popular. Between its wide availability, its proven, near instant efficacy, and its […]

New filler techniques may help postpone face-lift operations

A shallowing or hollowing appearance of the areas around the cheeks, eyes and temples are some of the most prominent signs of aging. While a variety of procedures are available to counteract these developments, opinions differ substantially on the overall best method of achieving lasting, natural looking results. Doctors often use fillers, fat injections, implants […]

Non-invasive cosmetic procedures on the rise

Non-surgical cosmetic procedures are out-pacing their surgical counterparts at an increasingly surprising rate. In the year 2000, non-invasive procedures that offered less dramatic but more affordable results accounted for just over a quarter of all cosmetic procedures performed in the United States. That number has risen incredibly in the last ten years, settling at around […]

Asian patients undergo surgery to acquire “Western” appeal

The motives to undergo plastic surgery may seem different from culture to culture at first glance, but they’re more similar than might be imagined. According to a recent CNN report, affluent Asian patients are increasingly embracing plastic surgery to achieve a more “Western” appearance in the hopes of elevating their prospects. Many believe that a […]

Plastic surgery to prevent bullying on the rise

Plastic surgery is enjoying an increasingly comfortable reception in much of the world, a fact that’s attested to by the growing number of patients who undergo cosmetic procedures with each passing year. Last year saw a sharp rise in the number of men committing to plastic surgery, and now a similar rise is being witnessed […]