Facial Fractures from Recreational Activities Among the Elderly

Facial trauma related to recreational activities in the older population is not well-studied. A group of researchers led by Andrea Plawecki studied the profile of recreational activity-related facial fractures among the elderly. Exercise and other recreational...

Plastic Surgeons Are Mostly Men, But Their Patients Are Mostly Women

In 2016, 1.7 million elective cosmetic surgeries were performed in the United States. Of these 1.7 million, over 200,000 were rhinoplasties, or nose jobs. Women underwent 75 percent of these nasal surgeries, the vast majority of which were performed by men. Men make...

Longer-Lasting Botox Injections Mean Less Trips to the Clinic

One of the drawbacks of Botulinum Toxin (BTx) is the need for repeated injections. However, studies on a new formulation indicate that it may have longer-lasting effects, requiring fewer injections and trips to the doctor’s office. BTx is a nerve poison (neurotoxin)...

The Next Generation of PRP You Should Know About

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has experienced substantial growth in the aesthetic community over the last few years—it’s currently being used to rejuvenate the skin in “vampire facials” (it’s also commonly used with microneedling, although...