A panel of experts for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stated that a current glaucoma treatment is safe and effective enough to be used to make eyelashes fuller and longer. The panel recommended to the FDA that the drug from Allergen be approved for cosmetic use, with the requirement of follow-up testing after the product's release.
Archive for 2008
The FDA recently approved the REALIZE™ Band weight loss surgery procedure for use in the Unites States. How does the REALIZE™ Personalized Banding System different from the LAP-BAND System® and other bariatric surgery options?
Are you unsure of which facial treatments are best suited to treat your unique skin flaws? DocShop's skin care and facial rejuvenation guide provides a list of treatment options for a range of skin problems.
Medical experts have created a dermal filler that contains hyaluronic acid to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lidocaine to curb pain during and after treatment.
Presbyopia is the polite way of saying, "You're old and you need reading glasses." Even if you are in great physical shape, presbyopia will find you.
That toothache you've been complaining about can be attributed to a number of possible causes, some of which may surprise you. Check out some of the most common causes of tooth pain.
Breast augmentation is not a one-size-fits-all procedure. Find out which implant types and surgical approaches are best suited to your body type.
If you are a parent, you probably know that, for the first several years at least, the health of your child's teeth is your responsibility. What you may not know is how to go about caring for those little pearls, especially if your own dental habits are less than perfect.
Florida plastic surgeon Jon Paul Trevisani, MD, shares his knowledge of the breast augmentation procedure, including the various breast implant types and surgical techniques in use today.
Until recently, men who were worried about going bald had few options. Now, however, a company called HairDX is offering men the opportunity to assess their genetic risk of hair loss.
I'm a teeth grinder. In my sleep I grind my teeth. I didn't know this until the day my right front tooth shattered while eating French onion soup.
According to entertainment news reports published in 2007, Britney Spears inquired about having her then-two-year-old son's teeth bleached. At what age is it safe for children and teenagers to have their teeth whitened?
We interviewed a California teenager who underwent breast augmentation at 19; find out why she wanted to have implants placed, what she thinks of the results – and how her parents felt about her undergoing plastic surgery.
What are the benefits of Fraxel skin resurfacing versus Erbium laser skin resurfacing? Check out our article to find out whether one of these treatments is right for you.
Encountering unforeseen post-surgical issues can make a weight loss surgery patient feel alone. Because of this, many bariatric surgeons encourage their patients to participate in obesity surgery support groups.
"I'd like to breastfeed my baby, but I don't want my breasts to sag." This common fear leads many new mothers to choose formula over breast milk. But is this fear founded in fact or in fiction?
In trying to determine which laser hair removal technology to choose, it's important to know which type of lasers are safe and effective for your skin type.
“Having a successful practice puts you in a position to say ‘no’ to the patient.” And that is exactly what Dr. Khoobehi does. Patients who come into his practice with unrealistic expectations and magazine clippings of their favorite celebrities don’t need plastic surgery; they need a different kind of help.