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September 17, 2021

Capsular Inflammation Linked to Silicone and Textured Implants Capsular Inflammation Linked to Silicone and Textured Implants

A recently published study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open suggests that patients who presented with breast implant illness (BII) — a term first coined […]
July 8, 2021

Stress May Turn Hair Gray, but Calm May Reverse It Stress May Turn Hair Gray, but Calm May Reverse It

Gray hair, jokingly referred to as stress highlights, is a visible sign of aging that has long been tied to personal pressure, but the theory is […]
June 18, 2021

FDA Approves StrataGraft for Deep Skin Burns FDA Approves StrataGraft for Deep Skin Burns

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a novel regenerative therapy that could be an alternative to autografting for treating adults with severe burns. […]
May 20, 2021

French Court Orders Damages for Victims of PIP Breast Implant Scandal French Court Orders Damages for Victims of PIP Breast Implant Scandal

Thousands of victims of defective breast implants manufactured in France should receive compensation, a Paris appeals court ruled on Thursday after deciding that German firm TUV […]
May 17, 2021

Plastic Surgeons Had Top Pay and Largest Bump in Pandemic Plastic Surgeons Had Top Pay and Largest Bump in Pandemic

One third of plastic surgeons saw their income decline over the last year, but the specialty overall earned the most among the 29 specialties in this […]
April 8, 2021

Guidance Offered for Breast Implant Removal Without Replacement Guidance Offered for Breast Implant Removal Without Replacement

More women with breast implants are asking for them to be removed without replacement, authors of a new guidance say, but the field has lacked formal […]
March 30, 2021

Complaints Filed on Lawmaker/Surgeon Who Took Zoom Calls in OR Complaints Filed on Lawmaker/Surgeon Who Took Zoom Calls in OR

At least one doctor has lodged a complaint with the Maryland Board of Physicians against a physician member of the Maryland House of Delegates who apparently […]
June 15, 2020

Only French Victims of Faulty Breast Implant May Claim Damages, EU Court Says Only French Victims of Faulty Breast Implant May Claim Damages, EU Court Says

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German victims of defective breast implants made by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) cannot claim damages from its insurer as its policy […]
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