Wilmington Plastic Surgery News & Events

Pair the FDA’s recently updated white paper statement, alongside the promise and commitment from the ASPS, consumers and ASPS members can rest assured they will be provided the best information to help make informed decisions pertaining to silicone gel-filled breast implants. Although it is agreed that breast implants are not lifetime devices, 90% of patients are satisfied with their outcomes from breast implantation...

For women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer, immediate breast reconstruction has a low risk of complications - including serious complications related to radiation therapy - and does not cause undue delays in cancer treatment, reports a study in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The results alleviate concerns...

By Ken Little – The Star News Online On the face of things, it’s reasonable to assume that the economy would have an effect of the number of cosmetic procedures performed in recent years. While that’s true to a degree, there is no shortage of people who opt for surgical and nonsurgical procedures in the Wilmington area. One reason may be that individuals of a certain age perceive they must look...