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Plastic surgeons question the value of subjective patient satisfaction ratings

Patient satisfaction has become an important quality measure in the US healthcare system. But some plastic surgeons question the value of subjective patient satisfaction ratings--suggesting that they might even lead to lower-quality care in some situations, according to a special topic article in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Acid attacks: New research reveals unexpected demographics

In a recent study published in the SAGE open access journal Scars, Burns & Healing, in affiliation with The Katie Piper Foundation, leading researchers from the St. Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns conducted a 15- year retrospective study of twenty-one victims of assault using corrosive substances

How medical artists are faking hair, retouching scans and even creating nipples

Our eyebrows play a huge part in the way we look. Take them away, and we appear other-wordly. So it is understandable men and women are left reeling when, as a result of gruelling chemotherapy or other medical conditions, they lose the facial framework so many of us take for granted.

Fake doctor injects cement in woman's bottom

A US woman who wanted to work at a nightclub started searching for someone who could perform plastic surgery at a cheap price to give her a more curvaceous body.

Plastic Surgery Using Personalised 3D Avatars

An avatar is really no more than a graphical representation, generally human, which is associated with a user for identification purposes.

Asda £18 jeans give women an instant butt lift

Asda claims its new jeans which cost just £18 can give anyone a perfect and curvy derriere, whatever their age or size.