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Selfies Lead to Better Postoperative Recovery

Recently the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published a study which says that taking selfies during the postoperative recovery process can help surgeons detect early complications. This allows for better monitoring and results. “…researchers found that 96.2 percent of patients who sent in selfies of themselves to their surgeons during the first few days […]

Breast Implants Can Save Lives

A recent study conducted by Christopher Pannucci, a plastic surgeon at the University of Utah, and his colleagues for the Journal of Forensic Sciences found that when a bullet passes through silicone breast implants there is a “…significantly decreased penetration distance into the gel than shots that did not pass-through an implant.” The ballistics experiments were […]

Eliminating Scars with Surgical Glue

Surgical glue can ensure a better postoperative healing process. Since the skin is not punctured, a tighter seal is created. There are many brands of surgical glue available, however, Dr. Alexandre Charão recommends Liquiband, and Dermabond Prineo. Liquiband and Dermabond Prineo both come in liquid form. However, Dermabond Prineo is sealed by an adhesive tape to strengthen […]

More than $16 Billion Spent on Plastic Surgery in the US

According to the United States’ authority of plastic surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Americans spent more than $16 Billion on plastic surgery procedures in 2016. This includes both cosmetic and minimally invasive procedures. The Business Insider cites that, of this amount, $8 Billion (50%) was spent on invasive operations. Not including hospital and staff […]

MOTIVA Silicone Implants with Microchip Technology

NOW IN BRAZIL: IMPLANTS WITH ENHANCED SAFETY AND PRECISION Advancements in silicone implant technology have increased patient safety. Microchips can store information like brand, size, serial number, format, volume, data, manufacturing date, and silicone levels/quality for the lifetime of the silicone implant. The microchip silicone implant, manufactured by Motiva, was introduced to Dr. Alexandre Charão […]