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Dr. Genter Discusses Men’s Cosmetic Needs with ABC News

philadelphia botox liposuctionAs more men turn to cosmetic procedures, what special considerations do their plastic surgeons make?

Philadelphia plastic surgeon Dr. Bruce Genter has seen many male patients and told ABC News what he sees as the needs for men who choose cosmetic treatments.

For men who undergo liposuction, which is the top cosmetic surgery for men, according to ABC News, incisions cannot be made in the same manner or location they would for women in case the male patient wishes to go shirtless, Genter said. Continue reading

Moderation is Ideal When It Comes to Botox Treatments, Study Finds

philadelphia botox restylaneThough Botox and Dysport are recognized for their ability to smooth facial wrinkles, they may also impact a patient’s ability to read facial cues, found a study in Social Psychological and Personality Science, according to WebMD.

Dr. David R. Neal, a psychology professor at the University of Southern California said that, “If you have a poker face because your facial muscles are paralyzed, you can’t read others emotions as well.”

Oftentimes, Neal said, we read the emotions of others by mimicking their facial expressions using a sort of “sixth sense.” Under the effect of too much botulinum toxin, the main component in Botox and Dysport, we lose that sense, he said. Continue reading

Plastic Surgery Grows in Popularity Around Aussie Holiday

jenkintown-botox-restylane-rhinoplastyAs the Christmas holiday approaches, the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons has seen a spike in cosmetic surgery procedures, according to a story in the Herald Sun.

Since the holiday season is often an artificial deadline for some people, says Peter Callahan, the president of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, people are increasingly checking cosmetic surgeries off their to-do lists.

The most popular treatments this time of year for Aussies are breast augmentation, various fillers, like Restylane, available in the US, and anti-wrinkle treatments, like Botox. Continue reading