Monthly Archives: September 2010

ASPS Plastic Surgeons Gather This Weekend for Annual Meeting

plastic surgeonsFriday, October 1st will kick off the annual scientific meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.  Held in Toronto, Ontario, the conference will be attended by plastic surgeons and physicians from all around the world.

Presentations will focus on the hottest plastic surgery topics, technologies and current research.  Attendance could surpass 5,000 plastic surgeons, along with other doctors, nurses, exhibitors and professionals involved in the plastic surgery field. Continue reading

The Benefits of Male Breast Reduction – on Project Beauty

“No matter what I did, no matter how much I bench-pressed, no matter how hard I worked out – there was still an unnatural amount of breast fat,” says Will, a patient featured on this video from Project Beauty.

He explains how he visited his doctor and couldn’t resolve the problem with diet and exercise. Finally, he decided to seek out a plastic surgeon for a procedure called male breast reduction. Continue reading

Allergan Files Patent Infringment Suit to Stop Generic Latisse

Allergan Inc of Irvine, CA (maker of Botox and Juvederm) has reportedly filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against a Canadian drug company that is attempting to manufacture and market a generic version of Latisse.

The relevant patents for Latisse expire “as late as mid-2024,” reports Fox News. But Apotex Inc seeks to challenge those patents, allegedly claiming that two Latisse patents are neither valid nor enforceable.  The company went so far as to file an application with the FDA to create and market a generic version of Latisse. Continue reading