Posts from Month: April 2018

plastic surgeon marking patient in operating theater

What’s the Difference? Breast Augmentation, Reduction, and Lift

Breast surgery has become widely popular over the years. Today, breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed in the United States. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released a report that shows 290,467 patients moving forward with the surgery. Women seek out breast surgeries for a variety of reasons. Whether it be for…

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doctors and nurses in surgery with masks and scrubs

Antibiotic Resistance: A Global Health Problem

Last year Dr. Margaret Chan, former Director-General of the World Health Organization, appeared before the United Nations to warn about the potential dangers of antibiotic resistance. We may soon reach a point where minor infections can once again kill. Common practices like organ transplantation and chemotherapy may become difficult or even too dangerous to perform.…

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Doctor and Patient Discussion

Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery: Which Is Right For Me?

Many people use the terms “plastic surgery” and “cosmetic surgery” interchangeably. The confusion is understandable when taking into account how some plastic surgeons go through training to specialize in cosmetic surgery. However, while they are closely related, cosmetic and plastic surgery are not the same. The main differences lie in the ultimate goal of the…

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