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Category Archives: News – plastic surgery

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Dr. C. Bob Basu Wins RealSelf 100 Award

  HOUSTON, TX – FEBRUARY 19, 2016 – Local physician Dr. C. Bob Basu is one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf—the leading online community helping people make confident choices in elective cosmetic procedures. In a time …

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The Top Plastic Surgery Stories of the Year

2014 is coming to a close — and oh, what a year it has been! The plastic surgery industry earned a lot of attention this year, most of it being positive, with the exception of some sad stories. As we reflect on the developments over the past year, Dr. Bob Basu recaps some of the …

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How to Fit Plastic Surgery into Your Busy Lifestyle

Houston plastic surgeon Bob Basu is pleased to work with a diverse clientele of all lifestyles — many of whom have packed schedules with personal and professional commitments. These busy individuals are susceptible to the effects of aging, stress, pregnancy and other elements, and many of them desire cosmetic enhancement for a more attractive appearance. …

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Short Cuts Are Not The Answer

It is critical to Do Your Homework before opting for cosmetic surgery. Not only is it important to research your procedures/surgeries, it is even more important to research your surgeon, before even thinking about booking a consultation. The necessity of finding a surgeon who is properly board-certified in Plastic surgery cannot be stressed enough to …

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What Does It Mean to be a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon?

When pursuing plastic surgery, you want to trust that you are in the best and safest hands possible. The plastic surgeon you select should not only be educated, he should also be licensed to practice medicine in your state and certified by the appropriate medical board. Dr. Bob Basu, a plastic surgeon in Houston, recommends …

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When is the Right Time For Facelift Surgery?

Men and women considering facial plastic surgery often ask their plastic surgeon: when is the best time for a facelift? A new study from Cleveland Clinic explores that question, and it shows that with proper screening, a facelift after the age of 65 can be just as safe as one performed for younger patients. Cleveland …

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Plastic Surgery Groups Issue Statement on Stem Cell Claims

ASAPS and ASPS say that stem cells have promising potential, but marketing should reflect real data, which is still limited regarding safety and efficacy. A decision has been reached about stem cells in cosmetic surgery, from a special task force assigned by members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society for Aesthetic …

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Experts Say Injectable Filler Market Still Has Room for Growth

As injectable wrinkle treatments and lip, cheek and chin augmentation procedures have increased in popularity over the past two decades, facial filler manufacturers have flooded the U.S. market with injectable products made of collagen, hyaluronic acid gel and a number of other substances. Today, are so many filler options available to consumers that it’s a …

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Study Finds Volume Loss in Bones Contributes to Facial Aging

In addition to facial fat and collagen depletion that cause the face to wrinkle and sag as we age, a recent study conducted by team of plastic surgeons found that bone loss and recession that occurs over time also contributes to facial aging. This “milestone” study, according to American Society of Plastic Surgeons President Dr. …

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Plastic Surgeons Predict Cosmetic Medicine Trends for 2011

According to a press release from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), plastic surgeons predict that non-invasive body shaping and surgical facial rejuvenation treatments will be among the most popular cosmetic procedures in 2011. Weight loss, aging breast implants and the never-ending quest for the perfect posterior are also anticipated to motivate more …

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Critics Revist Heidi Montag Plastic Surgery Obsession Following Surgeon’s Death

After celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Frank Ryan was in a deadly car crash last August, scrutiny of his controversial and widely publicized cosmetic surgery work on reality TV star Heidi Montag has re-ignited all over popular media. The most widely criticized aspect of the 10-procedure surgical makeover Dr. Ryan performed on Montag wasn’t the pair …

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U.S. Plastic Surgeons Perform Millions of Body Contouring Procedures In 2009

Global plastic surgery statistics recently released by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery suggest that last year, U.S. plastic surgeons performed more surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures than plastic surgeons in any other country. In 2009, plastic surgeons in the U.S., Brazil and China performed more than 1 million procedures each, with U.S. plastic …

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Is Plastic Surgery A Satisfying Career? ASPS Survey Says Yes

An article just posted online ahead of print in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery includes survey data about career satisfaction among ASPS plastic surgeons. The survey was mailed to 708 plastic surgeons who are members of the ASPS, half of them male and the other half female. Doctors were asked question about career satisfaction such as: …

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