Cypress Office
Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
9899 Towne Lake Parkway, Suite 100
Cypress, Texas 77433
Phone: (713) 799-2278

Houston Office
Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
1200 Binz Street, Suite 950
Houston, Texas 77004
Phone: (713) 799-2278

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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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Galderma Makes Billion-Dollar Offer to Acquire Restylane-Maker Q-Med

Galderma SA, the Swiss maker of Cetaphil skin care products, recently offered Q-Med AB, the Swedish maker of the Restylane family of injectable fillers, a hefty 7.45 billion kronor ($1.08 billion) to acquire the company in hopes of expanding its own cosmetic treatment product offerings. Galderma plans to make its offer public in January, and …

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Buyer Beware: Dangerous Discount Cosmetic Procedures

Two cautionary tales illustrating the dangers of seeking discount cosmetic surgery and injectable treatments have recently surfaced in the media, reminding consumers that when prices seem too good to be true, they probably are. Plastic surgery performed by non-plastic surgeons The first story, featured by CBS Atlanta, described the near-fatal experience of Kenyatta Brown, an …

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