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RHINOPLASTY AND REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Having Realistic expectations are very important to have when going in for plastic surgery.

Live from Vegas at VCS 2016, Dr. Edward Farrior answers questions about nose surgery.

BEST PRODUCTS & TECHNIQUES TO MINIMIZE SCARS

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Today, you can barely tell where facial plastic surgeon Dr. Ed Farrior stitched up Wesley Winer after a terrible car accident, a few years ago.

“It was bad. I lost a big portion of my lip,” Wesley said. “I had just really come to the conclusion that I was going to be scarred for life, like horribly.”

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WHY PEOPLE QUIT THEIR “BEAUTIFUL” SOCIAL MEDIA LIVES

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Increased self image awareness due to social media prevalence is forcing users to examine their physical appearance and to compare their image to that of others. Our culture’s obsession with sharing the perfect selfie has led to a reported 30% increase in facial plastic surgery and some users are reporting that maintaining the ideal image for social media is unsustainable. Read more about this subject in the article by Elahe Izadi in the Washington Post: Why People Quit Their ‘Beautiful’ Social Media Lives.

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SELFIE SURGERIES

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Health professionals have seen a rise in requests for cosmetic procedures because patients don’t like how they look in selfies. On this edition of Up to Date, Steve Kraske discusses the reasons and implications of these procedures.

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SELFIES INSPIRE PLASTIC SURGERY

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

When facial plastic surgeon Dr. David Kriet sits down to do a consultation with a patient in his Kansas City office, it isn’t unusual for his patient to show him a selfie.

Five years ago, the selfie would have been out of place, even foreign, in a doctor’s office.

“[Then] it was common to bring a printed photograph of a starlet and say, ‘I like their nose,’ but now [the patients] bring in their cellphones,” Kriet says.

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WHAT’S THE BEST SUNSCREEN? CONSUMER REPORTS REVEALS TOP PICKS

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Living in Florida is paradise. It’s sunny nearly all year, the beaches are ranked the best in the world, and flip-flops are plentiful. But the temptations of our sunny skies can sometimes produce dangerous consequences.

Millions of cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year around the country, including the Sunshine State, and many of those diagnoses are deadly. What’s particularly scary is that doctors warn that all it takes is one bad sunburn.W

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BEST DOCTORS TAMPA BAY

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Doctor’s Life Magazine proudly partners with the Best Doctors in America® to showcase Tampa Bay’s 2015-2016 Best Doctors.

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7 SECRETS PLASTIC SURGEONS TELL THEIR FRIENDS

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Sorry, there’s no good fix for cellulite. ”Friends ask me all the time if they should do something to treat their cellulite, and I tell them no. Cellulaze, a popular treatment, uses an invasive laser, and any time you have an invasive procedure, you can get an infection. The risks are low, but they’re still there—and you have to weigh the price, too.

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‘SELFIES’ AND SOCIAL MEDIA ARE DRIVING MORE PEOPLE…

Monday, December 1st, 2014

The social rise of “selfies” is believed to be having a significant impact on the plastic surgery industry. A recent study showed one in three facial plastic surgeons that participated in a survey saw an increase in requests for procedures as a result of individuals becoming more self-aware of their appearance through social media.

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STUDY SHOW’S ‘SELFIE’ INCREASES DEMAND…

Friday, November 14th, 2014

The rise of ‘selfies’ is having a huge impact on the facial plastic surgery industry according to a new study.

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PRE-RECESSION THRIFTINESS CARRYING OVER…

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Recession worries may be waning, but for many, the “best for less” mentality still dominates. Lured in by deals on sites like Groupon, Living Social, Gilt and more, we cut corners when it comes to everything from our clothing to beauty products.

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A SHOT OF BEAUTY

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

When Botox hit the plastic surgery market in 2002, aging clients flocked to their dermatologists to help them treat fine lines and wrinkles with this innovative botulinum toxin that temporarily freezes muscles.

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SMART PRACTICES: LOYALTY HAS ITS REWARDS

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Creating non-price differentiation in a competitive market is a constant challenge for big players and niche brands alike. More companies are increasingly adopting loyalty programs to stand out.

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PATIENTS UNDER 30 SEEK PLASTIC SURGERY TO LOOK BETTER ONLINE

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Plastic surgeons claim that more and more young clients are coming to them for plastic surgery because they want to look good in selfies on their various social media accounts. In a world where people sign into their Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat as routinely as they brush their teeth, there comes a growing concern for the way they appear online.

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‘SELFIES’ ARE MAKING MORE PEOPLE OPT FOR PLASTIC SURGERY

Friday, March 14th, 2014

According to a recent study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the popularity of ‘selfies’ is having a huge impact on facial plastic surgery.

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THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON COSMETIC SURGERY

Friday, March 14th, 2014

There’s no denying that social media is changing many aspects of our lives, such as how we interact with friends and family. The nature of social media is also causing some to spend more time evaluating the face they present to the world, both figuratively and literally.

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SELFIES ARE CAUSING A RISE IN PLASTIC SURGERY…

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

This news may come as no surprise, but is depressing nonetheless: more women under the age of 30 are turning to plastic surgery as a result of selfie s. According to a recent survey conducted by the Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, one in three facial plastic surgeons saw an increase in requests for procedures due to “patients being more self aware of looks in social media.”

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ANNUAL AAFPRS SURVEY FINDS…

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

The rise of ‘selfies’ is having a huge impact on the facial plastic surgery industry according to a new study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). The annual poll studies a select group of the organization’s 2,700 members to uncover the latest trends in facial plastic surgery.

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THE HOLIDAYS: POPULAR PLASTIC SURGERY TIME

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Believe it or not, cosmetic surgery is a popular holiday gift. Experts say it’s in due part to being the best time of year for many to undergo the procedures they’ve been wanting. “Since things tend to slow down workwise in December, the holidays are the perfect time make a tweak and address something that’s been nagging you about your appearance,” says American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery President Edward H. Farrior, MD, FACS.

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MEET EDWARD FARRIOR, MD, FACS: AAFPRS PRESIDENT

Sunday, December 1st, 2013

Tampa, Fl-based facial plastic surgeon Edward H. Farrior, MD, FACS, recently took over as the president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the world’s largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery. This is always a big job, but this year marks the Academy’s 50th anniversary, which means even more fanfare and planning than usual.

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DR. EDWARD FARRIOR…

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Farrior has been elected president of the organization and will serve the 2013-2014 year term, taking office in October 2013. He brings more than 25 years of experience as a leader in the field of facial plastic surgery.

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ROBERT KELLMAN, MD, RAISES THE R IN THE AAFPRS

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

When Robert M. Kellman, MD, took over as president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) last October, he had one overarching goal. He wanted to make the “R” count as much as the “P.”

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AAFPRS ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) is pleased to announce that Edward H. Farrior, MD, FACS of Tampa, Florida, has been elected President of the organization and will serve the 2013–2014 year term, taking office in October 2013.

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AAFPRS ELECTS EDWARD H. FARRIOR, MD AS 2013-2014 PRESIDENT

Monday, October 21st, 2013

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) announced that Edward H. Farrior, MD, FACS of Tampa, FL, has been elected President of the organization and will serve the 2013-2014 year term, taking office in October 2013.

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