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.”
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.
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.
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.
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
Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.