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Body dysmorphia unimproved by cosmetic surgery

A new study appearing in the Annals of Plastic Surgery has found that while many who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) seek cosmetic procedures, only 2 percent of procedures actually reduced the severity of the psychiatric disorder. Physicians, however, continue to provide requested surgeries to people suffering from the condition despite the likelihood of […]

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Facial aging more than skin deep

Facelifts to ward off the signs of aging are only fixing half the problem, according to University of Rochester Medical Center researchers who say that changes in facial bone structure – particularly with the jaw bone – occur as people age and contribute significantly to an aged appearance. Published in the Journal of Plastic and […]

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