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Muscle dysmorphia among menCharacterized by the obsession to gain muscle and lose fat, this form of BDD is on the rise among men.
New restrictions for estheticiansSome states are restricting treatments estheticians can provide, with legal consequences. Is yours at risk?
Global plastic surgery market anticipates steady growthThe global plastic surgery market is expected to show steady growth over the next five years, according to a recent market research report.
Battle of the brandsRealSelf dips into its data to reveal which minimally invasive aesthetic products and technologies have captured consumer interest... and which are going to create competition in 2017.
Breast implants and breastfeedingFinally, an answer to the question: Do breast implants affect a mother’s ability to breastfeed?
How long does edema after rhinoplasty really last?Researchers share a timeline based on 3D images for post-op nasal edema after rhinoplasty.
Cosmetic surgery and e-cigarette use
Cosmetic surgery and e-cigarette useResearchers offer advice on how to council e-cigarette users prior to surgery.
Patient preference: Male vs female surgeonsDo cosmetic patients have a gender preference when choosing a surgeon?
Give thanks (and give back) with RealSelfRealSelf announces their inaugural fellowship program to support reconstructive surgery in third-world nations.
Measuring nonsurgical fat reductionResearchers offer a reproducible solution to quantify nonsurgical fat reduction results.