8 Plastic Surgery Procedures Trending Now: Bizarre Or Not?

While names like liposuction or breast augmentation are well known, other less common procedures are apparently making their way into the plastic surgery industry.

According to the latest International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) report , such procedures as labiaplasty or vaginal tightening are among the fastest growing practices in the world.

Here’s our list of eight plastic surgery procedures that more and more people are lining up to take.

Doctors, Patients Raise Alarms About Cancer Linked to Breast Implants

Women choose to get breast implants either for breast reconstruction after mastectomy or for cosmetic reasons. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported 400,000 breast implant procedures took place in 2017, up nearly 40 percent since 2000.

It’s taken several years to gather data but the FDA now believes that textured breast implants may be more likely to cause ALCL, although it says smooth implants are also linked to an increased risk. The trouble is that there’s no organized effort to put together data from people who have implants and those who have developed ALCL.

Fiancé of Texas Woman Who Died After Plastic Surgery in Mexico Wants Doctors Charged with Murder

Following the death of his fiancé Laura Avila, who suffered severe brain damage after seeking plastic surgery in Mexico last month, Enrique Cruz is seeking legal action against the doctors responsible.

Avila, a 36-year-old woman from Dallas, Texas, was put on life support earlier this month after her family claims doctors at Rino Center in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, allegedly placed anesthesia incorrectly in her spine before a procedure at the end of October.

What Exactly Is Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture?

Acupuncture has been used to treat migraines, relieve headaches, decrease anxiety, increase fertility, ease tooth and back pain, relieve sinus congestions, and aid weight loss.

Cosmetic acupuncture, facial rejuvenation acupuncture, or facial acupuncture uses the same traditional practice to activate energy points in the face.

What You Should Know About Holiday Discounts on Beauty Procedures

Saving money can be a beautiful thing — and the holiday season brings sales galore. But if you’re browsing for discounts on aesthetic procedures, be sure to shop smart.

If you’re looking to splurge on yourself, this could the best time to shop around. We asked Healthline’s aesthetics advisory board for their expert opinions on Black Friday — and everyday — beauty deals.

How One Woman Was Left With Brain Damage After Plastic Surgery

Sometimes, complications arise during even the most innocuous procedures. Recently, a Texas resident suffered major brain damage while under anesthesia for plastic surgery in Jaurez, Mexico—and the reason is terrifying.

Laura Avila, 36, traveled to Mexico to get a rhinoplasty operation and breast implant replacement on the morning of October 30.

ISAPS Survey Suggests Global Rise In Cosmetic Surgery

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) today released the results of their annual Global Aesthetic Survey for procedures completed in 2017, which showed an overall increase of 5% in surgical cosmetic procedures within the past twelve months.

The top five countries – USA, Brazil, Japan, Mexico and Italy – account for 38.4% of the world’s cosmetic procedures, followed by Germany, Colombia and Thailand.

7 Essential Health Considerations If You’re Thinking About Cosmetic Surgery

No matter what your stance on cosmetic surgery, if you’re thinking of undergoing a procedure for whatever reason, it’s important that you’re physically and mentally healthy and understand the risks associated with the surgery you’re considering.

To understand some of the health factors involved in cosmetic procedures we spoke to Dr Hagen Schumacher, expert aesthetic surgeon at MyAesthetics, for the facts.

Ideal Timing of Post-Mohs Reconstruction

For select patients undergoing Mohs procedures for skin tumors, delaying reconstruction enhanced viability of full-thickness skin grafts and composite grafts and decreased postoperative complication rates, a retrospective, single-institution study found.

Among 310 patients undergoing reconstruction of 320 Mohs defects, overall postoperative complications occurred at a rate of 33.4%, reported J. Jared Christophel, MD, MPH, of University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, and colleagues in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.