CST January 2017

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.
Screening tool for tummy tuck patientsClassification system accurately predicts complication risk in abdominoplasty patients.
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.
The hyoid suspension neck liftCould securing the platysma to the peri-hyoid cervical fascia improve the longevity of your neck lifting results?
Addressing the upper arm wobbleThe demand for a batwing solution continues to rise, but is brachioplasty the only (or best) way?
New Year, now what?Eight aesthetic physicians offer insights and best practices for making 2017 the best year yet for business.
Reviews matter
Reviews matterFact: online reviews have become nearly as valuable to patients as a personal recommendation. Here’s how to effectively manage yours.