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Elderly Just as Safe as Young for Plastic Surgery?

With regards to the safety of plastic surgery, age really may be just a number. According to a recent study, seniors over 65 years of age who undergo cosmetic surgeries performed by board certified plastic surgeons are at no greater risk of suffering postoperative complications than younger patients. In the study, which was presented at…

Dr. Salemy Voted “Best Plastic Surgeon” Finalist

Dr. Shahram Salemy is honored to be voted again as a Top Finalist in the Best of Western Washington “Best Plastic Surgeon” category for a third straight year. This contest recognizes favorite Washington businesses chosen by local patients. In the words of one patient: “Dr. Salemy was the best. From the first visit for consultation…

Stem Cells in Plastic Surgery?

When it comes to advertisements of cosmetic procedures that claim to use stem cells, potential patients should be very wary. Stem cells may hold incredible potential for cosmetic use, but at the moment, “the marketplace is saturated with unsubstantiated and sometimes fraudulent claims that may place patients at risk,” according to the authors of a…

What is the Perfect Breast?

When it comes to the perfect breast, the ideal is a matter of proportions. According to a recent study described in the American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s official medical journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the preference for a breast with an “upper pole to lower pole ratio of 45-to-55” is nearly universal. Researchers performed surveys…