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The Benefits of Stem-Cell Enriched Fat Grafts

  Fat grafting preceded by liposuction harvest is a cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedure that is here to stay. Despite the ease of fat availability in most people and the ability to virtually put it anywhere by injection, it is plagued by two as yet unsolved problems. It survival is, at best, unpredictable and Read More…

The Stem Cell Facelift Revealed

  Many treatments have been touted over the years to create a facelift-like effect from topical creams to devices in lieu of having the actual surgical procedure. Today’s ‘alternative facelifts’ have taken on a very different approach and it is done through largely an injectable approach. These are all about adding volume to the face, Read More…

The Regulated Use of Stem Cells in Plastic Surgery

  Stem cells has understandably caught the imagination of both plastic surgeons and patients alike with their regenerative potential. This has led over the past few years to surgeons promoting their benefits to patients by so-called stem cell-enhanced or derived procedures. From facelifts to fat grafts, the moniker of the words ‘stem cells’ confers an Read More…

The Unapproved Use of Stem Cells in Cosmetic Surgery

  Stem cells are the rage in medicine and their potential application for cosmetic changes is no exception. Since fat has become discovered as a resplendid source of stem cells, it has become relatively easy to acquire one’s stem cells from liposuction harvests and grow them in great numbers. As a result, numerous private laboratories Read More…

Injectable Facial Rejuvenation

The desire to correct an aging facial appearance has been around as along as there is recorded history. Facelift surgery in various forms has been employed now for over one hundred years. Today’s facelift techniques are very diverse and use manipulations of all tissue levels down to the bone to achieve often dramatic improvements. Younger Read More…

Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? Fat Grafting and Stem Cells

The popularity of fat grafting today has more to do than just with it’s generous supply in most patients, being composed of a natural substance and its ability to be placed by injection. All admirable qualities of a grafting material for sure. But within fat it has been discovered that stem cells exist…and a lot of Read More…

Stem Cell Applications in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

The field of stem cell research has spurned a lot of new potential medical applications. Enthusiasm is high as to what stem cells may do and many almost give them magical properties and disease curative capabilities. Much of this enthusiasm is at least partially warranted based on a large number of animal and cell culture Read More…

Stem Cells, Fat and Fat Injections in Plastic Surgery

  Stem cells have been well known for a long time and bone marrow has been the traditional source of their harvest. Stem cells have generated such interest because medical researchers believe that stem cell therapy has the potential to dramatically change how we might treat certain the human diseases. As stem cell science has Read More…

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