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Stop the Botax
Plastic Surgeons Respond to Proposed Cosmetic Surgery Tax
Late yesterday, democratic leaders in the Senate unveiled their proposal for overhauling the health care system, which included a new 5% tax on elective cosmetic procedures. Senate Democrats argue that the tax, which was a surprise addition to the sweeping 2,074-page bill, will generate $5.8 billion over the next 10 years to be put towards the billís estimated $849 billion price tag. However, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) oppose this tax as discriminatory, arbitrary and ineffective.
Breast Cancer Options
Are Breast Cancer Patients Being Kept In The Dark?
Despite the increase of breast reconstruction procedures performed in 2008, nearly 70 percent of women who are eligible for the procedure are not informed of the reconstructive options available to them, according to a recently published report. Newly released statistics by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows there were more than 79,000 breast reconstruction procedures performed in 2008 - a 39 percent increase over 2007. But in spite of this, current research suggests that many breast cancer patients are missing out on a key conversation that should take place at the time of diagnosis.
Making an informed decision about breast implants
by Carol Rados
Information for patients considering Breast Augmentation
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Breast augmentation, technically known as augmentation mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure to enhance the size and shape of a woman's breast for a number of reasons.
Questions Frequently Asked By Women With Implants - Pamphlet
For Women With Implants: Follow-up To Surgery
Breast Implants Safety
Checklist and information on what to do during years 1-5.
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