Health News - Cosmetic Medicine/Plastic Surgery

What to know about skin blemishes
There are many different types of skin blemish, many of which are harmless. Learn about some blemishes, including their appearance, causes, and treatment, here. (Medical News Today)

The healing process of a tongue piercing
A tongue piercing usually has a long healing process with a high chance of infection. In this article, learn more about what to expect from the tongue piercing healing process. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about microneedling with PRP
Microneedling with PRP is a cosmetic procedure that uses tiny needles and plasma from a person’s blood to encourage collagen production. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Breast reduction surgery: Everything you need to know
Breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic procedure that can reduce the size of a person’s breasts. Learn about who can benefit and how the procedure works here. (Medical News Today)

Breast cancer: Does hair dye increase risk?
A recent study links permanent hair dye and chemical straighteners to an increase in breast cancer risk. In this article, we put the findings into context. (Medical News Today)

How effective are different hair transplant methods?
Hair transplants can be an effective treatment for hair loss. Here, we look at how the different types work, as well as their success rates and side effects. (Medical News Today)

Bruised face: Treatment and causes
A bruised face will usually heal on its own. However, some treatments and home remedies may speed up the healing process. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Should people use tea tree oil on piercings?
Tea tree oil is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory substance. Some sources suggest that it can help with piercings and keloid scars. Learn more about tea tree oil for piercings here. (Medical News Today)

Causes and removal of eyelid skin tags
Having skin tags develop on the eyelids can be irritating. Learn about why they develop, as well as how to remove them safely and effectively, here. (Medical News Today)

What causes hair loss on the legs?
Hair loss on the legs can occur as a result of lifestyle factors or an underlying health condition. Learn more about the potential causes of hair loss on the legs, and how to treat them, here. (Medical News Today)

What are the best ways to remove nose hair?
Nose hairs are perfectly natural and normal. However, some people may wish to remove visible nose hairs for cosmetic reasons. Read on to discover the safest and most effective methods of removing nose hair. (Medical News Today)

How to reduce puffy nipples
Although it is not a medical concern, some men do not like having puffy nipples because of how they look. In this article, learn about how to reduce the appearance of puffy nipples. (Medical News Today)

What to know about peptides for health
Peptides are small chains of amino acids. People use products with peptides for their potential benefits, including to slow aging or build muscle. Learn about peptides, what they do, and safety here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about female-to-male surgery
Female-to-male gender-affirming surgery may involve the creation of a new penis. Learn more about what to expect from different forms of this surgery here. (Medical News Today)

Indoor tanning and skin cancer risk across the years
Researchers looking at indoor tanning and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma find that the overall number of tanning sessions links to increased risk. (Medical News Today)

6 ways to tighten loose skin
There are many causes of loose, sagging skin, including aging, rapid weight loss, and pregnancy. Learn about ways to prevent and tighten loose skin here. (Medical News Today)

Tips for reducing thigh cellulite at home
Cellulite can give the skin a dimpled appearance, and it frequently affects the thighs. Here, learn what a person can do at home to reduce the appearance of cellulite. (Medical News Today)

Does penis stretching work?
Most penis stretching exercises and devices have no or limited evidence to suggest that they are effective. Learn more about them here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about hand veins
The veins in the hands can bulge for many reasons, including aging, exercise, and warm temperatures. In this article, learn more about these and other causes, as well as when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about hyaluronic acid
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that affects the health of the skin, eyes, and joints. Learn about its uses and benefits in this article. (Medical News Today)

Cartilage piercing bumps: What to know
A bump may form after a person gets a cartilage piercing. In this article, learn about the causes, including scarring and infections, as well as how to treat them. (Medical News Today)

Can PRP treat hair loss?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injecting the body with concentrations of its own blood platelets. This treatment may speed healing and restore hair growth. Learn more about PRP for hair loss here. (Medical News Today)

How to remove a tan at home
Whether aiming to get rid of a suntan, tan lines, or a self-tan, various home remedies can help fade the color. Learn different methods on how to remove a tan here. (Medical News Today)

How to treat and prevent bumps after waxing
Many people develop bumps on the skin after waxing. In this article, we look at how to prevent and treat bumps after waxing, as well as why they develop. (Medical News Today)

What is breast implant illness?
Doctors do not currently recognize breast implant illness as a medical condition. However, many people report experiencing it. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

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