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Face Lifts Inspired by FaceTime Video Chats

The wrong angle can make anyone appear older, as some Skype and FaceTime users are now realizing. A recent?ABC news report?explores the new, less-than-flattering perspective shown through webcams. As more people use these devices in their personal and professional lives, more of them desire a solution to the problems they see. ABC health writer Greta […]

Get Regular Exercise to Stop Fat After Abdominal Liposuction

For years, plastic surgeons have emphasized the fact that liposuction is not a substitute for healthy diet and regular exercise. A new study supports this advice, showing that exercise is critical after liposuction, because it helps keep off deep belly fat. In Brazil, doctors enrolled 36 women in a study. Before they had liposuction, they […]

Tips for Handling Payment of Your Plastic Surgery Procedure

Plastic surgery can be a life-changing experience. But covering the cost is a challenge for many patients. Unless you’re getting reconstructive surgery to treat an injury or illness, it’s unlikely that your insurance will cover even a small portion of your procedure. “Consumers should be aware that cosmetic surgery is not covered under insurance, so […]

How Long Does a Face Lift Last?

ASAPS Members Discuss Long Lasting Facial Rejuvenation A face lift can make you look 10-12 years younger, but how long will the results last? Members of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery gathered last weekend to discuss facial rejuvenation techniques and their longevity. A panel discussion called “How Long Will My Facelift Last, Doctor?” […]

Video: How to Make Your Own Breast Implant Sizers

Choosing the right breast implant size can be challenging. Fortunately, there are many new ways to visualize the expected results of breast augmentation. You could choose to buy Allergan’s Natrelle implant sizing kit, or undergo Vectra 3D imaging to see a picture of what you might look like after surgery. Or you could try the […]

For Jenny McCarthy, Just Botox and Makeup Do the Trick at Age 39

In a recent interview, Jenny McCarthy, former Playboy playmate and star of the NBC show Love in the Wild, revealed her simple beauty routine to Life & StyleMagazine. Apparently she’s into fixing her frown lines with Botox every few months. How does Jenny still look so great? “I’m an obvious Botox user,” she tells the […]

Chin Implants: the Cosmetic Surgery Trend of 2011

Plastic surgeons performed more than 20,000 chin augmentation procedures last year, according to new statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The statistics show that chin augmentation is the fastest growing trend in plastic surgery, across all major patient demographics. The society says the trend may be driven in part by increased usage […]

New Study Shows Sharp Increase in Skin Cancer Rates

The Mayo Clinic recently announced results of a study that shows an alarming rise in skin cancer rates among young women. Melanoma in particular, one of the most dangerous types of skin cancer, is eight times higher than it was 40 years ago. Instead of national cancer databases, the researchers looked at a “well-defined population” […]

Joan Rivers Says Looks Count, in New Interview

Barbara Walters Sits Down with the Queen of Plastic Surgery During an interview with Barbara Walters last month, Joan Rivers was candid as usual talking about her experience with plastic surgery. Joan says she has undergone two face lifts, numerous injectable filler treatments, a breast reduction and a tummy tuck. Her main motivation for doing […]

Bodybuilders Weigh Advantages of Cosmetic Surgery

ABC 6 News in Columbus recently told the story of Yvonne Melendrez, a woman competing in the Arnold Fitness Expo who says she chose a breast augmentation to achieve balance. People gather around Mr. Schwarzenegger during the Arnold Fitness Expo. Photo Credit: Arnold! by A. Blight, on Flickr She tells reporters that although she feels […]

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