| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:01 AM
With each cute baby Crystal Neilson delivered, she found her body more unattractive.
Her breasts sagged a little more. The skin on her stomach stretched out like a deflated balloon. “There was stuff falling out all over the place,” said...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Maryland is moving to toughen regulations on the fast-growing medspa industry — a move designed to narrow a "loophole" and prevent deaths such as one last year following a liposuction treatment at a Timonium facility.
Regulations being discussed...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Apparently Americans aren't happy with their chins.
Chinplants are the fastest growing plastic surgery, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. And both men and women are getting the procedure.
The chin and jawline are among the first...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:54 PM
Some women who want rounder, fuller buttocks are turning to a dangerous cosmetic procedure: illegal injections of silicone offered by people who lack medical training and may buy their supplies in home improvement stores.
The trend — which has...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 3:54 AM
When Sandy Rosenblatt looked in the mirror, the striking brunette could see nothing but one big flaw — her eyes, which were sunken and seemed a little dark. So at 34 she had a plastic surgeon smooth them over. While she was there, she decided to...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:04 AM
It's a common refrain in Gia D'Anna's office: Extra inches that childbirth or time left around the middle are resisting diet and exercise.
D'Anna is the office manager for a Lutherville plastic surgeon, and, as a mother, she sympathizes with the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:29 AM
The Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgeons applauds the recent actions taken by the Medical Examining Board and reported by The Courant Sept. 16 [courant.com. "Med Board Stops Employee's Use Of Fat-Melting Laser On Clients"].
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
It’s something that can’t be helped – as we age, have kids or surgery, or lose weight, you can develop a paunch that is sagging or sticks out. Even fit people of normal body weight and proportions can find themselves with an abdomen that...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just turned 48 and am considering having blepharoplasty surgery to remove the excess skin on my eyelids, which has bothered me for years. What does this procedure involve? What are the risks? Is the change permanent, or is there a...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:24 AM
It seems like magic: a surgeon uses a wand and poof! Away goes that stubborn fat through liposuction. The procedure has become popular as people look to contour what diet and exercise can’t smooth. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Have you ever been curious about Botox or other injectable treatments, but shied away from using them to help you look your best?
Botox and soft tissue fillers are among some of the most popular minimally invasive procedures with more than 8 million...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The typical plastic surgery patient fights traffic and sits in a waiting room to discuss an upcoming facelift or breast augmentation with a doctor.
But one class of clientele is taking those appointments in style — by welcoming a private-duty...