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Cosmetic Procedures

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  • Health officials alarmed over silicone injections for fuller buttocks

    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...
  • From Sun Magazine: Botox 2.0

    From Sun Magazine: Botox 2.0
    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...
  • PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat

    PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat
    Bernard G. Sarnat Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, research scientist Dr. Bernard G. Sarnat, 99, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon and research scientist who advanced the study of facial deformities, died of respiratory failure Oct. 21 in Los Angeles, his...
  • Asia travel: Five trends to watch

    Asia travel: Five trends to watch
    Geopolitics. Rhinoplasty. Who knew those would be among the hottest topics in Asia for 2011? It was news to me, and I've been going back and forth to Asia for a quarter-century, with trips to Japan and China last year alone. To see what the Asia...
  • 9 ways toward younger-looking skin

    9 ways toward younger-looking skin
    No one likes looking older . . . which is why we spend billions of dollars every year on over-the-counter products, prescription creams and fillers, and, most drastically, cosmetic surgery. Do any of these actually work to reduce the signs of aging? In...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories

    In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories
    In July 2010, there was an end-of-days-type hailstorm in Calgary, and my little Acura got hammered. Now I drive a car that looks like it has cellulite. I'm cheap, and I don't need an overpriced and rapidly depreciating midlife-crisis-mobile to boost my...
  • Medical tourism: A faraway health fix

    Medical tourism: A faraway health fix
    When Stan Long's doctor told him he needed prostate surgery, the unpleasant procedure bothered him less than the part of the price tag he'd be on the hook for: $15,000 for the hospital stay his Medicare plan didn't cover. So Long, who lives in Washington...
  • Cost, longevity and recovery for replacement body parts

    Cost, longevity and recovery for replacement body parts
    Ever wonder how long that artificial finger joint will last? Or how about that cheek implant? What's the recovery time from surgery for a new elbow? What's the hospital bill going to look like if you get a new hip? Such questions frequently come up, as...
  • Botox blunts emotional understanding, study finds

    Botox blunts emotional understanding, study finds
    Botox injections can erase the effects of years of emotional expression on a person's face. But the cosmetic procedure that unfurrows brows, smoothes laugh lines and unwrinkles crinkles appears to come with an unseen price: an impaired ability to read...
  • Don't Lose It, Use It: Fat Transfer

    Don't Lose It, Use It: Fat Transfer
    Good fat. We talk about losing fat ... well how about using fat -- to make you more beautiful. Dr. Gregory Wiener, Plastic Surgeon: "It's amazing what you can do with fat." Fat flowing like a fountain of youth. In Dr. Gregory Wiener's office a chance...
  • Officials advise caution in booking treatments at spas

    Officials advise caution in booking treatments at spas
    State licensing officials are warning the public to do their research before undergoing spa treatments or giving them as holiday gifts. Officials at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation said the growing popularity of spa...
  • Quick shot replacing nip, tuck

    Quick shot replacing nip, tuck
    Demand for minimally invasive cosmetic procedures showed a three-digit increase over the last decade, with Botox leading the way for those seeking to look younger or better. As of last month, would-be patients can consider a new product that uses their...