| Feb 6, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Do your friends say you look tired, even when you're not, because your face is sagging in places it never used to? If you catch a glance of yourself in a store window, do you do a double-take when the person looking back at you is gulp your mom, dad...
| May 20, 2012
As Dan Via lay face down in the surf in Corolla, unable to move his arms and legs, the thought flashed through his mind: "I'll probably never ride my bike again."
It was Labor Day weekend and the Williamsburg pediatrician, then 51, was relaxing at the...
| Feb 20, 2012
I am the woman who passes a mirror and shifts her gaze away. I am the woman who wears oversized clothing to mask the extra 20 or 30 pounds of weight that don't register on my scale. I am the woman who takes the picture rather than appear in the...
| Feb 22, 2012
A school district in New York is charging millions of dollars in plastic surgery to tax payers.
Teachers in Buffalo are eligible to get any plastic surgery procedure they want under their insurance plan. This includes Botox, liposuction and breast...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:51 PM
All 3,400 teachers Buffalo, New York's school district are eligible for full medical coverage on any plastic surgery through their workers’ insurance plan. Everything from breast implants to Botox, is completely covered for them... paid by the...
| Jul 29, 2012
If you're over 40, you probably remember that first time someone called you "Ma'am" or "Sir." It almost surely hurt, no matter how young and fit you felt. Evidently, your age was showing in those wrinkles and sags.
Some decide to live with it; others...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Once in a while, it’s refreshing to forgo the strife of politics and current events and take a plunge into silliness. My erstwhile colleague on the editorial page, the estimable Nicole Brochu, recently wrote a Page One piece in her new capacity as...
| Apr 15, 2012
For years, I walked untouched among the ranks of the surgically enhanced — all those nips and tucks, wondrously wider eyes, graceful noses and chiseled cheekbones.
But all that changed when I moved to a cosmetic surgeon's dreamscape: South Korea....
| Apr 15, 2012
When Margaret first met her boyfriend, she weighed 105 pounds and wore short crop tops. But after 13 years together, the 55-year-old retiree from Torrance developed a "muffin top" that she just couldn't eliminate.
So she did what so many other women do...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 3:42 PM
The American society of Plastic Surgeons have stopped counting their money long enough to report that chin enhancement is now the fastest growing plastic surgery around. Chin implants have increased an overall 71% from 2010 to 2011. That's more than...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Breast augmentation may be as popular as ever, but what really has heads turning at the plastic surgeon'soffice is the surge in lifts: upper arm lifts, lower body lifts, butt lifts, breast lifts — some of these procedures have experienced growth...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:29 AM
When the going gets tough, are the tough getting a little help? A tuck here or a lift there?
With a still tight job market, revamping the resume and work wardrobe isn't enough for some. Statistics show more and more older Americans are getting plastic...