| Jun 22, 2010
A procedural survey conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) says more than 17 million cosmetic surgery procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2009.
The total number of procedures from this first-time study far surpasses any...
| Jun 22, 2010
Subtle changes in your facial features can make a big difference in your overall appearance. Learn how plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures can turn drooping eyelids into inviting peepers; fix an out-of-joint nose; sculpt a chiseled chin; flesh out...
| Jun 7, 2010
Popeye had his spinach. Batman sported a muscle-carved contoured suit and a handy utility belt. The Hulk, well ... he just got mad. Fact is, when it comes to looking 'super' in a hurry, you don't need any special powers or gimmicks ... simply chat with...
| Jun 5, 2010
Julie Zimerle has always thought her prominent family nose looked great — on her father and brother. Built-in character and all that. But the blue-eyed beauty with a big smile and a small face always felt a bit like a human toucan when seen from the...
| Jun 4, 2010
Julie Zimerle has always thought her prominent family nose looked great — on her father and brother. Built-in character and all that. But the blue-eyed beauty with a big smile and a small face always felt a bit like a human toucan...
| Jun 24, 2010
Check your e-mail, Facebook account and text messages? Duh. Get the play-by-play of your favorite MLB team? Sure. Find a decent Mexican restaurant in your neighborhood before your date tonight? Easy. Get answers to questions about that hair transplant...
| Sep 20, 2010
Despite how aesthetic plastic surgery is portrayed on reality shows, there isn't always a happy ending. A study released today in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery finds that people who want revisions on their nose jobs may do so because they don't...
| Feb 21, 2011
The Oscars are just around the corner, which means many Hollywood stars are getting nipped and tucked. But did you know you could make yourself "red carpet ready" without having to go under the knife?
"We sometimes call them 'lunch hour procedures,' "...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Foodies will love the return of Orange County Restaurant Week starting Sunday through March 5. They capped off the restaurants this year to 100 — to keep it even more special. It's a great week to try new restaurants — the list is perfect...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 10:39 AM
Thriller: The Musical Life of Michael Jackson
By Nelson George
Da Capo Press, 241 pages, $24
Michael Jackson is pop culture’s Rorshach text. The third member of pop’s Holy Trinity, according to Nelson George, Jackson attracts more variant...
| Mar 6, 2011
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...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 1:05 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Reality television star turned aspiring pop singer Heidi Montag has nabbed the cover of People magazine after admitting an addiction to plastic surgery.
The 23-year-old model says she had 10 procedures recently, including rhinoplasty and...