| Jun 7, 2010
The perception of some people when you say plastic surgeon is
oh yes, only celebrities frequent those kinds of doctors. However, truth be known, nearly 10 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed in the United States in 2009,...
| Jun 7, 2010
Nurses are, arguably, the backbone of the health-care industry. And, in the realm of plastic surgery, they are equally critical to both surgeons and the patients they serve. Plastic Surgery Nurses provide patient care and surgical assistance before,...
| Apr 30, 2010
If you'd enjoy working in a medical environment where you use your artistic and interpersonal skills to help people enhance their appearance, consider a career as a medical aesthetician.
What They Do
Medical aestheticians are state-licensed skin-care...
| May 6, 2010
How about planning a little plastic surgery or other medical treatment on the cheap into your next family vacation? Call it medical tourism and possibly the next big trend for those who want to look or feel better and save money too.
The basic idea...
| May 5, 2010
Have J-Lo & Kim inspired a nation to want better, sexier, curvier butts? Some plastic surgeons say the butt biz has exploded over the past few years, despite the sluggish economy. Two of the most popular procedures: Butt implants, and the Brazilian Butt...
| Jun 25, 2010
It started with shows like Extreme Makeover and The Swan and can now be found in the pages of any tabloid magazine, Twitter feed and celebrity blog out there. Media executives, Hollywood plastic surgeons and even celebrities themselves have made plastic...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2010
Twelve years ago I wrote the story of my lifetime.
And it was all about me. Of course.
Actually, it was about my face lift - a 7 1/2-hour procedure that changed my life. Or at least my appearance.
I still get calls and e-mails. Questions like "Are...
| Jun 23, 2010
25-year old Joanna Laufer is mildly sedated and under local anesthesia this afternoon. She's having liposuction. It's a procedure that will take 4-6 inches off her outer thighs in under an hour.
Laufer said, "I've lost quite a bit of weight since...
| Jun 16, 2010
There's more to finding a reputable plastic surgeon than simply looking at advertisements or going through business listings. Whether you're looking for a plastic surgeon for reconstructive or elective surgery, do your research before making your final...
| Jun 1, 2010
The baby boomer generation may be well into their 50s and 60s, but that doesn't mean they're ready to concede their looks just yet. In fact, many "boomers" are determined to maintain their once-youthful appearance.
According to a recent survey by the...
| Jun 7, 2010
Google the keywords "addicted to plastic surgery," and the name " Heidi Montag" stands out more than her surgically enlarged breasts. In November 2009, at 23 years young, the naturally lovely reality TV celebrity endured 10 plastic surgeries in one day&...