| Feb 17, 2010
The media, and its consumers, generally keep conversation about plastic surgery and careers pegged on a couple of figures: The aging Hollywood idol and the would-be Hollywood idol. Cosmetic surgery is de rigueur in the movie and TV business--pretty...
| Apr 5, 2010
Plastic surgery is a multi-billion dollar a year business, done on the breasts, cheekbones and backside. The widely accepted work can be seen on your nearest celebrity or neighbor.
But a growing trend being done in Dallas and other places is raising...
| Apr 6, 2010
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Reality TV star Heidi Montag recently announced she had her " Back Scooped." That left many people wondering ... what exactly is a back scoop? We hear it's basically plastic surgery to carve your back - think "ice cream scoop" - and create a more...
| Oct 21, 2010
Between acceptance and defiance there's a middle way of relatively small tweaks that will make an old face look younger.
Age affects every nook and cranny of the body, but nowhere are the consequences on such open display as on our faces. Dozens of...
| Mar 9, 2010
At Utopia Plastic Surgery and MedSpa, patients like Valerie Willis can pop in and out for quick and easy cosmetic treatments. Willis visits once a month to have laser hair removal on her legs and under her arms.
"I am opting for laser treatments... they'...
| Jun 10, 2010
Plastic surgery might have been hurt by the recession, but it still draws a sizable following of people hoping to improve their appearance.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that some major cosmetic surgery procedures, such as breast...
| Mar 24, 2010
In better economic times, some in search of youth and beauty thought nothing of plunking down thousands of dollars for a cosmetic procedure.
These days, tummy tucks are on sale.
What's more, recent figures from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic...
| Jan 1, 2010
The new year rang in with hundreds of new state laws governing how Californians live and do business.
Starting today, restaurants face strict limits on cooking with artery-clogging trans fats; people wanting plastic surgery in California must get a...
| Apr 19, 2010
Is celebrity plastic surgery causing women to look like "fembots?"
Heidi Montag is 23, gorgeous and a plastic surgery veteran. But Dallas resident Lindsey Birmingham thinks it's, "Too much. Yeah, she did way too much."
That's one way to see it. There is...
| Oct 8, 2010
A California sea lion that was shot in the face underwent plastic surgery to fix his damaged muzzle Friday
Veterinarians and a plastic surgeon operated on the 650-pound animal known as Sgt. Nevis at the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park in...
| 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...