| Sep 13, 2010
When doctors, researchers and celebrity lobbyists talk about the amazing potential of stem cell therapy, their discussions usually center on big-ticket items such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, cancer and spinal cord injuries. They don't, as a rule, talk...
| 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 9, 2011
"You know that's permanent, right?"
"Have you thought about how that'll look when you get old?"
These are two comments people who want tattoos hear from those who think tattoos are pointless. I specialized in ignoring the anti-tattoo folks, but after...
| Feb 11, 2011
When considering plastic surgery, it's hard to know what questions to ask.
First, you have to decide whether to have the surgery at all. Then you must choose a surgeon.
We asked two experts, Fort Lauderdale cosmetic surgeon Paul Wigoda and Miami...
| Feb 13, 2011
If you've ever had a migraine headache, then you know how debilitating it can be.
The pain and sensitivity to light can be unbearable.
For many, medication can help ease the pain. But for some, getting relief is almost impossible.
But here's a possible...
| 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,' "...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Houston knows about plastic surgery! They invented the breast implant here in silicone city! Think of all the highly accepted things women do to look better. Botox, boob jobs, chemical peels and lipo!
Well guess what, now men are doing it too!
| Jun 22, 2011
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2011
Chuck Bennington is one of those guys--who didn't want to be one of those guys--who let themselves go.
Chuck figured it was one of those pay me now or pay me a lot more--later moments.
"You don't work on the car until the engine is blown," Chuck...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 11:47 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2011
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...
| 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...