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Cosmetic Procedures

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  • In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories

    In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories
    In July 2010, there was an end-of-days-type hailstorm in Calgary, and my little Acura got hammered. Now I drive a car that looks like it has cellulite. I'm cheap, and I don't need an overpriced and rapidly depreciating midlife-crisis-mobile to boost my...
  • Experts look at new high-tech, at-home beauty devices

    Experts look at new high-tech, at-home beauty devices
    Imagine having the fountain of youth as close at hand as the bathroom. We're not there yet — but there's a burgeoning number of at-home, high-tech beauty gadgets that claim to smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth and remove hair without the need to...
  • Nonsurgical cosmetic treatments growing in popularity

    Nonsurgical cosmetic treatments growing in popularity
    Dr. W. Grant Stevens calls it his fire and ice room. Stocked with lasers, skin-tightening devices, fat-zapping machines and, on a recent Wednesday, a 65-year-old woman named Helen, the brightly lighted corner of the Marina del Rey medical facility is a...
  • Nonsurgical cosmetic devices that tighten, smooth and slim

    Doctors' offices are full of brochures listing new nonsurgical procedures that promise to tighten skin, eliminate redness or brown spots and get rid of fat. Though the machines have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the clearances don't...
  • For aging skin in need of collagen, just any kind of microdermabrasion won't do

     
    Makeup is one thing, but microdermabrasion might actually be able to make skin look younger underneath the added layers of color and powder and lotion. But to do so effectively, it needs to stimulate collagen production. Researchers are trying to......
  • Botox not at fault in girl's death, Orange County jury finds

     
    An Orange County jury Tuesday ruled against the mother of a Texas girl who contended Botox injections killed her 7-year-old daughter. The verdict came in what is believed to be the first case to come to trial alleging the botulinum......
  • Loans that shape Lebanon's bottom line

    Loans that shape Lebanon's bottom line
    Beirut Forget getting behind on your payments. Maysa, a 31-year-old accountant, is making payments on her behind. For years the Beirut resident felt uncomfortable with her derriere. She tried dieting, exercise and weight-loss pills, to no avail. Then...
  • Death, drug reactions spur concern about Botox safety

    Concerns about the widely used anti-wrinkle treatment Botox and a similar drug arose Friday as federal regulators said they were reviewing reports of at least one death and other serious reactions among some patients. Food and Drug Administration...
  • Carrying someone else's dream

    Carrying someone else's dream
    Angel Howard, 32, lay motionless on an examining table in a La Jolla fertility clinic last Mother's Day, her delicate features bathed in the blue-gray glow of an ultrasound screen as she watched a doctor try to impregnate her with someone else's embryos....
  • Shave off years, with a little help

    Shave off years, with a little help
    YOU look just like your father, they tell you. Hey, not so fast. Though most men realize that certain signs of aging are inevitable, more are doing what women have done for years -- putting the brakes on looking older. And they're seeking cosmetic medical...