| 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 15, 2010
Being pregnant stretches your abdominal muscles and skin and can leave an unsightly pouch and stretch marks—especially if you've had multiple pregnancies. If your skin's elasticity doesn't snap back after diet and exercise, you may want to...
| 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 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...
| Jul 31, 2009
Washington lawmakers are thinking about putting a tax on the price of beauty. The 'Botox Tax' as some are calling it would impose a 10% tax on every tummy tuck, nose job, hair plug or teeth whitening procedure - some say it's a tax on our vanity. The plan...
| Mar 13, 2009
Q: I would like to have my tummy tucked, but my best friend disagrees with me. What are your thoughts on this?
A: You are not alone in considering plastic surgery. But you should wisely weigh the pros and cons first.
About 1.9 million of the 11...
| Apr 6, 2009
When the nurses wheeled Ana Rodarte into the operating room at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, she was already dopey from the sedative she'd been given in pre-op.
A heart monitor began to capture her drowsy rhythms. The anesthesiologist covered...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Covington based plastic surgeon, Dr. Elizabeth Kinsley, offers a personal approach to patient care.
There are so many things to consider when making a decision as personal and permanent as getting plastic surgery. We understand the impact a particular...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Dr. Christopher Marek quietly defies the stereotypes of plastic surgeons.
He doesn’t assume his vision of beauty is best or feel comfortable when patients ask him “What do I need to have done?” He’s taken his medical and...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 8:54 PM
It's not true that only wealthy socialites have cosmetic surgery.
In fact, the clientele of Aberdeen’s lone plastic surgeon includes a number of farm wives.
Dr. Sanjay Mukerji said plastic and cosmetic surgery patients are often not people who are...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 11:53 AM
For the past few years, more and more people have become injected, implanted, tucked and tightened with everything from Botox and Liposuction to chin and cheek implants. But people aren't the only ones going under the knife.
Typically, if an animal is...