| May 4, 2009
| 4:10 PM
It's the celebrities whose horror stories we hear -- Usher's wife Tameka Foster, a cosmetic surgery emergency in Brazil, and Kanye West's mom Donda, dead after cosmetic surgery complications here in the U.S.
In Beverly Hills, the world capital of plastic...
| May 20, 2009
Two weeks ago KTLA News brought you our exclusive investigation on PLASTIC SURGERY NIGHTMARES. In the report we met Amanda Carrier, a fitness and bikini model who was unhappy with her breast augmentation.
Amanda had won the procedure in a radio contest...
| May 21, 2009
| 11:34 AM
As more job seekers face off for employment in a competitive market, some are turning to a few cosmetic tools of the trade to boost their confidence and gain an edge ... without going under the knife or spending the money they are trying to save!
| Nov 17, 2009
Let's face it folks. The older we get, the less we like what happens to our skin. What used to be shiny, resilient and blemish-free is now
not so much.
Here is some practical information about how to care for and maintain skin and hair health for the...
| Nov 20, 2009
| 8:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- They call it the "Botax." The White House and Senate Democrats have turned to a proposal to tax breast implants, tummy tucks, wrinkle-smoothing injections and other procedures as they search for ways to pay for costly health care overhaul...
| Nov 30, 2009
Jerri Pedro runs a busy medical office in Fort Worth. The working mother, 48, says to look her best she does what a lot of women do. She gets botox injections. Pedro says a proposed plan to tax what some call liquid, anti-aging gold is unfair. "It...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 8:32 AM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- A 38-year-old former Miss Argentina has died from complications after undergoing cosmetic surgery on her buttocks.
Solange Magnano, a mother of twins who won the crown in 1994, died of a pulmonary embolism Sunday after three...
| Jun 1, 2009
In What's Your Number? The Palmer Code internationally renowned Beverly Hills plastic & cosmetic surgeon Francis R. Palmer says "beauty is not in the eye of the beholder but can be defined and quantified using the Palmer Code." Everyone has a number. Once...
| Jul 3, 2009
When a woman survives breast cancer, you might think she'd be on top of the world.
But surgery to remove the cancer can drastically alter the appearance of her breasts.
In fact, a 2007 study at the University of Michigan found nearly one-third of...
| Jul 11, 2009
— As state health officials tell it, Dr. Efraim Gomez-Zapata is a family physician who dabbled in plastic surgery and put his patients at risk. One woman who went to him for an abdominal liposuction had a seizure on his operating table. Another,...