By CBSNews (CBS) You’ve heard of keeping your chin up? Well, a growing number of men are choosing to keep their chins out as much as possible — by having chin implants — as they try to make themselves look better, a New York plastic surgeon says. Dr. Darrick Antell, a spokesperson for the American […]
Article courtesy of The New York Times – NYTimes.com By CAMILLE SWEENEY Published: September 3, 2008 FROM the moment you sit down for an hourlong consultation, any facial plastic surgeons worth their salt are trying to determine whether you are the kind of patient who is best turned away. Are you the “great expectations” patient […]
By Susie O’Brien Article first appeared in the Herald Sun GPs with just a few weeks’ training in surgery are performing cosmetic operations. “A lot of people are having tummy tucks, eyelid lifts and breast operations that are not done by specialist surgeons,” said Assoc Prof Rod Cooter, president of the Australian College of Plastic […]
Article Courtesy of : American Medical Association Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery Surgical Technique Arch Facial Plast Surg Jul/Aug 2007 2007;9(4):285-289. Pieter F. Swanepoel, MD; Robert Fysh Laminated Dorsal Beam Graft to Eliminate Postoperative Twisting Complications Abstract Preshaped laminated dorsal beam grafts, cut and shaped, from lyophilized rib cartilage eliminate postoperative complications in the correction […]
Original Article Published in ABC NEWS By MIKAELA CONLEY July 27, 2011 Most people looking to get a nose job, or rhinoplasty, hope for a better-looking nose, but a new study found that 33 percent of them show signs of body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD, a chronic mental illness characterized by excessive worry over appearance […]
More Americans go under the knife to move up the corporate ladder—and some say it makes sense By Liz Wolgemuth of US News reports 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 […]
You are what you eat. Clothes make the man. We’ve plenty of ways of slightly modifying our identity, some more drastic than others.
Socialite Tara-Palmer Tomkinson has said she “feels like a different person” after getting a new nose. The victim of a gruesome penis-hacking incident may feel the same.