Category Archives: Cosmetic Surgery

2012 Cosmetic Procedures Increased By 5 Percent

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), recently released the statistics for the cosmetic plastic surgery procedures that were performed in 2012. 14.6 million procedures, including minimally-invasive and surgical cosmetic procedures, were completed in the United States in 2012. This is a five percent rise from the amount done in 2011. Reconstructive plastic surgery also […]

Looking Beautiful At Any Age WIth Cosmetic Procedures

As our bodies change as we age, so do are expectations about our appearance. These changing expectations are reflected in the most common procedures in various age groups, according to a new info-graphic from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Getting The Appearance You Want Through Cosmetic Procedures For women between the ages […]

Aging Gracefully

While aging happens to all of us, some of the changes to our bodies are less than desirable. Aging gracefully and minimizing the trouble spots is easily achievable. Maintaining Your Skin And Body Many people think that in order to maintain their body they need to spend hours at the local gym, but this isn’t […]

Facelift Patients Still Look Younger Years Later

According to a UPI release, a new study from the UK and Scotland shows that the benefits of a facelift last more than five years after the procedure. Three-fourths of patients  in the study continued to look younger than they did before the surgery. Even though some areas of the patient’s face showed some signs […]

New Study Shows Forehead Lift Satisfaction

HealthDay News recently posted a story about forehead lift patient’s satisfaction on the US News website. The statistics come from a German survey, and most patients said they would recommend the procedure to others. What a Brow Lift Is A forehead, or brow, lift is typically used to reduce or remove signs of aging around […]

Plastic Surgery More Popular for Men and Mothers

The number of patients pursuing plastic surgery has been steadily increasing in the last few years. This increase is composed of several elements, and these may include patients who make use of credit options, moms responding to their pregnancy changes, and men who want to be more competitive in their work environments. This represents a […]

Bethenny Frankel Opens Up About Her Plastic Surgeries

  While the results of plastic surgery are not an uncommon sight on the red carpet, few celebrities are comfortable discussing their procedures in public. However, in a recent episode on her Bravo TV show, 41-year-old talk show host Bethenny Frankel bucked the trend by openly discussing her experiences with cosmetic breast surgery. Frankel had […]

Teen Plastic Surgery Trends on The Doctors

  Is it appropriate for a plastic surgeon to perform breast augmentation surgery on his 18-year-old daughter? While many people may balk at the idea, it’s not as unseemly as it sounds. Dr. Michael Niccole, a board-certified plastic surgeon who recently performed breast augmentation on his own daughter, recently appeared with his daughters on ABC’s […]

How to Talk About Plastic Surgery

If someone you know has had plastic surgery, what should you say? Is it possible to mention their new appearance without causing offense? As Reuters correspondent Mary M. Mitchell points out, these are very important questions in today’s workplace, where four separate generations work side-by-side. There can be many widely different views on plastic surgery […]

Plastic Surgery On the Rise Despite Struggling Economy

Despite a precarious American economy and ongoing uncertainty about our nation’s future, the plastic surgery industry has continued to grow, according to statistics released earlier this month by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). According to these figures, 13.8 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures (which include both surgical and minimally invasive techniques) were performed […]