| Jan 19, 2010
When someone whispers that they recently had "some work done," right away the questions start: What was it really like? Did it hurt? Where did you get it done? How much did it cost? But even today, in our youth-obsessed world, people are reluctant to talk...
| Aug 12, 2010
Patricia Kowalczyk had been suffering with neck and shoulder pain for years when her doctor offered her a shot of Botox.
The 60-year-old wasn't interested in smoothing her frown lines. But Johns Hopkins' Dr. Paul Christo wasn't offering the popular...
| Aug 30, 2010
I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery.
No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
| Mar 7, 2010
Q I get migraine headaches about three times per month. Once the headache gets started, it can last all day. I don't like taking medications. I recently heard that Botox injections can help migraines. Is this something I should try?
A A small study...
| Sep 4, 2009
If you've started spotting age spots, you've probably started wondering how to get rid of them.
There are five types of treatments to consider. But before you use any treatment on any spots on your skin, visit your physician or dermatologist to make sure...
| Mar 11, 2009
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....
| Jun 7, 2010
Google the keywords "addicted to plastic surgery," and the name " Heidi Montag" stands out more than her surgically enlarged breasts. In November 2009, at 23 years young, the naturally lovely reality TV celebrity endured 10 plastic surgeries in one day&...
| Nov 11, 2009
For Dallas realtor Holly Fabiani, work is everything. In this tough economy and her competitive industry, she's using every advantage to get ahead. Holly Fabiani says, "If I don't look good when I first meet a client, they're going to turn away...
| Apr 14, 2010
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...
| Mar 16, 2010
If you're wondering whether collagen injections will help pad your stilletto worn heels, podiatrists want to help.
The strong, flexible human foot - which has 26 bones, more than 100 ligaments, 30 joints and 19 muscles - is an engineering marvel. Over...
| Feb 17, 2010
In the fall season opener of "Nip/Tuck," the sleek Los Angeles office of McNamara/Troy sat forlorn and empty, a voice-over reminding that when times are tough, one of the first things to go is the luxury of elective cosmetic surgery.
That same scene...