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Cosmetic Procedures

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  • Medical tourism: A faraway health fix

    Medical tourism: A faraway health fix
    When Stan Long's doctor told him he needed prostate surgery, the unpleasant procedure bothered him less than the part of the price tag he'd be on the hook for: $15,000 for the hospital stay his Medicare plan didn't cover. So Long, who lives in Washington...
  • Nonsurgical cosmetic devices that tighten, smooth and slim

    Doctors' offices are full of brochures listing new nonsurgical procedures that promise to tighten skin, eliminate redness or brown spots and get rid of fat. Though the machines have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the clearances don't...
  • Cost, longevity and recovery for replacement body parts

    Cost, longevity and recovery for replacement body parts
    Ever wonder how long that artificial finger joint will last? Or how about that cheek implant? What's the recovery time from surgery for a new elbow? What's the hospital bill going to look like if you get a new hip? Such questions frequently come up, as...
  • From Sun Magazine: Botox 2.0

    From Sun Magazine: Botox 2.0
    When Sandy Rosenblatt looked in the mirror, the striking brunette could see nothing but one big flaw — her eyes, which were sunken and seemed a little dark. So at 34 she had a plastic surgeon smooth them over. While she was there, she decided to...
  • PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat

    PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat
    Bernard G. Sarnat Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, research scientist Dr. Bernard G. Sarnat, 99, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon and research scientist who advanced the study of facial deformities, died of respiratory failure Oct. 21 in Los Angeles, his...
  • Health officials alarmed over silicone injections for fuller buttocks

    Some women who want rounder, fuller buttocks are turning to a dangerous cosmetic procedure: illegal injections of silicone offered by people who lack medical training and may buy their supplies in home improvement stores. The trend — which has...
  • Nonsurgical cosmetic devices -- are they the fountain of youth?

     
    Many cosmetic treatments performed today are surgery-free. The options are increasing....
  • Want to look younger? Yes, you can gain with little or no pain

     
    A burgeoning number of high-tech, do-it-yourself devices claim they can help reduce the signs of aging. Is the fountain of youth as close as my bathroom?...
  • Leighton Meester and her mama drama: Trading lawsuits

     
    Leighton Meester of "Gossip Girl" and "Country Strong" fame is suing her mother for allegedly mishandling the monthly allowance the actress sends home. Leighton Meester says a monthly allowance for her family is supposed to help her brother Alex with...
  • Board probes plastic surgeon's West Hollywood clinic

     
    Unlicensed plastic surgeons: “Before they go to a doctor or physician they should check them on our web site and make sure” they are licensed, she said...
  • Fashion News: Kim Kardashian, Salma Hayek plan for future

     
    Kim Kardshian pick green dresses for her bridesmaids and Salma Hayek talks about beauty with Allure....