| May 4, 2011
| 9:11 AM
1st) FUZION Medical Aesthetic Boutique
As the popularity of cosmetic medicine and surgery continues to explode, FUZION Medical Aesthetic Boutique is at the helm, providing consultations, treatment and a host of medical aesthetic services from doctors and...
| May 29, 2011
As soon as you sit down for a mani-pedi, the upsell starts: Callus removers, paraffin dips and shoulder massages can each cost an extra $5, $10, $15 or more.
And if you opt for a mani-pedi with "the works" — with maybe a fancy-sounding soak, scrub,...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Alexis Bellino, from "The Real Housewives of Orange County," doesn't shy from the plastic surgeon's office on the Bravo show, stepping in for the occasional injection.
Now she'll bring her expertise to the public, appearing at CosmetiCare in Newport...
| Feb 11, 2011
A fourth Southern California patient has died following Lap-Band weight-loss surgery at a clinic connected to the pervasive 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign, according to a lawsuit filed by the patient's husband.
Laura Faitro of Simi Valley died...
| Oct 10, 2011
Outpatient surgery centers in California that perform Lap-Band operations and other procedures will face new scrutiny under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The legislation requires private accrediting firms to inspect outpatient centers at least once...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:32 AM
Arthur W. Perry, MD, FACS is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. This is the single most important qualification in choosing a plastic surgeon.
Dr. Perry graduated from Rutgers College magna cum laude with high distinction in...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:48 PM
A woman accused of stealing the identity of a 94-year-old woman to finance a "tummy tuck" was sentenced to 8 years in prison today after pleading guilty to aggravated identity theft at a Skokie courthouse.
Ayondela Moore, 35, of the 8300 block of South...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 2:02 PM
No one likes looking older . . . which is why we spend billions of dollars every year on over-the-counter products, prescription creams and fillers, and, most drastically, cosmetic surgery. Do any of these actually work to reduce the signs of aging? In...
| Jun 25, 2011
High-end beauty chain Space NK could be considered the luxury Sephora. The British retailer, which launched in 1993 in the form of a single, unassuming shop in Covent Garden, London, features an expertly edited selection of founder Nicky Kinnaird's...
| Jun 24, 2011
Chuck Bennington is one of those guys--who didn't want to be one of those guys--who let themselves go.
Chuck figured it was one of those pay me now or pay me a lot more--later moments.
"You don't work on the car until the engine is blown," Chuck...
| Jun 29, 2011
Lona Dion looked in the mirror one day and decided she wanted to look like she did a few years ago.
The former model knew she didn't want facial fillers, Botox or anything that she felt might make her look fake "At this point in my life," Lona said the...