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Cosmetic Procedures

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  • Tattoo resurgence as permanent as the ink?

     
    Steve Chapman's riff today on tattoos -- They're ugly, a form of self-mutilation masquerading as self-expression. As a way of showing your edgy, noncomformist personality, getting inked always seemed to me about as sensible as lopping off an ear. --...
  • Legislation looks to rein in liposuction

     
    From our South Florida Sun-Sentinel colleague Bob LaMendola The deaths of four South Florida mothers in their 30s during liposuction procedures helped spark legislation to make the beauty procedure safer, officials said Monday. A bill advancing in...
  • To massage or not to massage: Ah, there's the rub

    My 25-year-old boyfriend, Greg Henry, doesn’t know what an emo band is, and I’m not exaggerating. He listens to cassettes of Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings. He keeps a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun next to his bed and he only owns eight pairs...
  • Getting Rid of Worry Lines?

    Getting Rid of Worry Lines?
    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...
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  • Cutting Back on Beauty Procedures?

    Cutting Back on Beauty Procedures?
    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...
  • Botox for Migraines: Does it Work?

    Botox for Migraines: Does it Work?
    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...
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  • When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to

    When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to
    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...
  • Botox blunts emotional understanding, study finds

    Botox blunts emotional understanding, study finds
    Botox injections can erase the effects of years of emotional expression on a person's face. But the cosmetic procedure that unfurrows brows, smoothes laugh lines and unwrinkles crinkles appears to come with an unseen price: an impaired ability to read...