| 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...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Feb 9, 2011
"You know that's permanent, right?"
"Have you thought about how that'll look when you get old?"
These are two comments people who want tattoos hear from those who think tattoos are pointless. I specialized in ignoring the anti-tattoo folks, but after...
| May 18, 2010
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2009
| 2:12 PM
People are cutting back on cosmetic surgery and other elective surgeries in response to the dismal economy, reversing the booming popularity of tummy tucks, eye lifts, and breast implants, which have soared in popularity in recent years, particularly...
| Feb 18, 2009
| 2:45 PM
Every so often, I open an E-mail that makes me cringe. A press release titled "How Botox can help you get a new job" brought out those frown lines. It detailed a study published in the June issue of the journal Dermatologic Surgery in which 300 volunteers...
| 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....
| Mar 13, 2009
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...
| Feb 11, 2011
When considering plastic surgery, it's hard to know what questions to ask.
First, you have to decide whether to have the surgery at all. Then you must choose a surgeon.
We asked two experts, Fort Lauderdale cosmetic surgeon Paul Wigoda and Miami...