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Cosmetic Procedures

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  • The Truth About Cosmetic Procedures

    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...
  • Face-Off in 2010

    Face-Off in 2010
    "Hey honey, did you wash my manzier?" This just sounds wrong, doesn't it? The fact of the matter is, if you don't find funny the "man bra" reference made famous in a 2006 Seinfeld episode, then you might not be laughing for a reason. Perhaps you have...
  • Putting Your Best Foot Forward

    Putting Your Best Foot Forward
    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...
  • Cosmetic surgery: Think first

    Cosmetic surgery: Think first
    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...
  • 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...
  • Spot-Treating Age Spots

    Spot-Treating Age Spots
    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...
  • Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery

    Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery
    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...
  • Get botox, land that job!

    Get botox, land that job!
    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...
  • Carrying someone else's dream

    Carrying someone else's dream
    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....
  • Enhance your look

    Enhance your look
    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...
  • 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...