| 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...
| Jan 11, 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...
| 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...
| Feb 21, 2011
The Oscars are just around the corner, which means many Hollywood stars are getting nipped and tucked. But did you know you could make yourself "red carpet ready" without having to go under the knife?
"We sometimes call them 'lunch hour procedures,' "...
| Sep 13, 2010
When doctors, researchers and celebrity lobbyists talk about the amazing potential of stem cell therapy, their discussions usually center on big-ticket items such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, cancer and spinal cord injuries. They don't, as a rule, talk...
| Sep 20, 2010
Despite how aesthetic plastic surgery is portrayed on reality shows, there isn't always a happy ending. A study released today in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery finds that people who want revisions on their nose jobs may do so because they don't...
| Oct 21, 2010
Between acceptance and defiance there's a middle way of relatively small tweaks that will make an old face look younger.
Age affects every nook and cranny of the body, but nowhere are the consequences on such open display as on our faces. Dozens of...
| Oct 28, 2010
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As Halloween nears, ghosts and ghouls get ready to spread bone-chilling fear. Witches and devils will soon roam the streets, causing mischief and haunting for treats. Skeletons and vampires again will rise to the smell of soul cakes and blood-red apple...
| Jun 7, 2010
Google the keywords "addicted to plastic surgery," and the name " Heidi Montag" stands out more than her surgically enlarged breasts. In November 2009, at 23 years young, the naturally lovely reality TV celebrity endured 10 plastic surgeries in one day&...
| Jun 1, 2010
What do business men, actors, newscasters and other celebrities have in common with the boy next door? They're increasingly turning to plastic surgeons to improve their looks.
Men and boys' cosmetic procedures in 2009 numbered 898,379. Compared to...