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Cosmetic Procedures

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  • Botox offers a shot of pain relief

    Botox offers a shot of pain relief
    Patricia Kowalczyk had been suffering with neck and shoulder pain for years when her doctor offered her a shot of Botox. The 60-year-old wasn't interested in smoothing her frown lines. But Johns Hopkins' Dr. Paul Christo wasn't offering the popular...
  • Cosmetic surgery to fix what ails you?

    Cosmetic surgery to fix what ails you?
    Several studies show that some people who repeatedly seek cosmetic surgery are afflicted with a mental disorder called body dysmorphic disorder. But undergoing a nip here, tuck there or a poke between the eyes does nothing to improve the mental...
  • Asia travel: Five trends to watch

    Asia travel: Five trends to watch
    Geopolitics. Rhinoplasty. Who knew those would be among the hottest topics in Asia for 2011? It was news to me, and I've been going back and forth to Asia for a quarter-century, with trips to Japan and China last year alone. To see what the Asia...
  • PermaLip takes on the 'trout' mouth

    PermaLip takes on the 'trout' mouth
    "Trout pout" — overly plumped lips that are ubiquitous on Hollywood's red carpets — can afflict any woman who has tried to enhance naturally thin lips. But a technique from Europe that's rolling out across cosmetic surgery practices in...
  • Greer's OC: Holiday sale at art gallery

    Pierside Gallery is celebrating its new location at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach (near Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory) with a grand opening sale. Everything in the showroom is reduced through the holidays! It recently relocated from its longtime...
  • Officials advise caution in booking treatments at spas

    Officials advise caution in booking treatments at spas
    State licensing officials are warning the public to do their research before undergoing spa treatments or giving them as holiday gifts. Officials at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation said the growing popularity of spa...
  • 'Real Housewife' to field cosmetic surgery questions

    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...
  • Lap-Band clinic sued over death

    Lap-Band clinic sued over death
    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...
  • For aging skin in need of collagen, just any kind of microdermabrasion won't do

     
    Makeup is one thing, but microdermabrasion might actually be able to make skin look younger underneath the added layers of color and powder and lotion. But to do so effectively, it needs to stimulate collagen production. Researchers are trying to......
  • Botox not at fault in girl's death, Orange County jury finds

     
    An Orange County jury Tuesday ruled against the mother of a Texas girl who contended Botox injections killed her 7-year-old daughter. The verdict came in what is believed to be the first case to come to trial alleging the botulinum......
  • Gourmet deals: Five essential L.A. flash-sale sites

     
    "Coupons work," "Mad Men's" Don Draper once said, and he wasn't wrong: The promise of a steep sale has practically been enshrined as a national holiday through November's Black Friday, and discounts have been driving people into stores since the birth...