| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:19 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just turned 48 and am considering having blepharoplasty surgery to remove the excess skin on my eyelids, which has bothered me for years. What does this procedure involve? What are the risks? Is the change permanent, or is there a...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:29 AM
The Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgeons applauds the recent actions taken by the Medical Examining Board and reported by The Courant Sept. 16 [courant.com. "Med Board Stops Employee's Use Of Fat-Melting Laser On Clients"].
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
It’s something that can’t be helped – as we age, have kids or surgery, or lose weight, you can develop a paunch that is sagging or sticks out. Even fit people of normal body weight and proportions can find themselves with an abdomen that...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Have you ever been curious about Botox or other injectable treatments, but shied away from using them to help you look your best?
Botox and soft tissue fillers are among some of the most popular minimally invasive procedures with more than 8 million...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:24 AM
It seems like magic: a surgeon uses a wand and poof! Away goes that stubborn fat through liposuction. The procedure has become popular as people look to contour what diet and exercise can’t smooth. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The typical plastic surgery patient fights traffic and sits in a waiting room to discuss an upcoming facelift or breast augmentation with a doctor.
But one class of clientele is taking those appointments in style — by welcoming a private-duty...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Maybe you just want your clothes to fit better, make a slight improvement to your current shape or revamp your shape after weight loss or pregnancy. The reasons for getting breast augmentation are as varied as the women who choose this deeply personal...
| Oct 30, 2012
Have you heard of Gummy Bear boobs? With more than $1-Billion spent on cosmetic breast surgery a year in the United States it's no surprise manufacturers keep coming out with the next best thing. Vanessa Bolano has the story.
Ask for gummy bears at a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A slew of nonsurgical body contouring treatments promising to zap inches on your lunch hour has taken off recently, ushering a flood of new patients — many of them men — into doctors' offices.
However not all of these treatments, touted on...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:01 AM
With each cute baby Crystal Neilson delivered, she found her body more unattractive.
Her breasts sagged a little more. The skin on her stomach stretched out like a deflated balloon. “There was stuff falling out all over the place,” said...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Images of an expertly sculpted nose on a Chinese man's forehead may be shocking to many, but plastic surgeons say the use of forehead tissue for nasal reconstructive surgery dates back thousands of years.
The practice of using flaps of tissue from...