| Apr 30, 2013
The U.S. plastic surgery industry, which performed $11 billion worth of cosmetic procedures last year, issued a report Monday that highlights a growing trend: operations to get arms like first lady Michelle Obama's.
The American Society of Plastic...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Blow-out salons, lash bars, hair conditioning studios and makeup lounges that offer express takes on a single beauty service are popping up all over the city. One of the latest — and arguably most novel —concepts in the pamper-and-go...
| 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 27, 2011
| 2:02 PM
A Los Angeles woman is living a nightmare after being disfigured by an unlicensed plastic surgeon, and she is speaking out so other women don't fall prey.
Dinora Rodriguez, of Los Angeles, woke up after a surgery to replace leaking breast implants to...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:54 PM
Some women who want rounder, fuller buttocks are turning to a dangerous cosmetic procedure: illegal injections of silicone offered by people who lack medical training and may buy their supplies in home improvement stores.
The trend — which has...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:32 AM
Arthur W. Perry, MD, FACS is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. This is the single most important qualification in choosing a plastic surgeon.
Dr. Perry graduated from Rutgers College magna cum laude with high distinction in...
| Jun 24, 2011
Chuck Bennington is one of those guys--who didn't want to be one of those guys--who let themselves go.
Chuck figured it was one of those pay me now or pay me a lot more--later moments.
"You don't work on the car until the engine is blown," Chuck...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Covington based plastic surgeon, Dr. Elizabeth Kinsley, offers a personal approach to patient care.
There are so many things to consider when making a decision as personal and permanent as getting plastic surgery. We understand the impact a particular...
| Jul 20, 2011
Demand for minimally invasive cosmetic procedures showed a three-digit increase over the last decade, with Botox leading the way for those seeking to look younger or better.
As of last month, would-be patients can consider a new product that uses their...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Ever wonder how long that artificial finger joint will last? Or how about that cheek implant? What's the recovery time from surgery for a new elbow? What's the hospital bill going to look like if you get a new hip?
Such questions frequently come up, as...