| 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...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
It's that time of year again — time for kids and adults to start mowing the lawn. And with lawn-mowing season comes another sign of the season: Injuries from mowers. June is National Home Safety Month and five national medical organizations are...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:32 AM
More men are going under the knife for plastic surgery, according to a report released Monday by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. While the number of cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. increased 5% in 2010 compared with 2009,......
| Jun 10, 2010
Plastic surgery might have been hurt by the recession, but it still draws a sizable following of people hoping to improve their appearance.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that some major cosmetic surgery procedures, such as breast...
| Apr 14, 2010
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...
| Jun 22, 2010
Twelve years ago I wrote the story of my lifetime.
And it was all about me. Of course.
Actually, it was about my face lift - a 7 1/2-hour procedure that changed my life. Or at least my appearance.
I still get calls and e-mails. Questions like "Are...
| Jun 25, 2010
It started with shows like Extreme Makeover and The Swan and can now be found in the pages of any tabloid magazine, Twitter feed and celebrity blog out there. Media executives, Hollywood plastic surgeons and even celebrities themselves have made plastic...
| Jun 24, 2010
Check your e-mail, Facebook account and text messages? Duh. Get the play-by-play of your favorite MLB team? Sure. Find a decent Mexican restaurant in your neighborhood before your date tonight? Easy. Get answers to questions about that hair transplant...
| Jun 16, 2010
There's more to finding a reputable plastic surgeon than simply looking at advertisements or going through business listings. Whether you're looking for a plastic surgeon for reconstructive or elective surgery, do your research before making your final...
| Jun 22, 2010
Disney's classic character Dumbo was all ears, and quite self-conscious about it.
Ironically, there are many children who would like to be able to fly away for the very same reason. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that...
| Jun 7, 2010
Bald is beautiful. Really? Says who? Obviously, for the millions of men, and in some cases, women, who struggle with " hair issues," bald is not an option.
A research study cited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one in seven...