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American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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  • Dumbest question in the universe

    Dumbest question in the universe
    First things first: I didn't watch Monday night's Miss Universe Pageant. I did not even know it was on. The last time I might have tuned into such a program was in middle school, the height of insecurity. I was short, scrawny and getting used to my first...
  • Health officials alarmed over silicone injections for fuller buttocks

    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...
  • Dr. Arthur Perry

    Dr. Arthur Perry
    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...
  • Cost, longevity and recovery for replacement body parts

    Cost, longevity and recovery for replacement body parts
    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...
  • FOX Focus: Getting Plastic Surgery To Get Hired?

    FOX Focus: Getting Plastic Surgery To Get Hired?
    When the going gets tough, are the tough getting a little help? A tuck here or a lift there? With a still tight job market, revamping the resume and work wardrobe isn't enough for some. Statistics show more and more older Americans are getting plastic...
  • Lifts on the rise among plastic surgery procedures

    Lifts on the rise among plastic surgery procedures
    Breast augmentation may be as popular as ever, but what really has heads turning at the plastic surgeon'soffice is the surge in lifts: upper arm lifts, lower body lifts, butt lifts, breast lifts — some of these procedures have experienced growth...
  • Plastic surgery increasingly is a couples activity

    Plastic surgery increasingly is a couples activity
    When Margaret first met her boyfriend, she weighed 105 pounds and wore short crop tops. But after 13 years together, the 55-year-old retiree from Torrance developed a "muffin top" that she just couldn't eliminate. So she did what so many other women do...
  • Chinplants hottest thing in plastic surgery

    Apparently Americans aren't happy with their chins. Chinplants are the fastest growing plastic surgery, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. And both men and women are getting the procedure. The chin and jawline are among the first...
  • Can the plastic surgeons of reality TV really cut it?

    Can the plastic surgeons of reality TV really cut it?
    Good doctors used to be identified by fairly standard measures: where they trained, whether they were board-certified and if they were in good standing with the state medical board. But the explosion of reality TV shows in the last four years has upset...
  • Faith Popcorn's predictions five years later

    Faith Popcorn's predictions five years later
    Every year, trend spotter Faith Popcorn and her firm, Brain Reserve, releases a list of their predictions about cultural and societal trends in the upcoming year. While she just gave her thoughts on the future to Rachel Abramowitz, we thought we'd go back...
  • Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery

    Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery
    People are cutting back on cosmetic surgery and other elective surgeries in response to the dismal economy, reversing the booming popularity of tummy tucks, eye lifts, and breast implants, which have soared in popularity in recent years, particularly...