| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:12 AM
A Swiss businessman has given the The University of Maryland School of Medicine $2.5 million to create a professorship in plastic and reconstructive surgery with the first awarded to the doctor who recently performed a groundbreaking face transplant....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Before you spring for that face-lift, take another look in the mirror — the face looking back will only look about three years younger and be no more attractive than it was before surgery, according to a new study.
While there’s a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Maryland health officials may ask state lawmakers for permission to oversee plastic surgery centers, a move inspired in part by the death of a Lochearn woman after liposuction.
The state health department had already been considering whether to ask...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Chengdu, China, barber Liu Deyuan, 53, is one of the few who still provide traditional “eye-shaving,” in which he holds the eye open and runs a razor across the lids' inner surfaces. Then, using a thin metal rod with a round tip, he gently...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In July, authorities discovered that a radiology technician who had worked in Maryland and several other states had been injecting himself with narcotics-filled syringes, refilling them with saline and leaving them behind for use on patients. More than 1,...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Audrey Niffenegger has always been a renaissance woman. Best known as the author of the best-selling novels "The Time Traveler's Wife" (2003) and "Her Fearful Symmetry" (2009), Niffenegger, a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, is also...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:47 AM
1) Dr. Alfred Sofer (Plastic Surgery Center of Fairfield)
33 Miller St.
Dr. Alfred Sofer is the best!
2) Greenwich Medical Skincare & Laser Spa
1345 E. Putnam Ave.
| May 21, 2013
| 4:30 AM
During his lifetime, Liberace sued (and won) when publications hinted at his homosexuality. In "Behind the Candelabra," former lover Scott Thorson gets the final word, serving as the basis of a film that gleefully thrusts itself into those aspects of...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:57 AM
1) Dr. Deborah Pan, Esana Plastic Surgery Center & Med Spa
1 Audubon St., Suite 201
I feel she is the best plastic surgeon I have ever met and would continue to see her.
Dr. Pan is...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Maryland is moving to toughen regulations on the fast-growing medspa industry — a move designed to narrow a "loophole" and prevent deaths such as one last year following a liposuction treatment at a Timonium facility.
Regulations being discussed...