Black women begin to embrace plastic surgery

As part of her “20/20” TV special on plastic surgery, Barbara Walters interviewed a group of black or African-American women who had undergone breast augmentation, rhinoplasty and Botox injections.

March 14, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News

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Jet set plastic surgery tries to spread its wings in spite of risks

For reasons that are puzzling to those of us who adore the comfort of our own beds, rich and famous socialites and celebs have always headed to distant shores for plastic surgery.

March 13, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News

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Radio station gives hope to two women in need of breast surgery

Two Chicago-area women will receive a free consultation and breast surgery from a board-certified plastic surgeon of their own choosing, thanks to a contest held by a classic rock station WLUP.

March 12, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News

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Controversy surrounding facelift procedure

A recent ABC news report investigated the growing complaints against Lifestyle Lift, “a nationwide group of 40 clinics [who] promise less invasive, cheaper facelifts.” Some patients and former employees have claimed that the company is focused on financial gain, in the form of quotas and sales pressure, instead of getting the best results for patients.

March 9, 2012
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety

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Why is plastic surgery a growing trend in teens?

According to Utah's Daily Herald newspaper, teenagers are getting plastic surgery to improve their chances in an increasingly competitive society.

March 8, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Plastic Surgery News

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