When 60 is the new 50, hand rejuvenation is the finishing touch

First there was the facelift, buttock lift, eye lift and breast lift. Now, there is the “hand lift.”

March 21, 2012
Categories: Anti-Aging News, Skin Procedures News


Texas woman charged in botched illegal breast implant case

A Texas hairstylist is under arrest after authorities say she performed illegal breast augmentations on clients in the back room of her salon and is now facing charges for practicing medicine without a license.

March 20, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety


No age limit for plastic surgery?

Americans are living longer than ever. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average life expectancy for Americans is now 78.5 years.

March 19, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety


Arrest made at buttock augmentation “pumping party”

In this case, “buyers beware” is a gross understatement. According to Dan Childs, reporting for ABC News, March 1, 2012, Philadelphia police arrested 42-year-old Padre Victoria Windslowe for administering illegal injections for the purpose of buttock augmentation.

March 16, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety


How to evaluate MD-formulated skin creams

The March 2012 issue of Allure magazine tells you what to do when your dermatologist, plastic surgeon or other physician recommends that you start a skin care regimen using products they have formulated and sell in the office.

March 15, 2012
Categories: Anti-Aging News, Skin Procedures News


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