Teenager collects stuffed animals for children after plastic surgery

freshman at Central Davidson High School in Lexington, North Carolina, has been collecting stuffed animals for children at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center who have had to undergo reconstruct receive surgery to correct cleft palates, The Daily Dispatch reports. The reason, she says, is that she knows what they are going through.

December 27, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News

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Doctors warn against hasty post divorce plastic surgery

Many people who choose to have plastic surgery do so to make themselves feel better or to correct an aspect of their appearance that will also improve their quality of life, however there are a growing number of women who seem to be opting to have such procedures as a way to exact revenge on their ex-husbands, The Washington Post reports.

December 27, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News

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Growing number of soldiers getting liposuction for the wrong reasons

In an effort to meet the weight standards set by the United States military many soldiers are turning to a number of dangerous methods including diet pills and starvation, while others are choosing to undergo liposuction for inadvisable reasons, Fox News reports.

December 24, 2010
Categories: Body Contouring News

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Surgery tends to increase around the holidays, doctors say

Though the holidays are typically thought of as a time for celebration, a growing number of people are choosing to have plastic surgery around Christmas and New Years, CNN reports.

December 23, 2010
Categories: Plastic Surgery News

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Reconstructive surgery allows attack victim to model again

After Katie Piper was attacked with acid by a stranger in 2008, the extensive scarring it caused on her face led the model to believe she would never be hired again. However, the 27-year-old Piper recently posed for a photo shoot for Reveal magazine, marking a significant achievement in her road to recovery, the Offaly Express reports.

December 21, 2010
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News

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