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Man sent back to U.S. after impersonating plastic surgeon in Dubai

Man sent back to U.S. after impersonating plastic surgeon in Dubai

A man from Tigard, Oregon, was recently returned to the United States to face drug charges after being held in Dubai last year for impersonating a plastic surgeon. Steven Moos, 41, was held in the United Arab Emirates capital after it was discovered that he was performing unsanctioned cosmetic procedures without any training, The Oregonian reports.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
January 12, 2011
Book sold at auction that contains origin of rhinoplasty

Book sold at auction that contains origin of rhinoplasty

A book that dates back to the 16th century was recently sold at auction, and it contains what is believed to be one of the first depictions of rhinoplasty (surgery to reshape the nose). The book, which was published in 1597, sold for £11,000 (around $16,000) to a plastic surgeon, The UK Based Daily Telegraph reports.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
January 11, 2011
Model pleads not guilty to performing injections without a license

Model pleads not guilty to performing injections without a license

A model from New Brunswick, New Jersey, recently appeared in court to answer to charges that she performed cosmetic procedures without a license. Anivia Cruz-Dilworth, 28, pleaded not guilty a month after charges were brought against her after she treated at least six different patients, the New Jersey-based newspaper The Star-Ledger reports.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
December 30, 2010
Popular foot surgery condemned by doctors

Cosmetic foot surgery condemned by doctors

The latest trend in cosmetic surgery does not involve slim thighs or high cheekbones. It seems that now men and women are focusing on their feet. Procedures such as toe-shortening and injecting fat into footpads have been growing in popularity among women, ABC News reports.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
December 28, 2010
Doctors warn against hasty post divorce plastic surgery

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.

Categories: Plastic Surgery News
December 27, 2010

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