Breast implants are not your only choice after mastectomy

Elizabeth Anderson, breast cancer survivor, is very pleased with her new breasts. Anderson was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer in 2009 at age 46. She had both breasts removed the very next month.

February 24, 2011
Categories: Breast Surgery News


Older adults opting for plastic surgery during unemployment

As competition between job hunters remains stiff, more people are going the extra mile to stand out to employers on their resumes and in person. More companies are hiring young adults with college degrees, putting older individuals at a disadvantage. However, a number of Baby Boomers are fighting back by undergoing cosmetic procedures to remain competitive, according to NBC affiliate KGW.

February 23, 2011
Categories: Age/Gender Issues


Botched plastic surgery procedures lead to multiple charges

Many people aspire to enhance their beauty through plastic surgery, but by failing to take the time to do background research on a surgeon, an individual may not only have bad results, but be putting their lives in danger.

February 22, 2011
Categories: Patient Safety


Baby Boomers not ready for the knife, look to noninvasive procedures

As more Baby Boomers attempt to stay relevant in the workplace, a number of individuals are turning to plastic surgery to look and feel younger.

February 18, 2011
Categories: Age/Gender Issues


New Jersey woman charged after giving illegal cosmetic procedures

Yamile Mattos of South Plainfield, New Jersey, has been charged with practicing medicine without a license among other crimes.

February 17, 2011
Categories: Plastic Surgery News



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