Male plastic surgery: Vanity, thy name used to be “woman”

There was a time when men were allowed to age gracefully and CEOs had grey hair.  Now men are competing with 20-something entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg and trying to live up to the “six pack” ideal of male attractiveness and masculinity. 

April 23, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Anti-Aging News


When undergoing lip augmentation, shape is as important as size

If you’ve been following the news lately, you already know the meaning of “trout pout.”

April 20, 2012
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News


Doctors warn against do-it-yourself treatments

The high cost of some plastic surgery procedures has caused some people to seek dangerous alternatives.

April 19, 2012
Categories: Patient Safety, Skin Procedures News


Mercury found in anti-aging products manufactured abroad

Choose your face creams cautiously. The FDA has issued a warning that some face creams manufactured abroad and sold in the United States illegally contain mercury.

April 18, 2012
Categories: Anti-Aging News, Skin Procedures News


Plastic surgery considered a health benefit in Brazil

While plastic surgery is considered a luxury in America, in Brazil it's considered a right.

April 17, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News



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