New York spa owner pleads guilty to botched surgery

A New York salon owner has admitted she performed the illegal liposuction surgery that nearly cost a woman her life.

June 22, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety


A different use for Botox

There's yet another use for the common injectable Botox.

June 21, 2012
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News


Brides, moms not the only ones getting ready for the big day

It's not unusual to hear about a bride-to-be opting for cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, laser hair removal in order to look her very best on her big day.

June 20, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Plastic Surgery News


Can a plastic surgeon remove c-section scars?

According to, the most common surgery undergone by women in the U.S. is childbirth by cesarean section - also known as c-section surgery.

June 19, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Plastic Surgery News


Plastic surgery is growing in the black community

A popular saying in the black community is “Black don’t crack.”

June 18, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Anti-Aging News, Plastic Surgery News



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