California clamps down on medi-spas

California's governor has signed a new law that aims to increase supervision on "medi-spas" offering cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections and laser hair removal.

August 7, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


Photography show provokes questions about plastic surgery

A new exhibit in Los Angeles, “A New Kind of Beauty,” showcases the work of photographer Phillip Toledano and examines the creation of beauty as a result of plastic surgery.

August 6, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


The Facelift Bungee: A twenty five dollar fix?

There is a new product out on the market that is reminiscent of the instant movie star facelifts created with tape by Hollywood makeup artists.

August 3, 2012
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News


Middle class moms melt “muffin tops” with cosmetic surgery

When diet and exercise don’t make a dent in your post pregnancy midsection excess, there is a sure cure. The power of scalpel, surgeon and a lot of liposuction can be harnessed into a “Mommy Makeover.”

August 2, 2012
Categories: Body Contouring News, Plastic Surgery News


Is social media causing an increase in people seeking plastic surgery?

It's estimated that more than 1 billion people worldwide now use social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter, with as many as 600 million frequenting these and similar sites daily, according to

August 1, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Lifestyle



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