Why are breast augmentation surgeries popular on the West coast?

A California-based plastic surgeon says the culture on the West coast may be behind a recent statistic that found that 38 percent of the breast implant surgeries performed in the U.S. are performed in Western states.

January 11, 2012
Categories: Breast Surgery News


An artist explores how plastic surgery will change the portrait you leave behind

Innovative artist Jonathon Yeo has done portraits of Tiger Woods, Paris Hilton, Sarah Palin and Nicole Kidman.

January 10, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Anti-Aging News, Plastic Surgery News


Baby boomers looking for love online may turn to plastic surgery

An increasing number of baby boomers are looking for love online, and may want to make some cosmetic enhancements in order to find their perfect match.

January 9, 2012
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Plastic Surgery News


No place like home for the holidays, especially following plastic surgery

If your friend, who is usually the life of the party, rejects your invitations in favor of “chilling out” at home for the holidays, she may have a private agenda.

January 6, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


Woman charged in silicone injection death

A New Jersey woman has been charged with manslaughter and the unauthorized practice of medicine after allegedly injecting a man's penis with silicone in an effort to perform a penis enlargement procedure.

January 5, 2012
Categories: Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety



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