Botox conman's sentence extended after more victims come forward

Despite the fact that stories about dangerous back-alley Botox injections are so common, they continue to crop up in the news. A recent case out of Australia will remind plastic surgery patients why it's essential to have a board-certified plastic surgeon perform any and all procedures you are considering. The story also shows why it can be dangerous to travel overseas for cosmetic surgery, a trend known as "medical tourism."

July 2, 2013
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety


Flabby upper arms: the booby-prize after weight loss

he harsh reality is that after successful dieting or bariatric surgery, you may be left with unattractive excess skin.

July 1, 2013
Categories: Anti-Aging News, Body Contouring News, Skin Procedures News



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