Botched plastic surgery procedures lead to multiple charges

Many people aspire to enhance their beauty through plastic surgery, but by failing to take the time to do background research on a surgeon, an individual may not only have bad results, but be putting their lives in danger.

February 22, 2011
Categories: Patient Safety


Baby Boomers not ready for the knife, look to noninvasive procedures

As more Baby Boomers attempt to stay relevant in the workplace, a number of individuals are turning to plastic surgery to look and feel younger.

February 18, 2011
Categories: Age/Gender Issues


New Jersey woman charged after giving illegal cosmetic procedures

Yamile Mattos of South Plainfield, New Jersey, has been charged with practicing medicine without a license among other crimes.

February 17, 2011
Categories: Plastic Surgery News


Aspiring models seek out non-surgical plastic surgery

The modeling industry may be one of the most competitive fields for young women, particularly for those who are concerned that a particular body part may be barring them from breaking into the fashion world.

February 16, 2011
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Dermal Fillers


Do people earning less than $60,000 a year make up the majority of plastic surgery patients?

If Laurie Essig speaks the truth, it’s time to change the way we think about plastic surgery. The idea that cosmetic surgery belongs to the “Beverly Hills Housewives” and their affluent counterparts may be more myth than fact. According to Essig, assistant professor of sociology and gender studies at Middlebury College, as reported by, people earning less than $60,000 per annum make up the majority of plastic surgery patients.

February 15, 2011
Categories: Plastic Surgery News



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