CNN reports that obsession with plastic surgery is a result of body dysmorphic disorder.
Learn more about how some people are obsessed with excessive plastic surgery in this video. [Read more…]
California’s new law preventing doctors from performing cosmetic surgery without a proper physical exam goes into effect December 31, 2009. [Read more…]
For some time now, the internet has changed the way people make purchases. A person can buy just about anything online from Apples to Zinnias, and that includes cosmetic prescription pharmaceuticals like wrinkle reducing Botox and other facial fillers. [Read more…]
With the recent news of the Argentine model who died while undergoing a cosmetic procedure, highlights some of the risks associated with these procedures. Though extremely rare, complications can arise. [Read more…]
The revolutionary war’s call to arms, echoed over 200 years ago, was spun by England’s attempt to exploit the colonies through unnecessary taxation. Now days, congress’s attempt to find alternative sources of revenue to pay for it’s burgeoning health care reform bill is encroaching upon the exclusive rights of the people to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” [Read more…]
More often these days it seems like we are constantly being reminded that our assurance of protection from product failure is about to expire. This is no different than with medical devices. [Read more…]
There is growing concern about women who decide to undergo vaginal plastic surgery. Labiaplasty or labia reduction and other female cosmetic surgical procedures including, Vaginoplasty or tightening of the vagina and Clitoral Unhooding, are becoming more popular as they become accepted socially. [Read more…]
The facelift also known as rhytidectomy can not prevent the aging process. However, it can help set back the aging clock by improving the visible signs of aging through the removal of excess skin, fat, tightening of the muscles, and repositioning the skin of the face and neck. A facelift can be performed alone, or in comination with other surgical procedures such as eyelid surgery, forehead lift, or a rhinoplasty. [Read more…]
According to a study published by the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, researchers compiled a list of data from over 26 adult patients who underwent bilateral upper and lower cosmetic eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty). According to the findings, people who received cosmetic blepharoplsty for droopy eyelids felt better about themselves and had improved vision as a result of the surgery.