The Link Between Cosmetic Surgery and Self-Esteem

Can cosmetic surgery really make you happier? According to a new European study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychological Science, the answer appears to be yes. The study, which was conducted by researchers from Ruhr Universität and the University of Basel, examined the psychological after effects experience by 544 first-time cosmetic surgery patients. The

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Laser Skin Resurfacing Side Effects and Recovery

Are you afraid to go under the knife? What about going under the light? According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), laser skin resurfacing is on the rise, nearly doubling since the year 2000 – while facelift surgeries have been on the decline. So if you’re a little weary of surgical enhancement, you’re

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Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Cosmetic Enhancement

With so many options available, narrowing down the right cosmetic procedure for your needs and lifestyle can be a little daunting. To streamline the process, we recommend first considering some of the pros and cons of surgical verses non-surgical cosmetic enhancement. Recovery Time Generally speaking, most surgical options require a longer period of recovery than

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Cosmetic Surgery Abroad: Reasons to Think Twice

To combat the burden of increasing costs, more consumers are seeking out cosmetic surgery abroad – even though most medical experts advise against it. In recent years, Thailand, Singapore and India have emerged as the most popular medical tourist destinations in the world. The allure of a good deal coupled with an exotic travel destination

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Dr. Sabbagh Proud Sponsor of Annual CARE House Luncheon

Dr. Sabbagh was a proud sponsor of this year’s CARE House annual Circle of Friends benefit. The event, now in its 17th year, is one of the most important fundraisers for the non-profit, which serves children and families of abuse in Oakland County. “As an organization, CARE House strives to be a leading resource in

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FDA Approves Botox for Urge Incontinence

Botox can be used for more than just cosmetic enhancement. Recently, Allergan, Inc. announced that it’s been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat symptoms of overactive bladder. According to Dr. Hylton Joffee, chief of the reproductive and urologic products division of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Botox injections

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Cosmetic Enhancement by Age: An Infographic

When it comes to cosmetic enhancement, age is a lot more than just a number. As we get older, our bodies gradually begin to change, and so do our cosmetic priorities and expectations. Though men and women of all ages seek out cosmetic enhancement, the type and frequency vary significantly across age. To elucidate cosmetic

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Would most of us say “yes” to free plastic surgery?

Whether they’re good or bad, most us of have strong opinions about plastic surgery. But would the chance at free plastic surgery change someone’s opinion? Interestingly enough, an independent survey in the UK indicates that most Brits would opt no, even if plastic surgery were entirely free of charge. The survey, which was conducted by Fabriah.com,

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Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures According to RealSelf.com

Though it might seem like you’re the only one considering cosmetic surgery among your friends, don’t worry – you’re not actually alone. RealSelf.com, the world’s largest online community for learning and sharing information about cosmetic surgery, has recently publicized the most popular cosmetic procedures of 2012 based on a whopping 52 million searches performed on

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