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
Tyra Banks isn’t afraid to express how she feels about the beauty industry. Believe it or not, Banks admits to being bullied for her looks as a young girl. “I was very much teased as a kid for my forehead, and even on the internet,” Banks shared. When recently asked her opinion about plastic surgery,
Herbal supplements are more popular than ever, which may pose new risks for cosmetic plastic surgery patients. While many patients choose these natural treatments for their long term health benefits, they fail to recognize that these supplements can still pose health hazards. Like prescription medication, herbal supplements can have drug-like effects on the body. This also
Exotic travel destinations coupled with low prices have created a rise in plastic surgery medical tourism. Medical tourism, a term used to describe the act of seeking health care abroad, isn’t always the safest or cheapest option for plastic surgery procedures such as liposuction or breast augmentation, according to the results of a new survey.
Many people dream of free plastic surgery, and if you live in Brazil, this dream has the potential to become a reality. Performing more than 11.5 million procedures annually, Brazil represents one of the largest plastic surgery consumer markets in the world. To many Brazilians, beauty is a right that should not be reserved solely
Cosmetic enhancement is sought out to counteract signs of aging all over the face and body, so neglect the hands? According to plastic surgeons across the U.S., hand lift procedures are becoming increasingly popular with men and women looking to turn back the clock a few years. “As you get older, your hands lose volume,
Stand-up comedian Joan Rivers recently sat down for a chat with Barbara Walters to discuss her prior plastic surgery experiences for a 20/20 segment investigating plastic surgery. Rivers’ who has become just as famous for her plastic surgery as she has for her career as a stand-up comedian held nothing back in her candid interview
Although it’s been a sluggish year for plastic surgery due to the economy, the long-term outlook is more encouraging. According to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 12.5 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were performed in the United States in 2009, down 1 percent from 2008; up 69 percent since