Teenagers, Self-esteem and Plastic Surgery


Being a teenager is difficult and research would indicate that it is now harder than ever.  Teenagers, both girls and boys, are under increasing pressure to look “perfect”. Whereas waxing, plucking, exercising and grooming were once adult preoccupations, they are now central to teenage life.  The same increasingly applies to cosmetic surgery and there are […]

Are You Ever Too Old for Plastic Surgery?

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Would you like to live into your 90s?  Due to a variety of factors we are living, and working, longer than ever before. As what it means to be older changes, it would appear retirement no longer means lots of gardening or travelling.  Older people are now turning to plastic surgery to help them look […]

Streamline Your Shape with Torso Tapering Plastic Surgery

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Torso tapering is a form of plastic surgery that combines a tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, with liposuction and a breast lift (or breast implants). A long-time favorite of new mommies who want to “get their old bodies back”, this type of surgery may be referred to as a “mommy makeover”, but it’s also helpful to […]

Rising Obesity Rates May Raise Demand for Cosmetic Surgery


With the number of obese American adults expected to climb to 42 percent by 2030, the need for weight loss surgery and body contouring procedures may also rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report predicting that obesity may reach epidemic proportions in the years ahead. Men and women who successfully […]

The Korean Cosmetic Surgery Craze

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Cosmetic surgery is growing rapidly in popularity in South Korea, faster than almost anywhere else in the world.  The craze for cosmetic surgery in Korea has a variety of causes and is triggering something of a boom in their economy. Many of the patients presenting themselves to plastic surgeons in Korea are arriving from China, […]

Chin Implant Surgeries Rise by 71%


The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that the number of chin implant surgeries rose sharply by 71% in 2011, compared to 2010. Women and men are choosing, in roughly equal numbers it seems, to undergo chin augmentation in an effort to restore a more youthful look. According to Dr Malcolm Z. Roth, “The chin […]

Reducing Scarring After Cosmetic Surgery


‘Cosmetic surgery’ implies incisions, and incisions promise scars. However, surgeons are conscious about scar locations on the body and often attempt to put them in places where they are less visible. Nonetheless, with proper care, scarring can be dramatically reduced so that it is the results of your procedure getting all the attention and not […]

Breast Lift, Breast Implants of Both?


The demands life puts on a woman’s body can cause it to distort and sag as she ages. Pregnancy, weight gain and loss, aging, and other factors rob the skin of its elasticity. For many women, the result is increasing sagginess in her breasts. There are several cosmetic surgery options to solve this problem, however, […]

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