Social Media and Plastic Surgery


Social media is having an impact on many aspects of life and plastic surgery is no exception.  Plastic surgeons are increasingly reporting that more and more patients are coming to them to request procedures because they hate the way they look online. Forums like Skype and Facebook are contributing to an increase in demand for […]

Cosmetic Surgery in a Bad Economy


Despite continuing economic turbulence, research shows that the popularity, and prevalence, of cosmetic surgery is increasing unabated.  The investment in self-improvement would appear to be considered a valid expense even when money is short. The Botox and cosmetic-surgery industries in particular are booming in spite of the recession. Expensive and exclusive products and treatments are, […]

Ethnicity and Plastic Surgery


Cosmetic surgery is global and the attraction of self-improvement would appear to be universal across races and cultures. However plastic surgeons report that different cultural groups and ethnicities are more interested in specific types of surgery. This phenomenon is perfectly summed up by the experience of plastic surgeons in New York, perhaps a microcosm of […]

Now for a Neck Lift?


The problem with plastic surgery is that once you have one thing fixed, it shows up its neighboring features.  A bit like a fancy mansion next to a rundown ruin.  The neck can be a bit like that. You may have had a great facelift but now your neck is looking much worse by comparison.  […]

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 […]

I Just Hate My…


Ever looked in the mirror and thought I really hate my …(insert feature here) Why do we tend to focus on one particular feature that we would like to change? Some interesting new research may tell us why. Facial aesthetic treatments are among the most popular cosmetic procedures around the world, but why do so […]

Do I Need a Neck Lift or Just Liposuction?

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Age, genetics, sun exposure, smoking and weight loss can all affect the appearance of your neck. After the age of 35 or 40, the skin around your throat can take on a slack, papery quality, adding years to your looks. On the other hand, you might have a genetic predisposition to developing a wattle or […]

Wrinkle Treatment At Home?

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Wrinkles are an unmistakeable sign of aging and those pesky lines around the eyes, whether you call them “laugh lines” or “crow’s feet”, are something most people would prefer to avoid. But now there is some good news – a new home kit, called WrinkleMD, which claims it can effectively deal with wrinkles in simple […]

Lip Lift Surgery


You may have heard of lip augmentation but there is now growing interest in a procedure for the mouth known as a lip lift. The mouth is one of the first areas of the face to show signs of aging and, according to plastic surgeon, Dr. Weston, treating other parts of the face without also […]



There was a time, not that long ago, when men who were concerned about their appearance would have attracted accusations of vanity, and even unmanliness, but times have changed. It is now common to hear about metrosexuals, men’s grooming products and “bromances”, and it is positively encouraged for men to moisturize and look good. The […]

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