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The Dangers of Some Plastic Surgery “Bargains”

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Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Dangers of Some Plastic Surgery “Bargains”

If you’ve ever seen billboards or ads for discounted plastic surgery, beware, it may be too good to be true, according to a recent posting on AOL’s Stylelist website. Some of these “bargains” could be at the cost of safety. “To get the cost down, they could be cutting back on things like general anesthesia. …

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Men Embrace the Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery

The “mommy makeover” is a cosmetic surgery trend in which new moms get several procedures—typically a breast augmentation, tummy tuck, and/or breast lift—to help return their bodies to their pre-pregnancy shape. Although women receive the majority of plastic surgery, more men, often dads, are electing for cosmetic procedures. According to recent statistics from the American …

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Study Examines Botox’s Effect on Emotions

A new study published in the journal Emotion examines whether Botox injections have an effect on the patient’s emotional experience. Joshua Davis and Ann Senghas, Barnard College professors who led the research, wanted to see if feedback from facial expressions influences emotional experience. They compared the self-reported emotional experiences of those with Botox injections (which …

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Plastic Surgery Surges Among New Grads

Plastic surgery is gaining popularity among teens aged 18 and 19, reports Crain’s New York Business, and has even become a popular graduation present. Last year 8,199 U.S. teenagers aged 18 and 19 had breast enlargements—more than triple the number in 2001, according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The increase came …

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New Study Compares Female Plastic Surgeons to Males

A recent study conducted by the ASPRS says that female plastic surgeons are less likely to be married and more likely to be childless or have children later in life than their male colleagues. While this is not necessarily true for Dr. Kim, most female plastic surgeons work similar hours, practice about the same number …

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