Cosmetic Surgery Articles & Stories

Have Tired Eyes? Here are Five Home Remedies

Have Tired Eyes? Here are Five Home Remedies

Sitting for long hours in front of a computer screen, late nights out on the town and children disrupting sleep all lead to the same scenario - your eyes are tired, puffy, and have seen better days. Dark circles and creases that form under and around our eyes can make us look older, less healt... Read More


Breast Cancer Surgery Stressing Cosmetics Over Cures?

Breast Cancer Surgery Stressing Cosmetics Over Cures?

Recent innovations in breast cancer surgery that allow doctors to minimize postsurgical breast deformities may be stressing cosmetic outcomes to the detriment of actual rates of cure, a senior physician warned recently. We must ensure that surgical approaches designed to improve cosmetic outco... Read More


Questions Surround Certain Cosmetic Procedures

Questions Surround Certain Cosmetic Procedures

It might first appear to be like magic in the cosmetic physician's office. Simply inject one of a variety of chemicals into fat deposits within the body and watch them disappear! This cosmetic procedure is known as mesotherapy or LipoDissolve. Alternatively, a physician can aim a radio wave at... Read More


In Times of Recession, Botox Beats Out Facelifts

In Times of Recession, Botox Beats Out Facelifts

Cosmetic surgeons are saying that surgeries such as facelifts and breast augmentations are down, while procedures that don't entail going under the knife - and which are less expensive - are up. Read More


Cosmetic Laser Surgery: The Cutting Edge

Cosmetic Laser Surgery: The Cutting Edge

Laser surgery has become the cutting edge in cosmetic medicine. Why? Because it's able to accomplish just as much as invasive surgical techniques in less time and with faster recovery rates. Using laser surgical techniques is also more precise, and produces less bleeding, bruising and scarrin... Read More


"Extreme Makeover" Cosmetic Surgery

In this Age of Obesity, more and more people are opting for multiple cosmetic surgery procedures in one sitting. These so-called "extreme makeovers," which take their name from recent TV shows about plastic surgery, provide a number of benefits to the patient. These include the fact that they... Read More


Brand Name Surgeries Are Not a Guaranteed "Quick Fix"

Brand Name Surgeries Are Not a Guaranteed

Lifestyle Lift, Lunchtime Lift, Thread-tox, and Smart-Lipo: These are just a few of the brand-name surgical procedures being advertised as in-office operations that will smoothen out wrinkles or reshape your stomach, with no downtime and no scars. Behind the clever names, are these procedures ... Read More


Injectable Fillers Produce Youthful Appearance

Injectable Fillers Produce Youthful Appearance

The latest strategy to overcome wrinkles, sagging facial flesh, bony hands and flappy earlobes is under-the-skin injections of cosmetic fillers with exotic names like Restylane, Radiesse, Sculptra, ArteFill, Juvéderm, Ultra Plus and Perlane. The idea behind all of these fillers is to i... Read More


New Breast Implant To Be Silicone Alternative

New Breast Implant To Be Silicone Alternative

Women who undergo breast augmentation are left with deciding whether they want the natural look of silicone gel or the safety of saline. New technology known as the IDEAL IMPLANT Saline-filled Breast Implant looks to offer the best of both options. Clinical trials are underway for the first ma... Read More


Expert Commentary: Peter Geldner, M.D. 12/16/09

Expert Commentary: Peter Geldner, M.D. 12/16/09

The guiding principles of breast cancer have always been to treat the disease first and offer the hope of restoring the body image second. There has never been serious deviation from this standard. The cancer surgeon must do what they feel that they need and what they can prove that they need... Read More


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