Cosmetic Surgery Articles & Stories:

Breast Enlargement Pills Come With Uncertainty and Concerns

Breast Enlargement Pills Come With Uncertainty and Concerns In today's world, many women long for better curves and ways of enhancing their look. It's widely known that many women are displeased with their cup size or the visual aspects of their breasts. So it's no surprise that some are exploring the option of breast enlargement pills to enhance their... Read More

Expert Commentary: John Q. Cook, M.D. - 11/20/2009

Expert Commentary: John Q. Cook, M.D. - 11/20/2009 In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in ancient traditions of medicine and healing.  The cumulative wisdom of Chinese, Indian and other Eastern traditions stretches back for thousands of years.  Many of my patients are intrigued but also puzzled by claims of poten... Read More

Recession Causing Trend Toward Facelift Quickies

Recession Causing Trend Toward Facelift Quickies More and more people are seeking minimally invasive cosmetic treatments that can be done in under an hour and have short recovery periods so they won’t jeopardize their jobs, a British plastic surgeon has noted.     “The average breast enhancement or facelift can ... Read More

Laser Cosmetic Skin Treatments Skyrocket in Popularity

Laser Cosmetic Skin Treatments Skyrocket in Popularity In the current economic doldrums, with droves of Americans unemployed or fearing they'll be laid off, one medical procedure seems to be recession-proof, according to a recent survey: laser resurfacing of the skin. In its annual Procedural Survey, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)... Read More

Expert Commentary: Sam Speron, M.D, FACS - 9/18/2009

Expert Commentary: Sam Speron, M.D, FACS - 9/18/2009 In today's fast paced world, people are often looking for ways to feel good about themselves while looking as young and beautiful as possible. "Recently, there has been a trend towards all natural treatments and remedies." This is a great movement and it has extended to many branches of medic... Read More

The Evolution of Hair Transplants

The Evolution of Hair Transplants To illustrate the evolution of hair transplants, there is no better example than that of U.S. Vice President, Joe Biden. During the 1991 Anita Hill senate hearings, his hair plug surgery drew attention to some of the shortcomings evident in hair restoration techniques for the time. Though far ... Read More

Expert Commentary: Philip Lambruschi, M.D, FACS - 7-13-2009

Expert Commentary: Philip Lambruschi, M.D, FACS - 7-13-2009 The fairly recent trend of multiple surgical procedures being performed in a single episode has come about in the last ten years or so. This trend is due to the ability of surgeons to complete procedures safely and more efficiently, thanks to technology, and the increased difficulty for patie... Read More

Expert Commentary: Dr. Florence Mussat, MD, SC - May 18, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Florence Mussat, MD, SC - May 18, 2009 This study is fascinating: it basically confirms what we all know instinctively. Stress is a huge factor in accelerating aging. Look at how fast President Obama acquired white temples within a 100 days at the Office ! We all age according 3 main mechanisms: Read More

Self-Esteem Jumps After Chest-Abnormality Surgery

Self-Esteem Jumps After Chest-Abnormality Surgery Children with a congenital chest deformity called pectus excavatum, or funnel chest, are routinely self-conscious and ill at ease in the extreme. But after they undergo surgery to correct the defect, their self-concept and social lives improve dramatically. "These results should prompt physic... Read More

Doctor Debuts "Stem-Cell Facelift"

Doctor Debuts A new technique using adult stem cells from the body's own fat tissue has been found to restore the plumpness, smoothness and skin tightness of a more youthful face. Dr. Vincent Giampapa, who has worked on perfecting the technique during the last four years, introduced the procedure, which rul... Read More

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