Posts Tagged ‘ ASPS ’

Top Holistic Health and Beauty Tips Over The Past 1.5 Years

Over the past several years, I’ve become friends with some of the top holistic health and beauty experts in the country. Many of these experts have been guests on my podcast, The Holistic Plastic Surgery Show, the most downloaded plastic surgery podcast in the country. At the end of each information-packed episode, I ask my guest […]


Avoid These At All Costs

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed yours and are staying warm during this crazy cold spell across the country. While I was walking my dogs tonight (both dressed in their coats), I came up with an interesting idea to send you. Here is a list of my “Avoid At All Costs” for holistic plastic […]


Breast Lifts Outpacing Breast Implants?

New survey results from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that since 2000, breast lifts have been outpacing breast implants by two-to-one. Although three times as many women undergo breast augmentations as breast implants, the number of women undergoing breast lifts has increased 70% since 2000. What is this from? I think there […]


Breasts And Butts Out In 2012; Faces In.

From my latest article on CNN.com: (CNN) — For the first time in six years, the number of people enhancing their breasts and plumping their buttocks is declining. The number of people lifting, injecting and lasering their faces is growing. So who’s powering this sudden growth in facial plastic surgery? Baby boomers. Every year, the […]


Plastic Surgery: The Wild West Of Medicine

My latest article on CNN.com: Recently, a young woman named Martha decided to undergo a breast augmentation.  She researched doctors and found one whom she felt was well-qualified.  Ads in magazines touted him as board-certified and a top plastic surgeon in the area.  Martha met him in consultation and underwent the procedure in his office […]


Plastic Surgery Grew By 5 Percent In 2011

From The American Society of Plastic Surgeons: ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The plastic surgery market continues to show significant growth – two years in a row. According to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 13.8 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures (both surgical and minimally-invasive) were performed in the United States […]


The Current State of Cosmetic Stem Cell Treatments – Buyer Beware

You may have seen advertising for stem cell facelifts and breast augmentation.  Some cosmetic and plastic surgeons are touting these treatments as cutting edge procedures that promise results far greater than anything we’ve ever seen in plastic surgery.  So what is the truth behind stem cell cosmetic surgery? Stem cells are definitely the future of […]