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Police: Plastic Surgeon Tortured Ex-Girlfriend Over Facebook Posting
WSVN-TV – Crazy story about a plastic surgeon in Florida. Why does it seem that so many of the bizarre plastic surgery stories come out of Florida?
- Posted on: May 11 2013
Is Your Sunscreen Poisoning You?
There is an interesting article (and accompanying television segment) from plastic surgeon and fellow ASAPS member, Dr. Arthur Perry, on the possible long-term side effects of chemical sunscreens. From his article on www.doctoroz.com: There are 17 individual sunscreen ingredients that are FDA approved: 15 of these are clear chemicals that absorb UV light and two […]
- Posted on: May 9 2013
Arm Lifts Grow In Popularity – From USA Today
From today’s USA Today: “Arm lifts” have become one of the fastest-growing varieties of plastic surgery, a new study shows. More than 15,000 women underwent an arm lift in 2012, an increase of more than 4,000% since 2000, according to a report out Monday from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The popularity of the […]
- Posted on: Apr 30 2013
The Plastic Surgery Diet By Dr. Robert Tornambe
We are what we eat. And that refers to how we look. Dr. Robert Tornambe, a board-certified plastic surgeon and member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) recently published an article on the Huffington Post called “the Plastic Surgery Diet.” These are his recommendations on what to eat in order to maintain […]
- Posted on: Apr 26 2013
The Newest In Aesthetic Plastic Surgery At The ASAPS Annual Meeting In New York City
I just returned from the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the premiere society for cosmetic plastic surgeons. It took place at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, and was attended by the top aesthetic surgeons in the United States. This is THE meeting where the hottest new treatments are […]
- Posted on: Apr 19 2013
The Silk’N Face FX on “The Ricki Lake Show”
I was recently asked to demonstrate a novel, take-home device for tightening the skin of the face for “the Ricki Lake Show.” This is a one-of-a-kind device, and although not the same as the laser treatments in the office, can be a nice way to rejuvenate your skin at home.
- Posted on: Apr 15 2013
Suffering From Tattoo Regret?
I recently wrote an article for CNN.com about tattoos that has gotten a lot of views and comments (over 2000 of them!) If you haven’t read it yet, here is the first part: A few years ago I interviewed a handyman to do some work on my house. I noticed a teardrop tattoo at the […]
- Posted on: Apr 10 2013
Beyond Belief With George Noory – Check It Out Friday April 5th!
Have any of you heard of the extremely popular radio program called “Coast to Coast with George Noory?” It’s a late-night radio show dedicated to a wide variety of strange, supernatural, and fascinatingly different topics. I was fortunate enough to be a guest on this nationally syndicated program a couple times in the last two years. If […]
- Posted on: Apr 4 2013
Cosmetic Surgeon Charged With Homicide In Liposuction Death
Startling story from the New York Daily News: A cosmetic surgeon was charged Thursday with causing a former model’s death by liposuction. Oleg Davie, 51, pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide charges for operating on Isel Pineda in May of last year — even though she’d previously had a heart transplant and was […]
- Posted on: Apr 3 2013
Post-Divorce Discounts For Plastic Surgery??
The Doctor Oz Show recently aired a segment about plastic surgeons giving discounts for patients who have undergone a recent divorce. According to a survey conducted by the program, 19% of plastic surgeons offer discounts to women going under the knife! This trend is somewhat troubling to me, as a board-certified plastic surgeon. I often see patients […]
- Posted on: Apr 1 2013