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Breast Implants 101: My Segment on Fox News
Fox 2 News Headlines
- Posted on: Nov 1 2012
Breast Implants 101: My Segment On Fox Monday!
I’ll be joining my friend Deena Centofanti at Fox 2 Detroit’s The Nine Monday morning, October 29th in the 10 am hour. We’ll be discussing Breast Implants 101: Everything you need to know about breast augmentation. We’ll discuss many issues, including saline and silicone implants, recovery time, and gummy bear implants. Hope you get a […]
- Posted on: Oct 29 2012
Can Your Pillow Make You Look Younger?
Can sleeping on a special pillow make you look younger? A group of researchers from South Korea think so! Check out the findings of their recent study: The investigators examined the skin conditions of 61 participants (test group, n=30; control group, n=31) following four and eight weeks of sleeping on the copper oxide-containing pillowcases. Using 3-D […]
- Posted on: Oct 26 2012
6 Extreme Body Enhancements To Expect In The Next 10 Years
My article from yesterday’s Huffington Post science section: Every few months, the cosmetic surgery industry creates a new bizarre, over-the-top procedure: Toe-besity? Grannyplasty? Eyelash transplants? It makes you wonder, what’s next? In the next 10 years, I suspect that today’s ‘extreme plastic surgery’ treatments will seem like run-of-the-mill procedures. The future is likely to bring […]
- Posted on: Oct 16 2012
Donut Head and Sheep Placenta Facials?
Fox 2 News Headlines This is a segment I filmed with the lovely Deena Centofanti for Fox 2 Detroit. Did you know some people in Japan are injecting saline into their foreheads to make them look like Bagel Heads? Or that Simon Cowell is reportedly getting Sheep Placenta Facials? I discuss it here!
- Posted on: Oct 9 2012
Health Care Act’s Glaring Omission: Liability Reform
My latest article for CNN.com on Obamacare: Coverage for 30 million uninsured. A ban on lifetime payout limits. No co-pays or deductibles on preventive medical services. Insurers prohibited from excluding patients based on pre-existing medical conditions. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) creates a massive, wide-scale overhaul of the heavily flawed and […]
- Posted on: Oct 7 2012
Study Shows Botox Can Help Alleviate Depression?
There is an interesting study from the Journal of Psychiatric Research that claims that Botox can help alleviate depression. Is this true? From the RealSelf.com blog: The 16-week study appeared in the Journal of Psychiatric Research earlier this year and reported that the face’s inability to register emotion post-Botox may help those with treatment resistant […]
- Posted on: Oct 3 2012
How To Reduce Fat Without Diet, Exercise, Or Surgery?
My latest article printed in the Plastic Surgery Post: We all want to lose fat. But not all of us want to go under the knife to do it. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, last year 204,702 Americans underwent liposuction, making it the third most common cosmetic surgery performed. This is in […]
- Posted on: Sep 22 2012
An Ideal Implant?
A new study on an investigational breast implant shows that it could have some considerable benefits compared to the currently utilized breast implants. According to a study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, the Ideal Implant (a double-lumen, saline-filled breast implant) has a high rate of patient and surgeon satisfaction, low rate of wrinkling, and […]
- Posted on: Sep 19 2012
NJ Woman Charged With Killing Man With Penis Injections
Strange and scary story out of New Jersey. From Medical Daily.com: A New Jersey woman who pretended to be a cosmetic surgery professional has pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of reckless manslaughter after one of her “patients” who hoped to get a penis enlargement died from a silicone injection. If convicted, Kasia Rivera, […]
- Posted on: Sep 14 2012