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New Study: Fat Removed Via Liposuction Doesn’t Come Back

There is a very interesting study that was recently published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).  From the ASPS website: The new study by ASPS Member Surgeon Eric Swanson, MD, Leawood, Kansas, evaluated 301 patients having liposuction, either alone or in combination with abdominoplasty, using […]



Social Media Users Resorting To Plastic Surgery

video platform video management video solutions video player I discussed this recently on Fox News, but here is a segment from ABC News featuring the man who taught me how to insert chin implants, Dr. Richard Ellenbogen. It’s true that social media is spurring some people to have plastic surgery, as they are noticing certain […]


Man Charged With Manslaughter In Butt Injection Case

  This is a follow-up story to the one a few months ago about the Florida transsexual who was injecting people’s buttocks with caulk, cement, and Fix-A-Flat.  From Reuters: A man who injected a woman in the buttocks with unknown substances during an illegal cosmetic surgery was arrested on Thursday and charged with manslaughter in […]


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 […]


Study Shows Effects of Excessively Large Breasts On Teens

There is an interesting study recently published in Pediatrics regarding teens and breast reduction.   It appears that teens with excessively large breasts (macromastia) are more likely to suffer from self-esteem issues and eating disorders.  According to HealthDay News: For the study, 96 girls between the ages of 12 and 21 were surveyed. They all were diagnosed […]


Plastic Surgeon Pays Hitman 3 Silver Bars To Kill Another Doctor

A crazy story from MSNBC.com: A West Texas plastic surgeon paid someone $9,000 — in the form of three silver bars — to kill another doctor who was dating his ex-girlfriend, police alleged Monday. Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon and David Neal Shepard were arrested by police in Amarillo shortly after midnight, authorities announced. They are […]


Akron Woman Panhandles For Breast Implants

Now I’ve seen everything! An Ohio woman was recently videotaped panhandling for money to buy breast implants! From WUSA9.com: Dressed in a bikini, Chrissy Lance of Rittman, staked out the corner of Manchester Road and Carnegie Avenue to collect money with a sign that read “Not homeless. Need boobs.” Rittman, who says she has the […]


Cosmetic Toe Surgery On The Rise

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Nightline recently aired this video describing the new trend in cosmetic toe surgery. Podiatrists are now shortening toes, injecting fat into the balls of the feet, and even treating “toe-besity,” or excessively fat toes. I’ve never performed any of these procedures, but I can understand why some women would want […]


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