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Seniors and Plastic Surgery: Are More Grannies Getting Nipped and Tucked?
There has been a lot of news lately about some recent studies regarding seniors and plastic surgery. A recent New York Times article focused on this very topic. You can read the article here. I was invited to discuss the topic on Good Morning America Health today. If you listen closely at the beginning, you […]
- Posted on: Aug 11 2011
Secrets Your Doctor Doesn’t Want You To Know! – Rachael Ray Show Monday, August 8th
In case you missed it when it aired a few months ago, I’ll be revealing secrets your doctor doesn’t want you to know on this Monday’s Rachael Ray Show! I hope you enjoy it! To view a teaser, click here!
- Posted on: Aug 5 2011
My New Articles At CNN.com!
I’ve recently been asked by CNN.com’s Health Page editors to write some blog posts for them. So far, I’ve written three articles which have all gotten quite a bit of attention. I’m proud of them, and hope you enjoy reading my thoughts! They’re written in the vein of my memoir, In Stitches. Here they are: Why You […]
- Posted on: Jul 31 2011
FDA Approves XEOMIN, a Type of Botulinum Toxin, for Cosmetic Use
Is the third time the charm? This month the FDA approved Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) for the treatment of moderate to severe wrinkles in the glabellar region (frown lines). This is the third botulinum toxin to be approved by the FDA for cosmetic use (following Botox and Dysport). Merz Aesthetics plans to release Xeomin for use in the Spring […]
- Posted on: Jul 28 2011
Phony Plastic Surgeon Convicted of Murder and Manslaughter in Patient Deaths
Dr. Peter Normann is an internist who served as an emergency room physician in Arizona. After undergoing six days of training in liposuction and some “hands-on” training in breast augmentation, he fancied himself a real plastic surgeon and began operating on unsuspecting patients. After three of his patients died during or immediately after surgery (one […]
- Posted on: Jul 19 2011
13 Bizarre But Popular Plastic Surgeries
If you’ve ever wondered what some of the most unusual plastic surgeries are, I’ve got the article for you. I created a slideshow with CBSNews.com and some of my esteemed plastic surgeon colleagues throughout the country to showcase strange, effective, and niche plastic surgery procedures that you may not know about. All of these procedures […]
- Posted on: Jul 17 2011
Are Terrorists Planning To Implant Bombs In Breast Implants?
For forty years terrorists have been searching for better and better ways to bring bombs onto planes. They no longer can hide them in their shoes or underwear, so now British Intelligence and U.S. Homeland Security are reporting internet chatter that terrorists may be planning to surgically implant bombs into the body. These bombs may be implanted into […]
- Posted on: Jul 13 2011
I Want My Favorite Celebrity Body Part: From MSNBC.com
Ashlee Simpson’s nose. Natalie Portman’s Cheeks. Beyonce’s behind. It seems every day I see a new patient who wants to change a part of his or her body in order to look like a celebrity. A recent study by the International Society of Plastic Surgeons listed Angelina Jolie as the first choice for women […]
- Posted on: Jun 22 2011
Top Celeb Body Parts: My MSNBC.com Slideshow
MSNBC.com asked me to write a slideshow for them on the top celebrity body parts. Can you guess which asset of Jessica Biel and Matthew McConaughey is tops in Hollywood? To view the slideshow, click HERE! To read my article on MSNBC.com called “Envy Scarlett’s lips? Beware: Celeb body parts look best on original owners” […]
- Posted on: Jun 18 2011
Meshing Artistry with Medicine – USA Today
USA Today has printed a really nice interview they did with me about my book In Stitches, becoming a doctor, and celebrity plastic surgery. I chatted with them about my thoughts on Megan Fox, Ashlee Simpson, and Patrick Dempsey. To read the interview, click here! To read my ultimate plastic surgeon tell-all, click here!
- Posted on: Jun 5 2011