Category Archives: Plastic Surgery News


RealSelf.com Guide To Post-Surgical Scar Care

I recently partnered with the prominent plastic surgery site RealSelf.com to tape a series of Google Hangout discussions on care for scars after plastic surgery. We tackled subjects like getting sunlight on your scars, silicone scar treatments, and laser treatments. Here is the video from one of the segments. For the rest of them, click […]


Ratings For “Plastic Wives” Are In

Did you get a chance to catch “Plastic Wives” on TLC?  The show had a ton of publicity, with a segment on “Nightline” and “GMA,” among other programs.  It had a great spot, following the wildly popular “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.” So how did it do in the ratings? Drum roll please! “Plastic Wives” […]


“Plastic Wives” on Nightline – What Do You Think?

Nightline recently ran a story interviewing the four women on TLC’s Plastic Wives special. They are the wives of four prominent Beverly Hills cosmetic docs, including Extra’s Dayna Devon. I saw a small snippet of the show last night and have it DVR’d, but haven’t caught the whole thing. The interview here, though, and the […]


Plastic Wives On TLC: Real Housewives Meets Dr. 90210

I saw a notice online for this program when they were casting it. A friend of mine was interviewed for it, but passed over since his wife isn’t obsessed with getting work done, the two of them get along really well, and their family isn’t dysfunctional. That being said, I’m looking forward to seeing this […]


Joan Kron – America’s Top Plastic Surgery Journalist

The New York Times recently published an interesting article on Joan Kron, editor-at-large for the fashion and beauty magazine Allure.  Eighty-five year old Joan has been covering plastic surgery for decades, and can be seen every year attending the national meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). A friend of many prominent plastic surgeons (and […]


FDA Warns Doctors Of Counterfeit Botox

I hope you had a nice Christmas!  Here is a story that came out the other day. The FDA has sent a warning letter to 350 medical practices who may have purchased counterfeit Botox from a Canadian supplier.  From NBC News.com: The Food and Drug Administration said in a letter sent last  month, a letter […]


Woman Busted Trying To Smuggle Cocaine In Breast Implants

Strange story from CNN.com: She arrived on a suspicious flight. Her story didn’t sound right. And then there was the blood … under her breasts. An airport security check in Spain led to an operating table for a passenger — where, authorities said, they found she had tucked packs of cocaine in her breast implants. […]



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 […]