Category Archives: Plastic Surgery News

Breasts And Butts Out In 2012; Faces In.

From my latest article on CNN.com: (CNN) — For the first time in six years, the number of people enhancing their breasts and plumping their buttocks is declining. The number of people lifting, injecting and lasering their faces is growing. So who’s powering this sudden growth in facial plastic surgery? Baby boomers. Every year, the […]

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2013
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Black Market Silicone Buttock Injections On “The Doctor Oz Show”

I recently filmed a segment on the Dr. Oz Show where we discussed silicone buttock injections.  One of my patients from Michigan underwent injection of over 50 vials of industrial strength silicone by a non-licensed injector.  I join Dr. Oz, psychologist Dr. Mike Dow, and the patient Karmello to discuss the danger she is putting herself […]

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2013
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Dying To Be Beautiful – Beauty Trends That Can Prove Lethal – On “Katie”

The “Katie” show recently aired an episode that focused on black market and botched plastic surgery. She interviewed a woman who lost both arms and both butt cheeks after illegal silicone injections into her buttocks, a son and daughter whose mother died at the hands of a family doc performing liposuction, and a woman who […]

  • Posted on: Feb 7 2013
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Feb 5 2013
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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” […]

  • Posted on: Feb 2 2013
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“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 […]

  • Posted on: Jan 29 2013
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Jan 16 2013
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Dec 31 2012
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Dec 26 2012
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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. […]

  • Posted on: Dec 17 2012
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