Category Archives: Plastic Surgery News

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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Man Sues Wife For Being Ugly Pre-Plastic Surgery… And Wins $120,000!

If you think the court system in the United States is messed up, check out this story coming out of China! A husband sued his wife for hiding the fact that she had $100,000 of plastic surgery. He suspected something was wrong when they had a baby who didn’t look like her. The baby looked […]

  • Posted on: Nov 8 2012
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Salt Lake City Plastic Surgeon And Fiance Found Dead

This is a strange story out of Utah.  A plastic surgeon, previously convicted of kidnapping his fiance, was recently released early from jail for good behavior.    Four days later, he and his fiance were found dead in his home in Orem.  It reads like a story straight from Dateline.  From the Salt Lake Tribune: Berg appeared […]

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2012
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Gynecologists Alarmed By Female Genital Plastic Surgery

There is an interesting article on Yahoo News about the current trend in female genital plastic surgery.  From the article: Female genital cosmetic surgery is a small segment of the U.S. plastic surgery market, but it is growing, with thousands of women estimated to undergo such procedures every year. That growth comes despite a warning […]

  • Posted on: Aug 27 2012
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