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Beyond Belief With George Noory – Check It Out Friday April 5th!

Have any of you heard of the extremely popular radio program called “Coast to Coast with George Noory?”  It’s a late-night radio show dedicated to a wide variety of strange, supernatural, and fascinatingly different topics.  I was fortunate enough to be a guest on this nationally syndicated program a couple times in the last two years.  If […]

  • Posted on: Apr 4 2013
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Cosmetic Surgeon Charged With Homicide In Liposuction Death

Startling story from the New York Daily News: A cosmetic surgeon was charged Thursday with causing a former model’s death by  liposuction. Oleg Davie, 51, pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and criminally negligent  homicide charges for operating on Isel Pineda in May of last year — even though  she’d previously had a heart transplant and was […]

  • Posted on: Apr 3 2013
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Post-Divorce Discounts For Plastic Surgery??

The Doctor Oz Show recently aired a segment about plastic surgeons giving discounts for patients who have undergone a recent divorce.  According to a survey conducted by the program, 19% of plastic surgeons offer discounts to women going under the knife!  This trend is somewhat troubling to me, as a board-certified plastic surgeon.  I often see patients […]

  • Posted on: Apr 1 2013
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The 11 Most Overrated Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Allure Magazine published a very interesting slideshow on the 11 most overrated cosmetic surgery procedures.  Some of these procedures I’ve introduced on various programs, others I’ve cautioned against.  At this time, I do not regularly perform any of these ‘overrated’ procedures.  Here they are: 1. Vampire Facelift – I don’t perform this. 2. Laser Liposuction […]

  • Posted on: Mar 27 2013
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Teens Turn To Plastic Surgery: Experts Tackle The When And Why

This is from an excellent recent article in the Deseret News: LOS ANGELES — The baseball that hit Darlene in the face changed more than her appearance. It made her the butt of classmates’ jokes. More importantly, she had trouble breathing. By 16, she wanted it fixed. Tony was also 16 when he reached the same […]

  • Posted on: Mar 25 2013
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The Present And Future Of Breast Enhancement

Here is my latest article in the Huffington Post: The statistics are in.  2012 is officially the year of the silicone breast implant. Every year the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) publishes annual cosmetic surgery statistics from the year before.  The numbers released on Tuesday, March 12th reveal that breast augmentation is the […]

  • Posted on: Mar 14 2013
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The Many Uses Of Botox

There is an interesting article in The Body Odd on NBCNews.com regarding the many uses of Botox.  We all know about Botox for wrinkles, but did you know that Botox can be used to treat many other problems?  Botox has been used successfully to treat plantar fasciitis, migraines, overactive bladder, bulky calves, and even for […]

  • Posted on: Mar 1 2013
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