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Access Hollywood: Roundup of 2011 Celebrity Plastic Surgery

Access Hollywood is presenting my roundup of the best and worst celebrity plastic surgery of 2011.  The show airs today (Monday, Jan. 2nd)!  Check your local listings or their website here for showtimes! The photo to the left was taken as I exited the elevators and entered the Access Hollywood studios.  I had to cut short […]



France To Pay To Remove Breast Implants Made Of Silicone “For Mattresses”

Interesting and scary story out of France.  A breast implant manufacturer, Poly Implant Prosthese, has been accused of using non-medical silicone (made “for mattresses”) in their breast implants.  Approximately 30,000 women in France have these implants, which have an unacceptably high rupture rate.  According to an article in CNN.com: – The French Health ministry is […]


Please Thank Your Nurses On Christmas (And New Year’s Eve)

My latest article for CNN.com has gotten people talking: You can guarantee that three places will be open on Christmas day: Chinese restaurants, Denny’s and hospitals. I spent part of last Christmas in the hospital visiting my mother-in-law who was recovering from open heart surgery.  I felt depressed walking into the building that morning.  My […]


Santa’s Plastic Surgery Requests

Just for fun, the popular plastic surgery website, www.RealSelf.com, posted my plastic surgery recommendations for Santa Claus now that his big one-day-a-year job is done.  Somehow I doubt he’ll take my recommendations to heart. I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas! Thank you to www.RealSelf.com for asking me to take part in their Santa plastic […]



Woman’s Breast Implant Disappears During Pilates Class!

From MSNBC.com: There’s really no other way to put this: During a Pilates stretching exercise, a 59-year-old woman said her body “swallowed” one of her breast implants. Sounds like something we just made up, but the woman’s case is the subject of an unbelievable report, just published online in the latest New England Journal of […]


Bellasugar Publishes My Plastic Surgery Predictions For 2012!

What are some of my predicted trends for plastic surgery in 2012?  Impressive nonsurgical fat loss with Zeltiq, Zerona, and/or Ultrashape?  Botox competitors Xeomin and Puretox going big?  Possibly the explosion of gradual volumizers like Sculptra? The awesome writers of Bellasugar interviewed me on my thoughts regarding these topics for their extremely popular website.  You […]


My Three Minute Undereye Lift On Fox News

Give the Gift of Beauty : MyFoxDETROIT.com Are you interested in seeing a three minute undereye lift using Sudden Change Undereye Firming Serum? This past Saturday I was invited onto the local Detroit Fox News morning show hosted by my friend Deena Centofanti to introduce five nonsurgical options for giving the gift of beauty. We […]