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Plastic Surgery and Bullying: Two Plastic Surgeons Debate on Fox and Friends

For those of you who missed it, this is from today’s Fox and Friends. I debated my friend and prominent New York plastic surgeon Dr. Jennifer Walden about whether plastic surgery may be a solution to bullying. In general, I don’t think it is. For more background on this story, click here for yesterday’s post […]

  • Posted on: Apr 10 2011
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Is Plastic Surgery An Answer To Bullying?

ABC News has recently reported on a seven year old who is planning to have plastic surgery (otoplasty – ear pinback) as a way to prevent bullying.  Her mother, an assistant principal at a school in Long Island, believes that plastic surgery could be a solution to her bullying problems.  You can read the story here. According […]

  • Posted on: Apr 8 2011
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Mom Injects Eight Year Old With Mail Order Botox – Are You Kidding Me?

Crazy story out of the Sun.  A San Francisco mom admits to regularly injecting her eight year old daughter with mail-order Botox!  According to the article, the mom stated: “What I am doing for Britney now will help her become a star. “I know one day she will be a model, actress or singer, and […]

  • Posted on: Mar 28 2011
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Snake Bites Model’s Breast And Dies of Silicone Poisoning

This is a really strange story. An Israeli model was being filmed with a snake when it suddenly bit her on the breast, puncturing one of her silicone breast implants! Reportedly, the snake died shortly afterwards from silicone poisoning! The video is pretty graphic, so consider yourself warned. I’m sure she’s thankful the snake didn’t […]

  • Posted on: Mar 25 2011
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More and More Men Are Having Plastic Surgery

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has released their plastic surgery statistics for 2010.  The number of men having plastic surgery has increased 2%, but even more important, the procedures that showed the highest increase in males are surgical procedures, like facelifts (up 14%) and liposuction (up 7%).  The baby boomers could very well be […]

  • Posted on: Mar 23 2011
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The New IN STITCHES Video Trailer

Here is the official IN STITCHES video trailer. Before selling my book, I didn’t even know that many books, just like movies, have video trailers… except with a MUCH lower budget. Even though there is no CGI, actors, or 3-D, I’m really proud of this one. I actually put the whole thing together myself, and […]

  • Posted on: Feb 27 2011
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Plastic Surgeons Prefer Traditional Tumescent Liposuction Over Other Liposuction Types

The latest journal of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reveals a survey that found the majority of cosmetic plastic surgeons prefer traditional tumescent liposuction over all the other types of liposuction put together.  According to the study: • Most currently employ or have previous experience with SAL (traditional tumescent lipo – 92.7 percent), UAL (ultrasound […]

  • Posted on: Feb 26 2011
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