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Cosmetic Surgery

Why I Aspire To Be Grandma Walton

Donna Highfill | Posted 12.22.2015 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I always thought that as I aged I'd be a lot like feisty Grandma Walton. That woman was respected for the fight in her heart, the wisdom in her words, and her ability to stand at the ironing board, ironing clothes ad infinitum.

The 5 Hottest Cosmetic Procedures for Men Over 40

Brian Horn | Posted 12.02.2015 | Style
Brian Horn

The cosmetic surgery industry is often one viewed as something for women, but the reality is that thousands of men go under the knife to improve their...

She Has Ribs Removed To Shrink Waist in Cartoon Makeover

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.30.2015 | Weird News

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I Underwent Cosmetic Surgery For My Body Dysmorphia... And I Wish I Hadn't

Reid Ewing | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Reid Ewing

Of the four doctors who worked on me, not one had mental health screenings in place for their patients, except for asking if I had a history of depression, which I said I did, and that was that. None of the doctors suggested I consult a psychologist for what was clearly a psychological issue.

Who Wants a Fat Lip? Everyone, Apparently

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 10.29.2015 | Style
Janet Eve Josselyn

It's hard to find a celebrity or supermodel these days who isn't sporting a couple of big fat lips on her face. In most cases, those big puffy lips aren't the lips she was not born with. Those lips were purchased at great cost and considerable pain. And why? Apparently because they look youthful or sexy or something like that.

What Women Need to Know to Walk in Comfort This Fall

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

When choosing the proper arch support make sure they are not too bulky, can fit in most if not all your shoes and do not change your shoe size.

What's New Pussy Cat? How Labiaplasty Surgery Helped Me Love My Vagina

Ravishly | Posted 09.10.2015 | Style

As I've matured, I've become more confident in who I am as a person, which has helped me learn to respect all of my body, especially in sexual situations. My vagina's outer transformation was the cherry on top, a gift to myself that reflected my inner state of being.

Kylie Jenner Is All Too Happy To Talk About Her Lip Injections Now

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

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Giselle Blew a Wonderful Opportunity!

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 08.05.2015 | Style
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

Supermodel Giselle Bundchen made headlines recently not because she was named spokesperson for a new clothing line, or because of her husband Tom Brady's recent football cheating scandal, but because she had a little work done!

All Roads Lead to the Vagina

Dani Alpert | Posted 07.31.2015 | Women
Dani Alpert

I waited in the room for the doctor, wearing my poly blend gown, and browsed through the many pamphlets that were prominently displayed on the countertop. It looked like a friggin' library.

Younger Than That Now

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 07.28.2015 | Fifty
Ronnie Citron-Fink

I was reading an article on Louise Cady-Fernandes' blog, Lines of Beauty, about this week's fascinating TIME magazine piece, Nip. Tuck. Or Else: Why You'll be Getting Cosmetic Procedures Even If You Don't Really Want To. Everything from the cover photo to the subtitle had all my jingly flesh up in arms.

Venus Retrograde: 8 Ways to Protect Your Beauty, Love Relationships and Money (Occurs: July 25 to Sept 6, 2015)

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

If you've been thinking of making any changes in your physical appearance (e.g. cosmetic surgery), romantic relationships (e.g. getting engaged) or a large financial investment (e.g. buying that new Tesla) - think again! You may be doing these things at the wrong time, because Venus is going retrograde!

Powerful Photos Capture Impact of 'Narco Aesthetic' In Medellín, Colombia

Manuela Henao | Posted 06.19.2015 | Latino Voices
Manuela Henao

This understanding of the female body, usually called narco aesthetic, had a deep impact on the female culture of the city. In Medellín women have historically been seen as strong figures, mothers and hard workers.

The 24-Hour Boob Job

Renee Fisher | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane was in the process of tweaking her latest post about the Hubble discovery of phantom objects lurking around dead quasars, when she happened to glance at the following headline, compliments of Newsweek: The 24-Hour Boob Job.

The Tough Lesson This '70s Actress Learned From A Bad Boob Job

OWN | Posted 04.20.2015 | OWN

Growing up on a television show can be a difficult process for a young star. For more than a decade, Mary McDonough played middle daughter Erin on "Th...

Carolyn Gregoire

Plastic Surgery Can Make People Perceive You As Being More Likeable, Study Finds | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.13.2015 | Science

There's no doubt that plastic surgery can make you look younger, but can it also make people like you more? A study published last week in the j...

Our Aging Face-Part 3-Medical Alternatives

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2015 | Style
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

A skillful facelift should make you look better, not necessarily younger. Most important, you should still look like you! Your plastic surgeon should require medical clearance by your personal physician. If you choose a surgical option, no matter what decade, consult a board certified plastic surgeon.

Avoiding the Wrong Eyelid Surgery

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 03.14.2015 | Style
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

I've found that the shape of the eye is determined by the relation of the upper and lower eyelids. In young adults with normal facial skeletons, the space between these upper and lower lids that frames the eye itself is long and narrow.

Birthday Wishes From Your Dentist

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 02.08.2015 | Comedy
Sarah Sweeney

Today is my birthday and I received this email from a dentist I went to once: There are so many things wrong with this greeting. Granted, yes, it i...

Why This Asian Paradise May Be The Best Place In The World To Retire

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Tropical Penang, located just west of mainland Malaysia, offers one of the best overseas retirement opportunities in the world. This is a safe and affordable little island that also offers excellent medical care, an interesting and eclectic community from around the world that communicates largely in English, and diverse lifestyle, entertainment and recreational options.

The True Story Of Eyebrow Transplants

Refinery29 | Ashley Wilkins | Posted 11.16.2014 | Style

I remember when it all started: I was ten years old, sitting on my great-grandmother’s lap, eating strawberries covered in sugar. She looked at me w...

The Normalization of Cosmetic Surgery

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2014 | Style
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

The notion that cosmetic surgery is a "simple beauty treatment" is a contradiction in terms, a paradox of sorts. Surgery is almost never simple, physically or psychologically, and the more we believe it's a solution to our beauty needs, the less beautiful we tend to feel.

The Difference Between Renée Zellweger And Annie Lennox

Sabine Reichel | Posted 12.24.2014 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

If a female movie star, driven crazy by all demands and expectations, does go ahead and under the knife or other assorted tortures to pump up and fill all there is to fill, the same vicious attack by the cruel Hollywood hounds is launched like a weapon. So, damned if you do, damned if you don't, this being the blue print for women's lives worldwide.

Here's Why It's Harder Than Ever Not To Obsess Over Your Appearance

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.31.2014 | Women

We're bombarded on a daily basis with images of ideal beauty. These images show up so often in our daily lives that it's easy to forget how new they a...

Make Me Beautiful: The Psychology of Our Love Affair With Plastic Surgery

Katie Tandy | Posted 12.09.2014 | Style
Katie Tandy

Here are four of the women's "arguments" for altering your body and face.