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Breast Lift Surgery Surprises

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 04.14.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

I had been working out in the gym regularly. I lost weight and found I could tone and firm any part of my body -- except my post-pregnancy boobs. I decided to have breast lift surgery (or mastopexy) in early 2005 to restore them to their proper place on my chest. But that wasn't the only thing in my life that shifted.

Worshipping the Almighty Boob

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

They are a natural part of your body, no big deal, something to hide, something to be ashamed of, bought in a doctor's office, something to flaunt, a prize, part of a show for entertainment, something to change, something that produces milk, an industry. They are an enigma.

Man's Breast Friend: Who Pays for Plastic Surgery in Divorce?

Natalie Gregg | Posted 11.09.2013 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

Here is the troubling news for the husbands who bought their soon-to-be-ex-wives a new set of buns, breasts or lips: no, you may not repossess them. They are an unsecured asset.

I'm All Natural -- With Breast Implants

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 07.31.2013 | Style
Rebecca Lammersen

The woman who helps others accept who they are on the inside and embrace their outside, has silicone under her flesh.

Breasts: What's Really Wrong With Breast Cancer

Lauren Cahn | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Think about breasts. Breasts. Is there a female body part with which our society is more obsessed than breasts? Is there any obsession so equally matched by inherent shame?

Fake Boobs and Body Image

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Mary Pritchard

Given the average boob job costs between $3,000 and $4,000, couldn't we find better ways to spend that money? Maybe spend it on something that will actually improve our well-being long term?

Which Kate Has The Most Sought After Look?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.28.2013 | Style

When the curvy Kate Upton was asked by GQ what her one wish would be, she replied, "I would have smaller boobs. Just kidding! Hahaha." We can only ass...

What Is the Correct Protocol if a Friend's Wife Has Had Breast Augmentation Surgery and You Are Seeing Her Again for the First Time Since?

Quora | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Suresh Koneru, MD - Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, http://www.drkoneru.com/ This is a great ques...

Does Plastic Surgery Change Your Identity?

Elizabeth Dosoretz | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Dosoretz

When my friend decided to have plastic surgery on her face and breasts, I couldn't hide my shock. I was caught off guard -- she had always been one of those cute, perky moms, dressed in the latest trend.

WATCH: Ad Proves Breasts Can Sell Anything

Emma Gray | Posted 07.16.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

It's official -- breasts (and the prospect of breast augmentation) can sell anything. In case we weren't already convinced, a new Fiat ad has made it abundantly clear.

Show's HUGE Casting Issue

Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

Miami is obsessed with body image, and it's been a real pain in the assets for casting directors of Starz’s “Magic City." The Miami Herald re...

WATCH; 'Gummy Bear' Breast Implants Are The New Thing

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.17.2012 | Style

Have you ever pinched a gummy bear and thought, "that's what I want my boobs to feel like?" Neither have we. But apparently, the "gummy bear" brea...

Buffalo Bar Offering Boob Job For Mardi Gras Beads

Posted 02.21.2012 | New York

A group of Buffalo bars is offering free breast augmentation surgery to whomever collects the most beads during Mardi Gras celebrations this year. ...

The Not-So Secret Life of an A Cup

Anne Sobel | Posted 04.07.2012 | Women
Anne Sobel

At 30, being an A-cup is something I hardly ever think about. But when I read that Denise Richards regrets getting breast enhancement surgery, I had to say something.

Radio Station Gives Away Breast Implants

Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

Chicago classic rock radio station WLUP "The Loop" on Sunday announced the two winners of their "Breast Year Ever" contest, a breast augmentation give...

Bethlehem, 'Perfection' and Our Birthmark: Why Perfect Is the Enemy of Good!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As a new year looms, we might consider abandoning the quest for superficial perfection -- and embrace the pursuit of humbler, but deeper good. The particular advantage of good over perfect is... We could actually get there from here.

Boob Jobs: Could Lesbians Teach the Rest of Us Something?

Melissa Carter | Posted 02.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Melissa Carter

"It's not for him, it's for me." That's the common response I hear whenever I ask a woman why she chose to have breast enhancement surgery. Honestly, I don't buy it, because in all my years, I have yet to meet a lesbian who has ever gotten a boob job.

WATCH: Botched Surgery Leaves Woman With 'Uniboob'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.27.2011 | Style

When Dinora Rodriguez, 40, went under the knife for a breast enhancement operation, what she got was something out of a horror movie, the Daily Mail r...

POLL: Should Great-Grandmas Get Breast Implants? (VIDEO)

Posted 10.11.2011 | Los Angeles

Marie Kolstad, an 83 year-old great-grandmother from Orange County, California, surprised her family last month when she underwent breast augmentation...

Letting It All Hang Out: How I Made Peace With My Small Boobs

Hallie Seegal | Posted 09.17.2011 | Women
Hallie Seegal

Last January, I stopped wearing a bra. I haven't put one back on since.

From Coffee To Breasts: Swiss Company Invests In Augmentation Gel

Die Welt/Worldcrunch | Judith Wittwer | Posted 09.13.2011 | World

All she wanted was to have her "old" boobs back -- the way they were before the birth of her two children. But in opting for breast augmentation Lea B...

Is Fake Really Better?

Tom Matlack | Posted 08.16.2011 | Women
Tom Matlack

A few weeks ago we ran into a relative who had been going through a difficult patch in her life. What I saw made my heart sink.

Cosmetic Surgery, Women and Divorce-The Five Most Common Procedures

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

There has been a recent buzz in the media about "revenge cosmetic surgery" after divorce...

Oh, You Beautiful Doll: Plastic Surgery Risks and Rewards

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

The cover of People this past January was about 23-year-old reality star Heidi Montag's 10 plastic surgery procedures in one sitting. I mean, how bad could she have looked before?

Surgical Cosmetic Procedures Dropped 17 Percent In 2009 Due To The Recession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The number of "cosmetic-surgery procedures" in America dropped two percent last year, the Wall Street Journal reports, with 10 million surgical and no...