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Plastic Surgery Deception: The New Marriage Killer?

Vicki Larson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Honesty is essential in a relationship. But just how honest should you be? That question is at the center of a rather curious legal suit that made ...

Some Brits Find A Way To Make Cosmetic Surgery Part Of Their Vacation

Posted 11.08.2013 | Travel

Medical tourism has long been a thing around the world. India, Costa Rica and Germany, among others, have been offering everything from dentistry to a...

The Beauty Gap Is Closing: 7 Reasons Why

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

The good news? Guys have begun to see advantages to enhancing their appearance, a focus once considered outside their domain. The not-so-good news? Men may soon head down a perilous path that women have been traveling for decades.

Breast Implants and Mammograms

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
SidneyAnne Stone

As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and what better way to begin the month than by discussing breast health? First and foremost, let this serve as a reminder to perform regular self breast exams and to bring any questionable areas to the attention of your physician.

Why a Facelift Is in My Future

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Kristen Houghton

Let me say at the beginning of this article that I like my face, but that I do intend to get a facelift some day in the future. The older I get the more I'm thinking about it; it's on the list so to speak.

The Extreme Measures Chinese Women Are Taking For Their Careers

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women

Women all over the world routinely invest in their personal and professional success, paying substantial amounts for degrees, impressive wardrobes and...

WATCH: How This Plastic Surgery Addict Looks After 33 More Procedures

OWN | Posted 08.28.2013 | OWN

She's the woman Oprah has said looked like a real-life Barbie doll. When mom and plastic-surgery addict Jenny Lee appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show"...

Loving Your Reflection

Alyssa da Silva | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Alyssa da Silva

In the end it is humorous to me that a surgery to change my appearance brought my hidden cancer to my attention -- and that this cancer has essentially reversed how I feel about beauty.

Woman Nearly Performed Cosmetic Surgery On Herself

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The quest for beauty has women going to extremes to have a flawless body. Much like breast augmentation, is labiaplasty creating a new standard of per...

WATCH: My 'Designer Vagina' Changed My Life

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The quest for beauty has women going to extremes to have a flawless body. Much like breast augmentation, is labiaplasty creating a new standard of per...

Why I Decided My Toddler Needed Plastic Surgery

Parenting.com | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Parenting.com

People who knew Chloe saw a spunky, smiley, and beautiful kid; strangers just stared at that thing on her head. The pediatrician brushed off my concerns, saying it was just a cosmetic issue. But I couldn't help the nagging feeling that her birthmark would always enter the room before she did.

Dr. Bill Dorfman: He Who Does the Giving, Receives the Greatest Gift

Getrude Matshe | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Getrude Matshe

Not only does Dr. Dorfman bring smiles to his Hollywood clientele, he also helps women in the community who are victims of domestic violence. Restoring their smiles gives them confidence to go back to work.

Teased About Your Looks? Bullying That Goes Under the Radar

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Parents
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

How do we distinguish the angst and insecurities felt by most teenagers from the pain resulting from bullying? Does all teasing between kids warrant prohibition, or is there room for some joking and fooling around? When things clearly go too far, who should intervene?

The Asian Face and the Rise of Cosmetic Surgery

Andrew Lam | Posted 05.21.2013 | Health and Fitness
Andrew Lam

Almost 4 decades ago, fresh from the refugee camp of Vietnam, I was first made acutely aware of my own Asian looks by a schoolyard bully in my junior ...

The Present and Future Of Breast Enhancement

Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS | Posted 05.13.2013 | Science
Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS

The statistics are in. 2012 is officially the year of the silicone breast implant.

Thigh Gap A Growing Obsession Online... But Not Necessarily At The Surgeon's Office

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.01.2013 | Style

"I used to think there was just fat and skinny," a wise girl once told us. "But apparently there's lots of things that can be wrong on your body." ...

New Study Shows That Botox Is Not Just For Hollywood Glitterati

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 02.19.2013 | Style

Lest you think that Botox is only for the ageless Hollywood glitterati and "Real Housewives" cast members, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons ha...

Boise Bars Bestow Bizarre Prize: A Free Boob Job

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.11.2013 | Small Business

To celebrate Mardi Gras properly, bars in Boise, Idaho, have opted for an unusual door prize in attempt to perk up customers: a free boob job. The ...

Which Countries Get The Most Plastic Surgery?

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.31.2013 | World

It's been almost three years since Drs. Troy and McNamara hung up their scalpels, yet the plastic surgery craze is showing no signs of slowing down. ...

Beauty That's Here To Stay: It's About Time

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Rather than fighting the aging process, more women seem to be coming to terms with it. They are redefining what it means to be beautiful -- at age 50, 60 and beyond -- and are wearing that new definition proudly on their faces.

12 Celebs Saying No To Plastic Surgery

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.12.2012 | Fifty

Actress Kim Basinger may have turned 59 this month, but she's being praised by her daughter Ireland for her youthful appearance and for her apparent d...

I Spent $70,000 On Plastic Surgery Because of Bullies

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.28.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Nancy Redd hosted a segment on HuffPost Live that explored the link between teenage bullying, low self-esteem, and plastic surgery. She spoke with Lau...

Mother-Daughter Plastic Surgery Is A Thing, Guys

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.18.2012 | Style

For families that like bonding over intense pain.

6 Extreme Body Enhancements to Expect in the Next 10 Years

Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS | Posted 12.15.2012 | Science
Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS

In the next 10 years, I suspect that today's 'extreme plastic surgery' treatments will seem like run-of-the-mill procedures. The future is likely to bring us astonishingly advanced, and increasingly unusual ways to enhance our bodies.

Acupuncture for Beauty: Facelift and Health Lift

Dr. Jingduan Yang | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jingduan Yang

Because acupuncture does not act on a superficial level like Botox, fillers, or plastic surgery do, it really improves the health and wellness of your face and body. It energizes you physically, mentally, and spiritually. It brings true health and true beauty to a person.