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Cosmetic Surgery

Are 'Chinplants' The Newest Must-Have For Prom?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.30.2012 | Style

Prom season is upon us again and high school girls are busying themselves to prepare for the epic annual event. But picking a dress, scheduling salon ...

Women Are Still Getting Risky Foot Surgery To Fit Into High Heels

Posted 04.26.2012 | Style

As summer slowly approaches, so does our favorite summer ritual: whip out our pretty high heels, get warned that they're totally dangerous for us, wea...

Our Image of Body Image

Suki Kramer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Suki Kramer

Do we really believe our young girls are capable of processing the information they get handed on a moment to moment basis, every day, to know that these cut and photo-shopped actresses don't exist? Don't we owe them a chance? It's out of control.

Shocking Amount Americans Spent On Plastic Surgery In 2011

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.18.2012 | Money

Call it the new Reconstruction era. Americans spent $10.4 billion on cosmetic surgery in 2011. That's more than the gross domestic product of nations ...

The Beauty Paradox: A No-Win Situation For Women?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 06.16.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

What do women really feel when celebs today get 'work' done -- or choose not to? Curiosity? Disappointment?

Reevaluating Ownership

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 06.06.2012 | Small Business
Jennifer Hamady

Trademarks are becoming as common as commas, yet with a far greater impact than overused punctuation. While the legal lockdown of conversational language is progressing, the copyright law and rights are being thoroughly challenged.

This Country's Poor Get Free Plastic Surgery

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

Want a nose job but just can't afford one? Head to Brazil. In Brazil, the second biggest consumer of plastic surgery, cosmetic procedures have beco...

Brazil Gives Its Poor Citizens Free Plastic Surgery

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.22.2012 | Style

RIO DE JANEIRO — A machine purrs as it delivers electrical pulses deep into the saggy skin on Barbara Penha's jawline, a high-tech treatment use...

Chilling On A Hot Vacation

Patricia Rust | Posted 05.22.2012 | Travel
Patricia Rust

I am in one of the most exciting cities in the world and where am I in this scheme of things? Stuck in my hotel room.

Should Ads For Cosmetic Surgery Be Banned?

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2012 | Women

“Boob Jobs. Same Day Surgery. Get More, Pay Less!” Ads like this one, displayed at bus stops in London in late 2011, will be banned in the UK ...

Ron Dicker

Nose Job Doc In Hot Water For Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.15.2012 | Small Business

Michael Salzhauer, a Miami cosmetic surgeon and small-business owner, has a nose for inviting controversy. The so-called Dr. Schnoz has produced a roc...

Something's Fishy

Tom Falco | Posted 05.07.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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Is Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Really Necessary? Almost Never.

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.30.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

My husband, Buffoon, doesn't think Angelina Jolie is beautiful. He needs glasses, but so what? I'm not saying he thinks I'm a knock-out, but he did marry me back in the day when I looked fairly attractive.

Buffalo, New York Teachers Get Free Plastic Surgery

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.29.2012 | Education

As 3 percent of New York teachers -- which translates to more than 7,000 teachers -- fell prey to layoffs this year, around 3,400 teachers in Buffalo,...

Jason Gilbert

Doctor Invents Plastic Surgery Procedure ESPECIALLY For iPhone Users

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.27.2012 | Technology

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to be horrified. There is now a plastic surgeon in Northern Virginia offering a "FaceTime Facelift," a medical proced...

Real Women Take Center Stage

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Could it be that Madison Ave and Hollywood are finally getting it right -- that audiences are eager to celebrate real-looking women, rather than plastic, youth-defying ones?

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. ...

Medical Makeovers For Tourists In India

Posted 01.23.2012 | Travel

India is becoming a hot stop for medical tourists. That's especially the case for those seeking cosmetic surgeries like "mommy makeovers," according t...

The Breast Obsession: Gateway To Anxiety And Fantasy

Debra Ollivier | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

You'd think that by the time we hit our 50s we'd have made peace with our breasts. Not so. Breast augmentation is on the rise among all age groups and so are its risks.

Plastic Surgery by the Season

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 03.17.2012 | Style
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

I believe to maximize results from cosmetic surgery; it is wise to plan according to the season.

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.

Female Banker: 10 Plastic Surgery Procedures Helped My Career

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 01.04.2012 | Style

Would you go under the knife to get ahead at work? It turns out plastic surgery can not only be a boon for those in the, uh, exotic dancing industr...

PHOTOS: Why Was This Cosmetic Surgery Ad Banned?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.07.2011 | Style

We love to rant and rave about the excessively vigilant Advertising Standards Authority, the UK's ban-happy media watchdog. But we have to admit: we a...

David Moye

Former World's Fattest Man Tells UK Govt: 'Remove My Fat Folds!'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.28.2011 | Weird News

Some people have the weight of the world on them. Paul Mason has that and more. Mason, a British citizen who once held the Guinness World Record fo...

Woman Sells House To Pay For Plastic Surgery

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.20.2011 | Style

How far would you go for plastic surgery? Probably not as far as Jayne Fenney. The Daily Mail reports today that a UK woman, dissatisfied with her...