Category Archives: Plastic Surgery



8 Myths About Rhinoplasty

Published: December 2, 2014

In 2013, rhinoplasty was one of the top five plastic surgery procedures, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. It makes sense—the surgery is affordable, it’s highly customizable, and many plastic surgeons specialize in the art of beautifying the nose. Although more than 220,000 people had the procedure performed last year, a number of myths … Continue reading 8 Myths About Rhinoplasty

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The “Normalization” of Plastic Surgery

Published: November 17, 2014

I recently read an article by Vivian Diller, Ph.D., regarding the “normalization of cosmetic surgery.” In her piece, Dr. Diller argues that the popularization and accessibility of cosmetic surgery is potentially moving society toward “the homogenization of beauty, both in terms of physical features and ethnic differences.” She argues that the normalization of plastic surgery … Continue reading The “Normalization” of Plastic Surgery

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Ethnic Plastic Surgery

Published: October 21, 2014

Ethnic plastic surgery refers to procedures done for African American, Asian and Hispanic patients.  The term specifically refers to procedures like rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty or other surgeries that alter facial features.

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Am I Ready for Plastic Surgery?

Published: October 14, 2014

Tough Questions You Should Ask Yourself In many cases, plastic surgery is a matter of choice, rather than necessity.  A new nose, slimmer waist line or fuller bust can all make someone feel younger, more beautiful and more desirable.   Despite the perceived benefits, deciding whether to undergo a plastic surgery procedure is a significant decision … Continue reading Am I Ready for Plastic Surgery?

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Top Ten Plastic Surgery Quotes by Joan Rivers

Published: September 9, 2014

Joan Rivers has left behind a comic legacy that spanned more than 50 years. Everyone — regardless of age, sex, or personal views on the topic of plastic surgery — could learn something from Joan Rivers: It’s OK to laugh at yourself. She was never afraid to make fun of herself, including her infamously numerous plastic surgery procedures.

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Breast Implants Essentials

Published: July 18, 2014

Breast implants are designed for use in cosmetic enhancement and reconstruction. They come in many different shapes, sizes, projections, and textures and with different fill materials.

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Selfies & Plastic Surgery

Published: June 24, 2014

Selfies may Lead to Plastic Surgery Nearly 50% of all U.S. adults have taken a “selfie” which are often posted on social media websites, where people try to look their best. After taking a selfie, many begin examining themselves closer to determine how to improve their looks. Plastic surgeons say they are seeing more patients … Continue reading Selfies & Plastic Surgery

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Enhance Curves with Gluteoplasty

Published: June 5, 2014

Gluteoplasty, commonly known as a butt lift, is a plastic surgery procedure designed to lift and tighten the buttocks to make them appear more attractive and youthful. This procedure involves the removal of excess loose skin and repositioning the surrounding tissue to provide an enhanced body contour. The most popular form of gluteoplasty surgery involves … Continue reading Enhance Curves with Gluteoplasty

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Before Rhinoplasty, STOP! and Read This

Published: April 11, 2014

Rhinoplasty, also known as nasal reconstruction or a “nose job”, is a surgical procedure able to improve the appearance of the nose and sometimes correct breathing problems. The nose may be reshaped by reducing or increasing the overall size, removing a hump, changing the angle between the nose and upper lip, narrowing the span of … Continue reading Before Rhinoplasty, STOP! and Read This

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How Breast Augmentation Works

Published: March 26, 2014

Breast augmentation surgery is one of the most popular and frequently performed procedures. It has a long and successful history in satisfying women’s desires to enhance, regain, or restore balance to their figures. Those who desire a better proportioned or more appealing figure; those who have lost the size or shape of the breasts due … Continue reading How Breast Augmentation Works

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