More Americans Seeking Surgery Abroad Dismayed by high surgical costs in the U.S., increasing numbers of American patients are packing their bags to have necessary surgery performed in countries such as India, Thailand, and Singapore.
More Want Body Contour Surgery As more patients undergo bariatric surgery to achieve a healthier weight, requests for body contour surgeries to remove excess skin and fat are rising, research shows.
Cosmetic Surgery Can Boost Mood Having cosmetic surgery won't magically change your life, but it could improve your mood and your quality of life; it also might help you quit taking antidepressant medications, studies show.
Cosmetic Surgery Low Down If you are going to have cosmetic surgery, you have to know what you’re getting into—and what the alternatives are. Here, the facts about the latest techniques.
Face Transplant Recipient Smiling Nearly eight months to the day since undergoing the world's first partial face transplant, a French woman is smiling – broadly, as her recovery exceeds expectations.
Does Body Contouring Surgery Work? Fat-dissolving and skin-tightening procedures for body contouring that are less invasive can seem oh-so-appealing when weighed against other options, such as liposuction.
Trendy Plastic Surgery Overhyped? Plastic surgery has become much more common in recent years, but some procedures remain on the fringe of the field, a new study shows.