Extreme Makeover: Coming to a Beach Near You When you notice the growing numbers of bodacious bods on the beach, there may be more to it than you realize, say leading plastic surgeons, aestheticians, podiatrists, and dermatologists.
How Will Breast Implants Change Your Life? Breast augmentation -- breast implant surgery -- is the top cosmetic surgery procedure performed today. Studies have shown that breast implants may help boost self-esteem, body image, and sexual satisfaction. But some women may expect too much after their implants -- and feel seriously let down.
Banishing Wrinkles With Fillers Next to Botox, the most popular nonsurgical way to freshen up your looks is with a so-called "soft tissue" filler, often relied on to smooth away the nose-to-mouth line called the nasolabial or nasal labial fold.
Body Contouring Surgery Improves Plastic surgeons say they've refined techniques of body contouring surgery -- procedures that can remove excess fat after major weight loss.
Aging Hands? Docs Put Beauty Within Reach If your face looks younger than your years but your hands aren't keeping up, there's help. If you've got the funds, plastic surgeons have a host of solutions to make your hands look younger.
Surgery to Lose Fat, Get Bigger Breasts? A technique known as breast enhancement with fat grafts or lipoaugmentation is showing promise, according to a panel of plastic surgeons at the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in San Diego. Even so, they acknowledge that some concerns and questions remain to be resolved.