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5 Most Popular Plastic Surgeries

Tummy tucks are back in

(Newser) - Tummy tucks are back: They dropped out of the top five most popular cosmetic surgeries last year, but are back this year, with more than 2,000 more of the procedures done in 2017 than 2016. In a press release , the ASPS says cosmetic procedures overall were up 2% in... More »

Plastic Surgeon: This Is the 'Perfect Face'

Others beg to differ

(Newser) - Combine Keira Knightley's eyes with Kate Middleton's nose and Penelope Cruz's lips and you have a beauty overload—and also the world's most desirable face, at least according to one plastic surgeon. Julian De Silva from London's Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery... More »

Woman Gets Uniboob in Botched Surgery

Make sure your surgeon is certified, plastic surgery board urges

(Newser) - In the 48 states where doctors don't need to be certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons to perform plastic surgery, unwary patients run the risk of ending up like Dinora Rodriguez, experts warn. The 40-year-old woman was left with a merged "uniboob" by an uncertified surgeon... More »

10 Crazy New Cosmetic Procedures

Doesn't a 'trampoline necklift' sound refreshing?

(Newser) - Vampire fillers, trampoline necklifts, fat transfers: Just a few of the scary-sounding plastic surgery procedures pioneered recently. The Daily Beast rounds up 10:
  • Selphyl: Also known as the "vampire filler," this treatment uses platelets from the patient's blood to create a substance that stimulates growth of skin cells
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FBI Seeks Wife's Leaky Breast Implant in Mob Hunt

Feds put the squeeze on docs

(Newser) - The FBI has taken out an intriguing ad in a plastic surgery journal in a bid to track the leaky breast implants of a mob capo's wife, hoping to nail the crook. "Have you treated this woman?" asks the feds' full-page ad in the journal read by plastic surgeons.... More »

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