Category “Cosmetic surgery”

Surge In Demand For Cosmetic Surgery

February 28th, 2013
Surge In Demand For Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgeons in the USA have reported a surge in demand for treatment. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), demand for a variety of operations has increased by around 5% this last year compared to the same period in 2011-2012. Breast augmentations appear to be the most popular type of treatment with […]

Can You Go Just Too Far With Plastic Surgery?

February 11th, 2013
Can You Go Just Too Far With Plastic Surgery?

Going under the knife has become as much of a fashion statement as wearing clothes for some individuals. However, has this obsession with looking as beautiful as possible, just gone too far? For some it probably has. For instance, one man in North America has paid out a staggering £60,000 so far to improve his […]

Cosmetic Surgery Expected To Grow 10 Per Cent in 2013

February 6th, 2013
Cosmetic Surgery Expected To Grow 10 Per Cent in 2013

Experts believe the global expansion of cosmetic surgery will continue this year with growth expected to be around 10%. Last year the industry reached a record $6 billion (about £3.75 billion) with surgical procedures such as liposuction and non-invasive procedures topping the bill. This year the growth is thought to reach around $7 billion. Asia […]

Cosmetic Surgeons Mourn The Loss Of One Their Colleagues.

January 28th, 2013
Cosmetic Surgeons Mourn The Loss Of One Their Colleagues.

Cosmetic and plastic surgeons have been quick to hail the work of Joseph Murray, a Nobel Prize winner who pioneered transplant surgery. Dr. Murray is one of earliest medical professionals to transplant the kidney, way back in 1954. Today, transplantation is considered a routine operation. Transplantation and similar cosmetic practices have in fact been around […]

Be Careful What You Wish For

January 16th, 2013
Be Careful What You Wish For

While the vast majority of people undergoing some form of cosmetic surgery come out the other end unscathed, there are many people it seems who don’t. Despite spending hundreds or even thousands of pounds, apparently a large minority (5%) of people (mainly women) have had corrective surgery after a botched operation. One woman complained that […]

Plastic Surgery Is Not All Its Seems

January 11th, 2013
Plastic Surgery Is Not All Its Seems

Cosmetic or plastic surgery is now a multi million pound industry with the major proportion of those getting work done being female. However an increasing number of men are now plumping for tummy tucks and face lifts for all sorts of reasons from self improvement to giving them an edge in job hunting. But while […]

Afghanistan Sees Surge In Cosmetic Surgery

December 19th, 2012
Afghanistan Sees Surge In Cosmetic Surgery

Afghanistan has undergone many traumatic experiences, from the war with Russia in the 1980s, to the years of Taliban rule, not forgetting the turmoil since the Twin Towers bombing. The people have also suffered health wise. In fact, it is now recognised that the health issues facing Afghan people are, for want of a better […]

Cosmetic Surgery For Children?

December 14th, 2012
Cosmetic Surgery For Children?

Over the past couple of decades more and more people have decided to get some form of plastic surgery. This has mainly included adults who wanted a nose job or tummy tuck, but it appears children under the age of eighteen are increasingly choosing this option. But, is it right for children to have cosmetic […]

Is The Hollywood Image Really True?

November 19th, 2012
Is The Hollywood Image Really True?

It is often said that one of the reasons people get a facelift or some other plastic surgery is because of what their Hollywood favourites do. Be that as it may, the question that is perhaps more pertinent is do Hollywood film stars actually get cosmetic surgery to embolden their image in the way we […]

Bizarre Cosmetic Surgery and the Coloured Nose

November 16th, 2012
Bizarre Cosmetic Surgery and the Coloured Nose

In what can only be described as one of the most bizarre cosmetic surgery stories a man has been awarded compensation of £26,000. The individual apparently underwent surgery on his nose only for the operation to leave it a different colour. He decided to get a nose job after years of playing rugby left his […]

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