Posts tagged “cosmetic surgery”

Rise in Popularity of Breast Lift Surgery

June 2nd, 2014
Rise in Popularity of Breast Lift Surgery

Breast enlargement and reduction treatment has been popular for many years now. It is unclear whether this fact has changed since the PIP breast implant scandal that took place a few years ago. Interestingly however, in the USA, according to The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), while breast implants are still popular, breast […]

Cancer Treatment And Cosmetic Surgery

May 5th, 2014
Cancer Treatment And Cosmetic Surgery

One area of cosmetic surgery which is often overlooked is reconstructive surgery after cancer therapy. It is perhaps not considered that when a patient undergoes a mastectomy, after the removal of breast tissue in order to rid the body of  cancer, another thing to be thought about is the rebuilding or reconstructing of the tissue […]

Has The Purpose Of Cosmetic Surgery Changed?

April 10th, 2014
Has The Purpose Of Cosmetic Surgery Changed?

Cosmetic surgery is not a new phenomenon. It has been around in one form or another for hundreds, if not thousands of years. It has always been a medical or quasi-medical procedure to improve a person’s appearance. Nowadays however, it seems there is a trend for people opting to pursue plastic surgery, not just to […]

Laser Tattoo Removal On The Increase

March 27th, 2014
Laser Tattoo Removal On The Increase

Getting a getting tattoo has in recent years become ever more popular. However what perhaps many people are not aware of is that although tattoos can be removed they often leave a mess behind. But this is changing. It seems that laser technology is now advanced enough to help remove unwanted tattoos, safely and cleanly. […]

Increasing Numbers Of Chinese Women Turning To Plastic Surgery

March 4th, 2014
Increasing Numbers Of Chinese Women Turning To Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery in China has grown recently. According to the Sichuan Cosmetic Surgeons Association, there has been growth of around 20% in the number of women opting for plastic surgery over the last few years. Nose-jobs appear to be the major operation. What is driving this growth rate? In one corner of the country, namely […]

Are Health Tourists Really Taken Care Of?

February 3rd, 2014
Are Health Tourists Really Taken Care Of?

Growing numbers of people from the UK, USA and other developed nations are looking to other places to get cheaper work done which they can’t afford at home. This is particularly true for cosmetic dentistry and plastic surgery. However there are also growing numbers of professionals working in these medical areas worried that by opting […]

Is The Perfect Look Attainable?

January 20th, 2014
Is The Perfect Look Attainable?

A woman from South Korea believed that the only way to get a perfect face was to go under the cosmetic surgeon’s knife a number of times – 120 times to be exact. Invited to go on a Korean television show to discuss her ‘habit’ the lady revealed that she looks in the mirror every […]

Not All Celebrities Enamored With Cosmetic Surgery

December 16th, 2013
Not All Celebrities Enamored With Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic or plastic surgery is a growing industry, with celebrities often taking the lead. Los Angeles is generally referred to as the plastic surgery capital of the world with glamour, good looks and perpetual youth being the main goals of the Hollywood elite. However, a growing number of well-known personalities are baulking at the idea […]

Cosmetic Surgery Divides Celebrity Opinion

November 26th, 2013
Cosmetic Surgery Divides Celebrity Opinion

It is well known that celebrities lead the way where others follow. This is particularly noticeable when applied to plastic surgery. Growth over the last ten years or so has been nothing short of phenomenal. However it seems that the need to go under the knife maybe on the wane, at least as far as […]

Indian Cosmetic Surgery Gets A Boost

September 30th, 2013
Indian Cosmetic Surgery Gets A Boost

Indian cosmetic surgery got an unexpected boost recently when the Rupee was devalued. It seems that while devaluation of a currency can affect many things, and not for the better either, in this case medical tourism has just got cheaper. Last year around 1 million people went to India for treatment. This is set to […]

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