Posts tagged “plastic surgery”

Cosmetic surgery takes a tumble in the popularity stakes

February 14th, 2017
Cosmetic surgery takes a tumble in the popularity stakes

After years of growing popularity, cosmetic surgery has become a less appealing prospect, new figures suggest. The latest statistics show that the number of people undergoing cosmetic surgery fell by 40 percent in 2016. According to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), the number of surgical procedures dropped from 51,140 in 2015 to […]

Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Breast Implants (But Were Too Afraid to Ask)

October 21st, 2016

Flick through an average copy of Cosmopolitan or the Daily Mail, and chances are you’ll hazard onto one or two high-handed, hyperbole-ridden articles on breast implants. Stories of people whose time under the knife makes them look like a Picasso painting will sit next to tales of surgical perfection, the kind of transformation so perfect […]

American Actress Warns Of The Dangers of Cosmetic Surgery

August 12th, 2013
American Actress Warns Of The Dangers of Cosmetic Surgery

The pursuit of looking good at any cost is something that has worried an American actress. In an interview she advised women to stop going down the road of using cosmetic surgery to try and make themselves look younger. She stated that she didn’t want women to cut their faces and added that she was […]

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 […]

Can Plastic Surgery Be Addictive?

October 19th, 2012
Can Plastic Surgery Be Addictive?

The popularity of cosmetic or plastic surgery has exploded over the last couple of decades. Even countries which would be considered to be rather backward compared to say the UK or USA has seen a rapid increase in work being carried out. While it is generally accepted now that most people get a nose job […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread?

August 24th, 2012
Is Cosmetic Surgery The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread?

Despite its growing popularity in recent years and proof in aiding thousands of people, many are not so enamoured with cosmetic surgery. Some are even worried that this obsession with surgery could in fact be more harmful than beneficial. Certainly that’s the view of one patient who said she was left very unhappy with her […]

Overhaul Of UK Cosmetic Surgery

August 17th, 2012
Overhaul Of UK Cosmetic Surgery

In the light of the recent PIP breast implant scandal, the authorities have decided to overhaul the cosmetic surgery industry in Britain. Medical Director of the NHS, Bruce Keogh is to lead a team to gather evidence and compile a report. This is expected to be published in March with recommendations for the Government. Speaking […]

Stem cell treatment used in Cosmetic Therapy

July 27th, 2012
Stem cell treatment used in Cosmetic Therapy

While stem cell research is for many people a step too far, nevertheless it is being found useful in many medical treatments including it seems, plastic surgery. One of the advances that stem cell research has helped to achieve is the development of non invasive techniques. For example, a recent innovation is Adivive Fat Transfer […]

Does Plastic Surgery Make You Look Younger?

February 29th, 2012
Does Plastic Surgery Make You Look Younger?

Yes, it does apparently. That’s official, according to one Canadian doctor who said that his patients look on average 7.2 years younger after treatment. However, his assertion has also been backed up by research, which has been trying to determine whether cosmetic treatment does affect an individual’s perceived age. One researcher said that generally cosmetic […]

US Comedy Star to get More Plastic Surgery

January 30th, 2012
US Comedy Star to get More Plastic Surgery

Joan Rivers, the well known American comedienne, is reported to be having more cosmetic surgery during her 78th year. If the rumours are true, then it is reckoned this will be here 734th operation. Unlike many show business stars, Joan Rivers has never shied away at either getting work done or admitting to having had […]

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