Posts tagged “rhinoplasty”

Does Cosmetic Surgery Affect Ethnicity?

October 6th, 2014
Does Cosmetic Surgery Affect Ethnicity?

Cosmetic surgery is growing in popularity across the globe, including amongst ethnic communities. Research by the cosmetic surgery profession has found that between 2005 and 2013, the numbers of people in minority ethnic groups opting for cosmetic surgery grew astronomically in the USA. For example, procedures carried out on the Hispanic population rose by 84%, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Pros and Cons of Cosmetic Surgery

July 4th, 2012
The Pros and Cons of Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic or plastic surgery has in recent years become far more affordable. As such a growing number of both women and men are now opting for treatment for all sorts of reasons. While beautification is the obvious reason, many people are also going under the knife as a way of helping to reduce weight. However […]

Cosmetic Surgery and Mental Illness

July 29th, 2011
Cosmetic Surgery and Mental Illness

Scientists in Belgium believe that a large proportion of people who request rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, suffer from a mental illness, in particular body dysmorphic disorder. Body dysmorphic disorder is a condition in which a person has an unnatural obsession with any slight defects in their appearance. These defects don’t have to […]

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