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The rumor mill is bustling about actor Tom Cruise’s puffy appearance at a recent awards event in London. Many have long suspected the 50-year-old has maintained his youthful looks with the help of cosmetic surgery procedures. But this most recent change in his face suggests even mega-stars can end up with less than optimal cosmetic surgery results.

Since most health insurance providers don’t cover the costs of elective surgery, your cosmetic or plastic surgery procedure may be financed out of your own pocket. Still, saving money for your treatment isn’t the only way to manage cosmetic or plastic surgery costs; financing plans, credit cards and personal loans can help you get the procedure you need without overextending your monthly budget.

While you can adjust to most of the changes during pregnancy – the fluctuating hormones, the weight increase, and increased breast size – adapting to the physical ramifications after pregnancy can be a challenge.

With the slowing economy and more Americans tightening up the budget to make ends meet, cosmetic surgery may seem like a luxury. Still, many people are finding alternative ways to look younger and feel better by selecting non-invasive treatments to improve their appearance. Medspas and aesthetic surgery centers across the country offer several anti aging treatments at a fraction of the cost of facelift surgery and other cosmetic surgery treatments.

Nearly 12 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2007, with breast augmentation, liposuction and nose reshaping procedures ranking in the top ten. Still, many Americans chose a minimally-invasive treatment to improve their appearance, turning to BOTOX and microdermabrasion to fight the signs of aging and restore their youthful looks.

Pregnancy causes drastic changes in the body, but few women are able to restore their bodies to its pre-pregnancy status with diet and exercise alone. Surgery after pregnancy is a rising trend as procedures become more affordable and safe; here’s a closer look at the treatments fueling ‘Mommy Makeovers’ across the country:

As more people turn to cosmetic procedures to correct skin flaws and improve the quality of their skin, doctors across the country are offering an array of treatment options.

If your healthy diet and rigorous workout routine still haven’t gotten you that beach-ready body, a trip to the plastic surgeon’s office could be just what you need before you hit the sand and water.

Life in your 40s offers plenty of joys and challenges, but when you’ve said goodbye to your days of youth, wrinkles, fine lines and sagging skin don’t have to add years to your appearance. From crow’s feet to frown lines, the telltale signs of aging can creep up as soon as you hit middle age; fortunately, there are several ways you can stop that clock from ticking.

The 2008 economic stimulus package from the IRS means over 130 million American households will be receiving an extra check in the mail, an effort to encourage spending during the economic recession.