Some of today’s leading dermal fillers include Botox, Juvederm and Restylane, and each one offers its own set of benefits and drawbacks. However, a lineup of new injectables are appearing on the market as demand for these anti-aging quick fixes continues to increase. Captique is one of the new generation fillers that was approved for cosmetic use in 2004; it has since become a popular choice for filling out wrinkles on the forehead, nose and mouth, and can also be used for lip augmentation.
The Jennifer Grey nose job is one of the most well-known examples of celebrity plastic surgery, but did her rhinoplasty procedure ruin her career? Actress Jennifer Grey rose to stardom after appearing in Dirty Dancing and wowing the world over with her dance moves and toned body. While many were enamored with the actress after her appearance on the movie, she decided that wasn’t enough and underwent a nose job to improve her facial profile.
A droopy left eye was the telltale sign of too much Botox for Britain’s Got Talent host Simon Cowell. Cowell’s recent appearance on the show “shocked” millions of viewers and fans this past week, and experts suggest that the host’s face has been jabbed by a few too many Botox injections.
If you’re the parent of a teenager or child who is being bullied because they are overweight or perceived as unattractive to their peers, would you let them get plastic surgery to fix their flaws? An alarming trend that has been covered in the media lately is the rise of plastic surgery procedures in teens and “tweens” – those who are approaching their teenage years. Children and teens as young as seven years old are reportedly going under the knife to stop bullying at school. Is this plastic surgery gone too far?
Since 2007, Heidi Montag has been in the media spotlight about her series of plastic surgery procedures. The MTV reality star made news when she had a whopping ten plastic surgery procedures performed in a single day. Montag is now only 24 years old, but began her plastic surgery obsession well before the ripe young age of 21. Before she turned 21, the starlet had already had breast augmentation to increase her cup size from an A-cup to a C-cup, collagen lip injections to enhance her lips, and a nose job to create a more sculpted and delicate-looking nose.
Extreme makeovers gone too far? This morning, Dr. Ramtin Kassir, a board-certified plastic surgeon who is also a LocateADoc.com doctor, appeared on The Doctors TV show to discuss the effects of excessive plastic surgery. Dr. Kassir helped a forty-five-year-old woman who had undergone 29 different plastic surgeries, restore her appearance so that she would feel more comfortable about her appearance and increase her self-confidence after such a traumatic experience.
Dr. Ramtin Kassir, a board-certified plastic surgeon who is also a LocateADoc.com doctor, appeared on The Doctors TV show on Thursday, May 19, 2011, to discuss the effects of excessive plastic surgery on a 45-year-old woman. The woman had undergone 29 plastic surgery procedures to achieve a more attractive facial profile. Ten of these procedures were corrective procedures to fix the previous surgery, but she was still not satisfied with the results and the entire experience had turned into a plastic surgery nightmare.
Rumors about Bristol Palin’s plastic surgery have been flying since the daughter of Sarah Palin was recently photographed with a dramatic change to her appearance. Her new look includes a sculpted jawline, and many people believe that she has had plastic surgery to improve her appearance. Bristol Palin denies that she has had cosmetic surgery on her face, pointing out that she underwent surgery recently strictly for medical reasons.
Kerry Campbell says she sees nothing wrong with injecting her 8-year-old daughter with BOTOX. Her daughter says the anti-aging treatment is a bit painful but it enhances her appearance for beauty pageants.
If varicose veins are making you feel self-conscious, or causing pain and numbness in your body, perhaps its time to talk to a vein doctor about vein stripping otherwise known as sclerotherapy. Vein stripping is among the most effective options for removing varicose veins permanently, and the procedure can be performed under local or general anesthesia, depending on the number of veins that need to be removed.
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