Fat transfers are a new option in the world of plastic surgery that has gained the attention of both industry experts and potential patients. There are success stories of transferring a patients own fat cells from the thigh or another area where there are an abundance of these cells to the face, breast, buttocks, or other remote area.
Beauty is, for certain, in the eye of the beholder, but how does the background change that view? Plastic surgery is becoming more and more prevalent across the United States. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recently put out some stats about the popularity of procedures by state. Lets take a look at a few different procedures and see where they are most popular.
After saying yes, future brides are announcing their engagement increasingly through social media posting wedding ring selfies with Instagram tags such as #wereengaged, #saidyes, and #putaringonit.
I want to look like Jennifer Lawrence is what Kitty told her plastic surgeon before spending $25,000 to make it happen.
Lawrence, of course, is the Academy Award winning movie star from American Hustle
as well as the heroine in The Hunger Games
. Kitty is a 30-year-old married Texas dog trainer who reportedly had liposuction, breast augmentation, fat grafts, and rhinoplasty to look like the movie star.
Outside of our topical blog postings, LocateADoc.com has a Resource Area
featuring articles researched by our medical writing staff under the guidance of LocateADoc.com's Medical Advisory Board
. We researched back over 2013 and found the resource articles you made the most popular on LocateADoc.com. No surprise since we are wired visually, our Infographics dominated the list.
When ‘The Hills’ reality star Heidi Montag
had breast reduction surgery this fall after citing health problems as one of the main reasons, we wondered how common this was and asked some of our LocateADoc.com doctors.
After having discovered she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer, Angelina Jolie
underwent a preventive double mastectomy
to reduce her chances of breast cancer.
Hoping other women will find encouragement in her story, an article published in the opinion section of Tuesdays New York Times Jolie discusses her decision was due to her mother, Marcheline Bertrand’s long fight against cancer, who passed away in 2007 at the age of 56.
With bathing suit season right around the corner, plastic surgeons across the country are finding more women are booking up appointments for body contouring
and breast augmentation
procedures. Dr. Michael Niccole, founder and medical director of CosmetiCare Plastic Surgery Center and MedSpa in Newport Beach, and one of the “Top Plastic Surgeons in America”, reports that his appointment books are full, with a high demand for breast implants, skin tightening procedures and body contouring procedures to help women lose a few inches around the hips and thighs.
Dr. Niccole reports, “Many of the patients requesting breast augmentation, breast lift or liposuction explain to me that they need to have surgery before summer weddings, beach parties and vacations begin. Unfortunately, if they don’t plan far enough in advance, they panic when they find it difficult to fit surgery into their schedule between work, family obligations and summer activities.”
Americans' fascination with breasts dates back long before Pamela Anderson and the bombshells of today. We refer to them by different names such as boobs, tatas, jugs, hooters, putting emphasis on questions like are they too small or too big; are they real or fake; am I showing too much or not enough?
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reports Americans spend nearly $10 billion on cosmetic surgery
procedures and treatments every year. However, it’s not the elite of Hollywood that are spending big bucks to achieve their ideal figures or youthful look. Doctors say that most of plastic surgery patients are actually middle-class moms who want to take years of their appearance.