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Having plastic surgery to combat ageism in the job market has been a trend for awhile now, with more doctors performing procedures such as rhinoplasty, mini facelifts and eye lifts to provide a more youthful appearance for people in their 40s, 50s and 60s. As a result of the economic crash in 2008, older Americans are the largest age group to lose their jobs. 

To men, high heeled designer shoes can seem like a form of medieval torture. While we certainly appreciate the effect of this breed of footwear, no man would even dream of enduring what women go through just to wear a high class pair of sassy pumps. However, fashionable women simply can't seen to get enough of name brand heels. Recently, modern advances in cosmetic foot surgery have given rise to a new trend that allows women access to even more shoes than ever before. Plastic surgeons have created new procedures to actually change the shape and size of a woman's foot so that it will better fit into high heeled shoes.

There are many myths and misconceptions circulating about labiaplasty that may scare women off from the surgery. This is a shame, since it is a worthwhile procedure that can benefit many women for a wide variety of reasons. Allow us to put some rumors to rest and provide you with information about the procedure so that you can make an informed decision about whether or not it is right for you.

When it comes to cosmetic procedures, patients inevitably have many questions as they consider their options. Potential patients wonder about things like what preparations they will need to make in advance, the types of side effects they might experience, and what the recovery period will be like. But the main thing on most people’s minds is the cost.

Is your plastic surgeon keeping you safe? Every year hundreds of thousands of cosmetic surgical procedures are performed, many by board-certified surgeons in accredited hospitals or other medical facilities. However, there are many outpatient locations in which non-specialists not subject to the standards of state and federal regulations execute the same procedures. In such environments, even common procedures such as liposuction can turn deadly without proper protection from risks such as infection.

Have you been dreaming of that fairytale makeover? Well, you’re not alone. The newest trend in plastic surgery inspiration may not be what you expect. Since the release of Disney’s “Maleficent,” the bewitching cheekbones of the black-robed title character, played by Angelina Jolie, have cast a spell over many women wishing to highlight their own facial contours.

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.

When it comes to hand and face transplants, much is still unknown. The first facial procedure was completed just over five years ago, and since then just seven have been performed in three U.S. hospitals. Twenty patients have undergone hand transplants. Public interest is slowly increasing, though there is a tremendous amount of groundwork to be completed before these two procedures will be considered a widespread solution.

Plastic surgery reports show that some of the most popular procedures include rhinoplasties, tummy tucks, and breast augmentations. But some people are surprised to see that other, more private areas of the body are being targeted by women and their surgeons. Buttock augmentation and vaginal rejuvenation, also known as a labiaplasty, saw tremendous growth last year. In fact, the number of buttock procedures rose by 58% in 2013. Nearly 10,000 buttock augmentations with fat grafting were performed last year. The number of vaginal rejuvenation procedures increased by 44% between 2012 and 2013.

Women, who want feet that are more beautiful, are flocking to plastic surgery centers around the country to undergo a toe reshaping procedure. Women with very wide toes are “suffering” from a condition that has been coined, ‘toe-besity’. New York-based podiatrist Dr. Oliver Zong recently interviews with “Good Morning America” about this emerging trend, and shares some insights about this elective surgery.
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