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Have Breast Implants—Should You Be Worried About Cancer?

BIA-ALCL is a rare lymphoma that is associated with certain types of breast implants. Plastic surgeon Christopher Hess answers questions about the disease.
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Skin Care Products: Are You Being Deceived?

Ever spent a lot of money on skin care products that didn't live up to their hype? Chances are you've been deceived by the beauty industry more than once.
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How Do You Know if You Have the Right Breast Size?

[Updated 10/25/19] Breasts are a distinctive symbol of femininity. Some say bigger is better but it's not always true. What's the right breast size for you?
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Cosmetic Surgery Patient’s Leaked Identity Leads to Malpractice Claim

A closed claim by a cosmetic surgery patient whose photo showed up in search results highlights the dangers of working with unfamiliar digital technology.

These Popular Cosmetic Procedures Aren’t as Safe as You Think

Fast results of a thinner, tighter, younger look within an hour are very alluring, but how many of these miracle procedures actually do what they claim to?

The Art and Science of Plastic Surgery

There were almost 16 million cosmetic procedures performed in 2015. Here is what you should know about the most common procedures and post-op care.

5 Signs You’re Not Ready For Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is real surgery with real effects, some of which can be life-altering, usually for the better. Here are some reasons not to have it done, at least not now.

Sculpsure, Coolsculpt, and the Rise of Non-Invasive Fat Reduction

More and more cosmetic procedures are being done without surgery. Non-invasive lipoplasty is leading the way.

Facial Plastic Surgery Improves Quality of Life in Transgender Patients

Facial plastic procedures that change bone structure or soft tissue of the face help transgender individuals present themselves in the manner most consistent with their sense of self.
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Plastic Surgeon Tony Youn’s Memoir Keeps You In Stitches

Tony Youn, plastic surgeon and TV doctor, has written a charming memoir, In Stitches, filled with wonderful characters, like his Daddy, and memorable tales.
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Regenerative Medicine Grows A New Breast For Suzanne Somers

Actress Suzanne Somers opted to use regenerative medicine to grow a new breast from her stem cells after a cancer operation. Caution - the long-term outcome is not clear.
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Lasering Away a Past History of Hate

When hateful tattoos kept a former White Supremacist from finding a job, he found help from a philanthropist who paid for laser removal.