Should Plastic Surgeons Operate on Kids?

It was the otoplasty procedure heard ’round the world – or at least the country. When 11-year-old Bella Harrington’s otoplasty (otherwise known as an ear-pinning surgery) was featured on the tabloid news show “Inside Edition,” reaction to the procedure was mixed at best. Harrington received the procedure from Midlothian, Virginia-based plastic surgeon Dr. Joe Niamtu, and was shown sobbing with … Read More

Plastic Surgery Apps: Useful Tool or Bad News?

A quick search of your phone’s app store with the keywords “plastic surgery game” is enough to leave any parent aghast – and many medical ethics groups dismayed, too. As reports come out about games like Plastic Surgery Princess, in which users can perform plastic surgery on brightly colored cartoon characters, many are turning to app stores like iTunes and … Read More