When 48-year-old Lee Cameron decided to get an elective breast augmentation, she had a bit of sticker shock at her local Melbourne, Australia, plastic surgeon’s office when she was quoted $27,000 for the procedure. So, Cameron did what many men and women have begun doing around the globe: She booked her surgery with a foreign doctor as part of the … Read More
New Study Reveals What Plastic Surgery Patients Really Want
What makes for a good plastic surgery experience? Is it a good surgeon? A pristine office? A welcoming staff? If online reviews are any indication, it’s a combination of the three, and maybe more. But if a practice fails to perform in any one of these areas, it can mean an automatic one-star review, regardless of how the practice performs … Read More
Lunchtime Plastic Surgery Procedures Losing Their Luster
America is a busy country. With the average full-time employee reportedly clocking an average of 47 work hours a week, it’s no wonder that “lunchtime” plastic surgery procedures like Botox, Kybella and Coolsculpting have become so popular in recent years. After all, what could be better than getting a little pick-me-up and then picking up at work where you left … Read More
Summer Surgery Tips
With the summer equinox coming up soon and everyone’s minds already dreaming of barbecues and beach days, you may think it’s the wrong time of year to consider a plastic surgery procedure. But believe it or not, summer can be one of the most convenient times to get a plastic surgery procedure. Here’s why!
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