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Can Plastic Surgery Boost Your Career?

While many people may beg to differ, it has been proven time and time again that beauty sells. In fact, a recent Yale study found that workers, in the United States, who had above-average looks earned close to a quarter of a million dollars more in their lifetime than those who were considered to have

Cosmetic Surgery for Your Grad

With graduation season right around the corner, many young people may want a new car, exotic trip or a new laptop. For some, however, their number one gift choice is plastic surgery. Nose reconstruction, breast augmentation, liposuction and other procedures are quickly becoming the top picks for those graduating high school, according to the American

Dr. Miranda on KTVU Channel 2 today @ noon

When Hollywood's leading lady, Angelina Jolie, speaks out about her choice to undergo an elective double mastectomy, the world listens. Click here to read her article in today's edition of the New York Times. News Channel KTVU has asked Dr. Miranda to weigh in on the issue of prevantative mastectomies & breast reconsruction. Tune in

Rise in the Number of Plastic Surgeons Using Social Media

In the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a survey revealed that approximately half of all plastic surgeons in the U.S. are currently involved in social media. It is no secret that networking platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Youtube are the new frontier for businesses. So why not utilize these same platforms for

Treat Yourself to a Mommy Makeover This Mother’s Day!

While in the past, many women felt that after motherhood they just had to deal with their bodies the way they were, that is no longer the case. Healthy eating and exercise can only do so much and some areas of the body are much more resistant to losing baby weight. According to the American

Arm Lift Procedures Up by 4,000 Percent

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) there has been a recent increase in arm lift procedures throughout the United States. In fact the increase has been so drastic that it is up by 4,000 percent in the past decade. In 2012 alone, over 15,000 women received this surgical procedure. What is an

Plastic Surgery May Help You Get Ahead

In the past, plastic surgery procedures were mostly done on higher class citizens who had the time and money to have desired improvements made to their body or face. Recently, all different types of peoples of multiple classes and ethnic groups have become more interested in plastic surgery. Especially with the rise of immigration to

Plastic Surgery on the Rise for Men

In the past 15 years, plastic surgery procedures have begun to grow in popularity for the male gender, increasing by 106 percent since 1997. While cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for men was seen as something you did not do in the 80's and 90's, it has become increasingly popular and widely accepted. In 2011, 9

The Benefits of Combining Nose and Chin Surgery

Although each plastic surgery candidate is different, and not all circumstances are the same, certain people may be able to benefit from undergoing multiple plastic surgery procedures. The mommy makeover is a perfect example of a procedure designed to target various areas in order to achieve the most optimum, desired results. Another example is a

Plastic Surgery Continues to Rise in Popularity

According to a report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there was a 5% increase in cosmetic plastic surgery procedures from 2011 to 2012. In fact, statistics show that close to 15 million surgical and non-surgical procedures were performed in the United States last year. This increase can apparently be credited to minimally invasive

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