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  • Plastic surgery addiction: How common is it?

    News headlines that highlight extreme surgically enhanced physical transformations and certain celebrities can make plastic surgery addiction seem like a common phenomenon. However, it may not be as frequent as the media portrays. While there are some people who find the results of aesthetic procedures addicting, others only undergo one or two procedures to improve their appearance. 

  • Teachers get plastic surgery as part of back-to​-school prep

    While some teachers work on their tans during the summer months, others change their appearance in a different way. Plastic surgery among educators in the months between school years is becoming more common, according to CBS New York. With extended time off from work, the season provides ample time for patients to recover from their procedures. 

  • Brides-to-be request cosmetic surgery

    Considerations for some brides-to-be extend well beyond wardrobe and seating arrangements. Over the past several years, both men and women prepping for their wedding days have started to explore the realm of cosmetic surgery and other rejuvenation procedures in order to look their best for the occasion. 

  • Celebrity cosmetic surgery trends of 2014 revealed

    People frequently seek to copy their favorite celebrities when it comes to style, whether they're selecting similar hair styles or taking cues from fashion choices. According to RealSelf.com, these stars are also influential in the plastic surgery realm, as many patients seeking cosmetic procedures frequently mention certain celebrities they would like to resemble. 

  • US performed more plastic surgeries in 2013 than any other country

    The International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recently released its statistics for 2013, highlighting which countries saw the most cosmetic procedures in the last year. According to the results, there were more than 23 million surgical and nonsurgical procedures performed across the world in 2013.  

  • Are divorcees flocking to the doc?

    People opt for plastic surgery for a variety of reasons, whether they're trying to alter a physical feature they've had since birth, or they are looking to add a little sleekness to their shapes. Some men and women, however, seek cosmetic procedures following a significant life event, such as a divorce. 

    Surgeons caution against impulsively going under the knife, as many procedures have considerations that should be heavily thought about prior to the operation, but several doctors have reported seeing an influx of recent divorcees requesting consultations.  

  • Should age be a factor when considering plastic surgery?

    Should age be a factor when considering plastic surgery? 

  • Surgeons team up for new plastic surgery reality TV series

    Many individuals have made the news recently for their outlandish plastic surgery requests, from the man who wants to look like a Ken doll to the woman who got surgery to resemble Jessica Rabbit. While these instances are rare, they leave us wondering: What happens if they aren't happy with their results? 

  • How permanent will your cosmetic procedure be?

    When patients opt for plastic surgery, some expect the results to last forever, while others plan to have follow-ups every few years. No two operations are the same, but people should research their operations prior to going under the knife, examining whether their results are there to stay, or if they should book additional appointments in the future. 

  • More graduates are receiving plastic surgery gifts

    Move over, shiny sports cars, more graduates than ever are requesting cosmetic procedures as gifts following their educational careers according to multiple news sources. Whether they're graduating from high school or college, a rising number of these individuals are seeking surgeries to correct or enhance features they've been self-conscious about their whole lives, such as ears, noses and breasts. 

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