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  • Academy Award nominees win cosmetic procedures

    Members of Hollywood's most elite acting society couldn't all walk away with a coveted golden statue, but select nominees left the ceremony toting much more than just an ornamental trinket. 

  • Hair transplant surgery helps burn victims heal

    Cosmetic procedures are often a beacon of hope for people who have been scarred or disfigured in accidents, as well as victims of crime or disease. One example is an 11-year-old Indianapolis girl who sustained burns as an infant, but has undergone a series of operations to restore her skin and hair, according to WSMV-Nashville.  

  • Sagging earlobes get attention in the UK

    It would be nice if "Gravity" was just a 3-D movie. Instead, it is the relentless pull that works on all body parts and eventually causes descent in the most surprising areas. For example, your nose. Recently, British Mail Online ran an article about sagging earlobes, prompted by cosmetic surgery clinics that advertise earlobe surgeries. 

  • Labiaplasty and buttock augmentation: The new contenders on the block

    Each year the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) tabulates annual national statistics, indicating, among other things, the procedures that were most frequently performed during the preceding year. Right now, statisticians are collecting data for 2013. 

  • Plastic surgery boom in Britain

    When elective plastic surgery procedures show a pronounced upwards spike, you can be relatively sure the economy is also thriving. According to Mail Online, British plastic surgeons are reporting an increase in such procedures, and they attribute the increase to an improving economy. 

  • How much money would you spend to look like your idol?

    For Toby Sheldon, the answer is $100,000. The German-born 33-year-old was featured in a recent episode of TLC's "My Strange Addiction." In the episode, Sheldon explains how he paid thousands of dollars in cosmetic surgeries to emulate Justin Bieber's boyish features. When the young star first became famous, Sheldon said he was jealous of the youthful glow Bieber exuded.  

  • Can plastic surgery be a romantic activity?

    Couples massages are a thing of the past. Why buy your sweetheart a spa package when you can get matching Botox injections? According to plastic surgeons across the United States, an increasing number of patients are undergoing cosmetic surgeries with their significant others.  

  • Cupid brings cosmetic surgery

    Forget chocolates, teddy bears and jewelry - according to new research, women would like to receive cosmetic procedures from their loved ones this Valentine's Day. 

  • Would you let a stranger on the Internet pay for your breast surgery?

    Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are all popular social networking sites where people from across the country gather to share funny videos, links and pictures with their close friends and colleagues. But what if there existed a site that connected users to women requesting funds for cosmetic surgery?  

  • Pet owners sending pooches under the knife?

    While some people are reinventing themselves with an upgraded nose or fat reduction to ring in the new year, others have opted to drive their dogs to the doc for cosmetic surgeries to enhance their physical appearances. According to Liberty Voice, animals can receive a wealth of procedures, from correcting overly floppy ears to reducing the number of wrinkles on their faces. 

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