Month: September 2011

Procedure of the Week: Otoplasty

Breast implants, liposuction and facelifts get a lot of attention and for good reason, but today we are celebrating a lesser known procedure. Otoplasty is a procedure for correcting ear imperfections and people who receive this procedure (typically patients with prominent ears) love it. Though prominent ears are the most common aesthetic imperfection to be […] read more

Plastic Surgery for Pets

A growing trend recently is plastic surgery for pets, particularly dogs. Some of the procedures include nose jobs, silicone testicles, eye-lifts or even liposuction. We don’t perform surgery on pets at our practice, of course, but many of us at the practice are pet owners and have opinions on the matter. Personally, I think it’s […] read more

Designer Vaginas

A lot of people say they get plastic surgery for themselves and no one else. This may be a little hard to believe – everyone cares at least a little bit what other people think about them. But a recent study by the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology shows that “designer vaginas” have shown […] read more

How old is too old?

An 83-year-old woman in Arizona got breast implants recently. Her reasons were ordinary – she wanted a change in the way she looked and she wanted a boost in confidence. Her doctor said she was fit enough for the surgery and was therefore permitted to go ahead with it. Health really is the determining factor. […] read more