Monthly Archives: March 2010

Popularity Contest: Which injectable is our favorite?

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Beware of Bogus Butt Lifts!

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By now you’ve probably heard about the six Jersey Girls who decided that it would be a good idea to have someone inject their derrières with something in a hotel room. I guess this is proof that six heads aren’t better than one… at least not in New Jersey.

All six of these geniuses ended up in the hospital with awful infections after they were injected with what appeared to be caulking material.  That’s right… caulk! Continue reading

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Arnica Montana: An All-Natural Way to Reduce Bruising & Swelling

Arnica Montana (not related to Hannah) is an all-natural homeopathic remedy that is gaining popularity for it’s beneficial effects on postoperative bruising and swelling.

Many plastic surgeons and dermatologists now recommend Arnica to their patients as a natural way for them to recover quicker after cosmetic surgery, and many patients are reporting that it really does make a difference.

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Got “erf”? Get rid of the “Pudge That Won’t Budge”.

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You haven’t eaten carbs in over a month… you climb the Empire State Building on the Stairmaster every day… you’ve tried every diet pill on the market… but you just can’t get rid of that stubborn “erf”.  The Exercise Resistant Fat that sticks to your hips like frosting on a Cinnabon!  The saddle bags that you carry every day even though you don’t own a horse. The pudge that just won’t budge. Continue reading

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Botax. The biggest “wrinkle” in healthcare reform.

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Although the initial threat of the “Botax”  has been shot down, we would like inject a little life back into the hot topic of taxing plastic surgery like cigarettes and liquor. The idea was originally part of President Obama’s Healthcare Reform bill, which proposed a 5% “luxury” tax on cosmetic surgery to help finance a much-needed facelift for America’s rapidly aging healthcare system. Fortunately, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), along with We The People, sold the government on the idea that there are worse things in life than the desire to be more beautiful. Continue reading

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Mirror, mirror on the wall…

… why is my face starting to fall?

Most of us ponder little bits of our reflection every day and wonder, “what if?”. What if there was a way to get rid of those crinkles by my mouth? What if I could smooth out that little roll on my tummy? What if I had a magic wand; not a knife, just a wand? Continue reading

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