Topics :: cosmetic surgery

Germany Wins Title of 'Penis Enlargement Capital of the World'

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
Recent data released by the Int'l Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery show that one out of every five penis enlargement surgeries in 2013 took place in Germany. You'll never guess where the U.S. ranks.

Dr. Nikolas Chugay :: Plastic Surgeon and LGBTQ Pioneer

By Joshua Ryan | Sunday Jul 20, 2014
Dr. Nikolas Chugay, with offices in Long Beach and Beverly Hills, is one outstanding surgeon, and the reasons are clear: Experience, understanding of the LGBTQ community, compassion and... did we say experience?

Low-Cost Dominican Surgeries Spark Warnings By US

By Ben Fox and Ezequiel Abiu Lopez | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
The CDC issued an alert March 7 after health authorities in reported that at least 19 women in five states had developed serious mycobacterial wound infections over the previous 12 months following cosmetic surgery in the Dominican Republic.

Face Transplants Thriving 2 Years After Operations

By Lindsey Tanner | Friday Dec 6, 2013
The nation’s first full face transplant patients are healing, with new blood vessel networks connecting transplanted skin with the patients’ facial tissue, a finding that may help improve future face transplant surgeries.

Second Suspect Charged in Buttocks Implant Death

Tuesday Jan 8, 2013
A second person faces a charge of murdering a Georgia woman who died from an illegal buttocks implant in Mississippi in March, authorities said Monday.

"Extra" Talks Facial Restoration with Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgeon

Friday Sep 7, 2012
Once considered taboo, celebrity plastic surgery is now openly discussed on national television. Celebrity gossip show "Extra", hosted by Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos, recently sat down with Beverly Hills cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Jason Diamond.

Orlando’s Nova Center: Making Men Better Looking Through Cosmetic Surgery

By Curtis M. Wong | Thursday Jun 14, 2012
From nose reshaping (or rhinoplasty) to Botox, cosmetic surgery may still be stereotyped as a women’s pursuit, but the number of men hoping to turn back the clock and perhaps boost their self-confidence a bit is on a steady uptick.

PA. Transgender ’Gothic-Hip-Hop’ Artist Arrested for Botched Butt Injections

By Jason St. Amand | Friday May 18, 2012
A transgender woman from Philadelphia was arrested for allegedly injecting silicone into a woman’s buttocks that almost killed her. She is also linked to the death of a British woman who died from a similar procedure last year.

Transgender Woman Accused of Injecting "Fix-a-Flat" in Patient’s Buttocks

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 22, 2011
A number of individuals are alleging that a transgender woman gave them toxic injections that caused life-threatening injuries. The "doctor" was recently arrested for injecting a number of substances into women’s buttocks.

Trump AC Casino Offers $25K Plastic Surgery Makeover

By WAYNE PARRY | Friday Sep 30, 2011
The latest casino promotion in Atlantic City gives new meaning to "going bust." The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort plans to give $25,000 worth of plastic surgery to a winner from a player’s card contest.