ISAPS Survey Suggests Global Rise In Cosmetic Surgery

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) today released the results of their annual Global Aesthetic Survey for procedures completed in 2017, which showed an overall increase of 5% in surgical cosmetic procedures within the past twelve months.

The top five countries – USA, Brazil, Japan, Mexico and Italy – account for 38.4% of the world’s cosmetic procedures, followed by Germany, Colombia and Thailand.

How Brands Are Using Editorial Content To Take the Stigma Out of Beauty Procedures

When pharmaceutical company Allergan, the maker of Botox and Juvederm, decided to launch its first editorial content site, TheSpotlyte.com, in mid-September, the goal was to create a halo effect for readers interested in learning more about cosmetic beauty procedures and the medical-aesthetics industry at large.

The digital educational content-meets-provider opportunity Spotlyte has banked on is also becoming more important for community-based review website RealSelf.com.

Suzanne Somers Did Not ‘Regrow’ Missing Breast: Surgeon

About seven years have passed since breast cancer survivor Suzanne Somers underwent an experimental reconstruction procedure following a lumpectomy. Now an intimate health update from the former “Three’s Company” star has left many fans wondering whether her miracle results are for real.

“This is a regrown breast,” the 71-year-old said of her resilient bosom at a Beverly Hills fund-raiser last weekend. “This is really mine.”

Putting Cosmetic Surgery on Your Plastic? Avoid These Complications

You’ve been wanting to change your looks with a cosmetic procedure forever — say, a nose job or a tummy tuck — but you can’t afford to pay for it in full. That makes you wonder: Would it really be so bad to put it on a credit card and pay it off over time?

While the financial costs of such a decision often outweigh the benefits, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Assuming the procedure is medically advisable, start by evaluating your financial situation and options. And if you’re sure you want to borrow on plastic, do all you can to avoid the negative side effects of high interest rates and out-of-control balances.

This Viral Photo Reveals the ‘Degrading’ Reality of Plastic Surgery

Before a plastic surgery procedure, a doctor will often use a marker to outline the exact areas of the body going under the knife.

This is done for medical reasons, but it can be disturbing to see a body reduced to a diagram of dotted lines and arrows — just sections of skin to be nipped or tucked.

Sia Cooper, a fitness blogger and personal trainer based in Destin, Florida, wanted other people to understand this unpleasant reality of cosmetic surgery.

Why the Plastic Surgery Community Is Speaking Out About a New Breast Implants Study

A new study regarding breast implants draws new conclusions about their overall effect on health. But according to many in the plastic surgery community, the study isn’t the full story.

Published in the Annals of Plastic Surgery, the paper—authored by plastic surgeons at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center—uses data from close to 100,000 breast implant patients and is the largest study of silicone gel implants since 2006. It concludes that breast implants are associated with higher incidence of certain medical conditions

Surfing with Breast Implants: Pre and Post-Operative Recommendations

Surfing is a challenging sport, and it involves a lot of paddling, push-ups, and high-impact maneuvers. Whether they’re waiting for a set or taking off on a wave, surfers are always exerting on the upper torso area.

Women that surf and submit themselves to breast augmentation are usually concerned about the timing of return to the water, as well as with the risks involved and the recommendations needed.

Woman Who Has Spent $20,000 On Plastic Surgery Now Claims She Cannot Lie On Her Front Or Take Public Transport

A surgery enthusiast and self-proclaimed Kim Kardashian lookalike has revealed that her 34JJ breasts are so big that she is unable to lie on her front and are so uncomfortable that she cannot take the tube in case someone bumps into her.

24-year-old Nadia Sofia Nahir from London is fascinated by ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashian’ star Kim. She has been very taken up with the ‘fake’ look despite the fact that her 1100cc bust prevents her from doing many things.

Everything You Need to Know About Searching for Cosmetic Clinics Online

Before the internet, tablets and smartphones, your local GP would have been the first point of call for advice when considering cosmetic surgery and procedures. Nowadays though, ‘Dr Google’ seems to be a more popular solution.

But while a quick online perusal might seem easier when choosing a potential clinic, not all search engine outcomes lead to the most reputable (or safest) solutions.