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  • Vladimir Putin has had a troubling year!  In between the stress of hosting the Sochi Winter Olympics and invading Ukraine, Russia’s grey cardinal just hasn’t been looking quite so fresh!  In a recent press conference where he addressed the Malaysia Airlines tragedy, the Russian Prime Minister shocked everyone with his haggard old man appearance.  Looking [...]

    Botox may not only be an excellent aid in the fight against wrinkles, it has also been found to be beneficial in saving the lives of babies born with birth defects. According to an article on Yahoo!Health, Botox is being used as a treatment for “kids with cerebral palsy and adults with certain complications of [...]

    Lady Gaga has said that she hasn’t been under the knife or needle, but a new Twitter picture is stirring up new rumors that the performance artist/pop star has had plastic surgery. 26-year old Lady Gaga once told Harper’s Bazaar, “I have never had plastic surgery, and there are many pop singers who have.” “I [...]

    By Wendy Lewis, Editor-in-Chief  A fuller bottom makes can cause a woman to get notices. Buttock boosting shapewear may provide an instant lift but can slip and look fake. There are some new procedures that can positively alter the way your buttocks look, in a natural and long-lasting way. Fat Sculpting This procedure permanently removes [...]

    By Wendy Lewis, Editor-in-Chief If going under the knife is too extreme for you and wrinkle creams aren’t doing it for you anymore, there are some effective non-surgical minimally invasive options that may give you the youthful appearance you’ve been searching for. Skin Tightening Syneron Medical has demonstrated that evolastin, The New Natural You, although [...]

    By Wendy Lewis, Editor in Chief  Celebrity moms seem to bounce back to their size zero pre-pregnancy shapes impossibly quick.  But what about moms in the real world whose bodies fluctuate after childbirth and breastfeeding? Fortunately, there is a lot they do to get their bodies back into great shape.  “Good nutrition, a healthy diet [...]

    By Wendy Lewis, Editor in Chief of Beautyinthebag.com They tell you to exercise to keep your body in shape, but what can you do to keep your eyes in shape? When your eyes don’t seem to attract as much attention anymore, you can turn to a friendly dermatologist or plastic surgeon to give you the [...]

    by Dr. Donald Brown A new cosmetic injectable just hit the shelves—and it’s creating quite a stir in the plastic surgery community. Manufactured by Merz Aesthetics, Xeomin was just approved for use in the United States in July of last year, and already a number of cosmetic surgeons are offering it alongside comparable injectables, such [...]

    In this plastic surgery video, Facial plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Nassif talks with Makemeheal.com about how an Asian rhinoplasty (nose job) is performed.  Check out more plastic surgery videos on our Youtube Channel.   Ask questions & get answers from plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and beauty professionals. none

    By Dr. Anthony Youn Five years ago I set out to write the definitive book about becoming a plastic surgeon – true, unadulterated, unfiltered, behind the scenes, warts and all.  I’m gratified by what readers and reviewers have said so far.  They’ve called it “disarming,” “fast-paced,” “hilarious,” and “touching.”  According to Publisher’s Weekly: Youn’s description of [...]

    by Dr. August Acetta If you are one of those women who wish they could have a smaller butt, bigger boobs and more cleavage, you just got lucky! While breast augmentation continues to top the list of most desirable cosmetic surgery procedures, it doesn’t always give women what they really want – more cleavage! A [...]

    It’s only natural that some women should want bigger breasts – even if the way to get bigger breasts is usually unnatural. The good news is that unnatural is still safe and affordable for most women. Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery procedure in North America, with nearly 300,000 operations performed in 2010. [...]

    Vampires are hot right now. Well, technically, they’re always cold, since they’re dead and they never go out in the sun, but in the sense that ‘hot’ means ‘popular,’ vampires are it. What does that have to do with plastic surgery? It depends. If you’re really REALLY into vampires, maybe you’ve stopped exposing your skin [...]

    Bullying has been in the news a lot lately because of some tragic consequences and the relatively new dimension of cyber-bullying. But the truth is, there have always been bullies, and the persecuted have always sought refuge by trying to change their appearance. Buying clothes from more expensive retailers, showering more often, dyeing your hair, [...]

    You’ve probably heard the painfully joyous laughter of a Tickle Me Elmo doll in action. Yes, even when he’s not being tickled, Elmo is really, really relentlessly happy, and that’s great. But you know what’s not great? That thigh weight you just can’t seem to shake since you had your second Elmo-loving baby. But that’s [...]

    I’m pretty much broke. Yeah, it’s kind of because of the economy, and it’s kind of because I’m a writer and we’re traditionally some of the brokest people in the world. I recently had someone tell me that I could make more money panhandling. I haven’t tried it yet, but I’m not ruling it out [...]

    Hot moms are in these days. Okay, maybe hot moms have always been in. But with the popularity of terms like MILF and cougar (and television shows like The Real Housewives and Cougar Town), the pressure to look good post-baby is stronger than ever. That’s why plastic surgery for new or seasoned mothers is a [...]

    World-renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Renato Calabria M.D. has given new meaning to the phrase “inner beauty”, by developing a revolutionary procedure which is the perfect combination of the body’s natural restorative powers and ground-breaking new techniques to create the Cell-Enhanced Facelift. “The Cell-Enhanced Facelift is a new procedure, which volumizes the face and creates a [...]

    Everyone has seen a photo at some point: a botched facelift, uneven breast implants, lips the size and shape of bratwurst. Plastic surgery can certainly go awry if done improperly, but thank goodness, it’s trending towards a more natural look. That’s why new fillers like NOVABEL and Macrolane are gaining popularity in Europe and the [...]

    Cankle is an ugly word. There’s no denying. So it makes sense that it refers to one of the most unfortunate characteristics a woman’s leg can possess: fat ankles. There’s nothing less sexy than a leg that, instead of tapering into a slender ankle, abruptly ends at a foot, with no definition whatsoever. But here’s [...]

    Computer face. The name sounds like some high-tech, futuristic robot visage. Or a stupid taunt bullies throw at gaming nerds. But in fact, the term refers to a relatively new phenomenon among women (and men) who spend long hours every day at their computers.  Because of the downward angle of the jawline and the squinting [...]

    In what has become a billion dollar industry, balding, receding or highly placed hairlines in women are making them desperately search for a “miracle cure” to reduce their high hairlines. Some high hairlines in women are caused by extensive wearing of wigs, too-tight ponytails and corn row type hairstyles, but many are caused by genetics [...]

    Does that older lady who lives down the street suddenly show up at a party with a face that looks too good (or too bad) to be true? Did your cousin go from straight A’s to C’s (we’re talking cup size, here) without gaining any weight? There are plenty of signs that someone you know [...]

    There’s no denying that big boobs are a big thing. And when women aren’t naturally endowed, it’s only natural that they seek surgical assistance. Sometimes, a boob job is the only way for women to achieve the bosom they desire. The bosom that will make them feel more desired. So it’s no surprise that breast [...]

    What can you say about man-boobs? On one hand, you’ve got boobs. Everybody likes boobs, right? And big ones are especially popular. But when you add ‘man’ to the boob equation, your mental image suddenly changes from sensual to, “Um, ew.” How strange that one of the most coveted features of the female form is [...]

    Miley Cyrus is definitely proving to the world that she’s growing up. And she says she’s doing it without plastic surgery. In one of her notorious YouTube videos, 17-year old Miley rants against many rumors including plastic surgery, saying, “No, I don’t want a boob job.” It seems the teen sensation is railing against rumors [...]

    You’ve heard “The Thong Song.” You’ve gotten your groove on to “Baby Got Back.” And maybe, looking back, you’ve considered that your own derriere is less luscious than you’d like. Well, maybe your butt can get a hand from a new Brazilian procedure called the ‘thong lift.’ At a recent conference of British Aesthetic and [...]

    Fortunately for aging faces, the plastic surgery world is becoming increasingly saturated with non-surgical, non-invasive options for patients seeking younger, firmer skin. But as new procedures continue to pop up, it can be difficult to sift through all the choices to find what’s right for you. One way to select the procedure that’s right for [...]

    It’s hard to come by a respectable solution for hair loss. Toupees and hair transplants alike are often obvious, and this puts balding people in a tough spot. Going bald prematurely is considered a social disadvantage, but so is wearing a ‘piece’ or having a bad hair transplant. From George’s terrible toupee in Seinfeld to [...]

    If you’ve been too shy to wear shorts for the summer weather because of unsightly varicose veins, you may have better luck next year. The FDA has approved Asclera, an injectable treatment for swollen or twisted veins that are considered varicose. Asclera is an injection that works by damaging blood vessels. Although that may sound [...]

    There’s good news for you, bad news for your love handles. Those pesky fat deposits right above your rump may have escaped diet, exercise, and all your other ingenious efforts to smooth your backside, but with the FDA’s clearance of CoolSculpting by Zeltiq, there’s a new, approved solution that can zap love handles for good [...]

    Nobody wants wrinkles or sagging skin. And with advances in plastic surgery techniques like the eMatrix Radio Frequency (RF) system, anti-aging treatments are improving for men and women who want to look younger without looking unnatural. What is eMatrix? The eMatrix system is an RF technology for skin resurfacing that goes beyond laser and light [...]

    Zerona, a non-invasive Low Level Laser Therapy, has gotten market clearance from the FDA. The device is approved for circumferential reduction of the hips, thighs, and waist. Zerona’s approval comes after a clinical study involving sixty-seven participants. Results have been positive, with some participants losing up to 7 inches in as little as two weeks [...]

    Everyone wants to have smooth, youthful skin. And with new rejuvenating technologies popping up on the plastic surgery market, tighter, younger skin is certainly within reach for many men and women. 3DEEP is one new method of fighting the effects of aging. Using radiofrequency (RF), 3DEEP sends energy deep into the skin to target collagen [...]

    Do you hate wearing bras? Do you hate how uncomfortable underwire can be after a long day? How the straps always slip off? How the back clasp cuts into your skin? How you never really feel supported? There is a possible new plastic surgery solution to the hassle of the daily bra – instead of [...]

    Maybe you’re not overweight. You eat healthy, you’re in shape, and you don’t have love handles spilling out over your size 2 jeans. So why would you dread getting dressed? Because when you snap on your bra, all of a sudden there are two unsightly rolls of flab above and below that blasted elastic band. [...]

    A puffy pout is a symbol of female sensuality, and the quest for long-lasting full lips is ongoing. Fillers are usually a temporary solution, and a potential new lip augmentation alternative with more permanent results has emerged. The plastic surgery procedure uses grafts of the sterrnocleidomastoid, or SCM, neck muscles and the overlying skin and [...]

    If someone told you that your own blood could heal and rejuvenate your aging skin, you might think it sounded like something out of X-Men. And while it may seem far-fetched that you have the ability to repair your own wrinkles, your body does often possess the power to fix itself – with a little [...]

    By: Shervin Naderi, MD, FACS Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon Undergoing elective plastic surgery can be a physically and mentally challenging ordeal. While most surgeries are due to necessity such as trauma or cancer, cosmetic surgery patients are otherwise healthy patients who choose to undergo surgery. Essentially Plastic Surgeons take healthy patients, put them through [...]

    UltraShape is an innovative new fat ‘melting’ technology that is currently approved for use in Canada, Europe, South America, and Asia. UltraShape is one of many plastic surgery alternatives emerging as a less risky fat reduction process compared to traditional liposuction. For those of you dying to try UltraShape in the U.S., the wait may [...]

    With the increasing popularity of injectables like BOTOX, it’s not surprising that rival procedures are starting to evolve in the marketplace. BOTOX is the most popular non-surgical ‘plastic surgery’ procedure in theUnited States, so there’s definitely a market for competitive products. One such product is Dysport, another injectable of similar repute. For anyone considering BOTOX, [...]

    You know those little imperfections that show up on your skin seemingly out of nowhere to spoil your youthful complexion?  You don’t have to live with them if you don’t want to. Now there are some highly effective solutions such as plastic surgery lasers and cosmetic treatments to rid yourself of moles, skin tags, stray [...]

    With new technologies inundating our daily lives, it can be hard to pick and choose which brand-new breakthrough we want to embrace. For those considering plastic surgery, the same is true. What new procedure(s) can help you achieve your best body? That’s a tough question to answer, but one promising option for all-over results is [...]

    Liposuction can be a scary word, even for veterans of cosmetic improvement through plastic surgery. Traditional liposuction comes with a number of negative connotations, including painful bruising, scars, ripping and tearing, and folds of loose skin post-op. New breakthroughs in the world of lipo are revolutionizing the procedure. One of these innovative technologies is Body [...]

    Everyone is familiar with certain female body stereotypes: the classic hourglass figure, the bottom-heavy pear, the stick-thin runway model, the built-but-butch athletic girl. Men (and other women) have a tendency to mass-classify the female figure into categories that don’t necessarily exclusively apply to any individual woman. Take the female athlete, for instance. Just because a [...]

    By Dr. David Shafer The new uses for facial fillers continue to expand as does their popularity as an alternative to surgical facelifts as well as a way to maintain the results of surgery. We can use facial fillers to smooth fine lines and creases around the mouth, but that is just the beginning. Wrinkle [...]

    By Chelsea Mize We all know the feeling. Summer is coming and you’re pasty white, you’ve packed on some winter pounds, and you’ve got stubble that makes you feel like something out of Where the Wild Things Are. And your bikini line? Yikes. Let’s just say, it is not bikini ready. But this year, you [...]

    Imagine the body you’ve always wanted. Great, wrinkle-free skin. A proportional, substantial bust. A slim waist and hips. Now imagine that in a relatively painless plastic surgery procedure, you could take the fat from your hips, thighs or stomach, and use it to fill in those pesky wrinkles, lift your bust and improve your skin. [...]

    By Lois W. Stern Editor-at-Large Plastic surgery welcomes Zeltiq™, the newest kid on the block for fat reduction. In an earlier MMH article I wrote about Smart Lipo™ http://news.makemeheal.com/smartlipo/734/, the first of the laser lipolysis treatments to emerge on the market. In this ever expanding world of plastic surgery, a number of other companies have [...]

    By Wendy Lewis, The Knife Coach The idea of having plastic surgery can be a terrifying experience, especially if you’re a virgin, and even more so if it’s your face that is the subject of the op. To make it go smoothly, you need to prepare yourself both mentally and physically. Less invasive techniques with [...]

    By Wendy Lewis, Beautyinthebag.com Americans recently welcomed a major breakthrough in facial rejuvenation. Juvederm® XC from Allergan announced its FDA approval, followed shortly by Restylane® and Perlane® with Lidocaine from Medicis. These fillers are the next three hyaluronic acid gel derived filler choices available in the US market, after Prevelle® Silk from Mentor and Hydrelle®, [...]

    By Jhen Kordela Maybe it’s the promises. (A beauty breakthrough in plastic surgery. Lose three to four inches in just two weeks.) Maybe it’s the no’s. (No needles, no surgery, no pain, no downtime.) Or, maybe it’s all the the sparkle and shine that’s generating oh-so-much buzz about the brand new laser fat-loss procedure Zerona. [...]

    By Steven Dayan, MD As Americans debate healthcare reform and our elected officials search for methods of funding the proposed one trillion dollar plan, plastic surgery has been thrust to the forefront of the conversation as a vehicle for generating revenue. Affectionately known as the “Botax”, a play on the most popular cosmetic medical treatment [...]

    Jason Pozner, MD Laser Liposuction is a minimally invasive, cosmetic surgical procedure which combines traditional liposuction techniques with laser treatment. Compared to older or traditional liposuction methods, laser-assisted lipolysis is generally thought to be safer, easier and quicker, providing more precise body contouring along with a skin tightening effect and minimal downtime. Laser liposuction can [...]

    By Lois W. Stern, Editor-at-Large MakeMeHeal.com A 5% excise tax on plastic surgery included in the Senate’s health care reform bill? You must be kidding! Dubbed as Botax, the government’s rationale is an estimated $6 billion in additional revenue over the next decade generated through this proposed tax. Some legislators think this is a clever [...]

    By Patty Kovacs, Editor-At-Large, Make Me Heal Laser (Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation) is a “light pump” which applies principles of radiation physics to very narrowly segregate light of selected wavelength and then “pump” the light radiation to high intensity. These beams of selected wavelength are varied in intensity and in duration [...]

    By Dr John Saia MD Times are tough and money is tight. Budgets for cosmetic surgery and even reconstructive plastic surgery are down. Women are actually choosing not to have reconstruction after breast cancer surgery. People were trying things out for themselves before the economy tanked. They just seem to be pushing it a bit [...]

    By Peyman Solieman, MD & Jason Litner, MD By all accounts, cosmetic plastic surgery is on the rise in America for ethnic patients. In fact, in 2007, ethnic minorities accounted for 22 percent of the nearly 11.7 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed in the United States, an increase of 105 percent from 2000. [...]

    By: Make Me Heal Staff Just in time for the holidays and for consumers looking to keep looking their best at an economy budget, Makemeheal.com has just launched  Classifieds, which aspires to become the Craiglist and coupon site for plastic surgery, dermatology, and beauty treatment deals, promotions, and sales.  Now, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, spas, skin [...]

    By, David Shafer, MD Liposuction is a general term used to describe removal of fat using a suction machine. Tumescent liposuction is the most popular method. In this technique, tumescent solution is injected into the area of fat to be removed. The tumescent solution typically contains lidocaine (to reduce pain) and epinephrine (to minimize bruising). [...]

    By John Di Saia, MD When a reality show contestant ruptured her breast implants after jumping 20 feet off a rope swing, I felt compelled to address the concern that some breast augmentation patients have about this problem. Bursting a breast implant is not usually so dramatic as what the reality show girl experienced.  Then [...]

    By Dr. David Shafer Dysport is often called the “New Botox.” However, Dypsort has actually been available in Europe for therapeutic indications since 1991 and for cosmetic applications since 2001. In April 2009, Dysport (officially known as BoNT-A/D) was approved in the United States for the “temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe [...]

    By Lois W. Stern, Editor-at-Large, Makemeheal.com Two simple words hold the keys to understanding the concept of skin renewal: wound and heal. The skill of the practitioner – be s/he dermatologist, esthetician or plastic surgeon – makes all the difference in whether that wound ultimately stimulates the production of healthier, younger looking skin, has little [...]

    By Lois W. Stern, Editor-at-Large, Makemeheal.com A little over a year ago I wrote an article about the tragic death of Donda West, mother of the celebrity rapper, Kanye West, following plastic surgery. In the aftermath of Kanye’s rude mishap with Taylor Swift at the VMA Awards , I thought I would revisit his mom’s [...]

    By Shervin Naderi, MD Although Collagen based fillers such as Zyplast and Cosmoderm had initially dominated the market, they fell out of favor due to their short lasting results and the potential for allergic reactions. Over the last five to ten years, we have seen the Hyaluronic Acid dermal fillers become the predominant work horse [...]

    A Q & A with Jason N. Pozner, M.D., F.A.C.S. What are the main reasons patients seek revision breast augmentation procedures? Previously, capsular contracture, implant rupture, and size were the reasons most women sought revision breast augmentation. However, today many patients tend to complain about shape and skin texture abnormalities following subglandular saline augmentation. What [...]

    Many of us try to fight fat on our own. Spending countless hours at the gym, deprived of our favorite foods and treats. Yet stubborn areas still manage to elude us. To help with remaining fat deposits, companies are constantly coming out with new and improved ways to eliminate them, with the most popular weight [...]

    By Lois W. Stern, Editor-at-Large, Makemeheal.com   The world of plastic surgery seems poised for innovation once again! How about a facelift without surgery? Sounds too good to be true? Stay tuned.   By lifting the ban on federal funding for promising stem cell research, on March 9, 2009 President Obama brought this highly charged [...]

    By Patty Kovacs, Editor-at-Large, Makemeheal.com Want to increase your breast size and slim down your mid-section at the same time? After years of medical research, specialty trained plastic surgeons are successfully increasing a woman’s breast size using the patient’s own fat along with fat stem cells. This revolutionary plastic surgery procedure is opening a new [...]

    Dancing with the Stars alum Lisa Rinna is as well known for her plastic surgery enhanced appearance as she is for her dance moves. But when Lisa posed for Playboy for the second time, Make Me Heal decided to explore her cosmetically enhanced changes over the past decade. When the 45-year actress first posed for [...]

    By Lois W. Stern, Editor-at-Large, Makemeheal.com With the many innovations of modern day plastic surgery, none seems to be gaining in popularity more rapidly than a variety of emerging technologies for the removal of unwanted body fat. Although diet and exercise remain the first line of defense against weight gain, when it comes to eliminating [...]

    By Patty Kovacs, Editor-at-Large, Makemeheal.com As the number of plastic surgery procedures in the United States decline with the tightening economy, a new secret weapon in the war on wrinkles may soon become the hottest age-defying injectable treatment. Called Reloxin, this new injectable may just be the affordable version of Botox to help bailout people [...]

    By Patty Kovacs, Editor-at-Large, Makemeheal.com Back in the 1980′s Sam Muslin, DDS, MAGD, a practicing Santa Monica dentist, was testing a then unknown product called veneers to enhance the smile of a select group of his patients. What is today known as cosmetic dentistry began with pioneering expert dentist like Dr. Muslin. Dr. Muslin’s continued [...]

    February 6, 2009 – Los Angeles, CA Make Me Heal (www.makemeheal.com), the world’s largest website for all things plastic surgery, cosmetic treatments, and anti-aging, has announced that over fifty top plastic surgeons have joined Makemeheal.com to answer questions live that are posted by consumers on the website’s Ask-An-Expert area. Launched in November of 2008, Ask-an-Expert [...]

    By Alexander Rivkin, M.D. Traditional cosmetic procedures such as rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, facelifts, and chin augmentations are no longer the only option for individuals who wish to enhance their outward appearance. These surgical procedures are now in competition with the latest innovations in injectable filler techniques. Products such as Radiesse, Artefill, Juvederm, and Sculptra allow a [...]

    By Anthony Youn, MD As a cosmetic plastic surgeon, I often have patients ask me what’s the latest on the horizon in the field of plastic surgery. Are there procedures that they should save for? In the near future will there be cheaper and easier ways to change their look than what we are currently doing [...]

    Does anyone know a woman who wouldn’t want to trade shaving and waxing regularly for a few painless treatments that will leave her hairless with silky skin? Because the answer for most women is a resounding no, the hottest present for this holiday season may just be a home laser hair removal device that keeps [...]

    By Dr. Jennifer Walden, MD, FACS The History. The enhancement of the female breast has been a source of attention for centuries. In 1889, one of the first recorded breast augmentation procedures was performed by the Austrian surgeon Gersuny, who injected liquid paraffin directly into the breasts to enhance their shape and fullness. Since then [...]

    See Sharon’s Before & After Plastic Surgery Pictures Album. Ohio native Sharon (username: goldilox1975) was teased about her nose ever since she was young, but mostly by her brother. She never seriously considered a rhinoplasty until a few years ago she saw a picture of a girl she went to high school with. She knew [...]

    See Liz’s Before & After Plastic Surgery Pictures Album. Since she was a teenager, 26-year-old Liz (friendname: lizNher2sisters) knew she would eventually get breast augmentation, but it wasn’t until 2 years ago that she started saving and researching for the procedure. After having trouble choosing her implant size, she finally chose 400cc Mentor silicone implants [...]

    By Andrew Wolfe, MD Obesity and the constellation of diseases which result from obesity are among the most significant health problems in the United States today. In an effort to combat this epidemic, patients are increasingly turning to Bariatric Surgeons for massive weight loss surgery. Last year 200,000 Bariatric procedures were performed, representing a 10-fold [...]

    See Iris’s Before & After Plastic Surgery Pictures Album. Even since she was in middle school, 21 year old Iris (friendname: bigshnoz) had been insecure about a bump on her nose. Because her nose was one of the few ways to differentiate between her and her twin sister, it was often mentioned and was hard [...]

    Plastic surgeon Dr. Jason Diamond is renowned for the rhinoplasties (nose jobs) that he achieves with a technique that he has perfected over years of experience.  In this personal article written by Dr. Diamond himself, he discusses all the intricacies associated with achieving a natural result.  Dr. Diamond also lets us know his opinions of [...]

    See Julie’s Before & After Plastic Surgery Photo Album. After the birth of her youngest son, Julie (friendname: Morgandy) began to lose all of her baby weight but could not get rid of her “tummy pouch”. After getting down to her ideal weight, she decided she might need some liposuction on her trouble spots, so [...]

    By Shervin Naderi, MD, FACS In today’s plastic surgery practice, it is impossible to avoid running into an ad or an article about the newest and greatest doctor using the newest and greatest Laser for facial rejuvenation, melting fat, acne, hyperpigmentation, or some other imperfection!  It is no secret that the word “Laser” is a [...]

    There is truly no body part today that is spared from plastic surgery and the shoulders are the latest area that some women may be looking to enhance.  Celebrities like Madonna and Keira Knightly have apparently set a new beauty standard for slender shoulders that some women are hoping to attain by going under the [...]

    While a veritable media frenzy was sparked in the aftermath of an article published by New York Magazine about Madonna having gotten a volumetric face lift that was achieved with fat grafting and how it represents a new era of facelifts, Make Me Heal and some industry insiders are yawning. Why? Because we already reported [...]

    By Babak Azizzadeh, M.D. Modern 21st Century facial rejuvenation has evolved tremendously especially in the last decade. Historically, the aging process was considered to be secondary to laxity and gravity, which resulted in sagging skin. However, over the last decade research and physician experiences have revealed that the aging process has multiple components. The primary [...]

    By Leonard M. Hochstein, MD The perfect breast augmentation begins by choosing the right plastic surgeon. I think by now everyone understands board certification and some of the fake boards that are out so I will not dwell on these issues, but talk about more specifics as I have seen in my experience. I believe [...]

    Jennifer Aniston is 39 and looks better than when she made a name for herself on the television show “Friends” years ago. Many have wondered what the superstar’s secret to looking so good is and now the answer may have come out. The National Enquirer reports that a source tells them that since Jennifer began [...]

    By David M. Amron, M.D. As a physician and surgeon, one of my main responsibilities is to honestly guide, educate, advise and protect my patients. As liposuction surgery is the only major cosmetic surgery I perform and I have done this procedure for 14 years for thousands of patients, I have a lot of opinions [...]

    The dermal fillers market is about to get even more crowded with the arrival of Elevess, a hyaluronic acid-based injectable filler for facial wrinkles. Although it was approved in July 2007 by the Food and Drug Administration for sale in the United States, Elevess has since remained relatively unknown compared to popular competing hyaluronic acid [...]

    Pharmaceutical company giant Johnson & Johnson has big plans for penetrating the plastic surgery market that until now has been dominated by companies like Allergan and Medicis. J&J has just received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance to market Evolence, a new collagen injectable for reducing fine lines and wrinkles, correcting moderate to deep facial [...]

    By Dr. Michael C. Pickart, M.D., F.A.C.S. Breast Implants: Should I Wait Until I’ve Completed All My Pregnancies? It’s up to you. Many young women are interested both in breast augmentation and in having children. They frequently wonder… Are breast implants dangerous for the baby? Do breast implants create issues when breast feeding? Will the [...]

    The virtues of breast implants have been widely discussed in both words and pictures, with breast augmentation patients often citing not only an improved physical appearance, but also a greater self-confidence and body image, better love prospects and more marketability in the job market. But virtually no attention has been given to a common problem [...]

    Women looking for a minimally invasive, virtually scarless breast augmentation may find hope in a new and innovative procedure called Celution that has just gained approval in the European Union. The new plastic surgery technique achieves breast enlargement by injecting a supercharged fat mixture into the patient’s breast. Fat is taken from a woman’s stomach [...]

    Everyone has seen advertisements for products and devices that claim to instantly melt your fat away. Now, there is a procedure called Lipodissolve that claims to do just that without plastic surgery. Thanks in part to popstar Britney Spears who allegedly had various Lipodissolve sessions recently, the procedure has been gaining wide interest from people [...]

    As more and more women wear belly shirts, low-rise jeans, and other fashions that bare the navel, the previously overlooked belly button is the new hot item on the growing list of body features that women obsess about. As more people engage in navel-gazing, those who don’t like what they see are increasingly going under [...]

    Make Me Heal (www.makemeheal.com), the world’s largest internet website for all things plastic surgery and anti-aging, announced today that it has surpassed over 25,000 plastic surgery before and after picture albums being uploaded to its website by users. Web’s Largest Library Of Before & After Plastic Surgery Photos Accessed by over 30,000 people daily, Make [...]

    The future of plastic surgery according to renowned plastic surgeon Richard Ellenbogen, M.D. will be all about injecting stem cells into the target body areas and procedures will have no scalpers or scars and require no surgical operations. But you’re still going to need a surgeon and you’d be lucky to be in the hands [...]