One…Two…Three Plastic Surgery!

April 30, 2015

Social media presents us with the gift of connecting us to friends and family through one medium. However, according to a recent survey, it has also made us more self-conscious about our looks and how we present ourselves to the world. One in three facial plastic surgeons, polled by the American Academy of Facial Plastic […]

Do Facial Enhancements Increase Likability?

April 29, 2015

Facial enhancements, ranging from eyelid surgery to face lifts, are one of the most popular cosmetic procedures to date. This type of procedure is the modern day fountain of youth. Facial enhancements can tighten and smooth the skin along with eliminating bagginess under the eyes. However, another positive result comes out of these procedures other […]

Origin of the Nose Job

April 17, 2015

Did you know that rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a nose job, is rooted in a practice that is thousands of years old? As far back as 6000 – 3400 BC, individuals in India and Egypt began working with certain aspects of nose shaping. The Hindu surgeon Susrata is believed to have been the individual […]

The Psychology of America’s Fascination with Plastic Surgery

April 8, 2015

In comparison to other countries around the world, the United States is known for performing the most plastic surgeries. An estimated more than 11 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were conducted in 2013, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. This was a 279 percent increase from 1997. Americans spent more than $12 billion […]