The Feminist Case for Breast Reduction

My body had been objectified for as long as I could remember. So I decided to change it.

#breasts, #plastic-surgery, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Jennifer Grey: Don’t Call Her ‘Baby’

In her memoir, “Out of the Corner,” the “Dirty Dancing” star opens up about rhinoplasty gone wrong, the implosion of her career and why she’s telling her story now.

#actors-and-actresses, #books-and-literature, #broderick-matthew, #content-type-personal-profile, #curtis-jamie-lee, #grey-jennifer, #movies, #nose, #plastic-surgery

‘Preventative’ Botox: Do Injections Work to Reduce Wrinkles?

Or are injections just a temporary, addictive fix?

#age-chronological, #botox-drug, #content-type-service, #doctors, #face, #luxury-goods-and-services, #plastic-surgery, #skin, #women-and-girls

After a Mastectomy, Moving Between Gratitude and Grief

Getting diagnosed with a breast cancer gene mutation at 32 was a gift, but left room for disappointment too.

#breast-cancer, #breasts, #cancer, #genetics-and-heredity, #grief-emotion, #mastectomy, #plastic-surgery, #surgery-and-surgeons, #women-and-girls

Grichka and Igor Bogdanoff, Twins in an Uneasy Spotlight, Die at 72

In France they were science-loving TV celebrities (molded by plastic surgery) whose own research was suspect, maybe a hoax. They died within days of each other.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-obituaries, #france, #grichka-and-igor-bogdanoff, #hoaxes-and-pranks, #plastic-surgery, #science-and-technology, #television

Patients Must Be Warned of Breast Implant Risks, F.D.A. Says

A decade after scientists identified a link between certain implants and cancer, the agency ordered “black box” warnings and a new checklist of risks for patients to review.

#breast-cancer, #breasts, #food-and-drug-administration, #implants, #lymphoma, #medical-devices, #plastic-surgery, #surgery-and-surgeons, #united-states, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-science

The Cruel Paradox of Linda Evangelista’s Fate

A world obsessed with women’s hyper-visibility can dispatch them so swiftly to invisibility.

#age-chronological, #beauty-concept, #coolsculpting, #evangelista-linda, #face, #models-professional, #plastic-surgery

Linda Evangelista Says Body Sculpting Procedure Left Her ‘Disfigured’

The ’90s-era supermodel said side effects from a fat-freezing procedure caused her to become depressed and a recluse after “not looking like myself any longer.”

#allergan-inc, #food-and-drug-administration, #linda-evangelista, #models-professional, #plastic-surgery, #suits-and-litigation-civil

What Happened to That Comb-Over?

Many balding men got hair transplants during the pandemic. Now they’re girding themselves for the return-to-office whispers.

#baldness, #hair, #plastic-surgery

How Nurses Are Feeling: Tired, Angry and Hopeless

“The burnout and PTSD used to feel like a temporary chapter. I see no end in sight now,” one nurse writes. Also: Welcoming Afghan refugees; cosmetic surgery.

#afghanistan, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #nursing-and-nurses, #plastic-surgery, #refugees-and-displaced-persons

Can You Give Yourself an At-Home Face-Lift?

Emphatically no, say experts — but there are things you can do to make your skin look better.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #face, #jade, #plastic-surgery, #skin, #social-media

Why is a Brazilian Butt Lift Dangerous?

The procedure has the highest mortality rate of any cosmetic surgery, but many women are undaunted.

#deaths-fatalities, #plastic-surgery, #women-and-girls

Plastic Surgery Videos: The Mesmerizing Pull of Them

Procedures used to be done in secret, but in the post-Kardashian world, transparency is just part of the process.

#beauty-concept, #celebrities, #plastic-surgery, #social-media, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Plastic Surgeon Attends Video Traffic Court From Operating Room

California’s Medical Board started an investigation after Dr. Scott Green reported for the hearing on Zoom while in scrubs and with a patient on the operating table.

#california, #green-scott, #plastic-surgery, #sacramento-calif, #surgery-and-surgeons, #traffic-and-parking-violations, #videophones-and-videoconferencing

Swimming With My Shirt Off

At 13, I was a guy with breasts, and I needed to get rid of them to survive my upcoming teenage years.

#breasts, #guatemala-city-guatemala, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #men-and-boys, #plastic-surgery, #teenagers-and-adolescence

Don’t Like What You See on Zoom? Get a Face-Lift and Join the Crowd

Cosmetic surgeons say business is booming after elective surgery opened up, with quarantine proving a time to heal in secrecy from renovation of face and body.

#american-society-of-plastic-surgeons, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #plastic-surgery, #quarantines, #surgery-and-surgeons, #your-feed-healthcare

The New Nose: Is the Bump Back?

The cookie-cutter ski jump nose looks like a relic now, as cosmetic doctors approach rhinoplasties with a more artistic, individualized approach.

#beauty-concept, #nose, #plastic-surgery, #rhinoplasty

Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57

Her near-total face transplant in 2008 was the most complex at the time. She was the fourth patient in the world to undergo such a procedure.

#cleveland-clinic, #culp-connie-1963-2020, #deaths-obituaries, #face, #face-transplant, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #plastic-surgery, #surgery-and-surgeons, #transplants

‘No One Needs Botox in a Pandemic.’ But Some in Beverly Hills Are Now Getting It.

The city on Tuesday rescinded a moratorium on elective surgery, clearing the way for some cosmetic surgeons to reopen.

#beverly-hills-calif, #botox-drug, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #newsom-gavin, #plastic-surgery, #surgery-and-surgeons