If Americans are not obsessed enough with cosmetic surgery and beauty treatments, celebrities, Hollywood, red carpet events and reality TV helps increase popularity, influence, followers and interest in many procedures, like: Vampire Face-Lift, Vampire Needling, SlimWrap, Laser skin resurfacing and skin tightening treatments in addition to placenta supplements. The best for of advertising can be merely having clients like Tyra Banks, Ellen DeGeneres, Minnie Driver, Ione Skye and Kate Hudson as clients for some of the services.
The military will provide reconstructive and plastic surgery procedures for soldiers who are injured or disfigured in the line of duty, but what about those instances where elective cosmetic surgery is desired for military personnel or their dependents, should their benefits cover any of the costs? There are some interesting developments for the prospering military community in San Diego, CA. These communities are in need of excellent medical care and are accompanied by several distinctive challenges like frequent deployments, urgent assignments, military personnel dependents, veteran status, privileges and many more. In terms of plastic surgery for the military – may it be for the active on duty personnel, veterans, families, and retirees – it requires a particular level of knowledge of the armed forces lifestyle to grant the best probable care.
Anna Advena, a 23 year-old woman living in Beverly Hills California suffered a horrible act of domestic violence when held captive and beaten by her ex-boyfriend. During the four-hour incident, he caused permanent dis-figuration to her nose. Luckily she was rescued, not only on that day, but later by Dr. David Alessi who donated his time to reconstruct her nose through a non-profit organization called Face Forward, which helps victims of domestic abuse.
Recently Reuters published a story denoting the vaginal plastic surgery boom in the US with the rising number of vaginoplasty procedures quoted by the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. Vaginal rejuvenation and other surgeries like labiaplasty are on the rise, because many women want every area of their bodies to be – dare we say – “picture perfect”. Even the private areas, which can be prompted by unrealistic “porn star” genital aesthetics. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) questioned the necessity and safety of female genitalia plastic surgery, but the patient demand seems to dictate the popularity of the procedure.
People seem to think that the biggest demographic of individuals having plastic surgery are celebrities in Hollywood. Perhaps it is because they get the most air time in the media. Not true. According to American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, it is actually middle-class moms, who seek to have procedures after having children.
Depending on our bodies, lifestyle, diet and genetics fat can accumulate in many areas. For women, the area in which they least like fat to accumulate, if they had a choice between arms, thighs and love handles in the waist and hip areas, the latter is the region in which they would most like to rid themselves of fat storage, which is why liposculpture and lipo procedures are so popular. Even though men have a tendency to accumulate adipose tissue in this area, women are more likely to pursue the removal of it.
During the last ten years, people in Thailand have had more plastic surgery procedures to enhance and change their appearance. This revolution has gone beyond celebrities and Thailand is a experiencing a new trend – raising awareness, acceptance and revenues that have earned the cosmetic surgery industry in Thailand sums of 20 billion baht a year, which translates to over $630 million in USA currency, and increasing last year’s cosmetic income by more than 5 billion baht. More popular procedures in this region include nose and eyelid surgery.
The American Society for Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reported that 89 percent of women polled would like to see the results and outcomes of reconstructive breast surgery, before cancer treatment and before actually having surgery. With advances in technology, devices, instruments and software, it is possible for women to preview options and outcomes, prior to surgery. ASPS will have an event during the upcoming Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day in New Orleans on October 17th.
It seems that “Mob Wives” star Renee Graziano is on the other end of a lawsuit filed against her by her former plastic surgeon, Dr. Andrew Klapper, as reported by the New York Post. Allegedly, Dr. Klapper is seeking $77 million for damage to his reputation, when the star, known for her antics and verbosity, told the media that she almost died from having multiple procedures performed by Dr. Klapper. He claims she dramatized her comments for the audience and show ratings, which has impacted his business and reputation.
Dr. Theodore Diktaban has been performing breast surgeries and mommy makeover procedures for many years. For busy, career minded moms, life is plenty fulfilling, but getting their bodies back to pre-baby days can be difficult and frustrating, even with diet and exercise as part of the daily routine. Moms can have it all, and it is possible to restore your contours and figure after having children. To learn more about mommy makeover procedures, such as: breast augmentation, breast lift surgery, tummy tuck and liposuction, you should schedule a consultation with an experienced, qualified surgeon, who can educate you and help you feel at ease about this big decision, and help you feel confident about your body again!