I had an appointment with a dermatologist, and as it had turned out, practically every one of them in this vain town is also a self-proclaimed wizard in plastic surgery. 'Oh, this will be fun', I thought, 'I know exactly what will happen.'
New research might just debunk a commonly held belief about the promise of plastic surgery.
Some people call it vanity. I call it an investment and if I can afford to have it done, I say why not?
Facelifts remain popular for good reason. The results can be powerful and last far longer than those achieved with minimally invasive procedures. If you are contemplating a facelift procedure, here are answers to some of the questions I hear most often.
A recent study published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery made some headlines with "surprising" results of one surgeon's cosmetic rejuvenative surgical procedures and how they made almost no impact on the patients' attractiveness and minimal impact on how youthful they looked.
Here is the troubling news for the husbands who bought their soon-to-be-ex-wives a new set of buns, breasts or lips: no, you may not repossess them. They are an unsecured asset.
Let me say at the beginning of this article that I like my face, but that I do intend to get a facelift some day in the future. The older I get the more I'm thinking about it; it's on the list so to speak.
So many women now live in fear of showing their real older faces in public that we're increasingly surrounded by friends or public figures we used to know who now look like they've been disfigured and tightened by merciless torturers.
I feel so stupid. I've been completely preoccupied with my neck, when the whole time, it was my face that's been up to no good.
Whether you're ready to commit to in-office procedures or want to get the most out of at-home treatments, there are endless cutting-edge options to reveal a younger, fresher you.
I have the sneaking suspicion that I have forgotten to do something - what could it be - ah, yes, BREATHE! Although, come to think of it, how am I going to do that? I'm plummeting to earth!