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19/11/2015 | Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental illness in which a person obsesses over the way he or she looks. In my case, my looks were the only thing that mattered to me. I had just moved to LA to become an actor and had very few, if any, friends. Id sit alone in my apartment and take pictures of myself from every angle, analysing every feature.

18/11/2015 | While most people aren’t going to such extreme lengths to keep up with the Kardashians, cosmetic surgery group Transform have seen a 73 per cent year-on-year rise in inquiries for achieving Kardashian-like features. Read more:

15/11/2015 | Millions of people are sacrificing a huge slice of their monthly income on the altar of vanity. Average spending for young people on things like hair, beauty products, tanning and clothes is approaching £100 a month. And as a nation, adults are spending more per month on their looks than drink or even their smartphone.

10/11/2015 | The number of cosmetic laser clinics being investigated for not being registered has increased significantly, a BBC Wales investigation has found. Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) currently checks premises providing non-surgical laser or Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) skin procedures.

04/11/2015 | Tattoo taboo? Hardly. With nearly 40% of Americans ages 18-29 sporting ink, body art has not only become mainstream, but can actually up someones stock. In a recent Syneron Candela survey, attitudes toward people with tattoos were overwhelmingly positive, being described as artistic and creative (50%), interesting (43%) and fashionable and cool (29%).

04/11/2015 | Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical and aesthetics company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement under which Allergan will acquire Northwood Medical Innovation Ltd, developer of innovative implant technology, earFold™.

02/11/2015 | There is growing concern about the largely unregulated laser tattoo removal industry in Australia, with plastic surgeons and laser technicians issuing warnings about dodgy clinics using cheap machines.

01/11/2015 | Once taboo, cosmetic surgery for Brazilian men is advancing at a rapid pace, with one male going under the knife every two minutes, experts said in an article Sunday. Plastic surgery quadrupled among men from 72,000 to 276,000 operations annually from 2009 to 2014, a study by the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery said.

01/11/2015 | Looks once favoured by glamour models such as Katie Price are out of fashion. One top plastic surgeon reckons the change in trend is down to the PIP scandal, which has made women rethink how big they want to go.

01/11/2015 | Dr. Arthur Cambeiro is using an advanced ultrasound treatment to help prevent breast augmentation patients at his Las Vegas practice from developing capsular contracture, the most common complication following breast enhancement surgery.

29/10/2015 | ina has surpassed South Korea to become the world’s third largest plastic surgery market, according to China News Net. About 1.05 million people undergo plastic surgery procedures each year on the Chinese mainland, mostly as microsurgeries.

29/10/2015 | Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVNC), announced positive 24-week results today from its multi-center BELMONT Phase 2 active comparator study of injectable RT002.

29/10/2015 | or patients undergoing plastic surgery procedures, theres no consistent evidence that taking antidepressants increases the risk of bleeding, breast cancer, or other adverse outcomes, concludes a research review in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

29/10/2015 | Having spent thousands of pounds going under the knife, you would hope to feel more confident. But researchers claim that having a face-lift doesn’t necessarily boost your self-esteem. They found that even women and men who looked nine years younger after the surgery didnt necessarily feel more confident.

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