Cosmetic Treatments

From chemical peels to liposuction, there are cosmetic treatments available to fix or alter nearly any physical feature on your body. Learn about the plethora of cosmetic treatments and plastic surgeries being performed today.


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Vampire Facials May Be Bloody Bad for You

The latest, and dare we say weirdest, spa treatment is reportedly causing health problems.

Have Most Plastic Surgeons Had Surgery Themselves?

Are plastic surgeons more likely to go under the knife to enhance their looks? Not when it comes to breast augmentations, finds one study.

Citing the Rise of Crazy Plastic Surgery Videos, Critics Draw Up Code of Ethics

A new breed of plastic surgeons is using social media to post video of themselves doing tricks or wearing costumes while performing surgery. But other doctors want to put a stop to this.

Plastic Surgery Before and After Pictures

Plastic surgeons use cutting edge medical developments to shape and sculpt humans into a perfection of form and fancy. See before-and-after shots of plastic surgery patients with these photos.

Getting Used to a New You (How to Emotionally Recover from Cosmetic Surgery)

We're all beautiful in our own ways, but let's face facts: Most of us weren't blessed with runway-model looks. Plastic surgery has given us a way to fix what we don't like about ourselves, but few can prepare themselves for its emotional toll.

5 Most Common Cosmetic Surgeries

It's expensive, invasive and sometimes risky, but Americans are more than willing pay for cosmetic surgery, to the tune of more than $10 billion in 2010 alone.

Smart Liposuction Overview

If you'd like to lose your love handles but don't want to risk surgery, smart liposuction is a new alternative. The procedure uses a laser to melt fat cells.

Are breast implants linked to suicide?

There are many known risks that go along with breast augmentation surgery, but here's a new one -- there may be a link between breast implants and suicide.

Contact Lenses

Sometimes people who need vision correction don't want to wear glasses. Contact lenses offer a virtually invisible solution. Learn how contact lenses correct sight and find out how to wear them safely.

What Plastic Surgery Can -- and Can't -- Do for You

Plastic surgery can be used to fix physical features of the body but you should be aware about what it can't cure. Find out the truth behind plastic surgery in this article.

Human Face Transplant: One of the Most Controversial Procedures Becomes a Medical Reality

One of the most controversial procedures, human face transplants offer people who have been severely disfigured the chance at a new, more normal face. Learn about the benefits, risks and controversies associated with face transplantation.

Liposuction 101

Liposuction is the most popular type of cosmetic surgery in America. Can we all just have our fat sucked out and say goodbye to diet and exercise?

All About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are not just unattractive -- they can also be downright painful. Learn about the causes of varicose veins and what options you have to get rid of them.

All About Wrinkles

Facial skin tells the world where a woman is in terms of beauty and age. Flawless, wrinkle-free skin is celebrated. Learn all about wrinkles and what you can do to reverse -- or at least reduce -- the signs of aging.

At-Home Wrinkle Fighters

Before you head to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for laser resurfacing or a facelift, there are steps you can take at home to fight wrinkles and preserve or recapture a youthful appearance.

Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Liposuction

Learning the risks of liposuction is important, and weighing the pros and cons will help you make a decision about whether or not liposuction is right for you.

Beyond Liposuction and Breast Implants

Liposuction and breast augmentation are the most prevalent body contouring procedures, but by no means the only ones. Here are some other plastic surgery options for beautifying your body and your face.

Botox: Another Shot at Looking Young

Botox injections could give your face the youthful appearance you long for, but find out the facts about Botox injections before you make the appointment.

New Hope for Dealing With Unwanted Hair

Excessive facial and body hair in a woman can be a heavy burden, both psychologically and socially. Learn how to deal with unwanted hair and what options for hair removal are out there.

Find a Botox Doctor

Looking for a Botox doctor you can trust? These organizations can direct you to board-certified physicians in your area who perform Botox injections, and they also can provide information on various procedures.

Getting the Curves You Crave With Plastic Surgery

There's no doubt that working out is healthy and important, but if you're trying to sculpt certain areas of your body, you may need to turn to plastic surgery methods.

Liposuction: Making the Decision

Although most people would admit to wanting to reshape their body in some way, not everyone makes an ideal liposuction candidate. Learn about the risks and benefits of liposuction.

Modern Day Age Erasers

Of the many skin-refreshing options, laser resurfacing and microdermabrasion are among the most popular. But which procedure is best?

Selecting a Plastic Surgeon

Choosing a plastic surgeon with the right combination of artistic flair plus extensive experience can be challenging, but it could be the key to achieving a pleasing new look.

The Aftermath of Liposuction

Patients should expect discomfort after a surgery like liposuction. Find out what you should expect in the aftermath of liposuction.