Archive for the ‘ cosmetic surgery addiction ’ Category

Dr. Niamtu Interviewed by British Media about the Ken and Barbie of Cosmetic Surgery

Justin and Pixie are names synonymous with extreme plastic surgery and are the self-proclaimed Ken & Barbie of cosmetic surgery. They are  both really humble, down to earth individuals and also they are both very intelligent. I look forward to seeing them every year at this meeting because they are sincere and fun. They are […]

“Selfies” and Cosemtic Facial Surgery

    I guess Narcissus was the first example of a “selfie” and over the past year I have seen a lot of pretty silly correlations between people taking “selfies” (self-photographs with cell phones) and cosmetic facial surgery.  I even heard of one surgeon who supposedly has a special facelift just for that.  Even for […]

Joan Rivers and Cosmetic Facial Surgery

  Lover her or hate her, Joan Rivers is funny.  She has become the self proclaimed poster child for cosmetic surgery and is the brunt of many jokes, but old Joanie actually looks pretty good these days.  Anyhow…..every day I do numerous consults and people have to decide how to budget get their cosmetic surgery […]

Choosing the Right Patient

It takes a long time to become a surgeon and when it is all over and the shingle gets hung, all physicians must spend a great deal of energy for the rest of their working lives soliciting patients.  Some surgeons do this very aggressively with marketing, TV, Radio, etc. while others do it more subtly […]

When all you have is looks; what happens when your looks are gone?

It is human nature to appreciate physical attributes.  Most people have some physical attribute, i.e. nice teeth, great hair, awesome breasts, big biceps that they are proud of.  Some people are really lucky and have it all; doesn’t it seem that college quarterbacks and cheerleaders always seem to? You can pretty much tell when someone […]

Heidi Montag Addicted to Plastic Surgery: How much is too much?

The tabloids have been ablaze about a 23 year old B list reality show star who had 10 simultaneous cosmetic surgery procedures.  How could a 23 year old have any cosmetic surgery, let alone 10 procedures on the same day?  Ms. Montag responded that she is in the entertainment business and she needs these assets […]