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Mar 24, 2015, 13:40 ET

Ongoing Study Attempting to Quantify the Boost in Happiness Weight Loss Surgery Patients Receive

 All around the world and throughout the nations, patients suffering from obesity are realizing that, for most of them, the benefits of weight...

Mar 20, 2015, 14:15 ET

3 Things You May Not Know about Tummy Tucks

 The tummy tuck is more popular than it has ever been before, with over 164,000 operations performed in 2014, according to the American Society...

Mar 18, 2015, 14:39 ET

Women Aren't the Only Ones to Worry About Their Beach Bodies

Every summer, millions of men and women hit America's countless beaches and poolsides. While we often hear about women's sometimes frantic efforts...

Mar 13, 2015, 16:58 ET

A Time for New Beginnings with Weight Loss Surgery

Thinking of weight loss surgery as a strictly cosmetic procedure is a gross misconception. Severe obesity greatly increases the likelihood of...

Mar 11, 2015, 21:06 ET

Instagram Filters May Be the Latest Trend Driving Plastic Surgery

 Several months ago, social media users swarmed around a report from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery that...

Feb 27, 2015, 13:19 ET

Support is Helpful Before, During, and After a Major Weight Loss, Notes Beverly Hills Physicians

 Few things that are worthwhile in life are easy. That definitely applies to significant weight loss, even with the assistance of highly...

Feb 25, 2015, 15:56 ET

Cosmetic Surgery up more than 200%, Study Reports

 Cosmetic surgery is on the rise in the US, and it shows no signs of slowing down. According to a new study commissioned by web site...

Feb 23, 2015, 13:46 ET

Beyond Beauty: The Life Saving Effects of Bariatric Surgery

 The desire for a thin physique is a dominating one in our society, and women, as well as men, all seem to crave that ideal swimsuit body on TV...

Feb 20, 2015, 20:09 ET

Men and Women Turning to Post Bariatric Body Contouring after Weight Loss

 Patients who receive weight loss surgery from the talented surgeons at Beverly Hills Physicians are typically thrilled with the amount of...

Feb 18, 2015, 14:23 ET

World Class Cosmetic Surgery Lives in Your Own Back Yard

 Recently, there has been a surge of news stories reporting on a boom in cosmetic surgery procedures in locations like South Korea or Dubai....

Feb 16, 2015, 13:14 ET

Most Weight Loss "Breakthroughs" Offer Limited Help to People with Significant Weight Problems, Notes Beverly Hills Physicians

Some are wholly without merit and others have at least a kernel of scientific backing, but rarely a day goes by when the latest weight loss cure...

Feb 13, 2015, 19:23 ET

3 Plastic Surgery Trends for 2015

While the idea of what is classically beautiful has remained relatively constant for decades, every year, men and women are inspired to aim for...

Jan 30, 2015, 21:00 ET

Weight Loss Scams Remain a Problem but There's Never Been More Hope for the Severely Obese

 A recent news story revealing that the Better Business Bureau has given a failing grade of F to the Sveltox weight loss patch is simply the...

Jan 28, 2015, 15:41 ET

3 Reasons Patients Choose Revision Surgery

The majority of weight loss patients are severely obese men and women who have struggled to maintain a variety of diet and exercise regimens for...

Jan 28, 2015, 15:32 ET

Male Plastic Surgery is on the Rise

 When people think about plastic surgery, they often tend to envision female patients, and understandably so. Tabloids and entertainment...

Jan 26, 2015, 17:44 ET

Weight Loss Isn't a Gender Issue, It's a Health Issue

 As a country where more than 78.6 million Americans (34.9% of the adult population), are obese, it only stands to reason that pound shedding...

Jan 22, 2015, 13:48 ET

Most Patients Enjoy a Boost in Happiness and Self Esteem After Plastic Surgery, Study Concludes

 The benefits of plastic surgery have been well known for some time, however, as cosmetic procedures continue to become more popular and...

Jan 20, 2015, 18:07 ET

Weight Loss Surgery Gives Obese Individuals Longer, Healthier Lives, New Study Reports

 For many years, doctors have known that obesity can be detrimental to a patient's health, making them more likely to suffer from a variety of...

Jan 02, 2015, 20:27 ET

Patients Jumpstart their New Year's Resolutions with Weight Loss Surgery

 Now that the champagne bottles have been popped and the confetti swept off the streets, it is time for all of us to get serious about the New...

Dec 31, 2014, 13:48 ET

2 Reasons Why Gastric Bypass Patients May Regain Weight, and What to Do About It

Some gastric bypass surgery patients report that they lose substantial amounts of weight in the first several months of the procedure, only to gain...