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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...

Dec 26, 2014, 13:13 ET

4 Detrimental Health Impacts of Severe Obesity

The negative health effects of severe obesity are very well known and have been thoroughly documented, yet obesity levels in the United States...

Dec 22, 2014, 13:56 ET

The Top Two Reasons to Get a Tummy Tuck

 According to the most recent data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, tummy tucks, known more formally as abdominoplasties,...

Dec 18, 2014, 15:52 ET

A Los Angeles Bariatric Surgeon with a Record of Success and a Friendly Personal Touch

As perhaps the only reliable solution for solving the problem of severe obesity, the number of patients receiving bariatric surgery has been...

Dec 15, 2014, 14:25 ET

Selfie Culture is Here to Stay, and It's Driving Patients Toward Cosmetic Surgery Like Never Before

 With technology making it easier than ever to share our image at any given moment, men and women are finding it more and more important to...

Dec 10, 2014, 16:41 ET

3 Reasons Why You Don't Need to Wait for the New Year to Begin Losing Weight

As the holidays wear on, people with weight issues very often give in to old habits; they spend this time eating and drinking their way through...

Dec 04, 2014, 17:46 ET

3 Types of Eyelid Procedures for Youthful and Attractive Eyes

 More than ever before, patients are coming in to plastic surgeons' offices with questions about how to decrease drooping and remove...

Nov 24, 2014, 13:57 ET

5 Things to Consider About Life-Changing Weight Loss Surgery

A recent study published in Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, the Official Journal of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric...

Nov 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Rebounding Consumer Confidence and Increase in Qualified Specialists Leads to Rise in Cosmetic Surgery

With unemployment down, and the US economy marking consistent and healthy growth that's on par with pre-recession rates, many industries and market...

Nov 17, 2014, 18:34 ET

Adding Twenty Years to Your Life with Weight Loss Surgery

 Severe obesity is a serious health concern, and one that is at epidemic levels within the United States. As a national issue, it is...

Nov 14, 2014, 14:14 ET

Proven Techniques Lead to Increased Patient Confidence; More Breast Augmentation Surgeries

 Cosmetic operations like breast augmentation surgeries are on the rise throughout the nation. According to new polls taken by the National...

Nov 12, 2014, 13:48 ET

Vaginal Rejuvenation Procedures Rebuild Confidence

 For new mothers, the rigors of childbirth can be quite significant, and they sometimes transform the body dramatically. Though it may seem...

Nov 10, 2014, 15:34 ET

Pain-free, More Attractive Feet with Toe Shortening Treatments

 Comprised of over fifty-two bones, hundreds of muscles, tendons, and ligaments, our feet are amazingly complex constructions which can present...