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Apr 30, 2015, 20:44 ET

Choosing a Surgeon Correctly is the Key to Making Sure Your Plastic Surgery Goes Well

 Plastic surgery is more popular and socially accepted than ever before, but it's easy to understand why patients contemplating a procedure are...

Apr 09, 2015, 19:53 ET

It's Time for Cosmetic Breast Procedures to Come out of the Closet, notes Dr. J

 There are all kinds of reasons to get breast surgery, from recent mothers who want to deal with the sometimes unflattering impacts of...

Mar 31, 2015, 19:55 ET

Summer is Coming: Are You Ready to Improve Your Beach Body?

Some unseasonably warm early spring weather here in Southern California is a potent reminder that time is running out before this year's coming...

Mar 25, 2015, 12:50 ET

A New Beginning at Being Your Best Self

 Spring is traditionally thought of as a time for new beginnings. For many of us, that means taking a very serious look at pursuing a plastic...

Mar 03, 2015, 20:02 ET

Buttock Augmentation is Hotter than Ever, but Procedures Still Need to be Catered to the Individual, notes Dr. J

 The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery have both noted a significant increase in...

Feb 25, 2015, 13:25 ET

Fear and Money Worries Should Not be a Barrier to Plastic Surgery, notes leading surgeon Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad

 The popularity of plastic surgery to address a host of issues has never been greater. Indeed, a new survey sponsored by the RealSelf website...

Jan 29, 2015, 20:36 ET

Beyond the Obvious with the Best in Plastic Surgery

 Go to any gossip site on any given day and you're likely to see highly opinionated critiques of the plastic surgery that appears to have been...

Jan 13, 2015, 13:52 ET

American Society of Plastic Surgery's Public Safety Campaign is On Target, notes Dr. J

 The American Society of Plastic Surgery has launched a public awareness campaign to encourage prospective patients to thoroughly vet...

Dec 31, 2014, 15:16 ET

From Ancient India to Beverly Hills, the Effort to Perfect Plastic Surgery Continues

Most people think of plastic surgery as a sole product of the modern age. Even so, while medical techniques continue to improve, and...

Dec 22, 2014, 20:15 ET

Three Reasons Plastic Surgery Can Help You Put on Your Best Face (and Body) Forward in 2015

2015 is fast approaching and many of us are contemplating the changes we'd like to make. While deciding on plastic surgery might strike some of us...

Dec 03, 2014, 15:04 ET

Dr. J on the Humanitarian Side of Plastic Surgery

 When discussing the highly competitive world of Beverly Hills plastic surgery, terms like "humanitarian" are not necessarily the first thing...

Nov 25, 2014, 16:13 ET

3 Things Every Plastic Surgery Patient Should Know

The Los Angeles area is home to many of the world's most beautiful people – and beautiful people tend to be extremely beauty-savvy. At the...

Oct 31, 2014, 15:34 ET

Selecting a Qualified Plastic Surgeon Can be a Matter of Life and Death

 The very tragic recent case of an English woman who died in Thailand while attempting to receive a cheap buttock augmentation is another...

Oct 17, 2014, 15:40 ET

It's Time for Plastic Surgery to Come Out into the Open

 In recent weeks, mainstream news outlets, including NPR and the Guardian, have focused not only on the popularity of plastic surgery in...

Sep 26, 2014, 12:38 ET

Don't Wait for the Body You Want

  Autumn has begun which means colder temperatures, even here in sunny Southern California. Generally speaking, fall and winter are a time...

Sep 22, 2014, 20:23 ET

Plastic Surgery Improves Quality of Life

 Over the past several years, plastic surgery procedures have continued to rise in popularity throughout the United States. Though the...

Aug 27, 2014, 19:38 ET

3 Plastic Surgery Myths - Busted!

In Southern California, plastic surgery has long been embraced as an effective resource for those looking to enhance their physical appearance at...

Aug 22, 2014, 13:18 ET

Plastic Surgery: More Than Skin Deep, notes Dr. J

 Plastic surgery procedures are still sometimes stigmatized in our society, as some judgmental onlookers have wrongly tended to dismiss such...

Jul 31, 2014, 21:57 ET

How to Thrive in the Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Scene

Whether patients are interested in obtaining breast augmentation, a facial rejuvenation procedure, or a complete mommy makeover in Beverly...

Jul 18, 2014, 17:28 ET

Dr. J Reveals the Best Time to Get a Thigh Lift in Beverly Hills

Dr. J reveals that the best time for patients to get a thigh lift in Beverly Hills is to wait until they are at their optimal weight. Even for...