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A woman is having butt augmentation reversal surgery after she went to someone claiming to be a doctor for cut-rate plastic surgery. (Photo: CBS2)

Woman Undergoes Painstaking Procedure To Reverse Botched Butt Augmentation

Here’s a serious warning about cut-rate plastic surgery and its terrible consequences. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez recently spoke to one young woman about her agonizing ordeal.


Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Local Plastic Surgery Clinic Accused Of Refusing To Treat Patient With HIV

The U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan is suing a plastic surgery clinic, saying it refuses to treat patients with HIV.


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Nip, Tuck & Teach? Doctor Says Plastic Surgery Popular For Teachers In Summer Months

Back to school season is right around the corner, but before teachers return to the classroom, some of them are taking advantage of the summer break — to get a little touch up.


Justin Jedlica

Addicted To Perfection? Man Has Had 117 Plastic Surgeries

Everyone wants to look their best, and in a society that values beauty, getting cosmetic procedures is nothing new. But with 117 operations — and still counting — not many have gone to the extremes that Justin Jedlica has gone to.


Tattoo Remorse

Tattoo Regrets Lead Many To Take Removal Into Their Own Hands

That tattoo you got years ago might have seemed like a great idea at the time, but if you are like a growing number of people, you probably wish it would disappear today.


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Copy Kate: Women Increasingly Seeking Surgery To Replicate Duchess’ Nose

According to data from one of England’s top cosmetic surgery centers, requests for Kate’s nose have tripled since 2011 and this year, it’s the most popular celebrity look-alike feature.


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Botox Beware: Deals On Cosmetic Surgery Could Lead To Faulty Procedures

Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed today, and there appear to be great deals for the treatment everywhere – but buyer beware.


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Seen At 11: Put On Your Best Facebook Face

Whether you post your own photographs online or friends tag you in others, millions of people use social medial to stay in touch. And to look their very best, many women are opting for cosmetic procedures to have the perfect profile for Facebook.


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Trump Casino In Atlantic City Offers $25,000 Plastic Surgery Prize

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort plans to give $25,000 worth of plastic surgery to a winner from a player’s card contest.


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New Jersey Officials Move To Restrict Botox Injections For Children

San Francisco mother Sheena Upton’s claim that she injected her 8-year-old daughter with Botox may be a hoax, but that hasn’t stopped New Jersey legislators from trying to prevent it from happening here.


Zeenabdeen Hadi is a four year old boy who as a baby was severely wounded by an electrical cable on his face, mouth and forehead in Iraq. (credit: LIPSG)

Boy Scarred In Iraq On L.I. For Medical Treatment

Young Abdin Hadi was injured as a toddler when a car bomb exploded, sending a live wire across his face which left him severely scarred. A group of non-profit agencies has brought him and his family to Long Island for treatment by a plastic surgery group.



New Numbers Show Jump In Men Getting Plastic Surgery

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported a 2 percent plastic surgery jump nationwide in just one year. In the New York metro area that spike may be even higher.


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New System Shows Surgery Results Before Procedure

A new computer system now allows patients to see exactly what they’d look like after cosmetic surgery.

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Ulthera uses sound waves to stimulate the tissue under the skin to produce collagen, which helps tone and tighten the skin.

HealthWatch: Fight Aging With The Ultrasound Facelift

For those who are looking to get a facelift but don’t want to undergo surgery, a new procedure may make that possible. The breakthrough technique tightens up your face using sound waves.


Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh explains the procedure to a patient. (credit: CBS 2)

Health Watch: Reconstructive Breast Surgery

A plastic surgeon devised a way to use the patients own skin as a sort of internal bra.