20/20 Barbara Walters. Facelifts and Botox and Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers 20/20 with Barbara WaltersABC’s 20/20 with Barbara Walters aired an informative special called The Cutting Edge: Younger Than Ever.  Barbara reports that over 50% of Americans would like to have their appearance enhanced, men, women, children, and grandmothers. The show explores new and innovative plastic surgery techniques that have become available over the last 10 years. A show about those seeking to look younger by tightening up a little here and there, would not be complete without hearing from Joan Rivers, The Queen of Plastic Surgery, a woman who is almost as famous for her face lifts as her standup comedy. Joan talked with Barbara Walters and shared a few jokes, a few truths and some good advice for those of us who may be considering a cosmetic procedure. Continue reading “20/20 Barbara Walters. Facelifts and Botox and Joan Rivers”

20/20 Barbara Walters. Ethnic Trends In Cosmetic Surgery. Butt Enlargements!

Butt enlargementToday’s $10 billion a year cosmetic procedure industry is examined in a 20/20 special with Barbara Walters, The Cutting Edge: Younger Than Ever.   Barbara reports on the latest innovations, new cutting edge procedures and the hottest new trends, some trends  influenced by  a growing pop culture and  a change of attitude toward how some ethnic  groups feel about cosmetic surgery.  African Americans are one such group  and ABC’s Deborah Roberts explores how once, plastic surgery was considered taboo among  African Americans but today, we find black women are getting Botox treatments, breast implants and even buttock enlargements. Continue reading “20/20 Barbara Walters. Ethnic Trends In Cosmetic Surgery. Butt Enlargements!”

20/20 Barbara Walters. Cosmetic Surgery. Men Trends. Grow Taller By 6 Inches!

Tall Men Get In the White House50% of Americans would like to have their appearance enhanced through cosmetic procedures and men are no exception! In a special 20/20 report, The Cutting Edge: Younger Than Ever,  Barbara Walters examines today’s $10 billion a year cosmetic procedure industry, it’s latest innovations, new cutting edge procedures and the hottest new trends. One growing trend is the rapidly growing numbers of men going for cosmetic procedures.  ABC’s Bill Ritter reports that the most popular male procedures are just like the women: liposuction, nose jobs, eyelid surgery, breast reductions, and hair transplants done by robots.  Botox treatments, “Bro-Tox” have increased among men about 100% since 1997.  Bill reports why men today will invest thousands of dollars to improve no only their looks but increase their height by as much as 6 inches or more! Continue reading “20/20 Barbara Walters. Cosmetic Surgery. Men Trends. Grow Taller By 6 Inches!”

20/20 Barbara Walters. Breast Augmentation. What You Should Know Before Getting A Boob Job!

Breast ImplantsWith more than 300,000 women having surgery to make their breasts larger, breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic procedure, according to ABC’s 20/20 with Barbara Walters special report The Cutting Edge: Younger Than Ever. This special explores the changing trends in today’s cosmetic industry and this segment looks at the newest innovations in the breast augmentation. But before deciding to transform into a Hollywood “High and Hot”,  we learn of some cautionary considerations that come with breast implantation. Continue reading “20/20 Barbara Walters. Breast Augmentation. What You Should Know Before Getting A Boob Job!”

20/20 Barbara Walters. Can You Be Too Old Or Too Young For Plastic Surgery!

20/20 Maria at 83. Not too old for new boobs! In a recently aired 20/20 special called The Cutting Edge: Younger Than Ever, Barbara Walters explores the issues of changing trends and attitudes toward the now $10 billion a year cosmetic procedure industry. It seems that with all the new technology and advanced procedures, there is nothing stopping anyone from changing their appearance through plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures. But can you be too young or too old?  This segment profiles a plastic surgeon who covers both ends of the spectrum, from operating on his 10 year old daughter to giving an 83 year grandmother of 12 new perky boobs! Continue reading “20/20 Barbara Walters. Can You Be Too Old Or Too Young For Plastic Surgery!”

20/20 Barbara Walters. Facelifts and Flatter Tummies. Surgical vs Non-Surgical Options.

Plastic Surgery SurgicalABC’s 20/20 with Barbara Walters recently aired an informative special called The Cutting Edge: Younger Than Ever. Barbara reports that over 50% of Americans would like to have their appearance enhanced, men, women, children, and grandmothers. The show explores new and innovative plastic surgery techniques that have become available over the last 10 years. For those seeking to look younger by tightening up a little here and there, facelifts and tummy tucks have come a long way with both surgical and nonsurgical options. This 20/20 report profiles four women who achieved results with new plastic surgery procedures for facelifts and face enhancements and new fat reduction and re-sculpting procedures. For those of us considering tweaking in these area, this segment gives us a good idea of what to expect physically, as well as possible costs. Continue reading “20/20 Barbara Walters. Facelifts and Flatter Tummies. Surgical vs Non-Surgical Options.”

New Study: Direct Link Between Facial Wrinkles and Osteoporosis

Facial Wrinkles and OsteoporosisJim Avila reported for ABC World News this week on some new findings regarding osteoporosis, the bone thinning disease that women need to guard themselves from developing in later years.  A study sponsored by Yale involving post menopausal women contends that it is possible for a doctor to know the condition of your bones by just looking at the wrinkles on your face!  Continue reading “New Study: Direct Link Between Facial Wrinkles and Osteoporosis”

Dr Oz: The Zerona – Guarantee 3 Inches Fat Loss In Two Weeks With No Pain!

Dr Oz - Zerona Fat LaserOk Ladies, this may be the answer to get into those bikinis before Memorial Day Weekend! On The Dr. Oz Show,  Dr. Jamé Heskett MD from Wellpath Spa in New York City says she can guarantee that we can lose 3 and as many as 11 inches in two weeks with no pain! It is a cutting edge technology called The Zerona Fat Laser. It is non-invasive and can be done in 40 minute sessions at a spa!  Continue reading “Dr Oz: The Zerona – Guarantee 3 Inches Fat Loss In Two Weeks With No Pain!”

Botox Mom: Is It Legal to Give Botox To Children For Wrinkles?

Mother Gives Child BotoxMay 13, 2011 – This week airing on Good Morning America, ABC’s Lara Spencer had an exclusive interview with a mother who was herself injecting her 8 year old daughter with Botox to remove wrinkles in an effort to keep up with the Child Pageant Circuit. Immediately Dr. Oz came to mind because also this week he had a segment on his show about the dangers of receiving fake Botox, recieving the wrong types of Botox and being injected by non-professionals. Besides being horrified for the little girl, is it even legal? Continue reading “Botox Mom: Is It Legal to Give Botox To Children For Wrinkles?”

Dr Oz: How To Know Fake Botox Treatments. They Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

Dr Oz - Beware of Fake Botox DealsMay 11, 2011 – The Dr. Oz Show reported that according to The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, last year 5.4 million underwent Botox cosmetic procedures, making it the number one minimally invasive cosmetic procedure in America today, a staggering increase of nearly 600% in the last 10 years! With an average cost of $300-$500 per session, not everyone can afford it.

That leaves the door open for predators, looking for opportunities to prey upon the emotionally or financially vulnerable who may fall for a variety of bogus schemes, in many cases to the detriment of their health!  Dr. Oz attempts to empower us with information so we may avoid those pitfalls.  Continue reading “Dr Oz: How To Know Fake Botox Treatments. They Can Be Dangerous To Your Health”