Brazil’s Plastic Surgery Turns Toxic

In 2013, Brazil hip-checked the U.S. to claim first place in global plastic surgeries, performing 1,491,721 cosmetic operations to the U.S.’s 1,452,356.

  • Posted on: Jan 12 2015
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Venezuela’s newest shortage: breast implants

Venezuelans face a scarcity of brand-name breast implants, and women are so desperate that they and their doctors are turning to devices that are the wrong size or made in China, with less rigorous quality standards.

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2014
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Crop top: Trend boosting cosmetic surgery among teenagers

The 1990s trend of high-wasted trousers and Spice Girl inspired crop tops have made a comeback this year, but it has also resulted in an increasing number of young women opting for cosmetic surgery to get the perfect midriff, say doctors.

  • Posted on: Sep 11 2014
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Dubai, the world’s plastic surgery hub

Dubai has become a nip-and-tuck hub. Where once residents from throughout the GCC would venture to Beverly Hills, Brazil or Beirut for treatments, these days, they’re staying closer to home to have work done.

  • Posted on: Sep 5 2014
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