The latest plan is comprehensive, sober, realistic and the product of considerable consultation. But it’s missing a few key issues if we are to adequately protect consumers.
When it comes to writing historical fiction, one author finds that it’s the very human details that resonate with the reader.
Our study found encouraging people to do their own research comes with risks – including shifting too much responsibility onto the individual.
A woman’s right to use fillers and have plastic surgery was a topic of discussion on the show after a male contestant alluded that he found women who used such enhancements ‘fake’.
An online influencer’s desire to identify as ‘transracial’ reveals their own racism, transphobia and privileged perspective.
Over the past year, the singer has carefully constructed a visage that has made him nearly unrecognizable.
A growing interest in plastic surgery reflects growing ideas that ‘fixing’ your body will fix your life.
Medical advances were the only positive things to come out of the Great War.
When kids get injured their skin heals fast, but usually with nasty-looking scars. Now scientists studying the genes of old mice have figured out how they regenerate skin and block scars.
The number of people going under the knife for a big bum is increasing – but it carries the highest risk of death in any cosmetic surgery.
A new study explores whether how we perceive our body weight affects our prospects in the job market and at work.
What to expect when you’re expecting an operation.
Who’s really benefiting from a health care system that provides free or low-cost plastic surgeries for the poor?
People who’ve gotten nose jobs are also trying to revert to a more natural look.
People with facial difference often develop strategies for smoothing over social awkwardness, such as ways of introducing the issue into conversation early or using humour to deflect attention.
Scars shouldn’t be a shorthand for evil.
To not screen, and then deliver cosmetic procedures to people who may have body dysmorphic disorder, goes against the medical dictum “first do no harm”.
Although women like how their genitals look after labial surgery, self esteem and sexual confidence may not improve.
The Brazilian who transformed the face of plastic surgery.
The use of the title cosmetic surgeon and the facility in which the surgery is performed remain untouched in new cosmetic surgery guidelines for doctors.