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Plastic Surgery Humor – The Redistribution Effect

Part of many procedures in plastic surgery create a redistribution effect. For example a facelift relocates sagging tissues from the jowls and neck and moves them back up into a better place. Rhinoplasty takes down a hump and lifts up a low tip. A Mommy Makeover makes the breasts bigger and perkier with tightening and Read More…

Plastic Surgery Humor – Realistic Expectations in Plastic Surgery

  Plastic surgery offers a wide variety of changes to the face and body that in many cases can produce outstanding results. Many of these results are well publicized across the internet and on many plastic surgeon’s websites. But just because a great result can be obtained on one person does not necessarily mean that Read More…

Plastic Surgery Humor – Facelift

  Almost everyone’s concept of a facelift is one that is pulled too tight. This misconception undoubtably comes  from celebrities who have made somewhat of a career and perpetual jokes about their own facelifts. Such notables include Phyllis Diller and Joan Rivers. They made a good living poking fun at themselves and their own taut Read More…

Plastic Surgery Humor: Snowcone Breast Implants

  One of the classic topics of plastic surgery humor is breast implants. Whether it be a snowman or just about any other recognizeable figure or animal, breast implants have been placed on them to signify that they have had plastic surgery or been ‘done’ as a piece of humor.  A snow woman would be Read More…

Plastic Surgery Humor – Silicone in Plastic Surgery

  The association of silicone materials and plastic surgery dates back almost fifty years when silicone oil injections were first used for breast enhancement and facial rejuvenation in the late 1960s. While silicone oil injections have been banned in the U.S. for a long time due to adverse tissue reactions, silicone gel remains as a Read More…

Plastic Surgery Humor – The Patient’s Problem

I can think of quite a few patients whom after meeting,  that I was glad I had the opportunity to read their chart before entering the room and meeting them for the first time. As what jumped out at me as to why they came in for a plastic surgery consultation was quite different from Read More…

Plastic Surgery Humor – Non-Invasive Abdominal Etching

  This is is the fastest way that I know that the ‘six-pack’ abdominal look can be achieved…even if it is not permanent. But what creates those stomach lines that many of us envy and would like to have and the fence wires have created? Those are known as the abdominal inscriptions. These are tendinous Read More…

Plastic Surgery Humor: Exercise and Weight Loss

  It is commonly perceived that excess body fat and being overweight is better treated by diet and exercise than having plastic surgery. And this is most certainly true. Plastic surgery is not a substitute for making one’s best effort at being at the best body weight possible and getting off those excess bulges. But Read More…

Plastic Surgery Humor – Being Plastic

  Because plastic surgery has the word ‘plastic’ in it, many have historically assumed that much of this surgical endeavor involves putting in plastic materials to achieve its effects. Besides the material, many overdone cosmetic procedures such as very tight-looking facelifts or having abnormally enlarged breasts have become associated with looking ‘plastic’. Thus the name Read More…

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