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Celebrities influencing cosmetic surgeries

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Celebrities influencing cosmetic surgeries


Celebrities influencing cosmetic surgeries

Celebrities influencing cosmetic surgeries

Lady Gaga’s hit song “Born This Way” may be landing on deaf ears. Many cosmetic surgeons say that popular celebrities, such as the pop sensation, are causing admirers to seek out surgeries to look as similar as possible to their favorite stars.

According to the Toronto Sun, cosmetic plastic surgeons say that commonly-mentioned celebrities include Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez and reality TV stars Kim Kardashian and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino.

While those who like the way Lady Gaga’s face is contoured may request facial implants to achieve a similar look, other well-known celebrity features require different procedures.

Those who want fuller lips, like Angelina Jolie’s, often opt for lip augmentation with hyaluronic acid fillers.

Other popular requests are Brad Pitt’s nose through rhinoplastyliposuction to get Jennifer Aniston’s abs, and a lower body lift with gluteal implants to get Kim Kardashians back side.

Men who like the way The Jersey Shore’s “The Situation’s” chest and abdomen look may receive liposuctionor breast reduction surgery (gynecomastia) to achieve a similar appearance.

While the phenomenon of wanting to look like a celebrity isn’t anything new, experts say that individuals should remember that not all features are achievable or natural-looking on everyone.

In addition, those seeking cosmetic surgeries are encouraged to discuss their options and determine a realistic result with their board-certified plastic surgeon.

KRIS JENNER’S FACELIFT LAWSUITTHE NECK SKIN DEFENSE

It would be smart to discuss this issue with the cosmetic company prior to the procedure and come to an agreement. This would have avoided the problem. Perhaps she could have gotten it done without the reality tv cameras, and avoid potentially loosing her endorements.

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Kris Jenner says the cosmetics company she endorses has NO RIGHT to sue her for getting plastic surgery back in June … because the procedure didn’t affect her face … it just tightened up some loose neck skin.

The company in question — called B&P — sued Jenner earlier this week, claiming she breached a contract to endorse a line of their anti-aging skin care products … when the famous mother publicly admitted to getting a facelift.

By doing so, B&P alleges, Jenner violated her agreement not to harm the reputation of the company and the product she’s endorsing — an eye care line called “Beautiful Eyes in a Bag.”

But sources close to the Kardashian Klan tell TMZ, Kris is adamant … the lawsuit is BOGUS — because Kris’ facelift didn’t affect her eyes in any way whatsoever … JUST HER NECK.

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Kris’ alleged agreement with B&P went into effect in March 2011 and was to be effective until March 2012 — but Kris admitted … she got the facelift in June.

TLC for Skin Below the Chin

Article from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

If you’re a woman of a certain age, a glance at your exposed chest may show that you need more than a pushup bra. Women in their fifties begin to show wear in exposed areas. According to the June 2011 issue of More magazine, “Your skin below the chin needs TLC.”

Nora Ephron, author of “I Feel Bad About My Neck” is not alone. Necks are frequently left unprotected with moisturizer and sunscreen. But, if you’re starting to look jowly, there’s a surprising and effective treatment for loose skin under the jawline. A plastic surgeon or dermatologist can skillfully inject Botox into the vertical muscles under your jaw, relaxing them so that they loosen their downward pull on the skin. Cost is $250 and up.

You may also have loose neck skin, sadly but aptly referred to as “turkey neck.” Tighten up before Thanksgiving with Thermage, a skin tightening treatment that uses radio-frequency energy to heat the skin’s deepest layers and stimulate collagenproduction. Cost is about $1,200. You can also boost Thermage effects with Fraxel, a resurfacing laser. If your knees are also sagging, the same skin tighteners used on the neck are also used to lift and tighten this hard-to-fix area.

Your chest, which is so evident in today’s scooped out styles, may be striated with lines and discolored with mottling. Mottling can be treated with glycolic peel laced with retinoic acid for about $100 to $200 a session. Pigment-targeting lasers will take care of your brown spots in about 3 sessions at $350 each. A hyaluronic acidfiller, such as Restylane, could even be used to plump up the lines in your chest for about $500 a treatment.

To prevent further damage, slather your chest with sunscreen, especially in the frequently-exposed clavicle area.

 

Celebrity Plastic Surgery:  Lynne Curtin from the Real Housewives

Lynne Curtin from The Real Housewives

Subtle Change, Natural Result: Halle Berry

These pictures suggest a subtle improvement to the bridge of the nose and an even more subtle thinning of the nasal tip.  I think the result is good and natural.  She has a little more softer appearance, more feminine.  Yes it is perfectly fine to keep what you have and not change a thing, especially when you are Halle Berry.  But this is a personal decision, and she has had a good change for the better, and it probably feels good about this change.  There are risks to rhinoplasty, and up to 15 % of nasal surgeries require a touch up treatment.  “Ethnic noses” are a little more of a challenge to get a natural result. -Dr. Santos

The New Face of Suzanne Somers

WHAT HAS HAPPENED

We see another transformation from one of the loveable people in whom we have watched so much over the years.  Suzanne Somers is a beautiful woman and has been the likeable star of Three’s Company, and the leader of ThighMaster.  She wants  to keep her youth and beauty, she wants to look better.

When making this decision it is imperative to make sure that the plastic surgeon is board certified and has performed a good deal of the particular rejuvenation procedure. We do not know exactly what was done, but, these pictures suggest fillers of some nature.  Fat grafting is the present day most popular rejuvenation filler  although temporary fillers such as juvederm(R) or Restylane (R) are common as well.  Her new look is very unnatural, grainy, doughy, sponge like.   The best guess, as to what was placed, would be that of fat grafting.

With fat grafting the fat is harvested from the abdomen or thighs, and injected expertly into the face.  Great care must be taken to place the fat in deeper tissues and to apply the right amount in the right places.  Also expert techniques are required again, which further qualifies the importance of having a surgeon who has doe this a lot provide the service.

Generally, a good deal more of fat is placed in areas than ultimately desired, so that increased overdone bulkiness of areas treated is common and normal.  Some studies suggest 30% of fat ultimately takes to provide the desired effect.  We do not know how long it has been since Ms. Somers procedure and so there is real hope that the plumpness will recede over time.  In fact if this was soon after the procedure she could actually have a good result, but this may be overly optimistic.  Time will tell.

Nonetheless, if there was too much fat placed then it certainly will certainly ultimately look unnatural down the road.

We care about Suzanne and hope her the best.

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David Santos MD

Multiple Facelifts: How many is too many?

Joan Rivers - Photo from here

c’est moi asks:

“How many Facelifts does one get in life (without looking like Joan Rivers)? I’ve heard the max is 3 to 4. Do mini facelifts count? Hopefully they’re only a 1/2!  Thanks in advance for all posted answers!”

The overwhelming majority of average individuals who desire to have aesthetic improvement will have only one facelift.  Having a  second facelift is not that common relatively speaking when you look at the vast majority of people seeking aesthetic improvement.  More often, additional types of aesthetic procedures will be requested and provided, such as Botox, Restylane, microdermabrasion and laser peels.

Those individuals that do seek a repeat procedure or repeat facelift do so after 10 or 15 years after having the initial one.  In this light, the maximum number that one could have is influenced by the time period in which it is appropriate to have one.  It is generally quite rare for individuals to desire more than a third facelift.

I think desiring more than two or three facelifts is an aberration.  There are individuals who desire to change their appearance on a frequent basis and this can lead to more than two or three facelifts, though this is not recommended.  – David Santos MD, FACS

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