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Plastic Surgery in L.A.
How it feels, how it looks, what it costs, and who’s getting it
November 1, 2012
The New L.A. Ideal
The Perfect Woman
The image of the torpedo-topped, Beverly Hills trophy babe as the stereotypical plastic surgery patient is about as dated as a Patrick Nagel print. So long, Pamela Anderson.
, Sofia Vergara.
The Perfect Man
Men are getting sucked into select procedures—usually when they can’t suck it in (or grow it back or exercise it off) anymore. Here’s a roundup of guy-specific procedures.
A real-life, real-time account of what it’s like to get L.A.’s fastest face-lift
10 things besides Botox you can stick in your face
An addiction to cosmetic enhancements might start with a craving for pearly whites
Below the Belt
Yep, there are even procedures for the naughty bits
Procedures du Jour
Express breasts! Pixel-perfect jaws! A way to wider eyes!
Seven Body Conscious Essays
The Naked Truth About The Future Of Your Face And Body
By Nancy Miller
Darwin-ning! A Theory of Unnatural Selection
By Katharine Schwab
A Man’s Take On Aging In Hollywood
By Rob Long
Botox: Filling Me Softly
By Monica Corcoran Harel
The Hidden Costs of a Beautiful Life
By Lauren Greenfield
Why We Love Bad Plastic Surgery
By Stacey Grenrock Woods
Before the “After”: The Ugly Truth About Recovering From Plastic Surgery
As told to Leslee Komaiko
Making Beauty An 80-Year, $273K Investment
5 Things Plastic Surgery Patients Always Ask Plus 5 Things They Should (And Don’t)
Follow the Boob: The Life of a Breast Implant, From Inception to Incineration
7 Unreal Things We Wished We Hadn’t Learned From The Real Housewives
Plastic Surgery By The Numbers
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