A woman loves elves so much that she had her ears surgically reshaped to appear pointed. Mara Kristine, 22, used to wear
Photo Credit: www.drjonquille.co.uk I spend much of my time consulting patients with good intentions that have used the wrong
There is a small section of the community, such as those with body dysmorphia who either have poor self-esteem or see things in the mirror that just aren't there - and these people need to be protected.
As so-called 'daddy makeovers' continue to rise, the word from surgeons suggests this may be nudged by the decline of the hipster. The once popular bushy-bearded 'hyper-masculine' (or 'lumbersexual') aesthetic is falling out of favour, replaced by the more sleek and sculpted adonis that graces the covers of men's fashion magazines.
Cultural differences with regards to beauty goals and anatomical attractiveness can be specific and highly complex. As doctors, we need to closely understand these so that we can communicate with our patients more effectively, rather than treating everyone in a homogenized sense
While some celebrities such as Charlotte Crosby and her Geordie Shore costars still promote an obvious modification, lip enhancement doesn't have to be drastic change. More and more patients are opting for a natural rather than Kylie Jenner-like pout, according to Cosmetic Doctor at Aesthetics Lab in London, Dr. Leisel Holler.
'Undergoing cosmetic surgery is a big decision.'
The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has launched a new check-list for patients considering cosmetic surgery to ensure they
Who decides when I'm too old? No-one, so mind your own business! Would you ever have surgery to hide how old you were, possibly to keep your job? Despite working in the beauty industry, it had never occurred to me that I might be judged on my abilities and effectiveness in doing my job based on my age.
I am saddened by the rising number of people who feel the need to risk everything for purely cosmetic reasons. We should be educating people more on how brilliant their bodies are, just the way they are.