Plastic surgeons in physician-owned groups divide compensation mainly by production, although a minority uses equal shares, much like pay structures in other surgical specialties. Comments: A discussion on how plastic surgeons’ incomes are affected by the economy, and how demand for plastic surgery has risen while their pay is high, but not the highest in surgery.
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RICKY Hatton may be forced to undergo plastic surgery following his epic points victory over American Vince Phillips at the M.E.N Arena. Comments: Okay, so maybe this only works for you big boxing fans who are also considering plastic surgery!
An Indiana woman has a new look — and a new life thanks to an ABC reality show. Comments: Interesting article! If you were wondering about those people on the TV show Extreme Makeover, here’s your chance to meet one and hear her story.
Each of the seven self contained episodes will feature two people, first in their “before” phase, then as they undergo their various procedures and, finally, when the end results are revealed to their families. Comments: What is the Extremem Makeover on TV? Here’s a brief description. By the way, it’s a really neat show!
Dictator Could Conceivably Change His Look, Though Profiler Doubts He Would Comments: It’s certainly what we’ve been wondering for a while! While this article surely won’t help with your own surgery, it is newsworthy… plus it includes a potential ‘after surgery’ picture!
Forget the house with a white picket fence, kids. The new American Dream is obviously rebirth through beauty. Like property, good looks don’t come cheap. Comments: Another brief news story about the TV show.
More Than 6 Million Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Patients Treated in 2002, American Society of Plastic Surgeons Reports Comments: This article focuses on the reconstructive side of plastic surgery, where in 2002 there were more than 6,000,000 procedures performed.
Almost a half million 18- to-34-year-olds helped fuel the $7 billion-a-year plastic surgery industry in 2001, according to the latest survey from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Comments: Another article pointing to the popularity of plastic surgery in teens and young people overall.
The number of Australians requesting facial plastic surgery is increasing, with as many men as women seeking some procedures. Comments: Discusses the increase of men opting for plastic surgery in Australia.
A group of women from Pretoria’s campaign against a surgeon from Brooklyn – who they call ‘the butcher’ – has now spilled into cyber space. Comments: Is it a smear campaign? That’s what the surgeon says… and it’s certainly turning ugly! Look for more quotes like this: “He is a butcher, not a surgeon.”