With the majority of Hollywood stars sporting perfectly white teeth it is no surprise that home tooth whitening kits are big business around the world. However although some of these tooth whitening kits give great results in the short-term they could leave your teeth dangerously damaged.
One of the safest ways to have your teeth whitening is to go via your dentist. However dentist tooth whitening treatments can often be quite costly so some people turn to home whitening kits.
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With continuing improvements in the field, fat grafting is becoming an ever more popular cosmetic treatment to have.
Fat grafting is used in a range of cosmetic surgeries – from helping the look of scars, to wrinkle-reductions or lip augmentations. Although fat grafting is not a new technique, the methodology has been steadily improving over the years and this has meant that the treatment has become ever more popular.
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Top designer Diane von Furstenberg has denied having had cosmetic surgery following her recent skiing accident in France.
Von Furstenberg was on holiday in Aspen last month when another skiier crashed into her hitting her badly on her face and ribs with a camera. She is reported to have suffered a broken nose and some light facial fractures.
Talking to the New York Daily News she commented, “If I ever had any desire to have plastic surgery, I know for sure now, I would not want it.
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Despite the fact that cosmetic surgery is far less of a taboo subject than it was a decade ago, the majority of people still hide their surgery from their friends and family.
SimplyCosmeticSurgery.com commissioned a poll to discover whether people were proud of their plastic surgery or whether they hid the fact they had been under the knife from their friends. The poll revealed that a whopping 66pc of people didn’t want people to know that they had had work done. Just 22pc of people were proud to tell others that they had had surgery, with the remainder telling some friends but not others.
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Cosmetic surgery may help migraine sufferers. This isn’t the first time that cosmetic surgery techniques have been used to help ease the crippling pain associated with migraines – Botox has already been used for several years.
However new research now shoes that cosmetic surgery to help smooth wrinkles on the forehead may have the unexpected side effect of also curing migraines.
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A new side effect has been found in breast augmentations. According to new research, having a breast augmentation increases the risk of a rare cancer called anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL).
Research has shown that as many as 60 women out of the 5-10 million who have had breast implants worldwide have developed ALCL. This compares to the normal rate of around 3 women in 100 million.
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Despite fears of a global recession, cosmetic surgery popularity has not waned.
In the UK, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) have released figures showing that plastic surgery is as popular as ever with a 5 pc increase in the number of procedures carried out last year.
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