Next month, Vegas hosts the annual Aesthetics Show, an industry conference for the cosmetic surgery community. The topics they’ll be discussing — including the one captured in the headline above — hint at the future of consumer biotech. Or a future dystopia. You decide.
Tail docking, the practice of removing part of a puppy's tail early in life, has been banned or restricted in many parts of the world, but in the US and parts of Canada, you can still dock your dog's tail for cosmetic reasons. Here's why it doesn't make sense to subject your non-working dog to this traumatic…
Venezuelan Henry Damon has long admired Marvel's Red Skull, the archnemesis of Captain America - and he's chosen to display his love for the character through extreme body modification. Warning: There is a picture and footage of the modification after the cut, and it's graphic, so proceed with caution.
Photographs of actress Renée Zellweger at the Elle magazine's Women in Hollywood awards this week, showing her dramatically different appearance, have sparked the Internet's interest. Here's the science behind why she looks so different.
Maybe you've heard about how gold nanoparticles are going to revolutionize our lives. Is that day here? No. But do we now have gold nanoparticle-assisted liposuction? Yes.
There is something about blue eyes that can pierce another person's soul while also acting as a revealing window into your own. Brown eyes? Not so much. What if you wanted blue eyes, though? Color contacts? Meh. Try this new laser surgery that'll permanently transform your brown eyes to blue.
Doctors are testing a new liquid polymer that can be injected under the skin, molded and sculpted, then set in place with a LED array. Ultimately intended for use around the face, it sounds like a plastic surgeon's worst nightmare.
Botox injections are the most common cosmetic surgeries performed in the United States, with over 4.6 million people every year being injected with the botulinum toxin in order to paralyze facial muscles and prevent wrinkles. But botox doesn't just make people look younger (or, if done poorly, like a lion) - it might…
A hair transplant performed by a robot could be less painful and give a more natural result, claims a US firm. Restoration Robotics has created an automaton that works in a similar way that other robot surgeons do when synchronizing with the movements of a beating heart, and can bestow a full head of hair on a…
By Robert Fabricant