One of the best reporters covering the plastic surgery beat, Colin Stewart of the Orange County Register’s In Your Face blog, has dutifully reported on the latest in aesthetic medicine fads: 12 crazy types of plastic surgery, which includes dimpleplasty, cankle liposuction, and “abdominal etching.”
Botox, dermal fillers, breast implants and liposuction are bread-and-butter cosmetic procedures for plastic surgeons and dermatologists, but sometimes patients demand much, much more.
For example, dimple surgery, cankle liposuction, and collagen injections into the feet to make high heels less painful.
The Daily Beast online news site has assembled a slide show featuring 12 such varieties of cosmetic procedures that it labels “ridiculous,” including some that don’t deserve that label.
Local cosmetic doctors know of them, but don’t have much good to say about them.