Cancer Survivor And CALIEB Founder Tamarin Lindenberg: Helping Women Leave Cancer Behind With Medical Beauty
In 2008, healthcare executive Tamarin Lindenberg (above, left) was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. After a year of battling with aggressive chemotherapy and a hysterectomy to treat her ovarian cancer, Lindenberg got more bad news. A genetic screening test revealed that she had an 87% risk of breast cancer, so instead of just waiting around for cancer to make its second strike, Tamarin decided to get a mastectomy.READ MORE
After hours of research, thousands of dollars, and days spent in recovery, the last thing you want to do is burn off your new BBL butt. Here's how you can exercise, stay healthy -- and keep that butt boomin'.READ MORE
There are tons of questions asked on RealSelf each day when it comes to cosmetic surgery, but one head-scratching issue we've heard repeatedly from the community doesn't have to do with medications or the recovery process.READ MORE
Sometimes we wish cosmetic surgery were as easy as snapping your fingers, or pulling a Mrs. Potato Head and simply trading out for the new parts you want. Instead, the best anyone can do is create a so-called “wish list” to show the doctor the dream result. Of course, that which is desired is not always realistic, based on body type and such, but it’s nonetheless interesting to see what people are after. So here we go – a RealSelf community inspiration board, and first up: Brazilian Butt Lifts!READ MORE
With many procedures priced at over $6,000, cosmetic enhancements are not a luxury that everyone can afford. Still, it is possible to get a more youthful appearance without breaking the bank. There are several procedures, medications, and injectables featured on RealSelf that cost below $1,000 on average.
Check out 5 of the more popular anti-aging procedures priced under one grand:READ MORE
Saggy ears: for some it’s a natural part of aging, for other it’s the result of wearing a lot of heavy earrings. Whichever it is, apparently more people want it fixed.
A quick look in the RealSelf forums reveals that ear lobe surgery is in fact gaining traction in the US.READ MORE
Any time plastic surgery comes up in the media it sparks a lot of passionate discussion. After writing an article on the subject, I discovered that a hot button issue for some women is whether or not tuberous breasts should be "fixed."READ MORE
Since its media splash in late 2010, CoolSculpting by Zeltiq has taken the body-contouring world by storm. It’s non-invasive, cheaper than lipo, and is said to be almost painless - though the length of results remain a question mark.
It’s making more and more appearances in the media lately, so we rounded up some of the discoveries our community has made during their frolics with fat-freezing.READ MORE
While inevitable wrinkles and loose skin may make some senior citizens eager for a facelift, many assume that once they’re past a certain age, plastic surgery is out of the question. Not true, suggests a study. So long as elderly patients are in good physical health, the risks are no greater than they are for younger patients.READ MORE