A 50-year-old grandmother seeking a liposuction and fat transfer operation this month became the fifth patient to die during or after surgery at Strax Rejuvenation and Aesthetics Institute in Lauderhill. According to Strax officials, the surgical complication that killed her was the same one that ... More >>
Alyne Medical Rejuvenation InstituteDr. Sant Antonio is barred from performing office surgery.Dr. Alberto Sant Antonio, a Weston physician whose patient stopped breathing during a liposuction procedure this summer, is temporarily banned from performing office surgeries in Florida.The Florida Depa ... More >>
Flickr user: Images_of_MoneyBad credit? No problem.First came the ads touting plastic surgery financing for anyone with a checking account. Now they're targeting patients with bad credit. If the owners of Strax Rejuvenation and Aesthetics Institute are trying to compete with used-car salesmen, th ... More >>
Alyne Medical Rejuvenation InstituteDr. Sant Antonio removes fat, but is it plastic surgery?Dr. Alberto Sant Antonio, founder of the Weston cosmetic surgery clinic where two patients recently died after fat-removal procedures, is not a board-certified plastic surgeon, according to Florida Departm ... More >>
Permanent Anesthesia? Less than a month after a woman died following a procedure at a Weston plastic surgery clinic, the family of another woman who died after treatment from that same clinic is now suing the practice.James Howard, along with his six children, claim that Alyne Medical Rejuvenatio ... More >>
go4film.comLess than two weeks removed from a New Times cover story exposing the deaths at one of South Florida's most popular plastic surgery centers, the cops are looking into a suspicious death that occurred Saturday after a woman stopped breathing during a cosmetic surgery procedure at anothe ... More >>
Courtesy Aronfeld Trial LawyersLidvian Zelaya died after surgery at Strax.Strax Rejuvenation and Aesthetics Institute, the high-volume plastic surgery office in Lauderhill that was the subject of last week's New Times cover story, does not take criticism lightly. In a blog posted on the company's ... More >>
For women who want their junk to look like Barbie's, the world of plastic surgery offers a plethora of options.Any intimate part can be enlarged, removed, enhanced, or reduced. According to an article in this month's Atlantic magazine, cosmetic vaginal surgery is a growing trend, increasingly off ... More >>
In a lawsuit filed this week, a young woman who hostessed at a Las Vegas nightclub -- Jet nightclub at the Mirage -- claims her bosses at the Light Group and Dancing Monkey coerced her to drink at work, do massive amounts of coke, and get a boob job.According to Jane Doe's attorney, she was "pres ... More >>
Flickr: jannahstratKirstie Alley, post-op...Tits? That article in the New York Times is the reason you're liable to see droves of chubby women lining up outside plastic surgeon offices. Yes, cosmetic scientists are making progress in lipo-suctioning fat out of one undesirable location in a woman' ... More >>
Flickr: Romance is alive.At this rate, what next? Do-It-Yourself home liposuction kits?I know this may come as bad news to the middle-class folks with a jones for cosmetic surgery, but the days of bargain Botox may soon be over. This is the kind of article that politicians tend to clip out, then ... More >>
via Flagler County Sheriff's OfficeThe male-to-female transsexual sent to jail after a client's botched cosmetic procedure ended in death was arrested again this morning. Flagler County cops and Florida Department of Health raided the quiet, two-story home of Donnie Hendrix at 8 a.m. They collared ... More >>
Here's a story about some ghosts from the past coming back to haunt Hollywood plastic surgeon Richard B. Edison. A Massachusetts man named Tim Clark has sued the doctor claiming that he sexually assaulted him over a period of two years in the 1970s -- when Edison was in medical s ... More >>
She served time for illegally performing plastic surgery. Now Donnie Hendrix tells her tale
Harold Cohen handled his share of buns during his 20-plus years as a reconstructive surgeon in Hollywood. But the ones he heated for judges while taping a segment of the Food Network's Ultimate Recipe Showdown 2 will be forever seared in his memory. "They burned to a crisp in ... More >>
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