Posts tagged "breast augmentation"

5 (Scary) Things To Know About Exploding Breast Implants

New thing to be afraid of: exploding breast implants!  The trauma is not unheard of, but the particular way in which one Beijing woman’s implants combusted just might be. After lying on her stomach for four hours playing a game called Dragon Summon on her phone, the woman experienced severe pain in her chest and…

By: Mary Odell / June 30, 2013

6 Botched Plastic Surgeries That Should Scare You Off From Going Under The Knife

Some folks aren't keen on plastic surgery to begin with. (Raises hand.) Other folks need a little negative reinforcement to remind them that getting sliced up by Dr. 90210 is not a decision to be made lightly. If you are considering plastic surgery of any kind, take a long, hard look at these six botched…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 28, 2011

Today’s Lady News: FDA Claims Silicone Breast Implants Are Safe

The FDA has said silicone breast implants are safe and will stay on the market. However, the chief scientist dealing with implants admitted silicone implants are prone to ruptures, hardening, scarring and pain. Call me crazy, but that doesn't sound particularly safe. Any Frisky readers with silicone implants want to weigh in? [New York Times]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 1, 2011

iAugment App Shows How Your Boobs Would Look After Breast Implants

Wondering what would your breasts look like if they were bigger? There's an app for that! iAugment is a Photoshop-style iPhone app that uses a 3D pic of your chest to show you how you'd look with bigger jigglies. iAugment allows you to view 17 different breast implant sizes — from "Blake Lively goes softcore"…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 9, 2011

Why Some Women Stay Wide Awake While Getting Breast Implants

I step into the doctor's office for a simple checkup and want the highest drugs possible to knock me out. But some women are getting breast implants and staying wide awake during the invasive surgery. Yowza! Said Kelly McCoy of Plano, Texas, a 23-year-old who had her B-cup breasts enlarged to C-cups, "Just the fact…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2010

Woman With World’s Largest Breasts Finally Has Her Circus Boobs Removed

Earlier this summer, the world met Sheyla Hershey of Houston, Texas, who possesses the world's biggest breasts. Sheyla's knockers measure in at 38KKK, courtesy of some sketchy-sounding surgery that took place in Brazil because plastic surgery laws there are looser. Alas, Sheyla learned the hard way that carrying around a gallon of silicone in your…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 9, 2010

Possessing The World’s Largest Breasts Creates A Unique Set Of Problems, Woman Finds

If there's one thing I like more than a boobs story, it's a deadly boobs story. Brazilian model Sheyla Hershey, 30, of Houston, Texas, is in possession of the world's biggest breasts, measuring in at a whopping 38KKK. Last year she told the Houston station KRIV, "I want to look better each day, every day.

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 14, 2010

Paper Towels, The Cheapest Alternative To Breast Implants

I was 10 years old and all I wanted was boobies. I wanted them so badly I would buy balloons, fill them up with water and then stick them in my shirt. I wasn't even developed enough to be wearing a bra, and sure enough I owned a "training bra" so my miraculous boobies, that…

By: Carli Alexa Blau / July 12, 2010

“I Love Plastic Surgery”: New Video Of Debrahlee Lorenzana, Citibank’s Sexual Harassment Accuser

Remember Debrahlee Lorenzana, who recently filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Citibank? A promotional video for Long Island Plastic Surgical Group featuring Lorenzana has now surfaced, in which she gets her second boob job and says she wants to be — and I quote — "tits on a stick."…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 10, 2010

Plastic Surgeons Want To Put Your Fat In Your Breasts

The thought of swapping the fat from your love handles or thighs for a fuller, firmer bust line sounds like a woman's ultimate fantasy. Except plastic surgeons are now making it a reality. At the recent American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting in Washington, DC, breast augmentation fat transfer was one of the most…

By: StyleList Home / May 20, 2010

Plastic Surgeon Allegedly Gives Woman The Wrong Breast Implants

Hey, Brittany Daly of Steubenville, Ohio? You need to give Maria Alaimo of Staten Island — the woman whose plastic surgeon accidentally gave her four boobs — a call stat. Y'all need to start a club or something for victims of boob jobs gone wrong! On Friday, Daly filed a $300,000 malpractice lawsuit claiming Dr.

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2010

Woman Claims Her Plastic Surgeon Gave Her Four Boobs

As if ruptured implants and leaky silicone weren't scary enough, a woman in Staten Island, New York, is suing the plastic surgeon of her 2003 boob job, claiming she was given four breasts, instead of two, in a botched breast implant procedure. According to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, Maria Alaimo paid $7,000 cash for…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 3, 2010

Turn Your Butt Into Boobs With Crazy New Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgeons have reached a truly DIY medical breakthrough in Britain: cutting fat from a woman's thighs and tummy and pasting it on her titties. Ladies who allow surgeons to play Mrs. Potato Head with their breasts can potentially shoot up three cup sizes. The "two-in-one op," as it's being called, will be widely available…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 14, 2009

Some Flaws Are Easier To Accept Than Others

I have something in common with Lauren Hutton and writer Peggy Orenstein. I accept the gap between my two front teeth. After three sets of braces when I was younger and years without a retainer, I can still look a dentist and my reflection in the eye and say, "I like my smile the way…

By: Annika Harris / July 20, 2009

Maxi Mounds Wears A 61MMM Bra!

Maxi Mounds, who hails from Long Island, NY, holds the Guinness World Record for "World's Largest Augmented Breasts." It took four surgeries for Maxi to get to her 61MMM size, according to Spike TV's "MANswers." She says she started "dancing" to pay for school but decided she liked being naked more than studying. She also…

By: Annika Harris / July 3, 2009

A Ringtone That Enhances Your… Breasts?

A Japanese "scientist" claims he has composed a breast enhancing ringtone. According to Hideto Tomabechi, a woman can increase the size of her breasts in only 10 days if she listens to the ringtone 20 times every 24 hours. Sounds easy, but don't get too excited just yet. The ring tone apparently has many layer…

By: Ali Jawin / June 24, 2009

Perky Boobs Are On The Rise With—Ouch!—Nipple Surgery

Who's your nipple role model? Have no idea what we're talking about? Good. You haven't been brainwashed by yet another plastic surgery trend we don't understand: nipple surgery to change the shape, color or size of your areolae.

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 22, 2009

Lackluster Economy To Blame For Drop In Plastic Surgery

The recession is to blame for everything going wrong right now -- the rise in foreclosures, the increase in unemployment and the sharp decline in the number of people who want size DD breasts. Plastic surgery numbers are steadily slipping here in the U.S. Americans, who once spent $12 billion a year on cosmetic surgery,…

By: Persia Ali / January 12, 2009

On The Rack: Breasts And A Starlet’s Career

Yesterday, Amelia noticed something different about Ali Lohan’s physique, so that got me thinking about how breasts, or a lack thereof, can affect a young starlet’s rise to fame. Here’s a list of celebs whose breasts have affected their careers. Soleil Moon Frye is best known for her role as Punky in the television sitcom…

By: Annika Harris / July 29, 2008

“Mummy, Can I Have A Boob Job For My Birthday?”

Meet Georgia. Georgia is 12. Georgia wants a boob job for her 13th birthday. It's no wonder -- Georgia's mom, Alicia Douvall, has had over 50 plastic surgeries, 12 of which were on her breasts alone. (Seriously? She looks like such a natural beauty!) But don't worry! Douvall isn't the kind of terrible mother who…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 15, 2008