Elisabeth Kramer is former managing editor of RealSelf Trends.

The Last Frontier: Transgender in Alaska

The Last Frontier: Transgender in Alaska

Regional

The Last Frontier: Transgender in Alaska

Think of Alaska, a state so famous for ruggedness its nickname is the Last Frontier. It’s known for a bridge to nowhere, shooting wildlife from heli...

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Is There a Doctor in the House? Finding a Lawyer Is Easier Than Finding a Plastic Surgeon

Is There a Doctor in the House? Finding a Lawyer Is Easier Than Finding a Plastic Surgeon

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Is There a Doctor in the House? Finding a Lawyer Is Easier Than Finding a Plastic Surgeon

No matter where you live in America, one thing is for sure: a lawyer’s nearby. A plastic surgeon, however, may be harder to find....

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Plastic Surgery Consumers: The Data You Need to Know

16 Million Treatments + Hundreds of Millions of Searches: The Year’s Top Cosmetic Trends

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Plastic Surgery Consumers: The Data You Need to Know

Inspired by this year’s findings from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), RealSelf looked into just which elective cosmetic treatments ...

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Why Hating on Plastic Surgery Is Passé

Why Hating on Plastic Surgery Is Passé

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Why Hating on Plastic Surgery Is Passé

Ignore the obvious bullying undertone of these headlines and consider them for what they are: outdated and old-fashioned....

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Meet the Top 100 Social Influencers in Aesthetic Medicine

Meet the Top 100 Social Influencers in Aesthetic Medicine

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Meet the Top 100 Social Influencers in Aesthetic Medicine

Every year RealSelf digs into data to find which doctors demonstrated an enduring commitment to patient education. They answer questions, post photos,...

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Beauty Capitals: The 10 U.S. Metros With the Most Plastic Surgeons Per Capita

Beauty Capitals: The 10 U.S. Metros With the Most Plastic Surgeons Per Capita

Regional

Beauty Capitals: The 10 U.S. Metros With the Most Plastic Surgeons Per Capita

Beverly Hills may have a plastic reputation but it’s actually Miami that’s home to the most plastic surgeons per capita, according to RealSelf dat...

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Before & After Photos: More Is Better, Say Plastic Surgery Patients

Before & After Photos: More Is Better, Say Plastic Surgery Patients

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Before & After Photos: More Is Better, Say Plastic Surgery Patients

It’s not breaking news that before and after photos are one of the top resources people trust when making a major medical decisions. But how many ph...

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Sugar-Coated: How Sweet Treats Damage Your Skin and What to Do About It

Sugar-Coated: How Sweet Treats Damage Your Skin and What to Do About It

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Sugar-Coated: How Sweet Treats Damage Your Skin and What to Do About It

If you get a big box of chocolates this Valentine’s Day, proceed with caution. That’s the advice of the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Heal...

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80% of Dermatologists Work Off-Label — What’s That Mean Again?

80% of Dermatologists Work Off-Label — What Does That Mean Again?

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80% of Dermatologists Work Off-Label — What’s That Mean Again?

Do you know what “off-label” means? 83% of surveyed consumers say they don’t but it’s not for lack of popularity. 54% of plastic surgeons and ...

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