In New Jersey, Tax-Free Breast Implants

Starting in July of 2013, New Jersey residents getting botox injections, breast implants, and other various nips and tucks will be able to get the procedures tax-free thanks to a bill signed today by Governor Chris Christie.

Cosmetic Surgery: Are the Payoffs Worth the Price?

Despite the recession, the cosmetic procedure industry has continued to grow across the board, with injectables creating a whole new business line in the industry of youthful appearance. But what do patients really get out of these procedures -- and are they worth the money?

Don't Pay for Your Nose Job with Plastic

When it comes to the out-of-pocket cost of medical procedures, several financial services companies -- not to mention health care providers themselves -- are willing to offer lines of credit. But patient beware: Plunking down your credit card to pay for any major medical expense, cosmetic or otherwise, can leave your finances with some pretty ugly scars.

Heidi Montag: Big bucks for a new bod

Heidi Montag is looking for a new body and she is willing to pay big bucks to get it. Reportedly, she had 10 procedures done in the month of November...

Cosmetic surgery on a budget

Sometimes frugality takes a backseat to vanity. Despite unemployment hovering close to 10%, people are still willing to open their wallets for...

Botox use declines with the economy

In the fourth quarter of 2008, sales of Botox fell by 3% compared with the same period in 2007.According to The New York Times, Botox is less...