Are doctors doing women wrong?
Mademoiselle- January 2001

“Not all doctors have the sense of responsibility to stop a patient from going overboard,” says William Binder, M.D., facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and clinical professor at UCLA who specializes in revisionist plastic surgery (he fixes the mistakes made by other doctors). He’ll tell you countless stories of plastic surgery addicts who’ve gone too far: women who have come to him unable to breathe because they had so much cartilage removed that their noses collapsed; women who have undergone liposuction repeatedly and compulsively, only to gain weight back in odd places like their back, side, or forearms (a.k.a. the poodle effect).