At 84 years old, Joan Kron — editor-at-large for Allure and veteran investigative journalist covering all things plastic surgery — has seen it all. The New York Times reports that during her 20 years of covering the field for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, the Times, and New York, not many people get exposed to what she has:
She can often describe in stomach-churning detail the painful risks these surgeries carry, like the burns and nerve injuries that come with liposuction or the scarring that follow abdominoplasties.
Yikes. And some more: