Tag Archives: Surgery

Sham surgery trials and the placebo effect

Video Sham surgery trials and the placebo effect1:51 Prof. Ian Harris, author of ‘Surgery, the ultimate Placebo’, explains that through sham or placebo surgery trials, surgeons are discovering that many common surgical procedures, like knee surgery or back surgery, simply have no effect on your body, while at the same time exposing you to great… Read More »

What Is Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery?

The most commonly performed surgery is cataract surgery, with over 1.5 million of these surgeries performed each year. Cataract surgery is required when a cloud forms in the lens of the eye, resulting in double and blurred vision and sensitivity to glare and light, as well as other symptoms. This standard cataract surgery consists of… Read More »

Hospital offers 'instant' six-pack abs surgery and the results are horrifying

Craving chiseled abs but not arsed heading to the gym? A hospital in Thailand is offering a ‘painless’ surgery which gives you an “instant” six-pack. A hospital in Bangkok is offering “instant” six-pack surgery for those who are too lazy to work out. Masterpiece Hospital CEO and surgeon Raweewat “Sae” Maschamadol said that they receive between 20 and 30… Read More »

Abby Lee Miller Reveals Intense Spinal Scar After Life-Saving Surgery

Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller is opening up about her life-saving spinal surgery and revealing her scar. Abby Lee was diagnosed with Burkitt Lymphoma and has endured ten rounds of chemo. It’s been about a year since Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller underwent emergency life-saving surgery on her spine, and now the former… Read More »