Story highlightsCosmetic surgery has become a new form of infidelity, plastic surgeon saysDr. Anthony Youn says a third of patients in his office don't tell their partners about treatmentMany patients hide how much they're spending, Youn also says"I have five days to recover from surgery and look good before my husband gets home."
Marina, a 60-year-old Caucasian woman, sits before me to sign the consent forms for her upcoming operations: a 3-D face-lift, upper and lower eyelid lifts and an endoscopic brow lift.
I see on her information sheet that she hasn't authorized us to discuss her surgeries with anyone else -- not even her husband.
"So you're not telling him about