Austin | Dallas | Houston
CultureMap Contributors
Austin Photo: Author_Jennifer Walden

Jennifer Walden

Contributor

Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Dr. Jennifer Walden is a well-known plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery. The latest in women's health, beauty, and breaking medical news are just a few of her interests that she will be sharing with you on CultureMap Austin. Visit her website at www.drjenniferwalden.com.

See list of all CultureMap contributors
All articles by this author.  26 Results. Showing 1 to 20
Page 1 of 2

Picture Perfect

Your holiday wish list for the picture perfect new you

By Jennifer Walden

Each year, many of us wrap presents for loved ones and put up elaborate decorations in preparation for the Christmas holiday. However, holiday décor isn’t the only important ...


Picture Perfect

A pleasant skin tightening fix at last

By Jennifer Walden

The demand for non-invasive aesthetic treatments has increased dramatically in the past few years. In 2009, over 10 million minimally invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in the U.S. alone ...


Picture Perfect

About face: Options for those pesky wrinkles and sags

By Jennifer Walden

What’s in a face at 50, 60 or 70? As time marches on, we see wrinkles, loss of facial fat, and sagging of the skin with deepening of the ...


Picture Perfect

What’s to know about the nose?

By Jennifer Walden

While the shape of your nose is usually the result of heredity, the appearance may have been altered in an injury or during prior surgery. Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, is ...


Picture perfect

Picture a new you: Austin's first 3D imaging for plastic surgery

By Jennifer Walden

If you are one of the tens of thousands of people each year considering a cosmetic procedure, Dr. Jennifer Walden has some good news for you. In September, the board-certified ...


Picture perfect

The Liposuction promise: Getting the skinny on fat

By Jennifer Walden

Let’s face it, we Americans tend to obsess over our weight and our figure, or to put it bluntly, fat.  Since making its debut in North America 30 years ...


Picture Perfect

Beware backroom Botox! 3 tips for safe cosmetic injections

By Jennifer Walden

Salons used to be just for getting one's hair and nails done, but these days salons offer all kinds of beauty treatments including cosmetic injectables and invasive procedures. The ...


Picture perfect

Getting Botox right: Reading between the lines

By Jennifer Walden

The "eyes are the window to the soul", so if you’ve ever looked at old photos of yourself then you know how laugh lines, forehead furrows, and bags under ...


Picture perfect

The Mommy makeover: Getting your body back after baby

By Jennifer Walden

What gift would a new mom give herself after having children if she had the chance? One might guess a day at the spa, a new wardrobe, or maybe a ...


ranking our city

The results are in: Austin is one healthy city for women

By Jennifer Walden

Can a city be healthy for women? According to Women's Health's fourth annual Healthiest Cities for Women ranking, the answer is a definite "yes," — and our own Austin ...


science!

Texas Medical Board approves new rules on the use of stem cells

By Jennifer Walden

The Texas Medical Board voted and approved new guidelines for experimental adult stem cell research last Friday. Their decision comes after Governor  Rick Perry was injected with his own stem ...


medical discoveries

For some people with diabetes, could weight loss surgery really be the best medicine?

By Jennifer Walden

Two recent studies have found that weight-loss (bariatric) surgery worked much better than the standard medical treatment of Type 2 diabetes in obese and overweight people whose blood sugar was ...


Unregulated salons = dangerous

Texas woman arrested for performing illegal breast and buttock injections

By Jennifer Walden

A disturbing story about illegal injections being performed for breast and buttock enhancement culminated in the Friday jailing of a Tyler salon owner wanted for illegally practicing medicine. As of ...


get smart

New study confirms it: Nurturing moms may help boost their child's brain development

By Jennifer Walden

It should come as no surprise that a new study has found young children with loving, nurturing moms tend to develop a larger hippocampus, an area of the brain involved ...


beat the clock

How does your holiday wish list look? Or rather, how do you look?

By Jennifer Walden

Each year, many of us wrap presents for loved ones and put up elaborate decorations in preparation for the Christmas holiday. However, holiday décor isn’t the only important ...


the power of caffeine

More than a morning jump-start: Coffee may lower endometrial cancer risk

By Jennifer Walden

Your morning cup (or cups) of coffee may do more than just jump-start your day. A new study out of Harvard University suggests that women who habitually drink several cups ...


on the heels of nyc

The anatomy of a marathon: Runners' highs and lows

By Jennifer Walden

Thousands of runners made it across the finish line in Central Park to complete the ING New York City Marathon Sunday afternoon. The men’s winner, Geoffrey Mutai, of Kenya ...


mythbuster

Study (slightly) eases fat fears, debunks myth of the "Freshman 15"

By Jennifer Walden

A new study dispels the myth of the "Freshman 15,” the widely accepted notion that students generally gain fifteen pounds during their first year of college, finding instead that the ...


Austin Smiles

Austin Smiles Gears up for its Wish Upon A Smile Fundraiser

By Jennifer Walden

A cleft lip is an opening in the lip. A cleft palate is an opening in the roof of the mouth. About one in 700 infants is born with a ...


men going under

Do men age more gracefully than women? The case of Rick Perry

By Jennifer Walden

The title captured your attention, but I am going to say that the answer is “no.” As time marches on, we see graying of the temples in men (if they ...


All articles by this author.  26 Results. Showing 1 to 20
Page 1 of 2

Newsletters for exploring your city

Daily Digest

Austin news, views + events

Insider Offers

Curated experiences at exclusive prices

Promo Alerts

Special offers + exclusive deals

We will not share or sell your email address