July 9, 1998
Web posted at: 12:48 a.m. EDT (0448 GMT)
LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- In the city where celluloid dreams are made, just about everyone wants to look movie-star perfect.
Residents of Los Angeles, like nowhere else in the world, are always searching for the perfect face and the perfect body.
Many choose to buy them. Plastic surgeons say medical advances over the past five or 10 years have made it possible to replace almost any part of the body.
CNN's Greg LaMotte reports on the pursuit of perfection in the City of Angels.