Melissa Gilbert will be turning 50 on May 8, 2014 but looking at her you would be forgiven for thinking she just turned 30 recently. Her facial features and her lovely body betray a natural-looking beauty that has borne the wear and tear of life and the birth of 2 kids graciously and stunningly. Actually, she is one of the few celebrities whom you can hardly tell by looking at her if she has had any cosmetic work done. Nevertheless, when you look at Melissa Gilbert plastic surgery before and after pictures you will notice some subtle and not-so-subtle differences in her looks and these differences can only be attributed to cosmetic procedures.

Before we delve in the plastic surgery rumors let us first get to understand this amazing lady. She first went on-screen as an actor when she was only 5 years old. Her stardom was mainly driven by her 10-year stint in the NBC series “Little House on the Prairie” between 1974 and 1984. She has earned respect from the Hollywood community and served as Screen Actors Guild’s president between the years of 2001 and 2005.

Melissa Gilbert plastic surgery before after

Melissa Gilbert plastic surgery before after

She has had an interesting personal life the first Melissa Gilbert divorce ended a 4 year marriage to Bo Brinkman and the second divorce was from Bruce Boxleitner. Melissa is a strong woman and has bounced back from alcoholism and drug abuse and this features in the 2009 Melissa Gilbert Biography. She is the face of which is a non-profit organization that helps kids overcome alcohol and drug addiction.


When you look at current pictures of Melissa you see a woman who has aged gracefully well indeed. Her smooth facial features look so natural and devoid of unsightly wrinkles or crow’s feet. Fans and critics are still not sure but there is a big chance that the actress has had botox injections to achieve this effect. This is clearer when comparing before and after pictures but she has never made any comments either denying or confirming these rumors.

Melissa Gilbert plastic surgery

Melissa Gilbert

Nose Job

Critics and entertainment pundits have also suggested that Melissa may have undergone some rhinoplasty, also referred to as a nose job. She currently spots a nose that has a narrower bridge and a sharper tip that previously but it works wonders for her face type and shape.

Breast Augmentation

Melissa Gilbert has never been photographed topless and it is difficult to tell what her breasts looked like before. Additionally, she has given birth to two sons and that is bound to increase breast size. Her breast shape and size fits very well with her natural frame and figure. Of course, any claims made about breast augmentation can easily be countered by the fact that clothes designers know how to bring out the best in cleavages and there are some good bras that accentuate female busts to best advantage.

Whether or not Melissa has undergone all these rumored procedures, the topic may continue to be debated by media observers and fans to no end. But one thing is for sure and that is if she indeed has undergone some procedures, then her surgeon is very skillful and knows how to tastefully bring out her features to full advantage.

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