Joan Rivers Without Makeup: Plastic Surgery PHOTOS, VIDEO

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Joan Rivers is the queen of comedy AND cosmetic surgery dating back to her first procedure, an eye lift, performed in 1965.

The 78-year-old television personality has been a client of plastic surgeon Steven Hoefflin since 1983 and has always been open about her obsession with youth.

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On this week's episode of Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best on WE, the elder Rivers has yet another nip & tuck operation.

Dare we suggest that the makeup artist who does Joan's face is worth his or her weight in gold because the aging celeb's skin always looks flawless.

Check out Melissa taking care of Joan after her latest plastic surgery on the video clip below -- move the slider to 1:20 :

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