Category Archives: Trends

More People Opting for Surgery to Stay Competitive in Their Career

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The number of people receiving some form of cosmetic surgery, invasive or non-invasive, continues to rise. While this can be contributed to many factors, including insurance coverage for some procedures, price and availability, studies suggest individuals may use these procedures to make them more competitive at work. In a recovering economy, great jobs can still […]

What Factors are Fueling the Plastic Surgery Industry

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It is rare to find someone who is truly satisfied with their self appearance, and because of this people are constantly searching for the best and quickest self improvement method. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has reported that plastic surgery procedures have increased more than 5% overall since 2011. In the last three consecutive […]

How Many Plastic Surgeries Occurred in 2012?

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As medical technology becomes more advanced, and cultural trends shift, so do the trends in plastic surgery. While there were 14.6 million cosmetic surgeries in 2012, and this was an increase from 2011, the procedures patients are choosing to get have shifted quite a bit, as well. The in-and-out, minimally invasive procedures really saw a […]

Surprising Data from a Recent Plastic Surgery Survey

While once the province of only the physically disabled and victims of disfiguring trauma, cosmetic surgery is now extremely common among people who simply don’t like the way they look. Plastic surgery has become a huge portion of the medical industry in many developed countries. A recent survey collected data on the worldwide incidence of […]

One Video Discusses the Rise of Plastic Surgery in South Korea

Before and After of asian plastic surgery

If you haven’t heard of the K-pop Effect it is taking some Asian countries by storm. South Korea has seen a drastic increase in plastic surgery that causes pop stars to look a bit more Western. More and more Koreans are opting to reduce cheekbones and make their eyes larger and more round. South Korea […]

Plastic Surgery Then & Now [infographic]

Plastic surgery then and now

The plastic surgery industry has grown leaps and bounds in the short time it has been in the spot light. The folks over The Victorian Cosmetic Institute put this infographic piece together showcasing how the plastic surgery industry has evolved.

Some Interesting Data on Anti-Aging Cosmetic Procedures

More and more people are investing time and resource into their appearance for many different reasons. The anti-aging industry has grown into an immense market and this infographic from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery showcases some of the interesting data in the industry. Anti-Aging Infographic

Botox and Fillers Really Drive U.S. Plastic Surgery Growth

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The plastic surgery industry has experienced a significant boom recently. The cause of this is the popularity of Botox and facial fillers. These anti-aging procedures have become the driving force behind the growth of plastic surgery in the United States and are predicted to continue to thrive. What are Botox and Fillers? Botox and facial […]

Anti-Aging Gene Identified

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Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons – Jan Tik Humans have been searching for a fountain of youth for centuries. Without this mystical anti-aging fluid, turning to specialized cosmetic procedures and products has become a common response to aging. While a mythological source of anti-aging has yet to be discovered, an anti-aging gene that suppresses tumors […]

The Latest Growing Trend in Plastic Surgery – Mother Daughter Treatments

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Image Source: ABC News Video Mothers and daughters have been known throughout history to have extremely complex relationships. They often like to hang out together and do a number of different activities together such as shopping, jogging, sewing, playing cards, cooking, hiking, gardening and even cosmetic surgeries. Supportive Partner The American Academy of Facial, Plastic […]