Category Archives: Trends

How Many Plastic Surgeries Occurred in 2012?


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

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

Injection needle

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

Old couple

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

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 and Reconstructive Surgery reported a […]

Plastic Surgery Trends in the U.K

Plastic surgery is not just growing in the United States, it is also trending upwards for our friends on the other side of the pond in the United Kingdom (U.K). The numbers stop in the year 2009 but it gives you a good understanding of what is occurring. Check out the data from the folks […]

15 Years of Plastic Surgery Growth

15 years

The plastic surgery industry is an area that has shown amazing growth over the last fifteen years despite economic down turns. Recently The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery put out an infographic piece showcasing the information and data regarding the plastic surgery industry over the last 15 years.