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Do you often feel headaches, abdominal pains, confused episodes, and an attitude change? Weight loss, vomiting, loss of appetite, lethargy-do you see these in your child’s behavior? Symptoms like these may connote something wrong with your body. Though these symptoms seem to mean various other conditions, they [...]
One important tool we use to communicate with others is our voice. Whether we cheer for our favorite basketball team or sing in the shower, we are always using our voice.
Specialists have been performing vocal chord surgeries for a long time to repair damages. Nonetheless, a surgery is available for people who would like to [...]
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), in accordance to several of the organization’s missions, annually releases the ISAPS Biennial Global Survey of plastic surgeons in the top twenty-five countries and regions. This list represents 75% of all the procedures conducted in the region in the past year.
This survey has become one of the [...]
Men made up 9% of all procedures in 2009.
Notable numbers include:
Butt Implants – 12% of all patients were men
Calf Augmentation – 57%
Cheek Implants – 27%
Chin Augmentation – 48%
Ear Surgery – 39%
Nose Reshaping – 26%
Laser Hair Removal – 18%
Sculptra – 16%
**It is important to note that these ASPS procedural stats represent procedures performed by ASPS member [...]
People often use “plastic surgery” and “cosmetic surgery” interchangeably. While it may be true that both procedures are done to improve a body part’s form and function, there is a very distinct difference between the two.
The main difference between the two terms lies in the patient’s main goals for having the procedure done. There are [...]
Here’s the age distribution for 2009’s cosmetic surgery numbers (these including men and women)…
13-19 year olds:
With 209,553 procedures performed on this age group, teenagers make up 2% of 2009’s total. These include 75% of all Gynecomastia surgeries and 14% of all nose reshaping procedures.
There were 733,650 procedures performed on this age group, which accounts for [...]
Here are some procedures that posted the biggest losses over their 2008 numbers.
Pectoral Augmentation – down 83%
Liposuction – down 19%
Dermabrasion – down 19%
Artefill – down 25%
**It is important to note that these ASPS procedural stats represent procedures performed by ASPS member surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc, as well as other [...]
All of the top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures for 2009 are down over their 2008 numbers?
Breast Augmentation – down 6% over 2008
Nose Reshaping – down 8% over 2008
Eyelid Surgery – down 8% over 2008
Liposuction – down 19% over 2008
Tummy Tuck – down 5% over 2008
While all of the cosmetic surgical procedures are down, the only [...]
From 2000 to 2009, total cosmetic procedures have increased 69%. That includes a 20% decline in cosmetic surgical procedures and a 99% increase in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures.
**It is important to note that these ASPS procedural stats represent procedures performed by ASPS member surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc, as well [...]
Recession or not, one thing people couldn’t do without in 2009 was minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. In every age group, across both women and men, minimally invasive procedures either posted no change or were on the rise over the 2008 numbers.
Coming in at over $10 BILLION spent on cosmetic procedures last year, that staggering number [...]