Top Plastic Surgery Trends for 2017 Revealed

Reports are coming in from overseas that the top trends in cosmetic surgery for 2017 will include a skyrocketing demand for bigger butts, smaller breasts, and quicker recovery times. Plastic surgeons had already begun to see an increased demand for Brazilian butt lifts, thanks to the “Kardashian Effect,” but clearly, this is a trend that is only expected to pick …

Plastic Surgery Tourism Dangers

Most elective cosmetic surgery procedures – including tummy tucks, butt lifts and breast augmentation — aren’t covered by insurance.  In the quest for perkier bust lines, flatter stomachs and cheaper costs, increasing numbers of Americans are traveling overseas for plastic surgery. Enticed by all-inclusive surgical vacation packages at discounted rates, nearly 800,000 U.S. patients flock to countries like the Dominican Republic, …

2015: The Year of the Enhanced Rear

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The year 2015 saw such a tremendous increase in procedures like butt augmentations and implants that the American Society of Plastic Surgeons quickly dubbed it the “Year of the Rear.” In fact, during 2015, buttock enhancement procedures were the fastest growing type of surgery sought after in the U.S. These procedures became so popular that one was performed nearly every 30 minutes of …

Fastest Growing Cosmetic Surgery Trends

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The quest for the perfect body and face has fueled skyrocketing rates of cosmetic surgery in the U.S. From 2000 to 2015, there was an incredible 115 percent increase in plastic surgeries. In 2000, about 7.4 million procedures were reported and nearly 16 million were reported in 2015, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Minimally invasive treatments such as Botox injections …

Rising Number of Millennials Seeking Plastic Surgery

An article in The New York Daily News spotlights a rising trend in plastic surgery among millennials – people who are barely into their 30’s. There are approximately 80 million millennials in the United States, and though few are old enough to sport a furrowed brow or wrinkled forehead, they are seeking cosmetic enhancements in droves. In a survey conducted by …

Outlook for 2016 Plastic Surgery Trends

With 2015 nearing to an end, RealSelf asked board-certified plastic surgeons across the county about their predictions for the coming year. Which procedures and cosmetic enhancements will be in high demand in 2016? According to the experts, this year will be more focused on neck and jawline procedures, thanks to new injectables like Kybella. In fact, 70 percent of the …

Top 3 NYC Plastic Surgery Trends

While bigger breasts and sculpted bodies remain the two most common requests of plastic surgeons, medical advancements and cultural shifts have propelled other lesser-known procedures to the top of the list. Butt augmentation, labiaplasty and facial rejuvenation through fat injections are now more popular than ever, thanks in part to social media personalities like Kim Kardashian. Several surgeons spoke to …

Studies Find Buttock Augmentation & Vaginal Rejuvenation Safe and Effective

Important long-awaited research findings were reported in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery regarding two of plastic surgery’s fastest growing procedures—gluteoplasty, more commonly known as butt augmentation, and labiaplasty, or vaginal rejuvenation. The results, published in the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, focused on studies involving the safety and effectiveness of these two …

Plastic Surgery Trends: It’s Not Just for Women Anymore

There is no question that women comprise the lion’s share of the plastic surgery market in Manhattan and beyond. However, more men than ever before have been realizing the vast potential of cosmetic enhancements to make them look as young and fit as they feel. According to a statement released by The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), women had …

In Brazil Plastic Surgery is a Right, Not a Privilege

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In Brazil, the prevailing ethos is that beauty is a privilege that should be afforded to everyone – regardless of income or status. Having plastic surgery, according to most Brazilians, shows the world that you care about yourself and are investing for a happier and more lucrative future. Take Janet and Jaqueline Timal – middle-aged sisters who diligently save for …