The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how we go about our daily lives. A lot has changed. But even in these unprecedented times, public interest in aesthetic and cosmetic surgery (as shown by Google trends) is increasing. Plastic surgeons have seen a huge demand in telemedicine consultations, and, with the reopening of their offices, many more people continue to show interest in specific surgeries.
According to a survey by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons(ASPS), some of the most sought-after plastic surgery procedures include injectables, breast augmentation, and liposuction.
Below are Some of the Most Popular Plastic Surgery Trends and Cosmetic Procedures:
Top Cosmetic Non-invasive Procedures
Minimally invasive facial rejuvenation procedures aren’t showing signs of slowing down in 2020. On the contrary, many patients are taking advantage of the downtime (with working from home and wearing masks) to have fillers, BOTOX® Cosmetic, and non-invasive body contouring procedures performed. They can do this without worrying about showing up to the office/public with temporary swelling or bruising.
Many people are taking this time to focus on self-care and makeup-free skin that glows. This explains why there is increasing interest in skincare and an overall healthier, more radiant appearance.
Injectables enhance your facial features by removing wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of skin laxity, and lip fillers are popular tools for creating fuller lips. The use of high-tech lasers to tighten and improve the firmness of the skin by stimulating collagen formation is also on the rise.
Treatments like BOTOX® Cosmetic, injectable fillers, chemical peels, laser treatments, including laser hair removal, and other skin-tightening procedures continue to skyrocket as patients seek non-invasive treatments to delay the need for more aggressive surgical procedures, such as facelift surgery and eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty).
With the advancements in techniques and products, plastic surgeons can individualize treatments to what each patient needs.
Top Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
Patients are also taking advantage of the extended time at home to have surgical transformations done since there is enough time to recuperate.
These aesthetic procedures allow women and men to improve their body contours now so that they will be healed and ready to go by the time more restrictions are lifted, and life starts to return to a more normal pace.
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