Category Archives: Cosmetic Surgery

New study evaluates facial feminization outcomes, benefits for transgender women

Study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery reports objective and subjective improvements after FFS May 27, 2020 – Previous studies have reported improved quality of life and mental health in transgender women undergoing facial feminization surgery (FFS) surgery to provide a more feminine facial appearance. But there is still limited evidence on these and other benefits of facial gender […]

Can facial plastic surgery make you more likeable?

WASHINGTON — Facial plastic surgery may do more than make you look youthful. It could change — for the better — how people perceive you. The first study of its kind to examine perception after plastic surgery finds that women who have certain procedures are perceived as having greater social skills and are more likeable, […]

America’s love affair with lips is leading to a boom in cosmetic procedures

A record number of patients are opting for lip implants, lip reductions — millions more use injections to get the perfect pucker CREDIT: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS “We live in the age of the selfie, and because we see images of ourselves almost constantly on social media, we’re much more aware of how our […]

Cosmetic surgery may help patients quit smoking

If you’re a smoker considering cosmetic surgery, your plastic surgeon will likely require you to stop smoking for at least two weeks before your procedure. A long-term follow-up study finds that many patients receiving these instructions will quit smoking, or at least smoke less, in the years after cosmetic surgery, reports the September issue of Plastic […]

More patients using their own fat to sculpt

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reveals that Americans want to put their best face and body forward as their annual plastic surgery procedural statistics show a three percent growth in cosmetic procedures over the last year. According to ASPS statistics there were 17.1 million surgical […]

American Society of Plastic Surgeons report shows rise in body shaping and non-invasive procedures

New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows continued growth in cosmetic procedures over the last year. According to the annual plastic surgery procedural statistics, there were 17.5 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2017, a 2 percent increase over 2016. The statistics also reveal […]

More men undergo plastic surgery as the daddy-do-over trend rises in popularity

Just as women can turn to a suite of procedures, known as the “Mommy Makeover,” more men are embracing their own set of treatments, the “Daddy-Do-Over,” to boost their confidence and improve their physical appearance. A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveals that more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed […]

Men turn to plastic surgeons for a better body image and more confidence at every age

New statistics reveal increase in cosmetic procedures in men, surgeons report trends among different age groups Body image is an issue most commonly discussed among women, but new statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveal that it’s a conversation that is emerging among men. More men are seeking help from plastic surgeons […]

Boomers back on the dating scene seek cosmetic procedures to put their best face forward

New statistics reveal increase in cosmetic procedures among those 55 and older to enhance their look from head to toe The rise of dating websites and apps have changed the dating scene, leading singles to make judgments on potential dates as fast as they can swipe their screen. With about 20 million baby boomers actively […]

What You Need To Know about Cosmetic Surgery

Images of women for plastic surgery

Cosmetic surgery is a type of plastic surgery that aims to improve a person’s appearance, but it should be approached with caution.  Cosmetic surgery continues to grow in popularity, with 15.1 million cosmetic procedures carried out in the United States in 2013, an increase of 3 percent on the previous year.  Procedures are available for […]