Confidence comes from looking your best, and sometimes you need a little help in highlighting your best features. People who have undergone plastic surgery know that it helps to boost their emotional self esteem. Knowing that they are looking their best can give people the all round confidence to shine in every area of their lives. A simple procedure like breast lifts or liposuction can make all the difference to your appearance, giving you a chance to reinvent a newer, more confident version of yourself.
Why is cosmetic surgery so popular?
When you look your best, you feel your best. This simple truth is the reason why cosmetic surgery is so popular in the U.S. and around the world. As of 2015, 15.9 million cosmetic procedures, both surgical and minimally-invasive, were done in the U.S. This number represents an increase of 2% over the past year.
Also in 2015, the total number of surgical cosmetic procedures was 1.7 million. The two most popular cosmetic surgical procedures were breast augmentation and liposuction. The total number of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures was 14.2 million. The most common type of minimally invasive procedure was Botulinum Toxin Type A.
What are the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures?
Some of the most popular cosmetic procedures are breast lifts, eyelid lifts, nose jobs and liposuction. In 2015, the top five most requested surgical procedures for women were liposuction, breast augmentation, tummy tuck, breast lift and eyelid surgery. All of these contribute to a younger, healthier appearance, which becomes the basis for a correspondingly healthier lifestyle.
- Breast reduction
Breast reduction procedures typically take two to three hours to complete. The price varies but the minimum price is $6,000. Some procedures like breast reduction may be covered by medical insurance policies.
- Nonsurgical skin tightening
This non surgical procedure, which gives skin a supple, youthful look, jumped in popularity from the 9th to the 7th spot in the nonsurgical category for 2015. It was also the 5th most popular procedure for men, edging microdermabrasion out of the top 5.
Liposuction is a popular choice for achieving a sleeker look. Someone planning on getting liposuction should be within 30% of their ideal body weight.
Cosmetic surgery procedures, both surgical and minimally ones, are becoming more popular as people seek to achieve emotional self esteem and balance. According to the according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Americans spent over 13.5 billion dollars on surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures in just one year. Procedures like breast lifts, liposuction and facial aesthetics all contribute to a healthier look and greater self confidence.