Top 5 Cosmetic Minimally-Invasive Procedures: Plastic Surgery Statistics Report

    According to the most recent data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgery that surveys the United States in order to reveal new trends and information for educational purposes of physicians, as well as patients.
    1. Botox (Botulinum Toxin Type A- Botox has increased in its popularity by 8 percent from 2011 to 2012 with a total of 6.1 million users. Botox is an injection typically used to erase forehead lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines. Its effectiveness lies within Botolinum toxin A’s power to block nerve messages that tighten up the face and cause unnecessary wrinkles. The same purified neurotoxin is also used in Xeomin and Dysport.
    2. Soft Tissue Fillers– Soft tissue fillers, such as Juvederm and Radiesse, have increased by 5 percent, which has brought it up to 2 million users in one year. These fillers enhance facial fillers with natural materials to smooth out wrinkles and provide hydration into cheeks, chin, and around the eyes.
    3. Chemical Peels– There was a recorded 1.1 million chemical peeled people from 2011 to 2012, with only a 2 percent increase in the same year.
    4. Laser Hair Removal– The amount of laser hair removal consumers rose 4 percent from 2011 to 2012 , which calculated to 1.1 million people. Dr. Rokhsar uses the ND:Yag laser to remove unwanted hair. Depending on the type of skin, hair coloring and coarseness of the hair, you could need anywhere from 3 to 5 sessions to attain desired results.
    5. Microdermabrasion– A large increase of 8 percent was seen in the amount of people undergoing microdermabrasion treatments, which added up to just shy of 1 million (974,000).

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