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If you’ve thought about a facelift or looked into liposuction for your mid-section – that troublesome area that’s been hanging around since your mid years – or questioned a friend about her breast surgery – you’re not alone. The world over cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures are soaring in numbers – and becoming more affordable. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2,678,302 cosmetic surgical procedures were performed in American 2019 – of those in the hot seat were breast augmentation, liposuction, eyelid surgery and facelift.
Taking time out this season for yourself – or a family member – is important, especially after tumultuous periods we’ve traversed this year. Getting caught up in the hype of festivities and mad-dash to the end-of-year finishline is all too common – and many of us are left feeling, and looking, exhausted come Christmas. So, before you start planning trees and presents, pencil in skin and body to-dos – you matter too! Redefine those facial lines, lock in Belkyra injections and reduce the sweat with Botox – top performing cosmetic treatments to the rescue . . .
Warmer days and nights are headed our way, so this means time out for our skin. But before you start peeling back the layers, equip yourself with skin awareness speak. Firstly, let’s touchdown on the actuality of the sun’s damage and real-time stats on two of our most common forms of skin cancer.
When it comes to gaining the most from a surgical facelift –it’s best to face a few home truths before undergoing the procedure. Why? Because there’s value beyond just the ‘lift’, and it begins with a strong knowledge platform and a trusted hand. Not every cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon will excel in all procedures, so ensuring you choose one who specialises in facelifts and is up-to-date with the latest practises, knowledge and expertise, is essential.
The past decade has seen cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures soar – and demand shows no signs of slowing. Remaining on the most popular list is rhinoplasty – the third most sought after procedure globally in 2019 – achieving greater form, structure and rejuvenation, and function for young and old. So, if you, a friend or loved one is considering greater visible nose correctness and restoration – stay in the nose!
When we hear the words ‘breast reconstruction’ the physical side of surgical restoration comes to mind, but for those women who undergo reconstruction, the emotional and mental wellness benefits are said to be the greatest rewards. Since, 2016 there has been a steady increase in the number of women – worldwide – choosing breast reconstruction as part of their breast cancer journey.
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