According to a recent press release from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), more baby boomers have re-entered the dating scene in recent years. This has led to a jump in cosmetic procedures for patients over 50 years old. The ASPS found that 50,000 more baby boomers underwent cosmetic treatments in 2018 than the previous year. That’s a sizable jump in the numbers, and we’ve noticed this trend is consistent here in San Mateo, CA.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has released its annual statistics on surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. For the 13th year in a row, breast augmentation surgery with silicone or saline implants remains the most popular surgical option. Rhinoplasty (nose job) also had a strong showing, remaining extremely popular with patients.
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has released statistics on facial procedures performed in 2018. This survey notes overall trends in the field of cosmetic surgery, and reveals what procedures are most popular and what patients across the country care about. Once again, cosmetic injectables and rhinoplasty (nose job) for surgical revision of the nasal bridge remain two of the most popular treatment options.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) recently released their 2017 statistics on cosmetic procedures performed in the United States. As you may have expected, breast augmentation surgery and rhinoplasty (nose job) were two of the most popular procedures performed. Yet there’s more to the numbers than that. These figures help surgeons understand trends in aesthetic treatments and what the future may hold for aesthetic rejuvenation.
Individuals over the age of 45 don’t have to look and feel old. In fact, the mid to late 40s and beyond can be rewarding years as long as the patient is healthy and does not suffer from any major illnesses. The physical signs of aging can be treated with various plastic surgery procedures, helping men and women age gracefully as they prepare for their senior years.
Aging is inevitable, and signs often start to develop earlier than you would think. According to research, many areas of our body (including the skin) begin a downward spiral around the time we hit our mid-20s. As a leading plastic surgeon, Dr. Griffin understands the aging process and offers a range of cosmetic surgery procedures and non-surgical treatments to address cosmetic concerns at any stage of life.
In Dr. Griffin’s experience, the following procedures are the most popular with patients ages 35 to 50:
Prospective patients should do their homework when deciding upon not only just whether or not to undergo a cosmetic surgical procedure, but also which cosmetic surgeon they want to perform the surgery. There can be an overwhelming number of physicians from which to choose, and all will claim to have many years of education, training, and expertise in performing a wide variety of cosmetic procedures.
Bruising is one of the most common side effects of plastic surgery. Because blood vessels are broken, cut, and disturbed during any surgery, the patient is likely to experience at least minor bruising. In general, this is no cause for concern, but it can be unsightly and uncomfortable for some patients.
A facelift procedure can rejuvenate the appearance of the face, producing a more youthful and refreshed look. In today’s youth-oriented culture, a procedure such as a facelift may help active older patients look as young as they feel.
The body stores fat under the skin, and no matter how hard patients work out, sometimes they have fat deposits that simply will not go away. Luckily, liposuction can physically remove these fat cells, giving the body a lean and toned look. Liposuction is most commonly performed on the following areas of the body.