SELFIES DRIVE DEMAND FOR PLASTIC SURGERY AND COSMETIC PROCEDURES
According to a recent study by the American Academy of Plastic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery (AAFPRS), one in three plastic surgeons in the United States noticed that the demand for cosmetic procedures for the facial area was increasing because people became more concerned about showing your face. face in social networks. There was a 10% increase in the number of nose aesthetic surgeries performed in 2014 compared to the same period of the previous year.
In Brazil, 2013 data already show an increase in the number of plastic surgeries. According to the International Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Association (ISAPS), 1.5 million such procedures were performed in the country in the same year. In the fifth place among the operations, rhinoplasty, mammoplasty only / behind silicone, liposuction, eyelid surgery and liposculpture took place . It seems that all these efforts are even bigger at a time when exposure on social networks is a rule.
Procedures that can be done to improve the appearance of the face include nose aesthetics, eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), botox application and others. All of them aim to soften expressions and make the person feel more comfortable and satisfied when looking in the mirror. These procedures took on a new meaning with the selfie fashion.
As tradition becomes taking pictures wherever you go, it is normal for people to try to be “in the picture” in order to be able to share these moments with friends and closest people on social networks. However, it’s always necessary to seek professional advice to find out what might change in your appearance.
A professional will be able to state what procedures are outlined and what the results will be. Sometimes the result may differ from what is expected, so it is very important that the surgery is performed by an experienced surgeon who can guide the patient in both preoperative and postoperative matters.