Our appearance is an important factor in our work and in social interactions, so it’s very common for corporate professionals to have work done so as to look their very best.
Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB)
June 30, 2017
It was once quite common for the public to frown upon an individual having any sort of plastic or reconstructive surgery done unless for dire medical reasons. Celebrities used to dread getting asked on the red carpet if they had any work done. There was a definite stigma to undertaking any sort of reconstructive or cosmetic surgery done upon oneself, leaving those who had undergone such procedures to stay silent upon the issue. However, the tables are definitely turning to an astonishing degree. Cosmetic medical professionals, such as Dr. John R. Burroughs of Colorado Springs, openly acknowledge that there has been a great surge in the popularity of plastic surgery for a number of reasons.
The numbers speak for themselves. The total number of surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures increased 2% from 2014 to 2015, coming in at 15.9 million procedures. (1) This number then increased again in 2016, totaling more than 17 million procedures. Business is definitely booming and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. It’s expected that the global cosmetic surgery market will grown to $12 billion by 2022. (2) Part of this ongoing trend is that men are increasingly likely to have work done. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that men accounted for more than 40% of aesthetic breast reduction surgeries in the United States in 2015. (3) Of course, experienced aesthetic plastic surgeons, such as Dr. John R. Burroughs of Colorado Springs, know that there are some valid reasons for the increasing popularity of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
One reason for the upswing in popularity is due to the technical innovations that have occurred over the last ten to twenty years. Procedures that were once very invasive and intensive have become non-invasive and commonplace due to better technology. It’s quite routine for a patient to have some work done on their lunch hour and then return to work, which is a far cry from needing to recover for a few days under medical…