The survey of 1,996 men and women in the United States between the ages of 18 and 57 found that 47% of respondents reported being bothered by the appearance of the area underneath their chin, according to a press release from Allergan, which commissioned the survey.
According to ASPS statistics there were 17.1 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2016. The data also shows new cosmetic trends in both facelifts and fat.
Plastic surgeons and other cosmetic professionals are familiar with the challenges posed by patients with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) seeking cosmetic procedures, reports a survey study.
Fat grafting, the practice of transplanting fat by injecting abdominal or other fat to fill out cheeks, creases, and sags, has become more widely embraced by plastic surgeons, according to results of a survey by NYU Langone Medical Center researchers. The survey group was composed of 309 randomly selected members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the largest plastic surgery specialty group worldwide.
Elizabeth Hopkins, an aspiring physician and pre-medical student in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University, has spent more than 640 hours shadowing Hilton Becker, M.D., a local plastic and reconstructive surgeon, and an affiliate professor in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. Together, with Jeffrey Lind II, M.D., they authored a publication in the current issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, which describes a revolutionary procedure developed by Becker that is an alternative to radical mastectomy.