The "New Age" of Cosmetic Surgery
In the not too distant past, cosmetic surgery was thought to be mostly for people in their mid-50's. As our societal views change, and cosmetic procedures are more available, many new and younger age groups are undergoing cosmetic procedures.
Patients from ages 18 years and up are frequently undergoing breast augmentation and liposuction procedures; in addition to ear surgery, breast reduction and nasal surgery. We all remember when high school students returned from their school breaks with new noses. These procedures have expanded to include many other cosmetic surgeries and to many other age groups. For instance, college students are often having liposuction, breast augmentation and other procedures during their school breaks. School teachers also avail themselves of procedures during these vacations. Overall, every age group is now having age-appropriate procedures at an increasing rate.