According to the annual plastic surgery procedural statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), around 17.5 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States in 2017, a 2% increase over 2016.
With a 200% increase in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures since 2000, Americans are turning to new and innovative ways to shape their bodies, the statistics revealed. With 15.7 million procedures performed in 2017 alone, minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, especially for the face, grew at a slightly higher rate than surgical procedures, where the Botulinum Toxin Type A or Botox remained the top procedure focused on the face.
Botox is the ultimate choice to improve one’s appearance and give yourself a youthful look. However, Dr. Connie Wang of Elite Dermatology, specializing in Botox and Dysport treatments in the Houston and Katy areas of Texas (TX), strongly emphasizes being carefully examined by a licensed professional before using Botox in any form to avoid any unfavorable results, which can ruin your existing look. [Read more…]