Now a day, cosmetic surgery is one of the hottest topics in media and advertisement. People of all walks of life, from celebrities to house wife, are ready to undergo the surgical knife to shape up their figures or to remove or minimize the aging effects presenting on their faces.
These cosmetic procedures are so popular that the growth has been noticed in them even in this time of recession which is spreading all over the world.
These technologies have been evolving from almost last five decades and in this present and most modern era, the number of cosmetic procedures are higher than ever. In the year 2007 American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAP) reported 11.7 million cosmetic procedures in U.S alone and the roughly estimated cost was around 13.2 billion USD.
This number has exceeded 12 million in the 2008, the time when recession has stroke the market. Surgeons classified the groups having the greatest number of procedure and according to them Hispanics are on the top with 18 percent increase, while two percent reduction was noted in the Caucasians group.
The significant rise has been seen in the Hispanics willingly choosing the cosmetic procedures that is directly proportional to the increasing population of the nation. People despite of recreation are now more concern about their superficial look that may provide them some sort of satisfaction apart from their typical patient profile.
A great number of cosmetic procedures are now available for the people who apt to modify their facial look or the body parts. These procedures range from tummy tuck to face uplifts. The experts think it of a great potential and cover all the patients from minor changes to complete plastic surgery.