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Demand for Austin Plastic Surgery Procedures on the Rise

At the beginning of each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) releases statistics on both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures from the prior year.  The 2011 statistics were published in a press release on February 9, 2012, which demonstrated a 5% increase in procedures performed for the second consecutive year.  This is very exciting news and re-affirms that trends that we have seen in our Austin plastic surgery practice. According the ASPS, 307,000 breast augmentations were performed in 2011, … Continue Reading

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‘BOYTOX’- Men seeking more cosmetic procedures?

Among men getting Botox® Cosmetic or Dysport®, there has been nearly a 258% increase from 2000-2010 with approximately 336,834 men receiving Botox®/Dysport® treatments in 2010 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgery.  This is not just a national trend—we have seen a similar increase at our Austin plastic surgery center.  Why the increase?  The pressure to look young while job hunting may be one reason.  Also, the fact that this treatment has very little downtime is of significant importance … Continue Reading

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