Navigation Links
Despite Bad Economy Botox Sales Are Booming
Date:8/6/2008

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- While some say that paying $4 for a gallon of gas or $4 for a cup of Starbuck's coffee is expensive, there are many who are willing to spend more for another liquid. In the last quarter, Botox sales jumped 13% to $315.5 million. With Botox sales on the rise, one would wonder if we are really in an economic recession or has looking good become a necessity?

A survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery found that despite the economic concerns the use of fillers and Botox are on the rise. Twenty-eight percent of the survey physicians said that their current use of fillers increased up to 30 percent, compared to six months ago and more than 40 percent of survey respondents stated that the number of Botox procedures also increased compared to six months ago.

Dr. Kimberly Finder, Director of The Face Place, agrees with the survey's findings as she has seen a similar rise within her own practice. "Despite what is going on in the economy, people are looking for ways to keep a youthful appearance not just for personal reasons but for their careers. Who wants to go to work or to an interview and look tired? Botox and fillers have the ability to take years off of your look without having to get an expensive face lift."

Recently published articles such as 'Bad Economy Gives Botox a Lift' in Forbes Magazine (July 24, 2008) and 'The 3 Best and Worst Cosmetic Surgeries for Your Career' in U.S. News and World Reports (May 29, 2008) discuss that individuals are looking for ways to boost their career and confidence through cosmetic procedures.

"In the past, cost was not a prominent part of the discussion with patients. Now, they are asking more specific questions about how much each procedure or item will cost. Fortunately, there are many ways that one can improve their look and confidence while not breaking the budget," states Finder.

ABOUT KIMBERLY FINDER, M.D.

Kimberly Finder, M.D. is a member of the American Board of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She is the Director of The Face Place and The Liposurgery Clinic in San Antonio. In addition, she is also the Medical Director for Smooth Solutions located in San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Victoria. For more information, visit http://www.theliposurgeryclinic.com or call (210) 492-3200. To schedule an interview, please contact Theresa Castro at (210) 408-9095.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Kimberly Finder, M.D.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Despite overeating, morbidly obese mice gain protection against diabetes
2. Despite grumbling, most Americans say they are happy at work
3. Most patients who have male-to-female sex-change surgery are happy, despite complications
4. Cataract Surgery: A Bargain, Despite the Price
5. UGA study: Youth exposed to smokeless tobacco ads despite settlement
6. Despite Advances in the Accuracy of CT Colonography in Detecting Polyps, Digestive Health Experts Urge Patients to Consider Risks and Realities
7. Plastic Surgery Complications and Deaths are Rare, Despite Highly Publicized Death of Donda West
8. A Full and Long Life, Despite Diabetes
9. Enrollment Growth Slows at U.S. Nursing Colleges and Universities in 2007 Despite Calls for More Registered Nurses
10. Research finds allergic children exposed to peanuts at younger ages despite recommendations to avoid
11. Miscarriage myths persist despite prevalence of medical information
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... An ... braces. "The rubber bands used in conjunction with my braces always rubbed against ... design a way to prevent this problem." The O.B.S. was the result of ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... Hamlin Dental Group, multi-location dental ... offering laser dental treatments. Dental lasers are safe and effective options, and can be ... and can improve the overall quality of care. , Dr. Hamid Reza of Hamlin ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... Richmond, VA (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... of its seventh North American office location in Richmond, Virginia, located at the Riverfront ... April 11, attended by Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Ralph S. Northam and Mayor of ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... For many women, getting birth control isn’t as easy as it ... either don’t have access to a health care facility or a pharmacy within 60 minutes ... the United States or for many who are faced with health or personal issues that ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... elected representatives in state legislatures and Congress to protect parental rights and civil ... health and safety in America. , The demonstration coincides with a press conference ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... their offering. ... The ablation device global market is expected to grow at high ... Ablation is the minimally invasive therapeutic tissue excision procedure used ... removal, to the removal of abnormally conducting cardiac tissue in atrial ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... FRANCISCO , March 29, 2017  Spiral ... option agreement with Bionure Farma, S.L. for the ... and to BN119 in the field of otolaryngology ... plus sales-based royalties. The agreement provides Spiral ... assets with a differentiated product profile. Under the ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... 2017   Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, ... and PathAI, a company that develops artificial intelligence ... to develop solutions that improve the precision and ... diseases. The partnership aims to build deep learning ... artificial intelligence to be applied to massive pathology ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: