Navigation Links
Getting Beach Ready Calls for More Than Hitting the Gym
Date:4/16/2008

More Women and Men Use Downtime in the Spring to Receive Cosmetic Surgery

CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer months approach, so does the desire to look good in that swimsuit. Many Americans these days are choosing to receive cosmetic surgery in early spring in order to ready themselves for the beach.

"Spring is definitely the peak activity for liposuction. Patients know that it takes weeks and months for the swelling to resolve and plan their procedures accordingly," said AACS President, Steven Hopping, M.D., of Washington D.C.

"There is always an upswing with breast augmentation in the spring," said Angelo Cuzalina, M.D., D.D.S, an AACS Trustee from Tulsa. "It begins with college students during spring break and steadily increases through early May for women of all ages. Liposuction is also a highly sought out procedure at the beginning of April, year after year."

Additionally, the average age of women who are receiving these beach ready procedures is increasing. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 2007 Procedural Survey, since 2002 the mean age of patients seeking the top ten most performed invasive procedures has increased by two years. The average age of a female patient receiving liposuction has increased by three years to 41, while breast augmentation has increased by two years now up to 33. "People want to look the age that they feel, especially at the beach," adds Cuzalina.

This trend does not just include women. Men are opting to get such procedures as sclerotherapy, the removal of spider veins, in order to show off their summer legs. Male sclerotherapy has increased by 226% since 2002, proving that men are becoming just as aware of what they look like in a swimsuit as women.

"Especially before the summer months, sclerotherapy is a popular procedure for men and women," said Dee Anna Glaser, M.D., an AACS Trustee from St. Louis. "Laser hair removal is also something people want done before the summer tan season."

The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery is a professional medical society whose members are dedicated to patient safety and physician education in cosmetic surgery. Most members of the AACS are dermatologic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, head and neck surgeons, general surgeons, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, plastic surgeons, or ocular plastic surgeons -- all of whom specialize in cosmetic surgery. AACS is an organization that represents all cosmetic surgeons in the American Medical Association through its seat in the AMA House of Delegates.


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Getting a good nights sleep is the biggest problem for women entering the menopause
2. Getting forgetful? Then blueberries may hold the key
3. Getting Back Time for Patients
4. Obesity may keep some women from getting screened for breast, cervical cancer
5. Getting Your Diabetes Toolkit in Order
6. Getting to the roots of hair loss
7. Pay-For-Performance Not Getting a Red-Carpet Reception in Arizona
8. Chemical Linked to Reproductive Harm Is Getting Into Babies From Shampoo, Lotion and Powder, New Study Suggests
9. Acne And Rosacea Getting You Down? Laser, Light And Cosmetic Treatments Give Patients A Much-Needed Boost
10. NFL Linemen Predisposed to Cardiovascular Disease; Early Detection is Key to Getting and Staying Healthy
11. ER Wait Times Getting Longer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... Business Brilliance Awards under the Best New Product Launch category. Gensuite’s entry on ... user experience. , BOC Global Events & Training Group is a professional event ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... “Walking With ... of stories that will inspire the reader to be aware of God's direction in ... of published author, Sanford Smith, retired teacher and active church leader. , ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... NuevaCare, a ... Peninsula region, is proud to announce new city-specific pages as part of its ambitious ... the elderly, they often look, first, for local agencies serving their city. The new ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... Individuals who seek to reduce ... drinking more water or limiting their exposure to the sun, according to a November ... group Beverly Hills Physicians (BHP) notes that, while preventive measures to help keep ourselves ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... 06, 2016 , ... Mount Sinai Health System today announced the creation of ... can confer and order 3D models for their cases. Virtual reality, simulation, and ... times. This resource will be the first of its kind catering to the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/6/2016)... Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma - Pipeline Review, H2 ... Pharmaceutical and Healthcare disease pipeline guide Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma ... of the Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma (Oncology) pipeline landscape. ... when two types of cells in the brain, ... to form a mass. These brain cells are ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... -- Human Vaccines Market: Scope and Methodology ... wise analysis of the human vaccines market. Stakeholders ... products, raw material suppliers, vaccine processing companies, and ... The report provides qualitative and quantitative analysis of ... market dynamics, trends, product overview, and country-level market ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... , Dec. 6, 2016 Eurofins ... accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) ... (CLIA) for its new laboratory in ... moved its North American headquarters. "Our ... sequencing -- which is still considered the ,Gold ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: