Navigation Links
Kimberly Finder, M.D. Asks: Are We Really In an Economic Recession?
Date:7/15/2008

Despite Bad Economy Botox Sales Are Booming

SAN ANTONIO, July 15 /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 and "The 3 Best and Worst Cosmetic Surgeries for Your Career" in U.S. News and World Reports 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.


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

Related medicine news :

1. Kimberly-Clark Professional Donates Supplies to Assist Columbus, Ind., in Flood Cleanup Efforts
2. Celebrity Mom Kimberly Williams-Paisley Gets Kids to Eat Their Veggies
3. Women Health Care Executives Names Genomic Health President Kimberly Popovits as Woman of the Year
4. Michigan Resident, Kimberly Kents Drug Product Liability Case Will Be Argued in the United States Supreme Court on February 25, 2008
5. Concentric Medical Names Kimberly Bridges as Vice President of Sales, Announces Receipt of $15 Million Growth Funding
6. Kimberly-Clark Launches DentaBurst(TM) Freshening Teeth Cleaners
7. Kimberly Clark Professional Skin Care Plant Celebrates 30th Anniversary and Strong Heritage of Success in San Antonio
8. Are teenage brains really different?
9. Is a cup of tea really the answer to everything -- even anthrax?
10. Does Antibacterial Soap Work? At Least One Really Does.
11. Babies Really Can Light Up Your Life
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Preora Diagnostics Inc. , ... tests, has received two prestigious recognitions that acknowledge the promise of its PWS ... Preora has been named a Top 100 Finalist for the 16th annual Chicago ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... A ... addiction recovery at a time when Virginia faces an opioid epidemic. ... a staggering increase of 38 percent from 2015, underscoring the need for additional ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... senior housing operators, announces the acquisition of Isle at Kingwood Assisted Living and ... Kingwood is an established retirement community with 55 assisted living apartments, 43 memory ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... In the inaugural 30-minute ... Emeritus Professor of Education Gregory A. Smith examines student privacy issues with University ... Switch: Schoolhouse Commercialism, Privacy, and the Failure of Policymaking . , Join ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... FirstAlign ... (CoE) with the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) thinking, announced today the launch of ... easy access to essential information that offers a more comprehensive understanding of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/19/2017)... , Sept. 19, 2017 HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company developing ... of targeted tissues, announced three leadership team developments today:   ... ... ... Veteran medical device executive Josh Stopek ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... --  ZirMed Inc ., a recognized leader in cloud-based revenue ... been ranked #1 by its users for the seventh consecutive ... Survey. ZirMed was recognized as the top-ranked end-to-end revenue cycle ... over 200 beds and holds one of the longest #1 ... ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... Mich. , Sept. 18, 2017  PMD Healthcare ... Specialty Pharmacy of Kalamazoo, Mich. , ... hub service that expedites and streamlines patient and provider ... PD 2.0, and wellness management services.  ... device used to measure lung function for a variety ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: