Common Plastic Surgery Myths, Debunked

It’s pretty common for a lot of people to have a lot of misconceptions about plastic surgery. Aside from possibly all celebrities, not a lot of people understand plastic surgery and its conventions that well. That being said, here are a few of the most common misconceptions about this field of medicine, debunked.

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Is the Same

This is pretty commonplace since both terms denote a repair or enhancement to a certain area or part of one’s body. The difference is that cosmetic surgery is a very generic term, while plastic surgery is more of a specialization.

Only the Rich Can Afford It

Since it’s common to learn about A-Listers getting some cosmetic surgery done, most people have assumed that the procedure itself can only be afforded by the wealthy. Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), however, states otherwise: a vast majority of plastic surgery patients are in fact from the middle-class who use their own disposable income. Continue reading


Beyond-the-Surface Benefits of Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery has been a “last resort” of some people seeking to improve the appearance of their body part that they are unsatisfied with. A number of procedures has been developed over the years to help address these, with professionals at plastic surgery in Orlando proficient in methods such as facelifts, nose lifts, breast augmentations, and liposuction. While some may think it’s all about the body, plastic surgery rationales can transcend into something even better. Continue reading

Treatments for a Fresh Face This 2015

The holiday season is over, but it’s safe to say that some people are still reeling from anxiety brought on by last-minute gift shopping and party preparations. For some women, the stress may have even started to show on their faces. Fortunately, they don’t have to endure the appearance of tired, sagging skin, thanks to these treatments:

Facelifts remain to be one of the most common cosmetic procedures in the United States, and understandably so. It smoothens out facial lines and minimizes the appearance of wrinkles and creases to give the patient much firmer and tauter skin. For optimum results, a facelift is best performed alongside an eyebrow lift and neck lift. Before anyone can go under the knife and have a facelift, however, she has to be in good physical health. Continue reading

Selfies and Other Top Reasons for Plastic Surgery

The number of plastic surgeries has risen over the years since 2012, and social media may have been a major influence. In the past, magazines, television, and movies – specifically, the perfect-looking men and women portrayed in them – were dominantly blamed for the trend. However, these days, it seems that “selfie” photographs posted on social media networks are mainly contributing to the rise, according to physicians and surveys.

For some people, they take selfies and become hyperaware and overcritical of their flaws. They see wrinkles, an imperfect nose, small breasts, or fat body parts. They may also compare themselves to the selfies taken by celebrities, who look flawless and attractive even in their “real lives” without makeup, lighting effects, and professional photo editing. Continue reading