Though it has been around for decades, the vaginoplasty procedure did not become mainstream until around the year 2000. Since then, it has increased dramatically – up 49 percent in 2014 alone. But while women undergo vaginoplasties for many different reasons, one new motivation that’s gaining traction may surprise you.
Plastic surgery tourism, the act of traveling to a foreign country to undergo lower-cost plastic surgery procedures, is on the incline. According to Patients Beyond Borders (PBB), the number of Americans traveling abroad to undergo plastic surgery procedures is increasing by about 15 to 20 percent a year. In fact, PBB estimates 1.4 million Americans will travel abroad for medical … Read More
Recently, a New York-based plastic surgeon made headlines when his Snapchat surgery video raised some eyebrows at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ (ASPS) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. The doctor was seen on the social media site dancing around the operating room, joking and making cute videos while his patient lay unconscious on the operating table. But while the … Read More
For many people, the holiday season is a time to reunite with friends and family members you haven’t seen all year. But if you’ve recently had plastic surgery or a cosmetic procedure, the anticipation of these gatherings can leave you feeling anxious and stressed. Will they like your new look? Will they notice? Will they say you made a mistake? … Read More
Depending on who you ask, the words “plastic surgery” can mean a lot of different things. For some, the term evokes images of celebrities and Instagram superstars, while to others it can mean a much-needed boost of self-confidence that comes from finally looking as good on the outside as you feel on the inside. But now, plastic surgery is showing … Read More