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Average Income People with Regular Jobs Drive Strong Demand for Cosmetic Surgery

Despite the economic crisis, Americans spent about $10.7 billion on cosmetic procedures last year. Contrary to what most of us think, the rich and famous are not the biggest fans of cosmetic surgery. Data from American Society for the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) show that about 71 percent of individuals who had cosmetic surgery in 2010 are average income people with regular jobs. Most of these people earn less than $60,000 a year and many of these people rely on medical credit to pay for the procedure.

Can you have cosmetic procedure even if you do not have enough money in the bank?

There are a number of financing institutions that offer financing for cosmetic surgery so even if you do not have a lot of money in the bank, you can have cosmetic surgery to enhance your looks. Interest rates vary from one financial institution to another so it is best for you to shop around and find a right financing company that offer reasonable rates

Most sought after cosmetic procedures

Face lift, neck lift, breast augmentation, breast reduction, liposuction, eyelid surgery, Botox® and facial fillers are some of the all time favorites among Americans. Less invasive mini-procedures that take just a few minutes to complete are also becoming very popular especially among working women. Statistics shows that the number of people who sought non-surgical cosmetic procedures increased by about 83 percent in 2010.

Are non-surgical procedures better than surgical ones?

Both surgical and non-surgical procedures have their pros and cons. Non-surgical procedures may be convenient but it may not be very effective on some people. Note that different people have different needs so what works for someone you know may not work for you at all. To know if non-surgical cosmetic procedures are best for you, give us a call or email us now.