A whopping number of nearly 7 million reconstructive surgeries happened in 2020. Per capita, Brazil comes in at number one for plastic surgery, followed by Argentina, Columbia and Italy. During the pandemic in 2020 folks across the map decided with work at home orders, why not get a little nip, tuck and injections. The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery agrees that the pandemic bumped up surgeries, in fact by 10%, although I thought the numbers were higher. What kinds of cosmetic surgeries are popular in the day and age of social media beauty influencers?
Well, there’s the notorious nose job and nose contouring Instagram influencers get, but that’s a popular one for everyone, especially very young adults. Remember facelifts, well they’re still popular. Browlifts are a favorite, as well as skin rejuvenation, and the notorious Botox and facial fillers. Did I forget liposuction and breast augmentation? According to the ASAPS patients ages 35 to 50 received the most procedures, adding up to 43% of the total surgical procedures performed.