The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) recently published some statistics from 2010, according to which 83% of the total number of procedures performed were nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. Leading plastic surgeons emphasised the importance of defining patient objectives before performing any kind of cosmetic procedures. These included not only enhancement surgeries but also non-invasive treatments such as laser hair removal and
Non-invasive techniques have been proven to produce positive results, which are long lasting and very safe. It is the best option for people who are aiming to enhance their aesthetic appeal. One such common area that people are extremely concerned with is under eye sagging. Surgical procedures on this sensitive area can lead to scarring and other issues. Several skin problems can also be resolved by endoscopic methods or with laser therapy.
The doctors held the opinion that the explosion of beauty products and cosmetic treatments lead to confused patients. They find it hard to decide which the safest and most appropriate treatment for them is. Wrinkle freeze treatments and laser hair removal are among the most desired procedures. This is where patient education comes in, it is vital as it helps them determine their goals and expectations from the treatment.