According to a recent survey, the majority of people believe that society is more accepting of plastic surgery than ever. According to the study performed by a cosmetic surgery advocacy group, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, 71% of people felt that society was less judgmental about cosmetic surgery than it was five years ago. In addition, nearly 62% said that the growing acceptance of cosmetic surgery made them more likely to have plastic surgery.
Breast augmentation was considered the most accepted surgical procedure. 42.4% of respondents said that breast augmentation was a normal, accepted procedure, with about 32 % saying the same thing about facelift and tummy tuck. Not surprisingly, non-surgical procedures were considered more socially acceptable, with about 62% saying that laser hair removal and BOTOX® Cosmetic injections were widely accepted. The majority also said they would feel comfortable telling their family about their cosmetic surgery.
About 20 percent of people said they would consider cosmetic surgery. As another sign of changing attitudes, respondents under the age of 40 were nearly twice as likely to consider cosmetic surgery.
Cosmetic surgery is more common than over. If you would like to learn how it might benefit you, please schedule a consultation with New York plastic surgeon Dr. George Lefkovits today.