header-face-neckYou know you’ve picked the right job when you are excited to learn all about the newest technologies and products, and can’t wait to get your hands on them. Thanks to a study done by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, we can forecast all of the best trends to make sure we’re ready when you come asking for them. According to a study by the AAFPRS, treatments for people in their 20’s and non-invasive procedures, like injectables, saw an increase in demand. Did you know that over 80 percent of treatments in 2017 were cosmetic non-surgical procedures?  Keep reading to learn what’s happening in the plastic surgery world today.

Younger Patients

Millennials and other younger patients are getting more and more done. Surprised? Don’t be. Younger people, likely influenced by the prevalence of social media and selfie culture, are taking control of their facial fate. But they don’t need anything done, you might argue. That’s the point.

Millennials and younger generations are using less invasive treatments now to prevent aging that may require larger, more invasive treatments later on. They’re opting for Botox to prevent wrinkles, instead of smooth them, and they’re choosing laser treatments to boost collagen levels before they dip.

More Fillers Please

Fillers are used more often to treat issues that previously required lengthy downtimes and expensive surgeries. If you’ve been looking into rhinoplasty, for example, you might want to research how fillers can help shape and even sculpt the nose. Fillers are a great option for people who aren’t ready for a big surgery or don’t have extreme changes they want to make. Dermal fillers can easily be injected to tweak the shape of the tip of the nose, the bridge of the nose, and even make the nose look less prominent.

Because there are so many more filler options, you can really get better results than ever before. We can help you choose the best filler depending on where you want fuller, plumper skin. For example, fillers for lips and cheeks will be different, since lips are softer and have more give than cheeks. Fillers also have the advantage of being easily reversible, so if you’re not sure you want to go under the knife, a short appointment with dermal fillers can help you test what you really want.

Fillers can be used around the eyes to hide undereye bags, too. Essentially, instead of surgery to smooth or remove the pockets of fat underneath your eyes, you could be getting a smoothing effect from fillers. They are injected near the bottom of the undereye bags, camouflaging the crease that makes them detectable.

If you’re interested in learning more, call us at (858) 859-2563 to schedule a consultation today!