Teens and plastic surgery
NEW Based on recent statistics there has been an increase in
cosmetic surgery, though the proportion of young patients under 18 years
remains stable. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic
Surgery (ASAPS) the most popular surgeries in 2009 were the non-invasive
ones such as hair removal and chemical peels.
The most frequent surgery in this group of patients in 2009 was rhinoplasty. According to plastic surgeons in some cases such an operation may have a positive effect on the mental health of adolescents.
Gynecomastia-male breast reduction
NEW It is a popular procedure that gives a sense of confidence in
men with large breasts.
The surgery is done to reduce large male breasts, a condition known as gynecomastia or pseudogynecomastia caused by fat deposition in overweight subjects. Gynecomastia affects all ages.