The growth of social media and technology have influenced the increase in cosmetic surgeries worldwide. In the past few generations, especially this current one, image is important to everyone. Everything is based off of what is seen on the news, in magazines, online, and on celebrities. What is trending? What did the hottest blog say is in? Everyone is, more specifically women, trying to fit an image of what society deems as beautiful. This is where cosmetic surgery comes into play.

Today’s Image

Being skinny was once seen as what every girl should be. Women would starve themselves and go on ridiculous diets to try to achieve this look. Now, it is the in thing to be thick, but fit. You can’t go on social media without seeing a woman with a big butt and boobs paired with a flat stomach. A lot of women are simply just getting their butt modified in hopes to look like a Kardashian. This is the “era of the big booty”. These “assets” usually aren’t natural may I add, but achieved through cosmetic procedures.

What is Cosmetic Surgery & Why is It in High Demand

Cosmetic procedures are used to enhance one’s looks in order to increase self esteem and confidence. The cosmetic surgery market is up and it is a lucrative field. Surgeons are making a killing with procedures costing thousands of dollars. These procedures can be done on any part of the body and/or face. Cosmetic surgery is in high demand because in this day and age people don’t like to wait. Why would someone put months in the gym to get a flat stomach and big butt? People are more inclined to want instant gratification, which these surgeries provide. To achieve that exact result a woman can get a Brazilian butt lift for example. Brazilian butt lift Las Vegas NV is a popular place for this kind of procedure.

Types of Cosmetic Procedures

There are numerous types of procedures for all different effects and parts of the body. There are procedures for skin, breast, butt, stomach, face, arms, etc. These procedures can enhance something a person already has or change it completely. According to a chart made by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there are 5 very common procedures. The top five procedures are:
Surgical/Minimally Invasive
1. Breast augmentation/Botox
2. Liposuction/Dermal fillers
3. Nose reshaping/Chemical peel
4. Eyelid surgery/Laser hair removal
5. Facelifts/Microdermabrasion

Risks of Cosmetic Procedures

With any procedure and it’s benefits, there are also risks. Anyone who feels the need to get cosmetic surgery should consider any ailments they make have. People with heart problems, lung disease or diabetes is at a greater risk to developing pneumonia, post surgery. There can be complications with the anesthesia or even infection. Fluid can be built up under the skin and scarring can occur, which requires more surgery.

Knowledge in cosmetic procedures is extremely important. If you are planning to get something done be sure to research, also weigh the pros and cons. Everyone is beautiful in their own way.