While most plastic surgery procedures require some downtime, there are now nonsurgical treatment options that have opened the door to less downtime, recovery, and pain! According to the latest statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, nonsurgical procedures saw a massive increase of 40.6% over the past five years and continue to gain popularity among both patients and surgeons. The top 5 most requested nonsurgical procedures in 2017 were Botox, hyaluronic acid, nonsurgical fat reduction, hair removal, and chemical peels.
In this video, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Laurie Casa reviews the array of treatments options that don’t require surgery and that can be started earlier in life. From treating skin to helping delay signs of aging – with skin care products, energy or light-based treatments, with injectables and fillers. These advancements allow surgeons to continue along the spectrum of care to include some minimally invasive surgical procedures and then moving to more traditional surgical options