With the growing popularity of pedicures for adults, the U.S. has seen an explosion in the number of cosmetic surgeries performed in the past few years.
As a result, the number and types of procedures performed in 2016 were more than triple the number in 2015, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
That was the highest number since the organization began tracking the data in the early 1990s.
But that growth has not always translated to a boom in cosmetic surgery.
While many cosmetic surgeons have started to shift their practices to perform fewer procedures, they are also still working to make cosmetic surgeries more safe and comfortable for the patients involved.
This includes increasing the number, types, and duration of procedures that require surgical masks, which can cause complications.
“The majority of cosmetic surgery performed in America is done without surgical masks,” says Dr. David A. Green, a plastic surgeon in New York City who specializes in facial surgery.
“It is a very safe, safe procedure and it can be very effective.”
Dr. Green believes that the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the largest organization of surgeons worldwide, but he admits that some cosmetic surgeons are trying to take on more operations.
“I think it is very important for the ASCS to support and promote cosmetic surgery for all types of patients and all ages,” he says.
A growing trend Many cosmetic surgeons say they are looking at the new trend of plastic surgery and are working to provide cosmetic surgeons with more advanced procedures.
“As more cosmetic surgeries are performed, the surgery will continue to expand in scope,” says Daniel V. Rupp, a dermatologist in New Jersey.
“In a lot of cases, they have already been done, so I don’t think it’s really a big deal.”
But some cosmetic surgeries, like Botox injections and face transplants, are now being performed without masks.
According to Rupp’s practice, Botox is more of a niche operation that he performs on children and is a safer procedure for them.
“With Botox, it’s a little more of an art form, and I’m not as concerned about their safety,” he said.
“For people like me, Botulinum toxin injections are an old-fashioned, very conservative procedure.
But I don, too, think that Botox might be an important option for some people who have facial problems, especially if they have a younger child or younger sibling who needs the help.”
This includes families who are looking for a facial surgery, but who do not want to use a traditional surgeon.
“Many parents are looking to do a Botox surgery for their children because they are not sure what to do,” said Rupp.
“So, they’re just looking for some alternative to an all-out face surgery.”
This means some parents are taking the Botox option, which is usually done on children as young as 3, but Rupp says that younger children should not use Botox.
“There are some kids who have very, very severe facial problems that require a Botulism injection, and we do have that as a standard procedure for Botox,” he explains.
The American Academy’s Green says that cosmetic surgery is not just cosmetic surgery; it is also an important part of a person’s overall health care.
“Consumers should know that cosmetic surgeries like Botulinium injection, Botool, Botectylenecapone, Boto-Med and Botox are very safe and are often used in a safe and appropriate manner,” he writes.
“However, they should be carefully monitored for side effects.
Parents and patients should be advised to speak with their pediatrician and opt-out if their child has been diagnosed with Botulisms or Botox.”
Some people are looking beyond the cosmetic surgery field in their quest to have children and their family members undergo cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Paul T. Daley, a pediatrician in Florida and a founder of The Pedicure Clinic, says that he has seen a decrease in the popularity of Botox procedures among parents who are not concerned about safety or the risk of serious side effects when they use the procedure.
“Parents who do have Botox have a lot to consider,” Daley says.
“They should consider their children’s health and wellbeing and make sure that they are following all of the guidelines.”
Daley said that cosmetic procedures such as Botox and Botulinums can be used for a wide range of health issues, but is concerned about complications that could occur, including infection.
“Some people may get Botulistic reactions after Botox or Botulinumes,” he explained.
“Sometimes the reaction is mild, sometimes it is severe.
The best thing for your child is to be well informed about the risks.”
According to Daley’s practice in Florida, BotuLs are usually taken at bedtime and are used for children who are between 6 and 18 months old.