By the year 2015, 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 or older. However, staying healthy has become a prevalent trend for this age group. 82% of adults 50 and older use the Internet to research health and wellness. Since 1987, the amount of Americans heading to the gym age 55 and up has increased 266% (making it the fastest growing age group among gym members). Over the next decade, U.S. baby boomers will spend $1 trillion dollars on wellness-based services, a significant increase from the previous amount of $200 million.
Celebrities who reach the ‘most beautiful people’ list each year have specific features that make them more attractive than most of us; high cheekbones, strong facial contours and perfect body proportions come together to create the Hollywood ideal.
The chin can dramatically affect the overall appearance of the face by providing balance, definition, and beauty. If the chin is weak or overly prominent, the overall facial appearance may suffer. Chin augmentation, also known as mentoplasty, is a surgical procedure that uses implants to build up a receding or weak chin. Many people seek chin augmentation for aesthetic purposes, though the surgery can also help to correct congenital or traumatic abnormalities.
Dr. Sam Gershenbaum has a reputation for cosmetic surgery excellence as Miami, Florida’s master surgeon. Acclaimed for his artistry, Dr. Gershenbaum sees patients from across the country and around the world; He is the cosmetic surgeon of choice for national and international models, show business personalities and professional sports figures. A virtual who’s who, his client list includes cover girls, super models, playboy centerfolds, pro athletes, television celebrities, as well as people just like you.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Reality TV shows are creating a greater public awareness of cosmetic surgery and may attribute to the growth in procedures, however, these shows have not caused a rampant increase. The number of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures increased 5 percent in 2004, with more than 9.2 million procedures performed – a growth rate steady with that of the U.S. economy, according to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). New five-year trending data shows cosmetic procedures are up 24 percent from 2000, reports the ASPS.
Rumors about Bristol Palin’s plastic surgery have been flying since the daughter of Sarah Palin was recently photographed with a dramatic change to her appearance. Her new look includes a sculpted jawline, and many people believe that she has had plastic surgery to improve her appearance. Bristol Palin denies that she has had cosmetic surgery on her face, pointing out that she underwent surgery recently strictly for medical reasons.
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