Summer’s Top Plastic Surgery Trends

With only about a month of summer left, you may be considering going under the knife to maintain that bikini body or be in better shape for next season.  While demand for plastic surgery runs high during the winter months so that patients have time to heal before summer, there is still a significant demand for certain procedures over the warm weather months. According to the results of a recent report by RealSelf.com, patients are still flocking to the plastic surgeon’s office to look “red-carpet ready” or undergo a mini-makeover.

The recent report indicates that injections including Botox and Dysport are still in high demand, and an attractive option for men and women that want to get rid of wrinkles on the forehead. Injectable fillers are very helpful for restoring fullness and are a popular minimally-invasive treatment.

Brazilian butt lifts are also in demand, and inspired by celebrities with curvy figures including Jennifer Lopez and Sophia Vergara. RealSelf.com reports that patient satisfaction is especially high for this procedure, hovering at just around 93%.

Some of the most popular surgical procedure trends for the summer include the Mommy Makeover, which is a combination of a tummy tuck, liposuction, and breast implants. Patient satisfaction for this combination procedure was about 98%. A full mommy makeover can cost anywhere from $7,000 to $15,000+, depending on the techniques used, the doctor, and the location of the surgeon. Breast augmentations and tummy tucks were some of the most popular procedures in 2011 and are still in high demand in 2012.

Did you have a cosmetic procedure this summer? Would you consider getting plastic surgery before the summer is over? Share your thoughts below.

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