RealSelf Report Unveils Top Plastic Surgery Trends: High-Tech Fat Reduction, Butt Lifts and Mommy Makeovers on Rise
SEATTLE, WA, May 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — RealSelf.com, the largest website for plastic surgery reviews and information, today released its “RealSelf Medi-Beauty Trend Report,” a seasonal report that sheds light on what’s hot and what’s not in the $20 billion medi-beauty world, including elective plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures. Insights are uncovered based on millions of searches performed at RealSelf.com each month, combined with insider information from RealSelf community members who have had procedures done, and the expert doctors who perform them.
Report highlights include:
What new surgery is giving mommies a better sex life? The “Mommy Makeover” — a surgical combo of breast implants, tummy tuck, liposuction and more — is a hot procedure and getting hotter, with online searches for this post-baby surgery up 13% over the past year. A poll conducted by RealSelf shows that, on a scale of 1-10 with 10
being the highest, patients experienced a boost in self-confidence (up four points), attractiveness (up three points) and sex life satisfaction (up two points).